Equities research analysts expect Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.25 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Luxfer Holdings PLC’s earnings. Luxfer Holdings PLC posted earnings of $0.14 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 78.6%. The company is expected to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, March 6th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Luxfer Holdings PLC will report full year earnings of $1.05 per share for the current financial year. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $1.20 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Luxfer Holdings PLC.

LXFR has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Luxfer Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised Luxfer Holdings PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Luxfer Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in LXFR. FMR LLC boosted its position in Luxfer Holdings PLC by 42.2% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,389,830 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $30,566,000 after acquiring an additional 709,264 shares in the last quarter. Paradice Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Luxfer Holdings PLC by 14.6% during the 3rd quarter. Paradice Investment Management LLC now owns 2,002,400 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $24,930,000 after acquiring an additional 255,737 shares in the last quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. boosted its position in Luxfer Holdings PLC by 4.9% during the 2nd quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 1,470,731 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $18,811,000 after acquiring an additional 68,109 shares in the last quarter. Kempen Capital Management N.V. boosted its position in Luxfer Holdings PLC by 36.3% during the 2nd quarter. Kempen Capital Management N.V. now owns 224,819 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $2,875,000 after acquiring an additional 59,818 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in Luxfer Holdings PLC by 28.8% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 247,279 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $3,079,000 after acquiring an additional 55,240 shares in the last quarter. 85.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Luxfer Holdings PLC (LXFR) opened at $13.40 on Friday. Luxfer Holdings PLC has a 52 week low of $9.63 and a 52 week high of $13.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $353.96, a P/E ratio of 14.73 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.71, a current ratio of 2.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 16th were given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 13th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.73%. Luxfer Holdings PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 75.00%.

About Luxfer Holdings PLC

Luxfer Holdings PLC is a holding company. The Company is a materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of materials, components and gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. It operates through two divisions: Elektron and Gas Cylinders.

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