Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY lifted its holdings in HRG Group Inc (NYSE:HRG) by 10.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 41,436 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,895 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY’s holdings in HRG Group were worth $542,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of HRG Group by 9.2% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,636,232 shares of the company’s stock worth $113,049,000 after purchasing an additional 727,380 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in shares of HRG Group by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,342,459 shares of the company’s stock worth $56,843,000 after purchasing an additional 163,955 shares during the period. Farallon Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of HRG Group by 253.8% in the 1st quarter. Farallon Capital Management LLC now owns 4,040,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,620,000 after purchasing an additional 2,898,000 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of HRG Group by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,605,957 shares of the company’s stock worth $47,203,000 after purchasing an additional 141,637 shares during the period. Finally, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT lifted its position in shares of HRG Group by 157.0% in the 1st quarter. Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT now owns 3,269,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $53,917,000 after purchasing an additional 1,997,407 shares during the period. 93.35% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of HRG Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 5th.

Shares of HRG opened at $512.00 on Thursday. HRG Group Inc has a fifty-two week low of $9.42 and a fifty-two week high of $19.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.91, a quick ratio of 2.61 and a current ratio of 3.11.

HRG Group Company Profile

HRG Group, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides various branded consumer products. It operates through two segments, Consumer Products; and Corporate and Other. Its product portfolio includes consumer batteries, such as alkaline and zinc carbon batteries, nickel metal hydride rechargeable batteries, battery chargers, battery-powered portable lighting products, hearing aid batteries, and other specialty battery products; small appliances comprising small kitchen appliances and home product appliances; and personal care products, such as electric shaving and grooming products, hair care appliances, and accessories.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HRG Group (NYSE:HRG)

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