New York State Common Retirement Fund lowered its stake in West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) by 0.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 16,400 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 1 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned approximately 0.07% of West Marine worth $211,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of West Marine by 11.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 616,623 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $5,883,000 after acquiring an additional 63,870 shares during the last quarter. First Manhattan Co. increased its position in shares of West Marine by 16.9% in the second quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 190,400 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,446,000 after acquiring an additional 27,500 shares during the last quarter. Kassirer Asset Management Corp acquired a new stake in shares of West Marine in the second quarter valued at about $1,928,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of West Marine by 0.3% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 137,509 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,766,000 after acquiring an additional 415 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of West Marine by 2.2% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 131,639 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,255,000 after acquiring an additional 2,783 shares during the last quarter. 57.93% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ WMAR) opened at $12.97 on Friday. West Marine, Inc. has a 12-month low of $7.77 and a 12-month high of $13.01.

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Separately, BidaskClub downgraded West Marine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th.

West Marine Company Profile

West Marine, Inc is a waterlife outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts. The Company offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, primarily serving the needs of boat owners and professionals providing services to them. It services its customers through physical stores and two e-commerce Websites.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR)

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