Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM) by 12.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 36,694 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,987 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 0.66% of United States Lime & Minerals worth $2,880,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in USLM. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 9.2% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,283 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 108 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 130.6% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,524 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 863 shares in the last quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 284.3% in the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,591 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $125,000 after buying an additional 1,177 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 114.1% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 4,005 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $314,000 after buying an additional 2,134 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 36.2% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 4,548 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $357,000 after buying an additional 1,210 shares in the last quarter. 25.07% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, Director Edward A. Odishaw sold 800 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.59, for a total value of $69,272.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 2.57% of the company’s stock.

Shares of United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM) opened at $86.22 on Friday. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $63.60 and a fifty-two week high of $101.40. The stock has a market cap of $480.82, a PE ratio of 24.78 and a beta of 1.09.

United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The construction company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. United States Lime & Minerals had a net margin of 13.55% and a return on equity of 10.44%. The firm had revenue of $36.93 million for the quarter.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be issued a $0.135 dividend. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 22nd. United States Lime & Minerals’s payout ratio is 15.52%.

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About United States Lime & Minerals

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc is a manufacturer of lime and limestone products. The Company’s segments include Lime and Limestone operations, and Natural gas interests. The Company, through its Lime and Limestone Operations, is a manufacturer of lime and limestone products, supplying primarily the construction, environmental (including municipal sanitation and water treatment facilities, and flue gas treatment processes), industrial, metals (including steel producers), roof shingle, oil and gas services, and agriculture (including poultry and cattle feed producers) industries.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM)

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