Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in shares of Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) by 11.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 68,976 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 7,083 shares during the quarter. Legal & General Group Plc owned about 0.15% of Regis Corporation worth $708,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in RGS. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its holdings in shares of Regis Corporation by 6.1% in the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 10,389 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 599 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Regis Corporation in the first quarter valued at $127,000. Highbridge Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Regis Corporation in the first quarter valued at $131,000. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC grew its holdings in shares of Regis Corporation by 10.3% in the second quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 15,716 shares of the company’s stock valued at $161,000 after purchasing an additional 1,464 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Regis Corporation in the second quarter valued at $174,000. 95.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

RGS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Regis Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Jefferies Group LLC initiated coverage on shares of Regis Corporation in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $15.00 target price for the company. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Regis Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th.

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Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) opened at 15.23 on Thursday. The stock’s market capitalization is $706.66 million. Regis Corporation has a 12-month low of $9.02 and a 12-month high of $15.61. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.91 and a 200-day moving average of $11.05.

Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.12. Regis Corporation had a positive return on equity of 0.70% and a negative net margin of 0.95%. The firm had revenue of $424.20 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Regis Corporation will post $0.13 earnings per share for the current year.

About Regis Corporation

Regis Corporation owns, franchises and operates beauty salons. The Company operates through three segments: North American Value, North American Premium and International. As of June 30, 2016, the Company’s North American Value salon operations consisted of 5,784 Company-owned salons and 2,496 franchised salons operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS)

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