Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) by 1.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 109,401 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 1,156 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Comfort Systems USA were worth $4,839,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of FIX. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its stake in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 193.6% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 775 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $40,000 after buying an additional 511 shares in the last quarter. Huntington National Bank boosted its stake in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 46.1% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,062 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $54,000 after buying an additional 335 shares in the last quarter. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of Comfort Systems USA in the second quarter valued at approximately $66,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Comfort Systems USA in the second quarter valued at approximately $71,000. Finally, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Comfort Systems USA in the second quarter valued at approximately $80,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.62% of the company’s stock.

FIX opened at $51.03 on Friday. The business’s fifty day moving average is $45.88 and its two-hundred day moving average is $46.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a current ratio of 1.30. The company has a market cap of $1.88 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.13 and a beta of 1.35. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. has a one year low of $36.27 and a one year high of $59.83.

Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 25th. The construction company reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $706.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $701.83 million. Comfort Systems USA had a return on equity of 20.05% and a net margin of 4.24%. Comfort Systems USA’s quarterly revenue was up 18.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.02 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Comfort Systems USA, Inc. will post 2.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 11th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 7th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.78%. Comfort Systems USA’s payout ratio is 13.33%.

In other Comfort Systems USA news, Director Vance W. Tang sold 3,453 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.45, for a total transaction of $177,656.85. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO William George III bought 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $40.59 per share, for a total transaction of $40,590.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 57,462 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,332,382.58. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 7,000 shares of company stock worth $268,060. 3.23% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of analysts have commented on FIX shares. ValuEngine upgraded Comfort Systems USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Comfort Systems USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 29th. Finally, DA Davidson boosted their target price on Comfort Systems USA to $60.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 28th.

About Comfort Systems USA

Comfort Systems USA, Inc provides mechanical installation, renovation, maintenance, repair, and replacement services for the mechanical services industry in the United States. It is involved in the design, engineering, integration, installation, and start-up of mechanical and related systems; and maintenance, repair, replacement, renovation, expansion, reconfiguration, and monitoring of mechanical systems, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, as well as plumbing, piping and controls, off-site construction, electrical, monitoring, and fire protection.

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