Shares of Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $57.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.52 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Seacor an industry rank of 213 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Seacor from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Seacor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Seacor from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st.

Shares of NYSE:CKH traded down $0.04 on Wednesday, reaching $50.02. 3,386 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 95,734. Seacor has a twelve month low of $40.59 and a twelve month high of $59.00. The firm has a market cap of $899.88 million, a PE ratio of 38.78 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a quick ratio of 3.97, a current ratio of 4.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65.

Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The oil and gas company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $216.83 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $185.95 million. Seacor had a return on equity of 2.88% and a net margin of 18.26%. research analysts expect that Seacor will post 1.69 EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Seacor by 2.1% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,522,301 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $87,182,000 after buying an additional 30,880 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of Seacor by 48.0% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 978,700 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $56,050,000 after acquiring an additional 317,400 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of Seacor by 7.7% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 360,608 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $20,653,000 after acquiring an additional 25,803 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Seacor by 5.6% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 179,189 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $10,263,000 after acquiring an additional 9,552 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Seacor by 65.3% during the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 174,074 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $8,895,000 after acquiring an additional 68,761 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.24% of the company’s stock.

Seacor Company Profile

SEACOR Holdings Inc, a diversified holding company, engages in transportation, and logistics and risk management consultancy businesses in the United States and internationally. The company's Ocean Transportation & Logistics Services segment owns and operates a diversified fleet of marine transportation, and towing and bunkering assets.

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