Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) Director Gerald H. Fickenscher sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.64, for a total transaction of $189,280.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 9,915 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $938,355.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) traded up 1.01% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $94.75. 38,921 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $1.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.98 and a beta of 1.54. The company’s 50-day moving average is $93.38 and its 200-day moving average is $92.95. Standex International Corporation has a 1-year low of $74.35 and a 1-year high of $101.24.

Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 28th. The industrial products company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.11. Standex International Corporation had a return on equity of 14.88% and a net margin of 6.01%. The business had revenue of $217.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $210.05 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Standex International Corporation will post $5.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 24th. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th were issued a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 3rd. Standex International Corporation’s payout ratio is presently 17.78%.

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A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Standex International Corporation by 1.0% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 148,973 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $14,920,000 after buying an additional 1,478 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in shares of Standex International Corporation by 1.5% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 13,694 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,371,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in shares of Standex International Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $242,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Standex International Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $225,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of Standex International Corporation by 5.9% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 187,203 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $18,749,000 after buying an additional 10,367 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.53% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SXI shares. Sidoti raised shares of Standex International Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $103.00 to $115.00 in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Standex International Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Standex International Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Standex International Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $108.50.

Standex International Corporation Company Profile

Standex International Corporation is a diversified manufacturing company. The Company is a manufacturer of a range of products and services for diverse commercial and industrial market segments. The Company has 11 operating segments, aggregated and organized into five segments: Food Service Equipment, Engraving, Engineering Technologies, Electronics and Hydraulics.

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