Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) by 1.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 41,120 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 469 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned 0.15% of Ethan Allen Interiors worth $1,260,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 4.4% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 8,062 shares of the company’s stock valued at $247,000 after buying an additional 341 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 2.0% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 10,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $319,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 77.5% in the first quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 2,140 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 42.7% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 57,823 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,772,000 after buying an additional 17,306 shares during the period. Finally, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. increased its position in Ethan Allen Interiors by 4.9% in the first quarter. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. now owns 7,149 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 335 shares during the period. 99.41% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE ETH) traded up 0.089% on Tuesday, reaching $28.125. 17,048 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $30.78 and its 200-day moving average is $29.80. Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. has a 1-year low of $26.75 and a 1-year high of $38.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $771.95 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.802 and a beta of 1.16.

Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.42. The firm had revenue of $194.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $194.94 million. Ethan Allen Interiors had a net margin of 4.74% and a return on equity of 10.17%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.57 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. will post $1.75 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 10th will be issued a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 6th. Ethan Allen Interiors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 58.92%.

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Several research analysts recently commented on ETH shares. TheStreet raised shares of Ethan Allen Interiors from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Ethan Allen Interiors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.25.

About Ethan Allen Interiors

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc is an interior design company. The Company is a manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings. The Company operates through two segments, which include wholesale and retail. The Company is an international home fashion brand doing business in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH)

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