Actuant Co. (NYSE:ATU) VP Ted Wozniak sold 6,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.66, for a total value of $153,960.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 70,705 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,814,290.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Ted Wozniak also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, December 28th, Ted Wozniak sold 6,000 shares of Actuant stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.66, for a total value of $153,960.00.
  • On Tuesday, October 10th, Ted Wozniak sold 5,000 shares of Actuant stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.19, for a total value of $130,950.00.

Actuant Co. (NYSE ATU) opened at $25.25 on Thursday. Actuant Co. has a 1 year low of $21.60 and a 1 year high of $29.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 1.35 and a current ratio of 1.80. The company has a market capitalization of $1,501.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of -22.75, a PEG ratio of 2.50 and a beta of 1.65.

Actuant (NYSE:ATU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December 20th. The industrial products company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.02. Actuant had a positive return on equity of 9.29% and a negative net margin of 5.89%. The firm had revenue of $289.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $269.22 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.20 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Actuant Co. will post 1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. Robert W. Baird upped their price objective on Actuant from $26.00 to $27.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “market perform” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective (up previously from $23.00) on shares of Actuant in a research note on Saturday, September 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Actuant from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Actuant in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $29.00 price objective on shares of Actuant in a research note on Sunday, November 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Actuant currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.11.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Blair William & Co. IL lifted its position in shares of Actuant by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 10,305 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $254,000 after buying an additional 109 shares during the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank lifted its position in shares of Actuant by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 8,183 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $201,000 after buying an additional 314 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in shares of Actuant by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 45,882 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,128,000 after buying an additional 505 shares during the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its position in shares of Actuant by 10.2% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 7,830 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $193,000 after buying an additional 726 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pacad Investment Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Actuant by 30.3% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 5,080 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 1,180 shares during the last quarter.

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About Actuant

Actuant Corporation designs, manufactures and distributes a range of industrial products and systems to various end markets. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial, Energy and Engineered Solutions. The Company’s Industrial segment is primarily involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded hydraulic and mechanical tools to the maintenance, industrial, infrastructure and production automation markets.

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