TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC decreased its position in CSW Industrials, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSWI) by 7.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 35,380 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 2,816 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC’s holdings in CSW Industrials were worth $1,298,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of CSWI. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in CSW Industrials by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 23,649 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $871,000 after buying an additional 737 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in CSW Industrials by 4.2% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 9,317 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $342,000 after buying an additional 379 shares in the last quarter. First Manhattan Co. increased its stake in CSW Industrials by 2.0% in the first quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 831,606 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $26,935,000 after buying an additional 16,488 shares in the last quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in CSW Industrials by 1.7% in the first quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 177,349 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $6,509,000 after buying an additional 2,968 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in CSW Industrials by 13.5% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,030,445 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $37,818,000 after buying an additional 122,859 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.85% of the company’s stock.

Shares of CSW Industrials, Inc. (NASDAQ CSWI) traded up 1.11% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $40.85. 8,555 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $647.27 million, a P/E ratio of 41.68 and a beta of 1.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $39.14 and a 200 day moving average of $36.85. CSW Industrials, Inc. has a 1-year low of $29.25 and a 1-year high of $41.85.

CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $98.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $94.90 million. CSW Industrials had a return on equity of 10.53% and a net margin of 4.54%. CSW Industrials’s quarterly revenue was up 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.51 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that CSW Industrials, Inc. will post $2.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on CSWI shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CSW Industrials from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating on shares of CSW Industrials in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.

CSW Industrials Company Profile

CSW Industrials, Inc (CSWI) is a diversified industrial growth company. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial Products; Coatings, Sealants & Adhesives, and Specialty Chemicals. The Industrial Products segment consists of specialty mechanical products; fire and smoke protection products; architecturally specified building products, and storage, filtration and application equipment.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI)

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