Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) by 17.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,896 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 884 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Lyon William Homes were worth $142,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in WLH. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 21.7% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 43,716 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $832,000 after purchasing an additional 7,806 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 4.1% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 20,648 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $426,000 after purchasing an additional 814 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 45.9% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 94,714 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,953,000 after purchasing an additional 29,801 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 1,390.1% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 32,634 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $672,000 after purchasing an additional 30,444 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 26.3% in the first quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 16,061 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $331,000 after purchasing an additional 3,347 shares in the last quarter.

In other Lyon William Homes news, major shareholder Paulson Property Management Ii sold 3,322,666 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.81, for a total transaction of $79,112,677.46. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 30,669 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total transaction of $721,641.57. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 4,033,123 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $94,899,384.19. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 3,674,410 shares of company stock valued at $87,382,031 over the last 90 days. 21.33% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) opened at 22.13 on Tuesday. Lyon William Homes has a 1-year low of $15.60 and a 1-year high of $25.18. The company’s 50-day moving average is $23.31 and its 200 day moving average is $22.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $706.96 million, a PE ratio of 19.04 and a beta of 1.75.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last posted its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Lyon William Homes had a net margin of 3.01% and a return on equity of 7.72%. The firm had revenue of $422.69 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $424.86 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.38 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Lyon William Homes will post $1.96 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of analysts have recently issued reports on WLH shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. BidaskClub cut shares of Lyon William Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 price objective (up from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.83.

Lyon William Homes Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

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