Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Kyocera Corp (NYSE:KYO) by 9.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,323 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after buying an additional 716 shares during the period. Wetherby Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Kyocera Corp were worth $485,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Kyocera Corp by 7.0% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 67,969 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $3,815,000 after buying an additional 4,475 shares during the period. UBS Group AG increased its stake in shares of Kyocera Corp by 341.8% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 24,653 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $1,384,000 after buying an additional 19,073 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc increased its stake in shares of Kyocera Corp by 1.3% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 23,526 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $1,321,000 after buying an additional 294 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of Kyocera Corp by 26.3% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 279,445 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $15,685,000 after buying an additional 58,196 shares during the period. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its stake in shares of Kyocera Corp by 8.2% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 39,385 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,211,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the period. 0.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Kyocera Corp (NYSE KYO) opened at 59.77 on Friday. Kyocera Corp has a 52-week low of $46.37 and a 52-week high of $61.50. The company has a market cap of $21.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.00 and a beta of 0.54. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $58.52 and a 200-day moving average of $56.95.

Kyocera Corp (NYSE:KYO) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The electronics maker reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.25. Kyocera Corp had a net margin of 8.56% and a return on equity of 5.69%. The company had revenue of $3.11 billion during the quarter. Equities research analysts forecast that Kyocera Corp will post $2.18 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on KYO shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kyocera Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Mizuho raised shares of Kyocera Corp from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Kyocera Corp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.

Kyocera Corp Company Profile

Kyocera Corporation is engaged in various fields, from fine ceramic components to electronic devices, equipment, services and networks. The Company operates through seven segments: Fine Ceramic Parts Group, Semiconductor Parts Group, Applied Ceramic Products Group, Electronic Device Group, Telecommunications Equipment Group, Information Equipment Group and Others.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kyocera Corp (NYSE:KYO)

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