Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Kyocera Corp (NYSE:KYO) during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund acquired 6,584 shares of the electronics maker’s stock, valued at approximately $431,000.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Kyocera by 120.6% during the 3rd quarter. Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC now owns 1,608 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $100,000 after acquiring an additional 879 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Kyocera by 29.7% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 2,613 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $152,000 after acquiring an additional 598 shares during the period. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC purchased a new position in shares of Kyocera during the 4th quarter worth about $210,000. Eqis Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Kyocera during the 3rd quarter worth about $254,000. Finally, Jolley Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Kyocera during the 4th quarter worth about $524,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.58% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on KYO. Macquarie raised shares of Kyocera from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kyocera from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kyocera from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $73.00.

Shares of Kyocera Corp (NYSE:KYO) opened at $56.56 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $20,415.48, a P/E ratio of 18.85, a P/E/G ratio of 4.86 and a beta of 0.65. Kyocera Corp has a 1 year low of $53.86 and a 1 year high of $71.92. The company has a current ratio of 3.69, a quick ratio of 2.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

Kyocera (NYSE:KYO) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The electronics maker reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $3.60 billion during the quarter. Kyocera had a net margin of 7.94% and a return on equity of 4.94%. analysts expect that Kyocera Corp will post 2.64 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Kyocera

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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