WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) Stock Position Boosted by Selz Capital LLC

Selz Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) by 2.9% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,397,800 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 39,000 shares during the quarter. WillScot comprises approximately 4.5% of Selz Capital LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. Selz Capital LLC owned approximately 1.20% of WillScot worth $25,845,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in WillScot by 1,505.1% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,857 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,000 after acquiring an additional 2,679 shares in the last quarter. FNY Investment Advisers LLC acquired a new stake in WillScot during the 3rd quarter valued at $62,000. Bank of Montreal Can grew its holdings in WillScot by 87.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 9,263 shares of the company’s stock valued at $139,000 after purchasing an additional 4,330 shares in the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY increased its stake in WillScot by 57.0% during the 3rd quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY now owns 17,040 shares of the company’s stock worth $265,000 after buying an additional 6,186 shares during the period. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new position in WillScot in the 2nd quarter worth $321,000. 45.95% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

WSC has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. DA Davidson raised their target price on WillScot to $23.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 25th. TheStreet upgraded WillScot from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 29th. ValuEngine downgraded WillScot from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 3rd. Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of WillScot in a research report on Sunday, November 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded WillScot from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company in a research note on Saturday, October 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. WillScot presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.13.

WSC traded up $0.33 during trading on Thursday, hitting $18.90. The company had a trading volume of 6,785 shares, compared to its average volume of 270,915. The company has a market cap of $2.12 billion, a PE ratio of 99.42, a P/E/G ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 1.88. The business has a 50-day moving average of $17.97 and a 200-day moving average of $16.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.50, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 0.96. WillScot Corp has a 1-year low of $9.56 and a 1-year high of $18.59.

WillScot (NASDAQ:WSC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.06. The firm had revenue of $272.34 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $271.40 million. WillScot had a negative net margin of 3.09% and a positive return on equity of 2.93%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.37) earnings per share. Research analysts forecast that WillScot Corp will post 0.27 earnings per share for the current year.

WillScot Profile

Willscot Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in the provision of modular space and portable storage markets. Its services include furniture rental, transportation and logistics, storage & facilities services and commercial real estate. The company was founded by Albert Vaughn Williams in 1944 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

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