Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC increased its holdings in Ennis, Inc. (NYSE:EBF) by 15.4% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 21,312 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,844 shares during the period. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC’s holdings in Ennis were worth $372,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of EBF. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Ennis in the 1st quarter worth approximately $2,372,000. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of Ennis in the 2nd quarter worth $1,435,000. State Street Corp grew its holdings in shares of Ennis by 12.7% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 653,661 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $12,276,000 after acquiring an additional 73,877 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its position in Ennis by 72.7% during the second quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 142,397 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $2,583,000 after acquiring an additional 59,920 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nuveen Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Ennis by 19.6% in the first quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 223,772 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $4,203,000 after acquiring an additional 36,628 shares during the period. 83.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
In related news, Director Barbara T. Clemens acquired 1,600 shares of Ennis stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $16.82 per share, for a total transaction of $26,912.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 7,969 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $134,038.58. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 3.10% of the company’s stock.
Ennis stock opened at $16.83 on Friday. Ennis, Inc. has a 52-week low of $13.98 and a 52-week high of $22.21. The company has a market cap of $439.16 million, a P/E ratio of 14.63 and a beta of 0.52. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $17.71 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $17.60.
Ennis (NYSE:EBF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, September 21st. The industrial products company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.03. Ennis had a net margin of 7.49% and a return on equity of 10.06%.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th.
Ennis, Inc designs, manufactures, and sells business forms and other business products in the United States. The company offers snap sets, continuous forms, laser cut sheets, tags, labels, envelopes, integrated products, jumbo rolls, and pressure sensitive products under the Ennis, Royal Business Forms, Block Graphics, Specialized Printed Forms, 360 Custom Labels, ColorWorx, Enfusion, Uncompromised Check Solutions, VersaSeal, Ad Concepts, FormSource Limited, Star Award Ribbon Company, Witt Printing, B&D Litho, Genforms, PrintGraphics, Calibrated Forms, PrintXcel, Printegra, Curtis Business Forms, Falcon Business Forms, Forms Manufacturers, Mutual Graphics, TRI-C Business Forms, Major Business Systems, Independent Printing, Hoosier Data Forms, and Hayes Graphics brand names.
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