Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CKH) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 114,297 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 10% from the previous session’s volume of 126,378 shares.The stock last traded at $56.13 and had previously closed at $56.31.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $58.26 and its 200-day moving average is $52.60. The firm’s market cap is $962.39 million.

Seacor Holdings (NYSE:CKH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported ($1.62) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $1.54. The company earned $213.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $240.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($1.10) earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Seacor Holdings Inc. will post ($1.65) EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Vice Chairman Oivind Lorentzen sold 3,866 shares of Seacor Holdings stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.15, for a total value of $217,075.90. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 180,159 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,115,927.85. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

A number of institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Oppenheimer & Close LLC boosted its position in Seacor Holdings by 107.9% in the fourth quarter. Oppenheimer & Close LLC now owns 172,499 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,067,000 after buying an additional 89,537 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in Seacor Holdings by 6.3% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 87,718 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,610,000 after buying an additional 5,200 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in Seacor Holdings by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 33,849 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,779,000 after buying an additional 620 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Seacor Holdings by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 33,617 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,767,000 after buying an additional 840 shares during the period. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its position in Seacor Holdings by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 24,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,272,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the period.

SEACOR Holdings Inc is engaged in owning, operating, investing in and marketing equipment, primarily in the offshore oil and gas, shipping and logistics industries. The Company’s segments include Offshore Marine Services, Inland River Services, Shipping Services and Illinois Corn Processing. The Offshore Marine Services segment operates a fleet of support vessels primarily servicing offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production facilities around the world.

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