Navistar International Corp. (NYSE:NAV)’s share price shot up 7.3% on Friday . The stock traded as high as $12.13 and last traded at $12.03, with a volume of 677,482 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.21.

Several research firms have weighed in on NAV. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Navistar International Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Navistar International Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Citigroup Inc. cut Navistar International Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Stifel Nicolaus cut Navistar International Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $13.15 to $10.00 in a research note on Monday, June 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Navistar International Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 15th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.17.

The stock’s market capitalization is $982.48 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $11.91 and its 200 day moving average price is $10.74.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its position in Navistar International Corp. by 10.5% in the fourth quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 123,792 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,094,000 after buying an additional 11,782 shares in the last quarter. Towle & Co. increased its position in Navistar International Corp. by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. Towle & Co. now owns 1,206,359 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,664,000 after buying an additional 41,530 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its position in Navistar International Corp. by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 6,435,765 shares of the company’s stock worth $56,892,000 after buying an additional 98,322 shares in the last quarter.

Navistar International Corporation (NIC) is a holding company, whose principal operating subsidiaries are Navistar, Inc and Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC). The Company is a manufacturer of International brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce brand diesel engines, IC Bus (IC) brand school and commercial buses, as well as a provider of service parts for trucks and diesel engines.

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