Shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. (NYSE:BCC) saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday . 762,954 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 73% from the previous session’s volume of 441,882 shares.The stock last traded at $25.55 and had previously closed at $24.59.

A number of research firms recently commented on BCC. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, May 6th. Bank of America Corp. cut shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $23.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, July 1st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. in a report on Tuesday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $28.00.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $22.52 and its 200 day moving average price is $20.69. The firm has a market cap of $990.06 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.17.

Boise Cascade L.L.C. (NYSE:BCC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.16. The business earned $880.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $830.22 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.19 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Boise Cascade L.L.C. will post $1.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have modified their holdings of the company. Russell Frank Co boosted its position in shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. by 126.1% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 225,532 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,768,000 after buying an additional 125,801 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 49,546 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,265,000 after buying an additional 695 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. by 8.0% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 47,509 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,213,000 after buying an additional 3,525 shares during the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. boosted its position in shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. by 43.5% in the fourth quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 718,170 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,334,000 after buying an additional 217,726 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SECOR Capital Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Boise Cascade L.L.C. by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. SECOR Capital Advisors LP now owns 83,395 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,129,000 after buying an additional 3,821 shares during the last quarter.

Boise Cascade Company is a plywood and engineered wood products (EWP) manufacturer and building materials distributor. The Company’s segments include Wood Products and Building Materials Distribution. Its Wood Products segment manufactures plywood, EWP, studs, particleboard and ponderosa pine lumber.

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