Shares of Entegris Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $15.29 and last traded at $15.20, with a volume of 185,830 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $14.99.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Entegris from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 12th.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $14.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.08. The firm has a market cap of $2.11 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.32.

Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $267 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $258.26 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Entegris Inc. will post $0.82 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Entegris news, VP John J. Murphy sold 55,778 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.01, for a total transaction of $781,449.78. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 97,293 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,363,074.93. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Gregory B. Graves sold 37,896 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.01, for a total transaction of $568,818.96. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 131,946 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,980,509.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds have made changes to their positions in the stock. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in shares of Entegris by 19.3% in the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 81,706 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,085,000 after buying an additional 13,215 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Entegris by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 106,976 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,420,000 after buying an additional 1,392 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in shares of Entegris by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 169,887 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,254,000 after buying an additional 5,820 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Entegris by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 259,844 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,448,000 after buying an additional 4,121 shares during the period. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Entegris by 20.5% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 906,128 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,024,000 after buying an additional 154,221 shares during the period.

Entegris, Inc is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of materials and solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. The Company designs, manufactures and markets its products through two segments: Critical Materials Handling and Electronic Materials.

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