REX American Resources Corp. (NYSE:REX)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $66.12 and last traded at $65.29, with a volume of 73,540 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $64.77.

Separately, Singular Research cut their target price on REX American Resources Corp. from $67.50 to $60.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, April 4th.

The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $60.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $54.89. The firm has a market capitalization of $427.58 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.01.

REX American Resources Corp. (NYSE:REX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 2nd. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.58. The company earned $100.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.02 million. On average, analysts anticipate that REX American Resources Corp. will post $3.81 earnings per share for the current year.

In other REX American Resources Corp. news, Director Lawrence Tomchin sold 2,000 shares of REX American Resources Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.00, for a total value of $120,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 149,938 shares in the company, valued at $8,996,280. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Other institutional investors recently modified their holdings of the company. GSA Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of REX American Resources Corp. by 89.1% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 47,953 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,593,000 after buying an additional 22,600 shares during the last quarter. Matarin Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of REX American Resources Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $4,158,000. Marshall Wace LLP increased its position in shares of REX American Resources Corp. by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 52,978 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,865,000 after buying an additional 2,121 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in shares of REX American Resources Corp. by 219.4% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 270,831 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,644,000 after buying an additional 186,031 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP bought a new position in shares of REX American Resources Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $2,757,000.

Rex American Resources Corporation is a holding company. The Company has invested in approximately three ethanol production entities, two of which the Company has a majority ownership interest in. The Company operates through alternative energy segment. The Company’s ethanol investments include One Earth Energy, LLC (One Earth), NuGen Energy, LLC (NuGen) and Big River Resources, LLC (Big River).

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