Standex International Corp. (NYSE:SXI) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday . 121,687 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 106% from the previous session’s volume of 59,059 shares.The stock last traded at $88.24 and had previously closed at $85.92.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Standex International Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th.

The company has a market cap of $1.13 billion and a PE ratio of 20.08. The company has a 50-day moving average of $85.44 and a 200 day moving average of $78.37.

Standex International Corp. (NYSE:SXI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.12. The business earned $177.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $183.10 million. Standex International Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.02 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Standex International Corp. will post $4.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Standex International Corp. news, CAO Sean C. Valashinas sold 710 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, May 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.96, for a total transaction of $56,771.60. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 1,412 shares in the company, valued at $112,903.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director William R. Fenoglio sold 1,189 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.96, for a total value of $104,584.44. Following the sale, the director now owns 14,484 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,274,012.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. increased its stake in Standex International Corp. by 14.4% in the fourth quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 59,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,947,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares in the last quarter. Fiduciary Management Associates LLC boosted its position in Standex International Corp. by 7.2% in the fourth quarter. Fiduciary Management Associates LLC now owns 258,733 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,513,000 after buying an additional 17,470 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Standex International Corp. by 8.8% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 349,525 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,063,000 after buying an additional 28,282 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group purchased a new position in Standex International Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at $10,843,000. Finally, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Standex International Corp. by 37.3% in the fourth quarter. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC now owns 54,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,528,000 after buying an additional 14,800 shares during the last quarter.

Standex International Corporation is a diversified manufacturing company for diverse commercial and industrial market segments. The Company has 11 operating segments, aggregated and organized into five segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Engraving Group, Engineering Technologies Group (ETG), Electronics Products Group and Hydraulics Products Group.

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