Mobile Mini Inc. (NASDAQ:MINI) shares fell 4.6% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $31.10 and last traded at $31.11, with a volume of 168,505 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $32.61.

MINI has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. SunTrust Banks Inc. lowered shares of Mobile Mini from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Mobile Mini from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Mobile Mini in a report on Friday, April 29th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Mobile Mini from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Mobile Mini has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $38.33.

The firm has a market cap of $1.36 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.25. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $34.89 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.85.

Mobile Mini (NASDAQ:MINI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.28 earnings per share. The business earned $124.84 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $128.81 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Mobile Mini Inc. will post $1.33 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be given a $0.206 dividend. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 15th.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors recently modified their holdings of the company. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Mobile Mini by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 75,431 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,348,000 after buying an additional 2,640 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of Mobile Mini by 10.1% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 76,542 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,383,000 after buying an additional 7,020 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Mobile Mini by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 294,702 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,174,000 after buying an additional 9,013 shares during the last quarter. Jennison Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Mobile Mini by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,840,130 shares of the company’s stock worth $88,413,000 after buying an additional 17,309 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Royce & Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Mobile Mini by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LLC now owns 729,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $22,709,000 after buying an additional 20,000 shares during the last quarter.

Mobile Mini, Inc is a provider of portable storage solutions. The Company, through its subsidiary, Evergreen Tank Solutions, Inc, is a provider of specialty containment solutions in the United States. It manages its business as two portable storage solutions business segments: North America and the U.K., and one specialty containment business segment.

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