Shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS) shot up 5.6% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $96.10 and last traded at $96.00, with a volume of 726,934 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $90.92.

Several research firms recently commented on CPS. Seaport Global Securities began coverage on shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $108.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Jefferies Group reduced their price target on shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings from $105.00 to $96.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Bank of America Corp. downgraded shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. began coverage on shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $95.00 price target for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $99.67.

The stock has a market cap of $1.66 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.14. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $84.34 and its 200 day moving average is $78.15.

Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE:CPS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $2.85 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.24 by $0.61. The company had revenue of $879.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $875.98 million. Cooper-Standard Holdings’s quarterly revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. will post $9.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Hill Advisors Genpar L.P. Oak sold 715,473 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.01, for a total transaction of $62,253,305.73. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Silver Point Capital L.P. sold 570,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $89.30, for a total value of $50,901,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in CPS. Matarin Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,870,000. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,211,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings by 504.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 19,883 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,544,000 after buying an additional 16,593 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 20,541 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,594,000 after buying an additional 3,061 shares during the period. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 17,537 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,361,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the period.

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, manufactures sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems components for use in passenger vehicles and light trucks. The Company operates through four segments, which include North America, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific.

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