Pico Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PICO) saw an uptick in trading volume on Monday . 97,335 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 40% from the previous session’s volume of 69,500 shares.The stock last traded at $10.29 and had previously closed at $10.19.

The company has a 50 day moving average of $9.93 and a 200 day moving average of $9.55. The company’s market cap is $237.37 million.

Pico Holdings (NASDAQ:PICO) last released its earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter. The firm earned $83.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.10 million. Equities research analysts predict that Pico Holdings Inc. will post ($1.45) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Pico Holdings stock. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in Pico Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PICO) by 112.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 199,415 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 105,671 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP owned 0.87% of Pico Holdings worth $2,058,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

PICO Holdings, Inc (PICO) is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Water Resource and Water Storage Operations; Real Estate Operations, and Corporate. PICO’s subsidiary, Vidler Water Company, Inc (Vidler), acquires and develops water resources and water storage operations in the southwestern United States, with assets and operations in Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.

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