Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KW) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.14 per share on Thursday, October 6th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 28th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of KW. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings by 171.3% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,524 shares of the company’s stock worth $352,000 after buying an additional 11,697 shares during the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP boosted its stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings by 190.9% in the second quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 41,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $789,000 after buying an additional 27,300 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings by 2.4% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,987,016 shares of the company’s stock worth $75,594,000 after buying an additional 92,905 shares during the last quarter. TFS Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $1,302,000. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings by 19.2% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 445,244 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,442,000 after buying an additional 71,680 shares during the last quarter. 79.33% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

KW has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price target on shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Kennedy-Wilson Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Davy Research reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Goodbody reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings in a research report on Friday, August 5th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.69.

Shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings (NYSE:KW) opened at 23.34 on Friday. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings has a 52-week low of $15.74 and a 52-week high of $26.44. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $21.83 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.95. The company has a market cap of $2.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 80.21 and a beta of 1.43.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings (NYSE:KW) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.13) by $0.11. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings had a return on equity of 3.65% and a net margin of 5.15%. The company had revenue of $176.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings’s revenue was up 25.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Kennedy-Wilson Holdings will post ($0.23) EPS for the current year.

About Kennedy-Wilson Holdings

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc is a global real estate investment company. The Company owns, operates and invests in real estate. The Company focuses on multifamily and commercial properties located in the Western United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Japan. The Company also provides real estate services primarily to financial services clients.

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