EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) – Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings issued their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for EnPro Industries in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst I. Zaffino expects that the firm will earn $0.53 per share for the quarter. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for EnPro Industries’ Q2 2017 earnings at $0.55 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.41 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at $0.41 EPS.

EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 15th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.31. EnPro Industries had a positive return on equity of 7.81% and a negative net margin of 2.50%. The firm earned $286.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $321.63 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.30 earnings per share.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of EnPro Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 10th.

EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) opened at 64.64 on Friday. EnPro Industries has a 52 week low of $42.56 and a 52 week high of $69.50. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.38 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average of $67.19 and a 200 day moving average of $59.66.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be issued a $0.22 dividend. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.36%. This is a positive change from EnPro Industries’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 27th. EnPro Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently -60.00%.

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A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Peregrine Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of EnPro Industries during the third quarter worth about $17,371,000. Advisory Research Inc. raised its stake in shares of EnPro Industries by 126.4% in the fourth quarter. Advisory Research Inc. now owns 478,173 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,210,000 after buying an additional 266,923 shares during the period. Sound Point Capital Management LP bought a new stake in shares of EnPro Industries during the fourth quarter worth about $13,259,000. TCW Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of EnPro Industries by 178.5% in the fourth quarter. TCW Group Inc. now owns 201,508 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,574,000 after buying an additional 129,166 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of EnPro Industries by 6.9% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 1,518,145 shares of the company’s stock worth $86,261,000 after buying an additional 97,811 shares during the period. 94.32% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About EnPro Industries

EnPro Industries, Inc (EnPro) is engaged in the designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing engineered industrial products. The Company operates through three segments: Sealing Products, Engineered Products and Power Systems. Its Sealing Products segment designs, manufactures and sells sealing products, including metallic, non-metallic and composite material gaskets, resilient metal seals, elastomeric seals, hydraulic components, expansion joints and casing end seals.

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