Universal Logistics Holdings Inc (NYSE:ULH) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 75,439 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the March 15th total of 61,595 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 15,113 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.0 days.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Analytic Investors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Universal Logistics Holdings during the third quarter worth about $155,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP increased its stake in shares of Universal Logistics Holdings by 14.2% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 25,348 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $414,000 after buying an additional 3,147 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Universal Logistics Holdings by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 114,921 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $1,882,000 after buying an additional 2,225 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management purchased a new stake in shares of Universal Logistics Holdings during the third quarter worth about $3,804,000. Finally, Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Universal Logistics Holdings during the third quarter worth about $4,954,000.

Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) traded up 1.62% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $12.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,675 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $356.95 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.76. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $13.54 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.96. Universal Logistics Holdings has a 52 week low of $11.09 and a 52 week high of $17.70.

Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 23rd. The transportation company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $264.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $264.60 million. Universal Logistics Holdings’s revenue was down 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.33 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Universal Logistics Holdings will post $0.80 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have weighed in on ULH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Universal Logistics Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 29th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered Universal Logistics Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $20.00 to $17.00 in a report on Thursday, January 5th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered Universal Logistics Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, January 23rd.

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Universal Logistics Holdings Company Profile

Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc, formerly Universal Truckload Services, Inc, is an asset-light provider of transportation and logistics solutions across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Colombia. The Company operates through two segments: the transportation segment and the logistics segment. The Company’s operations aggregated in the transportation segment are associated with individual freight shipments coordinated by its agents, company-managed terminals and specialized services operations.

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