Jason Industries Inc. (JASN) Shares Down 1.9%
Jason Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN)’s share price traded down 1.9% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $2.01 and last traded at $2.02, with a volume of 56,033 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $2.06.
Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Jason Industries from a “strong sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 4th. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price target on shares of Jason Industries from $8.00 to $4.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, August 5th.
The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $3.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.47. The stock’s market capitalization is $45.24 million.
Jason Industries (NASDAQ:JASN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.14. On average, equities analysts predict that Jason Industries Inc. will post ($0.11) EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, major shareholder Alex Mitchell sold 200,686 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.84, for a total value of $569,948.24. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 15,330 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, December 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $3.42 per share, for a total transaction of $52,428.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
Jason Industries is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the seating, finishing, components and automotive acoustics markets, including Assembled Products (Buffalo Grove, Ill.), Janesville Acoustics (Southfield, Mich.), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.), Osborn (Richmond, Indiana and Burgwald, Germany) and Sealeze (Richmond, Va.).
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