Athos Capital Ltd bought a new position in shares of Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE:NORD) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 1,462,392 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $47,630,000. Nord Anglia Education makes up approximately 27.5% of Athos Capital Ltd’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest position.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Karp Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of Nord Anglia Education during the first quarter worth approximately $644,000. Spark Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Nord Anglia Education during the first quarter worth approximately $3,491,000. Sensato Investors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Nord Anglia Education during the first quarter worth approximately $5,704,000. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Nord Anglia Education by 13.2% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 172,433 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,018,000 after buying an additional 20,098 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Nord Anglia Education by 0.4% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 81,359 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,062,000 after buying an additional 292 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 34.77% of the company’s stock.

Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NORD) opened at 32.77 on Thursday. Nord Anglia Education, Inc. has a 12-month low of $20.08 and a 12-month high of $33.15. The firm has a market cap of $3.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 58.10 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a 50-day moving average of $32.79 and a 200 day moving average of $28.76.

Nord Anglia Education (NYSE:NORD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28. The business had revenue of $272.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $273.27 million. Nord Anglia Education had a net margin of 6.71% and a return on equity of 22.11%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.28 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Nord Anglia Education, Inc. will post $0.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on NORD. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of Nord Anglia Education from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $32.50 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Nord Anglia Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $32.50 price target on shares of Nord Anglia Education in a report on Friday, April 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Nord Anglia Education from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $32.50 price target on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, William Blair lowered shares of Nord Anglia Education from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $29.57.

Nord Anglia Education Company Profile

Nord Anglia Education, Inc is an operator of international schools. As of August 31, 2016, the Company taught over 37,000 students, from kindergarten through the end of secondary school (K-12), at its 43 schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America. The Company’s segments include China, Europe, Middle East (ME), Southeast Asia (SEA), North America and Other.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nord Anglia Education (NYSE:NORD)

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