Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC continued to hold its stake in Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 551,771 shares of the construction company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC’s holdings in Lyon William Homes were worth $13,320,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in WLH. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its stake in Lyon William Homes by 0.8% in the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 12,300 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $297,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 1.3% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 46,135 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,114,000 after buying an additional 585 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 4.1% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 20,648 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $426,000 after buying an additional 814 shares in the last quarter. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 7.1% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 14,725 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $304,000 after buying an additional 974 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 1.0% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 121,964 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,945,000 after buying an additional 1,177 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) opened at 22.69 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $724.85 million, a PE ratio of 19.53 and a beta of 1.76. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $23.39 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.38. Lyon William Homes has a 12 month low of $15.21 and a 12 month high of $24.51.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Lyon William Homes had a net margin of 3.01% and a return on equity of 7.72%. The company had revenue of $422.69 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.86 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.38 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 29.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Lyon William Homes will post $2.06 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of brokerages have weighed in on WLH. Zacks Investment Research raised Lyon William Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. BidaskClub cut Lyon William Homes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 price target (up previously from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Lyon William Homes currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.83.

In other news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 28,651 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.39, for a total transaction of $670,146.89. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,351,766 shares in the company, valued at approximately $101,787,806.74. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 633,344 shares of company stock valued at $14,682,944. Company insiders own 21.33% of the company’s stock.

Lyon William Homes Company Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

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