Strs Ohio continued to hold its position in shares of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 26,700 shares of the construction company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Strs Ohio’s holdings in Comfort Systems USA were worth $990,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 26.0% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 155,427 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $5,767,000 after buying an additional 32,077 shares during the last quarter. Copeland Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 7.2% in the second quarter. Copeland Capital Management LLC now owns 431,629 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $16,013,000 after buying an additional 28,904 shares during the last quarter. RE Advisers Corp boosted its position in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 4,035.6% in the second quarter. RE Advisers Corp now owns 155,539 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $5,770,000 after buying an additional 151,778 shares during the last quarter. Legato Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 887.0% in the second quarter. Legato Capital Management LLC now owns 11,834 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $439,000 after buying an additional 10,635 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA boosted its position in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 199.0% in the second quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 26,674 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $990,000 after buying an additional 17,752 shares during the last quarter. 92.56% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (FIX) opened at 32.60 on Wednesday. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. has a 12 month low of $26.05 and a 12 month high of $39.67. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $35.24 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.34. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion, a PE ratio of 19.63 and a beta of 1.26.

Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The construction company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $465.41 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $462.06 million. Comfort Systems USA had a net margin of 3.77% and a return on equity of 16.52%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Comfort Systems USA, Inc. will post $1.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be issued a $0.075 dividend. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. Comfort Systems USA’s dividend payout ratio is presently 17.96%.

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Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Comfort Systems USA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BidaskClub raised Comfort Systems USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on Comfort Systems USA from $80.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $63.00.

In other news, Chairman Franklin Myers acquired 5,482 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $33.58 per share, with a total value of $184,085.56. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chairman now owns 205,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,883,900. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Alan Krusi sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.85, for a total value of $67,700.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.49% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Comfort Systems USA Company Profile

Comfort Systems USA, Inc is a provider of mechanical contracting services, which principally includes heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, piping and controls, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. As of December 31, 2016, the Company installed, maintained, repaired and replaced products and systems throughout its 35 operating units in 84 cities and 91 locations throughout the United States.

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