Willis Investment Counsel Has $1.88 Million Position in Seaboard Corp (SEB)
Willis Investment Counsel lifted its position in Seaboard Corp (NYSE:SEB) by 80.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 470 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 209 shares during the quarter. Willis Investment Counsel’s holdings in Seaboard Corp were worth $1,878,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of Seaboard Corp by 16.7% in the second quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 35 shares of the company’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its stake in shares of Seaboard Corp by 25.0% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 40 shares of the company’s stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its stake in shares of Seaboard Corp by 23.5% in the second quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 42 shares of the company’s stock valued at $168,000 after buying an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board bought a new position in shares of Seaboard Corp in the second quarter valued at $240,000. Finally, Menta Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Seaboard Corp in the second quarter valued at $328,000.
Seaboard Corp (SEB) traded up 0.92% during trading on Friday, hitting $4520.00. 411 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $4,345.77 and a 200-day moving average price of $4,098.52. Seaboard Corp has a 12-month low of $3,178.01 and a 12-month high of $4,548.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.29 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.48.
Seaboard Corp (NYSE:SEB) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $50.51 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $1.42 billion during the quarter. Seaboard Corp had a return on equity of 7.10% and a net margin of 4.15%. Equities analysts expect that Seaboard Corp will post $185.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 24th. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th were given a $1.50 dividend. This represents a $6.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.13%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th.
Seaboard Corp Company Profile
Seaboard Corporation is an agribusiness and transportation company. The Company is primarily engaged in pork production and processing, and ocean transportation. Its divisions include Pork, Commodity Trading and Milling, Marine, Sugar, Power, Turkey and Other. Overseas, the Company is primarily engaged in commodity merchandising, grain processing, sugar production and electric power generation.
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