Virtu KCG Holdings LLC lifted its position in shares of Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) by 67.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,588 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after buying an additional 1,450 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in Visteon Corporation were worth $366,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Visteon Corporation by 2.1% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,649,549 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $259,523,000 after purchasing an additional 55,541 shares during the last quarter. Standard Life Investments LTD increased its holdings in Visteon Corporation by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. Standard Life Investments LTD now owns 2,021,035 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $206,278,000 after purchasing an additional 124,361 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Visteon Corporation by 7,509.9% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,371,527 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $134,341,000 after purchasing an additional 1,353,504 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in Visteon Corporation by 2.6% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 866,608 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $84,884,000 after purchasing an additional 21,905 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Eagle Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Visteon Corporation by 11.3% in the 2nd quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 683,115 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $69,719,000 after purchasing an additional 69,160 shares during the last quarter.

Several research firms recently weighed in on VC. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Visteon Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $117.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Gabelli downgraded shares of Visteon Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. UBS AG downgraded shares of Visteon Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $108.00 to $113.00 in a report on Monday, July 31st. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Visteon Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $104.00 to $115.00 in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Visteon Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $115.62.

Visteon Corporation (NYSE VC) opened at 123.89 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $3.86 billion, a PE ratio of 29.95 and a beta of 0.84. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $120.92 and a 200 day moving average of $107.38. Visteon Corporation has a 12 month low of $64.95 and a 12 month high of $128.39.

Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The auto parts company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.14. Visteon Corporation had a net margin of 4.35% and a return on equity of 27.56%. The company had revenue of $774.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $770.96 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.22 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Visteon Corporation will post $6.11 EPS for the current year.

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In other news, insider Matthew M. Cole sold 1,359 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.19, for a total value of $155,184.21. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 693 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $79,133.67. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Sunil K. Bilolikar sold 2,394 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.93, for a total transaction of $265,566.42. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $33,279. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 5,371 shares of company stock valued at $616,016 in the last three months. Company insiders own 0.19% of the company’s stock.

Visteon Corporation Company Profile

Visteon Corporation is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturer (OEM), including Ford, Mazda, Nissan/Renault, General Motors, Honda BMW and Daimler. The Company operates through Electronics segment. The Electronics segment provides vehicle cockpit electronics products to customers, including instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics solutions and head up displays.

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