Teachers Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America (NYSE:ODC) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 8,803 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned 0.17% of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America worth $370,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. increased its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 7.5% during the second quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 188,281 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $7,909,000 after purchasing an additional 13,190 shares in the last quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 5.2% during the second quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 590,250 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $24,796,000 after purchasing an additional 29,216 shares in the last quarter. Algert Global LLC bought a new position in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America during the second quarter valued at approximately $217,000. Cardinal Capital Management increased its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 15.3% during the second quarter. Cardinal Capital Management now owns 30,061 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $1,263,000 after purchasing an additional 3,994 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 16.1% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 9,911 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $417,000 after purchasing an additional 1,377 shares in the last quarter. 53.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Oil-Dri Corporation Of America (ODC) opened at $42.62 on Thursday. Oil-Dri Corporation Of America has a one year low of $31.35 and a one year high of $50.82. The firm has a market cap of $314.34, a P/E ratio of 29.11 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a current ratio of 2.94, a quick ratio of 2.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. Oil-Dri Corporation Of America’s dividend payout ratio is 62.16%.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th.

In other Oil-Dri Corporation Of America news, Director Allan H. Selig bought 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $42.16 per share, with a total value of $63,240.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Daniel S. Jaffee sold 6,390 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.10, for a total transaction of $262,629.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 13.86% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Oil-Dri Corporation Of America Company Profile

Oil-Dri Corporation of America is engaged in developing, manufacturing and/or marketing sorbent products. The Company operates through two segments: Retail and Wholesale Products Group, and Business to Business Products Group. The Retail and Wholesale Products Group’s customers include mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstore chains, dollar stores, distributors of industrial cleanup and automotive products, environmental service companies and sports field product users.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Oil-Dri Corporation Of America (NYSE:ODC)

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