Oil-Dri Co. of America (NYSE:ODC) CEO Daniel S. Jaffee sold 7,200 shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.95, for a total transaction of $230,040.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Daniel S. Jaffee also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, October 18th, Daniel S. Jaffee sold 35 shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.09, for a total transaction of $1,053.15.
  • On Thursday, October 18th, Daniel S. Jaffee sold 8,435 shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.67, for a total transaction of $267,136.45.

Shares of ODC stock opened at $29.79 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $215.76 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.48 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a current ratio of 2.68 and a quick ratio of 1.78. Oil-Dri Co. of America has a 12 month low of $28.52 and a 12 month high of $46.73.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.22%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America by 88.7% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 2,977 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $125,000 after acquiring an additional 1,399 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America in the 2nd quarter worth $190,000. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new stake in shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America in the 2nd quarter worth $209,000. Ramsey Quantitative Systems grew its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America by 55.2% in the 2nd quarter. Ramsey Quantitative Systems now owns 7,610 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $321,000 after acquiring an additional 2,706 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Martingale Asset Management L P bought a new stake in shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America in the 2nd quarter worth $456,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 53.21% of the company’s stock.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of Oil-Dri Co. of America from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 11th.

Oil-Dri Co. of America Company Profile

Oil-Dri Corporation of America develops, manufactures, and markets sorbent products in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale Products Group, and Business to Business Products Group. The company provides agricultural and horticultural products, including mineral-based absorbent products, which serve as chemical carriers, drying agents, and growing media under the Agsorb, Verge, Flo-Fre, and Terra-Green brand names.

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