Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 5,000 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $247,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of CKH. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in shares of Seacor by 3.2% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 33,833 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $1,721,000 after acquiring an additional 1,055 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Seacor by 2.4% in the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 128,672 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $6,575,000 after acquiring an additional 3,053 shares during the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Seacor in the second quarter worth approximately $206,000. Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Seacor in the second quarter worth approximately $208,000. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new stake in shares of Seacor in the second quarter worth approximately $1,410,000. 90.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In related news, insider Charles Fabrikant sold 51,432 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.19, for a total value of $2,581,372.08. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 492,937 shares in the company, valued at $24,740,508.03. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 10.47% of the company’s stock.

NYSE CKH opened at $42.25 on Thursday. Seacor Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $40.59 and a one year high of $59.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 2.05 and a current ratio of 2.07. The company has a market capitalization of $777.32 million, a P/E ratio of 23.54 and a beta of 0.64.

Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd. The oil and gas company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.30. Seacor had a net margin of 16.80% and a return on equity of 3.88%. The firm had revenue of $220.26 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $222.45 million. Equities research analysts predict that Seacor Holdings, Inc. will post 1.98 EPS for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on CKH shares. TheStreet raised shares of Seacor from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Seacor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Seacor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 13th.

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Seacor Profile

SEACOR Holdings Inc, a diversified holding company, engages in transportation, and logistics and risk management consultancy businesses in the United States and internationally. The company's Ocean Transportation & Logistics Services segment owns and operates a diversified fleet of marine transportation, and towing and bunkering assets.

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