Shares of China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE:CYD) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokers have set a 1-year consensus price target of $26.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.72 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given China Yuchai International an industry rank of 192 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

CYD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of BlackRock TCP Capital from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 28th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ExlService from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday.

Shares of CYD stock traded down $0.06 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $14.06. 50,451 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 54,349. China Yuchai International has a 1-year low of $12.00 and a 1-year high of $20.95. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $14.52. The firm has a market capitalization of $576.91 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.67 and a beta of 1.79.

China Yuchai International (NYSE:CYD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 10th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by ($0.02). China Yuchai International had a net margin of 4.04% and a return on equity of 23.05%. The firm had revenue of $618.29 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $685.49 million. Sell-side analysts expect that China Yuchai International will post 2.65 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared an annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 11th will be issued a dividend of $0.85 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.89%. China Yuchai International’s dividend payout ratio is currently 34.27%.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Rocky Mountain Advisers LLC increased its stake in China Yuchai International by 350.7% in the 1st quarter. Rocky Mountain Advisers LLC now owns 1,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 1,245 shares during the period. Unison Advisors LLC acquired a new position in China Yuchai International in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $242,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in China Yuchai International in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $254,000. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in China Yuchai International by 3.6% in the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 22,130 shares of the company’s stock valued at $275,000 after buying an additional 762 shares during the period. Finally, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. acquired a new position in China Yuchai International in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $350,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.92% of the company’s stock.

China Yuchai International Company Profile

China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells diesel and natural gas engines in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates in two segments, Yuchai and HLGE. The company provides diesel and natural gas engines for light trucks, medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses and passenger vehicles, and marine and industrial applications; and generator sets.

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