GSA Capital Partners LLP cut its stake in Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) by 56.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 16,307 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 20,918 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned 0.18% of Collectors Universe worth $391,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of CLCT. Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Collectors Universe by 5.0% during the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 4,906 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 232 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in shares of Collectors Universe by 15.9% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 7,011 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $174,000 after purchasing an additional 960 shares during the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new position in shares of Collectors Universe during the second quarter valued at approximately $385,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. purchased a new position in shares of Collectors Universe during the third quarter valued at approximately $463,000. Finally, EAM Investors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Collectors Universe during the second quarter valued at approximately $482,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 45.63% of the company’s stock.

In other news, President David G. Hall sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.07, for a total transaction of $521,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the president now owns 423,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,040,618.93. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, President David G. Hall sold 6,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.42, for a total transaction of $171,730.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 423,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,188,843.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 14.00% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Shares of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) traded down $0.47 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $28.02. 26,553 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 20,245. Collectors Universe, Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.30 and a 52 week high of $30.82. The stock has a market cap of $254.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.35 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 1.50.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter. Collectors Universe had a net margin of 14.24% and a return on equity of 70.02%. The company had revenue of $19.75 million during the quarter.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Collectors Universe from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th.

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Collectors Universe Profile

Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT)

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