Shares of St. Joe Co (NYSE:JOE) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Zacks has also assigned St. Joe an industry rank of 96 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of brokerages have commented on JOE. Zacks Investment Research upgraded St. Joe from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, March 25th. TheStreet upgraded St. Joe from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of St. Joe during the 3rd quarter worth about $729,000. ETF Managers Group LLC raised its stake in shares of St. Joe by 15.8% during the 4th quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 6,916 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $91,000 after purchasing an additional 942 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of St. Joe by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 304,739 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,120,000 after purchasing an additional 3,832 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new stake in shares of St. Joe during the 3rd quarter worth about $475,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of St. Joe by 3.4% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,555,775 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $26,137,000 after purchasing an additional 51,407 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.76% of the company’s stock.

JOE stock traded down $0.26 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $17.54. 2,385 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 144,584. St. Joe has a one year low of $12.63 and a one year high of $18.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 103.26 and a beta of 1.04.

St. Joe Company Profile

The St. Joe Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate development, asset management, and operating company in Northwest Florida, the United States. It operates through four segments: Residential Real Estate, Hospitality, Commercial Leasing and Sales, and Forestry. The Residential Real Estate segment plans and develops residential communities of various sizes.

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