Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Brokerages have set a one year consensus price target of $53.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.35 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Seacor an industry rank of 84 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on CKH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Seacor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Seacor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th.

Shares of NYSE:CKH opened at $43.99 on Monday. Seacor has a 12 month low of $34.63 and a 12 month high of $58.12. The company has a current ratio of 3.22, a quick ratio of 3.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The firm has a market cap of $806.78 million, a P/E ratio of 24.30 and a beta of 0.76.

Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 27th. The oil and gas company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.54 by ($0.36). Seacor had a return on equity of 3.02% and a net margin of 6.96%. The company had revenue of $213.84 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $215.17 million. Research analysts predict that Seacor will post 1.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Vice Chairman Oivind Lorentzen sold 5,992 shares of Seacor stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.51, for a total value of $254,719.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 41,933 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,782,571.83. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 10.27% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in CKH. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Seacor by 52.8% during the 3rd quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 12,187 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $602,000 after buying an additional 4,210 shares during the period. Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its holdings in shares of Seacor by 4.1% during the 4th quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 11,224 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $415,000 after buying an additional 445 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP boosted its holdings in shares of Seacor by 7.7% during the 4th quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,420,797 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $52,569,000 after buying an additional 101,134 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Seacor by 4.1% during the 4th quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 10,540 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $390,000 after buying an additional 411 shares during the period. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in shares of Seacor by 19.3% during the 4th quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 54,400 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $2,013,000 after buying an additional 8,792 shares during the period. 92.96% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Seacor Company Profile

SEACOR Holdings Inc engages in transportation and logistics, risk management consultancy, and other businesses in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Ocean Transportation & Logistics Services, Inland Transportation & Logistics Services, Witt O'Brien's, and Other segments.

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