Zacks: Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) Given $53.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages

Shares of Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) have been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price objective of $53.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.53 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Seacor an industry rank of 207 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.

CKH has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hallmark Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Vereit from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Viavi Solutions from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, June 3rd.

NYSE CKH traded up $1.05 on Friday, reaching $49.70. 5,126 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 67,525. Seacor has a one year low of $34.63 and a one year high of $57.95. The firm has a market cap of $901.21 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.57 and a beta of 0.87. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $46.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 2.45 and a quick ratio of 2.42.

Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 24th. The oil and gas company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.32. Seacor had a return on equity of 4.77% and a net margin of 4.12%. The business had revenue of $197.02 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $214.72 million. As a group, research analysts predict that Seacor will post 1.89 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Quantamental Technologies LLC raised its holdings in Seacor by 234.9% in the 1st quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC now owns 998 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $42,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the period. Royal London Asset Management Ltd. bought a new position in Seacor in the 1st quarter valued at about $65,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in Seacor by 301.5% in the 1st quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,417 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $102,000 after acquiring an additional 1,815 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its holdings in Seacor by 128.4% in the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,331 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $183,000 after acquiring an additional 2,435 shares during the period. Finally, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. bought a new position in Seacor in the 1st quarter valued at about $216,000. 91.47% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Seacor

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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