Capstone Asset Management Co. lowered its stake in CEB Inc. (NYSE:CEB) by 0.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,838 shares of the company’s stock after selling 20 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co.’s holdings in CEB were worth $209,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in CEB by 70.8% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,978 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 820 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. bought a new position in CEB during the second quarter worth about $128,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in CEB by 2,422.7% in the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,775 shares of the company’s stock worth $171,000 after buying an additional 2,665 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank raised its position in CEB by 5.8% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 3,883 shares of the company’s stock worth $236,000 after buying an additional 213 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in CEB during the second quarter worth about $274,000. 98.33% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
CEB Inc. (NYSE:CEB) traded up 2.43% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $52.75. 330,053 shares of the stock were exchanged. CEB Inc. has a 52 week low of $49.27 and a 52 week high of $78.21. The stock has a market cap of $1.70 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.82 and a beta of 1.79. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $55.82 and its 200 day moving average is $60.83.
CEB (NYSE:CEB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.04. CEB had a net margin of 6.65% and a return on equity of 3,169.99%. The business earned $251.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $244.57 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.19 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that CEB Inc. will post $4.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 15th were given a dividend of $0.4125 per share. This represents a $1.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 13th. CEB’s dividend payout ratio is presently 87.77%.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating on shares of CEB in a report on Friday, August 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered CEB from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $46.98.
CEB Company Profile
CEB Inc, formerly The Corporate Executive Board Company, is a member-based advisory company. The Company operates through two segments: SHL Talent Measurement and CEB. Its SHL Talent Measurement provides cloud-based solutions for talent assessment and talent mobility, and decision support, as well as professional services to support those solutions.
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