State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its position in shares of Windstream Holdings Inc (NYSE:WIN) by 5.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 85,187 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,540 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System owned 0.09% of Windstream Holdings worth $790,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. purchased a new stake in Windstream Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $105,000. Societe Generale purchased a new stake in Windstream Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $175,000. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in Windstream Holdings by 3.5% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 201,388 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,867,000 after buying an additional 6,900 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in Windstream Holdings by 8.5% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,688,148 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,650,000 after buying an additional 132,599 shares during the period. Finally, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Windstream Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $188,000.
Shares of Windstream Holdings Inc (NYSE:WIN) traded up 0.29% during trading on Thursday, reaching $10.38. The company had a trading volume of 842,690 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $9.01 and a 200 day moving average of $8.70. The stock’s market capitalization is $999.22 million. Windstream Holdings Inc has a 52-week low of $4.75 and a 52-week high of $10.45.
Windstream Holdings (NYSE:WIN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.35) by $0.36. The firm earned $1.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.37 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($1.13) earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Windstream Holdings Inc will post $0.41 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 28th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.80%.
WIN has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Jefferies Group reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research report on Sunday, July 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Windstream Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Raymond James Financial Inc. reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th.
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