Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Orange SA (NASDAQ:ORAN) by 12.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 107,500 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Orange SA were worth $1,671,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Creative Planning boosted its position in Orange SA by 9.5% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 6,505 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 564 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in Orange SA by 12.5% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 6,509 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 721 shares in the last quarter. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Orange SA during the third quarter valued at about $171,000. GSB Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Orange SA during the fourth quarter valued at about $197,000. Finally, Johnson Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its position in Orange SA by 29.2% in the third quarter. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 15,822 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $246,000 after buying an additional 3,573 shares in the last quarter.
Orange SA (NASDAQ:ORAN) traded up 1.30% during trading on Friday, reaching $17.09. 252,480 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Orange SA has a 52 week low of $13.98 and a 52 week high of $17.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $45.46 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.11. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $15.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.35.
The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.4227 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.52%.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Orange SA from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Orange SA in a research note on Monday, January 23rd. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. BNP Paribas cut shares of Orange SA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Orange SA in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $16.00.
Orange SA Company Profile
Orange SA is a telecommunications operator. The Company also provides telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. The Company’s segments include France, Spain, Poland, Belgium and Luxembourg, Central European countries, Africa and Middle East, Enterprise, and International Carriers & Shared Services.
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