Wall Street analysts expect Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) to announce $0.25 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Luxfer’s earnings. Luxfer reported earnings per share of $0.14 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 78.6%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, March 6th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Luxfer will report full-year earnings of $1.05 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $1.20 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Luxfer.
Several research firms have commented on LXFR. ValuEngine raised shares of Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Luxfer from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th.
Luxfer (NYSE LXFR) traded down $0.21 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $13.23. 38,084 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 43,030. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 2.34 and a quick ratio of 1.22. The company has a market capitalization of $357.13, a P/E ratio of 14.86 and a beta of 0.77. Luxfer has a 12 month low of $10.85 and a 12 month high of $16.21.
The firm also recently announced a None dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 19th were given a $0.125 dividend. This represents a yield of 3.33%. This is an increase from Luxfer’s previous None dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, January 18th. Luxfer’s payout ratio is currently 78.13%.
A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of LXFR. Paradice Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer by 1.2% during the 4th quarter. Paradice Investment Management LLC now owns 2,026,960 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $32,026,000 after buying an additional 24,560 shares during the period. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer by 14.1% during the 4th quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 1,724,650 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $27,249,000 after buying an additional 213,182 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer by 27.1% during the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 689,100 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $10,888,000 after buying an additional 147,100 shares during the period. Robecosam AG boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer by 22.2% during the 4th quarter. Robecosam AG now owns 550,000 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $8,575,000 after buying an additional 100,000 shares during the period. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer by 28.8% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 247,279 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $3,079,000 after buying an additional 55,240 shares during the period. 81.65% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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Luxfer Holdings PLC is a holding company. The Company is a materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of materials, components and gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. It operates through two divisions: Elektron and Gas Cylinders.
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