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

Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) has earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price target of $53.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.35 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Seacor an industry rank of 162 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of analysts have weighed in on CKH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Seacor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. TheStreet cut shares of Seacor from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, December 7th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Seacor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of CKH. Federated Investors Inc. PA increased its holdings in shares of Seacor by 9.6% in the 3rd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 2,899 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $143,000 after acquiring an additional 253 shares during the period. Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Seacor by 35.7% in the 4th quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 4,256 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $158,000 after acquiring an additional 1,120 shares during the period. Neuburgh Advisers LLC increased its holdings in shares of Seacor by 35.7% in the 4th quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC now owns 5,168 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $191,000 after acquiring an additional 1,360 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY increased its holdings in shares of Seacor by 352.9% in the 4th quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 5,403 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $200,000 after acquiring an additional 4,210 shares during the period. Finally, Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Seacor in the 3rd quarter worth about $205,000. 92.24% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE:CKH traded down $0.11 on Friday, reaching $42.60. 187,335 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 69,569. The stock has a market capitalization of $770.48 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.03 and a beta of 0.77. Seacor has a fifty-two week low of $34.63 and a fifty-two week high of $59.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a quick ratio of 3.18 and a current ratio of 3.22.

Seacor (NYSE:CKH) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 27th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.26) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by ($0.80). Seacor had a return on equity of 3.02% and a net margin of 6.96%. Sell-side analysts expect that Seacor will post 1.84 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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