United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) Sets New 1-Year High at $127.98


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United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $127.98 and last traded at $127.98, with a volume of 1 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $125.47.

Separately, BidaskClub raised United States Lime & Minerals from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, January 9th.

The stock has a market cap of $702.97 million, a PE ratio of 26.51 and a beta of 0.58. The company’s 50 day moving average is $114.78 and its 200-day moving average is $98.26.

United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 28th. The construction company reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. United States Lime & Minerals had a net margin of 16.85% and a return on equity of 11.67%. The firm had revenue of $43.73 million for the quarter.

In other news, CEO Timothy W. Byrne sold 1,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $111.09, for a total value of $155,526.00. Also, CEO Timothy W. Byrne sold 1,797 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.52, for a total transaction of $196,807.44. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 34,004 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,724,118.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 5,400 shares of company stock worth $593,672 in the last ninety days. 2.83% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 1.0% during the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 178,071 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $16,044,000 after buying an additional 1,688 shares during the period. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 5.1% during the 2nd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 14,220 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,201,000 after buying an additional 688 shares during the period. North Star Investment Management Corp. boosted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 0.7% during the 4th quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 23,825 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,716,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 327.0% during the 3rd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 474 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $43,000 after buying an additional 363 shares during the period. Finally, Royce & Associates LP boosted its holdings in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 149.5% during the 3rd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 84,400 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $7,604,000 after buying an additional 50,570 shares during the period. 27.17% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

United States Lime & Minerals Company Profile (NASDAQ:USLM)

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc manufactures and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. It operates through two segments, Lime and Limestone Operations, and Natural Gas Interests. The Lime and Limestone Operations segment extracts limestone from open-pit quarries and an underground mine, and processes it as pulverized limestone, quicklime, hydrated lime, and lime slurry.

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