Hayward Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HAYW) SVP Sells $14,616.80 in Stock

Hayward Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HAYWGet Rating) SVP Lesley Billow sold 968 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.10, for a total value of $14,616.80. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 49,097 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $741,364.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Lesley Billow also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, April 27th, Lesley Billow sold 4,570 shares of Hayward stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.08, for a total value of $73,485.60.
  • On Wednesday, April 20th, Lesley Billow sold 4,570 shares of Hayward stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.83, for a total value of $76,913.10.

Shares of HAYW stock opened at $14.68 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.32 billion, a PE ratio of 14.83 and a beta of 0.99. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $16.82 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $20.70. The company has a current ratio of 2.37, a quick ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. Hayward Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $14.50 and a 12 month high of $28.65.

Hayward (NYSE:HAYWGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $410.46 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $379.01 million. Hayward had a net margin of 16.30% and a return on equity of 21.48%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.38) EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Hayward Holdings, Inc. will post 1.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its holdings in shares of Hayward by 42.4% in the 3rd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,000 after buying an additional 454 shares during the last quarter. Treasurer of the State of North Carolina lifted its holdings in Hayward by 3.5% during the third quarter. Treasurer of the State of North Carolina now owns 13,819 shares of the company’s stock valued at $307,000 after purchasing an additional 469 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG increased its position in shares of Hayward by 9.0% during the third quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 6,366 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 524 shares during the period. CNA Financial Corp increased its position in shares of Hayward by 1.9% during the fourth quarter. CNA Financial Corp now owns 45,106 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,183,000 after buying an additional 840 shares during the period. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY bought a new stake in shares of Hayward during the fourth quarter valued at about $26,000. 90.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on HAYW shares. Bank of America cut Hayward from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, January 27th. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on Hayward from $25.00 to $20.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, March 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut Hayward from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Robert W. Baird lowered their target price on Hayward from $26.00 to $22.00 in a report on Thursday, March 3rd. Finally, KeyCorp lowered their target price on Hayward from $26.00 to $23.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, April 18th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $23.33.

About Hayward (Get Rating)

Hayward Holdings, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of pool equipment and associated automation systems in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company offers a range of pool equipment, including pumps, filters, robotic, suction and pressure cleaners, heaters, water features and landscape lighting, salt chlorine generators, safety equipment, automatic cleaners, sanitizers, controls, and LED lights, as well as industrial thermoplastic valves and process liquid control products for in-ground residential pools, above ground pools, and commercial pools.

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