Corp Loews Purchases 50,789 Shares of Loews Co. (NYSE:L) Stock

Loews Co. (NYSE:LGet Rating) major shareholder Corp Loews bought 50,789 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 13th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $39.42 per share, for a total transaction of $2,002,102.38. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 243,577,388 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,601,820,634.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Corp Loews also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 15th, Corp Loews purchased 50,789 shares of Loews stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $38.44 per share, for a total transaction of $1,952,329.16.
  • On Thursday, September 8th, Corp Loews purchased 47,899 shares of Loews stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $40.08 per share, for a total transaction of $1,919,791.92.
  • On Tuesday, September 6th, Corp Loews purchased 48,199 shares of Loews stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $39.56 per share, for a total transaction of $1,906,752.44.

Loews Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE L opened at $53.96 on Friday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $56.82 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $60.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.35 and a quick ratio of 0.35. Loews Co. has a one year low of $51.35 and a one year high of $68.20. The company has a market capitalization of $13.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.52 and a beta of 0.81.

Loews Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th were paid a $0.0625 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 16th. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.46%. Loews’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 5.80%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on L shares. StockNews.com downgraded Loews from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. TheStreet downgraded Loews from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, August 1st.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of L. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Loews by 9.2% during the 2nd quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 7,145 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $417,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Amundi boosted its stake in shares of Loews by 16.5% during the 2nd quarter. Amundi now owns 467,578 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $26,003,000 after acquiring an additional 66,158 shares in the last quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Loews by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 21,988 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,303,000 after acquiring an additional 458 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its stake in shares of Loews by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 2,034,208 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $120,547,000 after acquiring an additional 45,387 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Bay Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Loews during the 2nd quarter worth about $36,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.61% of the company’s stock.

About Loews

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Loews Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. The company offers specialty insurance products, such as management and professional liability, and other coverage products; surety and fidelity bonds; property insurance products that include property, marine and boiler, and machinery coverages; and casualty insurance products, such as workers' compensation, general and product liability, and commercial auto and umbrella coverages.

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