Private Advisor Group LLC acquired a new position in Ennis, Inc. (NYSE:EBF – Free Report) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 41,999 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $886,000. Private Advisor Group LLC owned approximately 0.16% of Ennis as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. raised its stake in Ennis by 276.3% in the first quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 1,505 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $27,000 after buying an additional 1,105 shares in the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Ennis in the first quarter worth $32,000. CWM LLC grew its holdings in Ennis by 47.4% in the first quarter. CWM LLC now owns 1,607 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $34,000 after purchasing an additional 517 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in Ennis by 177.1% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,862 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $37,000 after purchasing an additional 1,190 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Signaturefd LLC grew its holdings in Ennis by 50.7% in the first quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 2,395 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $51,000 after purchasing an additional 806 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 73.76% of the company’s stock.
Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades
Separately, StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Ennis in a report on Thursday, August 17th. They issued a “strong-buy” rating on the stock.
Ennis Trading Up 0.2 %
NYSE EBF opened at $21.42 on Wednesday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $21.02 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $20.78. Ennis, Inc. has a 12-month low of $18.94 and a 12-month high of $23.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $553.77 million, a P/E ratio of 11.70 and a beta of 0.48.
Ennis (NYSE:EBF – Get Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June 19th. The industrial products company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Ennis had a net margin of 10.86% and a return on equity of 13.06%. The business had revenue of $111.29 million for the quarter.
Ennis Announces Dividend
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 7th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 6th. Ennis’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 54.64%.
Ennis, Inc manufactures and sells business forms and other business products in the United States. The company offers snap sets, continuous forms, laser cut sheets, tags, labels, envelopes, integrated products, jumbo rolls, and pressure sensitive products under the Ennis, Royal Business Forms, Block Graphics, 360º Custom Labels, ColorWorx, Enfusion, Uncompromised Check Solutions, VersaSeal, Ad Concepts, FormSource Limited, Star Award Ribbon Company, Witt Printing, B&D Litho, Genforms, PrintGraphics, Calibrated Forms, PrintXcel, Printegra, Forms Manufacturers, Mutual Graphics, TRI-C Business Forms, Major Business Systems, Independent Printing, Hoosier Data Forms, Hayes Graphics, Wright Business Graphics, Wright 360, Integrated Print & Graphics, the Flesh Company, Impressions Direct, and AmeriPrint brands.
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