SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPXC) had its target price hoisted by UBS AG from $36.00 to $39.00 in a research report released on Friday, November 3rd, www.benzinga.com reports. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.
A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on SPXC. cut SPX Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. raised SPX Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $37.00.
SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPXC) opened at $30.23 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,281.69, a PE ratio of 16.09 and a beta of 1.70. SPX Corporation has a twelve month low of $21.54 and a twelve month high of $32.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22.
SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPXC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $348.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $343.12 million. SPX Corporation had a positive return on equity of 37.49% and a negative net margin of 3.86%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that SPX Corporation will post 1.8 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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In related news, CAO Michael Andrew Reilly sold 3,833 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.59, for a total value of $117,251.47. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.55% of the company’s stock.
A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SPXC. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in SPX Corporation by 54,864.3% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,510,723 shares of the company’s stock worth $133,635,000 after acquiring an additional 5,500,697 shares in the last quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of SPX Corporation by 506.5% during the third quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,168,111 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,272,000 after purchasing an additional 975,500 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of SPX Corporation by 12.1% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,231,505 shares of the company’s stock worth $106,465,000 after purchasing an additional 455,828 shares during the last quarter. Evercore Trust Company N.A. bought a new stake in shares of SPX Corporation during the second quarter worth $8,396,000. Finally, Sei Investments Co. grew its holdings in shares of SPX Corporation by 538.5% during the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 240,676 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,062,000 after purchasing an additional 202,984 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.82% of the company’s stock.
About SPX Corporation
SPX Corporation is a global supplier of infrastructure equipment. The Company operates through three segments: HVAC; Detection and Measurement, and Engineered Solutions. The HVAC solutions offered by its businesses include package cooling towers, residential and commercial boilers, heating and ventilation products.
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