WINTON GROUP Ltd decreased its stake in shares of AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) by 37.4% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 585 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 350 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in AMERCO were worth $221,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in AMERCO by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 63,719 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $24,070,000 after buying an additional 3,905 shares in the last quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. acquired a new position in AMERCO in the fourth quarter valued at about $730,000. Systematic Financial Management LP boosted its position in AMERCO by 36.3% in the fourth quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 42,219 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $15,955,000 after buying an additional 11,254 shares in the last quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC acquired a new position in shares of AMERCO during the fourth quarter worth approximately $155,630,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in shares of AMERCO by 43.1% during the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 30,308 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $11,453,000 after purchasing an additional 9,122 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 35.30% of the company’s stock.
Shares of AMERCO (UHAL) traded up $3.11 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $343.67. 3,935 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 72,939. AMERCO has a 12 month low of $326.30 and a 12 month high of $400.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,674.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.78 and a beta of 1.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 3.13 and a quick ratio of 2.93.
The business also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 22nd.
UHAL has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of AMERCO from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of AMERCO from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th.
In related news, Director John P. Brogan sold 200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $381.16, for a total transaction of $76,232.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 5,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,210,728. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Karl A. Schmidt purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $353.97 per share, with a total value of $353,970.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 1,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $460,161. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 42.60% of the company’s stock.
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AMERCO is a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator through its subsidiary, U-Haul International, Inc (U-Haul). The Company supplies its products and services to help people move and store their household and commercial goods through U-Haul. It sells U-Haul brand boxes, tape, and other moving and self-storage products and services to do-it-yourself moving and storage customers at its distribution outlets and through uhaul.com and eMove Websites.
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