VWR Corporation (VWR) Holdings Boosted by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) by 1,089.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 191,283 shares of the medical research company’s stock after purchasing an additional 175,208 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.15% of VWR Corporation worth $6,333,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of VWR Corporation by 9.9% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 406,257 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $11,457,000 after purchasing an additional 36,516 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of VWR Corporation by 4.5% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,407,239 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $39,684,000 after purchasing an additional 60,009 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in shares of VWR Corporation by 4,641.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,072,333 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $114,840,000 after purchasing an additional 3,986,452 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its position in shares of VWR Corporation by 6.9% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,087,711 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $30,676,000 after purchasing an additional 70,106 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Colony Group LLC grew its position in shares of VWR Corporation by 6.5% in the second quarter. Colony Group LLC now owns 144,191 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $4,760,000 after purchasing an additional 8,835 shares during the last quarter. 98.47% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Shares of VWR Corporation (NASDAQ VWR) remained flat at $$33.24 during mid-day trading on Friday. 1,080,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 913,401. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,380.00, a P/E ratio of 17.28 and a beta of 1.17. VWR Corporation has a one year low of $24.42 and a one year high of $37.25.

VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The medical research company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. VWR Corporation had a return on equity of 15.90% and a net margin of 3.27%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. research analysts expect that VWR Corporation will post 1.85 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have recently commented on VWR. BidaskClub raised VWR Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded VWR Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded VWR Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $31.67.

VWR Corporation Company Profile

VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR)

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