Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lessened its stake in Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) by 9.9% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 299,625 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 32,759 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans’ holdings in Comfort Systems USA were worth $13,078,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of FIX. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Comfort Systems USA by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,285,746 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $230,723,000 after purchasing an additional 213,140 shares during the last quarter. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC raised its position in Comfort Systems USA by 15.6% in the 3rd quarter. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC now owns 1,004,775 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $35,870,000 after purchasing an additional 135,950 shares during the last quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd bought a new position in Comfort Systems USA in the 4th quarter worth approximately $5,870,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 10.2% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,385,182 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $49,450,000 after acquiring an additional 127,761 shares during the period. Finally, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 103.8% during the 4th quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 242,700 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $10,594,000 after acquiring an additional 123,600 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.00% of the company’s stock.
In other Comfort Systems USA news, Chairman Franklin Myers bought 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 7th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $41.85 per share, with a total value of $104,625.00. Following the acquisition, the chairman now owns 215,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,997,750. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Alan Krusi sold 2,000 shares of Comfort Systems USA stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.50, for a total transaction of $85,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.48% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Shares of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE FIX) opened at $42.60 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.31, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $31.90 and a fifty-two week high of $44.80. The company has a market cap of $1,583.66, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.19.
Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The construction company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.51 by ($0.06). Comfort Systems USA had a return on equity of 16.10% and a net margin of 3.09%. The business had revenue of $461.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $445.85 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS. Comfort Systems USA’s revenue was up 17.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Comfort Systems USA, Inc. will post 2.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.075 per share. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 9th. Comfort Systems USA’s dividend payout ratio is presently 20.41%.
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Comfort Systems USA Profile
Comfort Systems USA, Inc is a provider of mechanical contracting services, which principally includes heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, piping and controls, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. As of December 31, 2016, the Company installed, maintained, repaired and replaced products and systems throughout its 35 operating units in 84 cities and 91 locations throughout the United States.
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