Ifrah Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) by 100.3% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 27,637 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 13,839 shares during the quarter. Ifrah Financial Services Inc.’s holdings in Schweitzer-Mauduit International were worth $1,254,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. State Street Corp lifted its position in Schweitzer-Mauduit International by 4.2% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 783,424 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,167,000 after purchasing an additional 31,424 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in Schweitzer-Mauduit International during the second quarter valued at $267,000. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Schweitzer-Mauduit International by 60.9% during the third quarter. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC now owns 10,115 shares of the company’s stock valued at $419,000 after purchasing an additional 3,828 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in Schweitzer-Mauduit International by 6.5% during the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 277,955 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,525,000 after purchasing an additional 16,890 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in Schweitzer-Mauduit International by 2.9% during the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 979,126 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,595,000 after purchasing an additional 27,478 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.95% of the company’s stock.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Schweitzer-Mauduit International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th.
Schweitzer-Mauduit International (NYSE:SWM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.18. Schweitzer-Mauduit International had a return on equity of 19.10% and a net margin of 8.33%. The business had revenue of $257.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $238.00 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.74 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 23.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. will post 3.15 earnings per share for the current year.
Schweitzer-Mauduit International Profile
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc (SWM) is a diversified producer of engineered solutions and materials for a variety of industries. The Company has two operating product line segments: Engineered Papers, and Advanced Materials and Structures. As of December 31, 2016, the Company conducted business in over 90 countries and operate 18 production locations across the world, with facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg, Russia, Brazil, China and Poland.
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