Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 30,669 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total value of $721,641.57. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,033,123 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $94,899,384.19. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Gmt Capital Corp also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, June 26th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 50,264 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.50, for a total value of $1,181,204.00.
  • On Tuesday, June 27th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 1,736 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.70, for a total value of $41,143.20.
  • On Tuesday, June 20th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 14,900 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.89, for a total value of $341,061.00.
  • On Monday, June 19th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 37,100 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.55, for a total value of $836,605.00.
  • On Monday, June 12th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 19,700 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.52, for a total value of $443,644.00.
  • On Thursday, June 8th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 9,991 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.59, for a total value of $225,696.69.
  • On Wednesday, June 7th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 8,489 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.65, for a total value of $192,275.85.
  • On Monday, June 5th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 12,007 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.84, for a total value of $274,239.88.
  • On Tuesday, June 6th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 21,513 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.48, for a total value of $483,612.24.
  • On Wednesday, May 31st, Gmt Capital Corp sold 40,828 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.40, for a total value of $914,547.20.

Shares of Lyon William Homes (NYSE WLH) traded down 1.48% during trading on Thursday, hitting $23.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 47,429 shares. The stock has a market cap of $744.09 million, a PE ratio of 21.94 and a beta of 1.79. Lyon William Homes has a one year low of $15.18 and a one year high of $24.51. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $23.03 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.45.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The construction company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. Lyon William Homes had a return on equity of 7.35% and a net margin of 2.90%. The firm had revenue of $258.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $261.40 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Lyon William Homes will post $2.00 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Lyon William Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.00.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Lyon William Homes during the fourth quarter valued at $4,022,000. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 63.5% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 756,041 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $14,386,000 after buying an additional 293,501 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 31.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,875,555 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $35,692,000 after buying an additional 447,805 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of Lyon William Homes during the fourth quarter valued at $2,679,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 21.7% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 43,716 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $832,000 after buying an additional 7,806 shares during the period.

About Lyon William Homes

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

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