Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) has received an average broker rating score of 0.00 () from the zero brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports.

Zacks has also given Collectors Universe an industry rank of 109 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

In related news, Director Van D. Simmons sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.18, for a total transaction of $271,800.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 168,281 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,573,877.58. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, President David G. Hall sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.23, for a total value of $484,600.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 489,999 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,872,675.77. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 70,000 shares of company stock worth $1,772,200 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 16.90% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Collectors Universe by 53.8% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 71,762 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,872,000 after buying an additional 25,099 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Collectors Universe by 6.6% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 251,841 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,573,000 after buying an additional 15,524 shares during the last quarter. Algert Global LLC raised its position in Collectors Universe by 23.3% in the first quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 74,909 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,955,000 after buying an additional 14,160 shares during the last quarter. Seizert Capital Partners LLC bought a new position in Collectors Universe during the first quarter valued at about $367,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in Collectors Universe by 28.1% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 59,411 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,551,000 after buying an additional 13,042 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 44.30% of the company’s stock.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) traded down 2.22% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $23.77. The company had a trading volume of 20,256 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $25.20 and its 200-day moving average is $24.42. Collectors Universe has a one year low of $16.54 and a one year high of $28.83. The firm has a market capitalization of $212.03 million, a P/E ratio of 21.63 and a beta of 0.97.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The business services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $18.60 million during the quarter. Collectors Universe had a return on equity of 66.87% and a net margin of 13.72%.

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About Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.

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