Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 15,450 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.70, for a total value of $350,715.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 3,829,367 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $86,926,630.90. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

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

  • On Tuesday, August 1st, Gmt Capital Corp sold 20,800 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.74, for a total value of $472,992.00.
  • On Wednesday, July 26th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 1,700 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.38, for a total transaction of $39,746.00.
  • On Tuesday, July 25th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 50,300 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $1,175,511.00.
  • On Wednesday, July 19th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 16,422 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.58, for a total transaction of $387,230.76.
  • On Tuesday, July 18th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 14,178 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $331,339.86.
  • On Monday, July 17th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 16,200 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.87, for a total transaction of $386,694.00.
  • On Monday, July 10th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 52,000 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.86, for a total transaction of $1,240,720.00.
  • On Friday, July 7th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 1,527 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.38, for a total transaction of $35,701.26.
  • On Thursday, July 6th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 15,179 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.33, for a total transaction of $354,126.07.
  • On Wednesday, July 5th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 30,669 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total transaction of $721,641.57.

Shares of Lyon William Homes (WLH) traded up 6.16% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $23.43. 324,674 shares of the stock traded hands. Lyon William Homes has a 52 week low of $15.21 and a 52 week high of $24.51. The firm has a market cap of $748.24 million, a P/E ratio of 22.06 and a beta of 1.76. The company has a 50-day moving average of $23.36 and a 200-day moving average of $21.12.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Lyon William Homes had a return on equity of 7.35% and a net margin of 2.90%. The business had revenue of $422.69 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $424.86 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. Lyon William Homes’s revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Lyon William Homes will post $2.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Real Estate Management Services LLC increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 536.7% in the second quarter. Real Estate Management Services LLC now owns 525,891 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $12,695,000 after buying an additional 443,291 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 21.0% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,269,188 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $46,791,000 after buying an additional 393,633 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 40.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,223,152 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $25,221,000 after buying an additional 353,435 shares during the period. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 17.3% in the first quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 2,045,510 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $42,178,000 after buying an additional 302,280 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp increased its stake 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.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on WLH shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub cut shares of Lyon William Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $27.50 price target (up from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.50.

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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