EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) insider Stephen E. Macadam sold 26,318 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.08, for a total transaction of $1,949,637.44. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 245,765 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $18,206,271.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) traded down 0.7699% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $73.7875. 51,241 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $72.36 and its 200 day moving average is $68.64. The company has a market cap of $1.57 billion, a P/E ratio of 86.4022 and a beta of 1.10. EnPro Industries has a 1-year low of $49.58 and a 1-year high of $77.65.

EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.35. EnPro Industries had a return on equity of 8.71% and a net margin of 1.56%. The firm had revenue of $347 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $347.13 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.17 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that EnPro Industries will post $2.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 1st. EnPro Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently 103.53%.

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Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its stake in EnPro Industries by 1.3% in the first quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,360 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $167,000 after buying an additional 30 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its stake in EnPro Industries by 5.0% in the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 1,483 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 71 shares in the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund increased its stake in EnPro Industries by 0.6% in the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 15,594 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,113,000 after buying an additional 90 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in EnPro Industries by 1.2% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 8,700 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $619,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its stake in EnPro Industries by 3.5% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 5,060 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $361,000 after buying an additional 170 shares in the last quarter. 94.79% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

NPO has been the subject of several research analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of EnPro Industries from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of EnPro Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EnPro Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Finally, FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating on shares of EnPro Industries in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $78.50.

EnPro Industries Company Profile

EnPro Industries, Inc is engaged in the designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing engineered industrial products. It operates through three segments. The Sealing Products segment includes three operating divisions: Garlock, which designs, manufactures and sells sealing products; Technetics, which designs, manufactures and sells metal seals and elastomeric seals, among others, and Stemco LP (Stemco), which designs, manufactures and sells heavy-duty truck wheel-end components and systems.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO)

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