Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS) VP Keith Dwayne Stephenson sold 14,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.04, for a total transaction of $1,470,560.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 63,584 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,678,863.36. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS) traded up 0.66% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $105.85. 69,699 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $1.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.33 and a beta of 0.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $101.10 and a 200 day moving average of $106.12. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has a 52-week low of $82.50 and a 52-week high of $118.59.

Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE:CPS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The auto parts company reported $2.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.58 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $909.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $884.02 million. Cooper-Standard Holdings had a net margin of 4.22% and a return on equity of 26.90%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.85 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. will post $10.70 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in CPS. Suntrust Banks Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 2,889 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $291,000 after purchasing an additional 49 shares in the last quarter. CS Mckee LP lifted its stake in Cooper-Standard Holdings by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. CS Mckee LP now owns 13,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,367,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its stake in Cooper-Standard Holdings by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,863 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $390,000 after acquiring an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System lifted its stake in Cooper-Standard Holdings by 1.1% during the 1st quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 9,200 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,021,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its stake in Cooper-Standard Holdings by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 6,640 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $737,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. 95.83% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of research firms have issued reports on CPS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Bank of America Corporation restated an “underperform” rating and set a $85.00 price target (down previously from $94.00) on shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings in a research note on Friday, June 16th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $109.67.

About Cooper-Standard Holdings

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc is a holding company. The Company designs, manufactures and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems for use in passenger vehicles and light trucks manufactured by global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company operates through four segments: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and South America.

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