Oil-Dri Corporation Of America (NYSE:ODC) Director Allan H. Selig acquired 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $42.16 per share, with a total value of $63,240.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America (ODC) traded up 0.48% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $42.15. The stock had a trading volume of 16,430 shares. Oil-Dri Corporation Of America has a 12-month low of $31.35 and a 12-month high of $50.82. The stock has a market cap of $307.53 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.04 and a beta of 1.12. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $44.57 and its 200-day moving average is $40.61.

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Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ODC. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 16.1% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 9,911 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $417,000 after buying an additional 1,377 shares during the period. Cardinal Capital Management boosted its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 15.3% during the second quarter. Cardinal Capital Management now owns 30,061 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $1,263,000 after buying an additional 3,994 shares during the period. Algert Global LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America during the second quarter worth about $217,000. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL boosted its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 5.2% during the second quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 590,250 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $24,796,000 after buying an additional 29,216 shares during the period. Finally, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America by 7.5% during the second quarter. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 188,281 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $7,909,000 after buying an additional 13,190 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.97% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub raised Oil-Dri Corporation Of America from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th.

Oil-Dri Corporation Of America Company Profile

Oil-Dri Corporation of America is engaged in developing, manufacturing and/or marketing sorbent products. The Company operates through two segments: Retail and Wholesale Products Group, and Business to Business Products Group. The Retail and Wholesale Products Group’s customers include mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstore chains, dollar stores, distributors of industrial cleanup and automotive products, environmental service companies and sports field product users.

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