Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) CFO Denis M. Holler sold 12,238 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.75, for a total transaction of $241,700.50. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 277,502 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,480,664.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE CIVI) traded up $0.50 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $18.20. 89,266 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 44,202. The company has a current ratio of 1.48, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.64. Civitas Solutions, Inc. has a twelve month low of $15.40 and a twelve month high of $20.98. The company has a market capitalization of $666.93, a PE ratio of 27.89, a PEG ratio of 2.34 and a beta of 0.43.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Civitas Solutions by 16.2% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 177,215 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,270,000 after buying an additional 24,690 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Civitas Solutions by 4.5% in the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 80,983 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,495,000 after buying an additional 3,499 shares during the period. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new stake in shares of Civitas Solutions in the third quarter valued at about $197,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in shares of Civitas Solutions by 63.1% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 16,825 shares of the company’s stock valued at $311,000 after buying an additional 6,509 shares during the period. Finally, Cadence Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Civitas Solutions by 81.1% in the third quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 66,875 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,234,000 after buying an additional 29,941 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.19% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms have issued reports on CIVI. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Civitas Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Civitas Solutions in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Civitas Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Civitas Solutions currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.00.

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About Civitas Solutions

Civitas Solutions, Inc is a provider of home- and community-based health and human services to individuals with intellectual, developmental, physical or behavioral disabilities and other special needs. The Company operates through two segments: Human Services and Post-Acute Specialty Rehabilitation Services (SRS).

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