Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. (NYSE:XIN) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 6,418 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 984% compared to the average daily volume of 592 call options.

Shares of Xinyuan Real Estate (NYSE:XIN) opened at $6.43 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.36, a quick ratio of 2.25 and a current ratio of 2.25. Xinyuan Real Estate has a 12 month low of $4.26 and a 12 month high of $7.25. The company has a market cap of $529.86, a P/E ratio of 6.30 and a beta of 1.47.

Xinyuan Real Estate (NYSE:XIN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 10th. The financial services provider reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter. Xinyuan Real Estate had a net margin of 2.42% and a return on equity of 4.48%. The business had revenue of $482.37 million during the quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th were paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 29th. Xinyuan Real Estate’s payout ratio is 38.24%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP acquired a new position in shares of Xinyuan Real Estate in the 3rd quarter valued at $744,000. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Xinyuan Real Estate by 24.4% in the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 555,164 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,153,000 after purchasing an additional 109,064 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of Xinyuan Real Estate by 70.2% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 257,469 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,457,000 after purchasing an additional 106,203 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund acquired a new position in shares of Xinyuan Real Estate in the 3rd quarter valued at $483,000. Finally, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Xinyuan Real Estate in the 3rd quarter valued at $320,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 15.57% of the company’s stock.

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Xinyuan Real Estate Company Profile

Xinyuan Real Estate Co, Ltd. (Xinyuan) is a holding company and conducts business primarily through its operating subsidiaries in China. The Company is a real estate developer and property manager that primarily focuses on residential properties. Xinyuan is engaged in developing large scale residential projects, which consist of multiple residential buildings that include multi-layer apartment buildings, sub-high-rise apartment buildings or high-rise apartment buildings.

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