Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) General Counsel Julie Kramer Gerron sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.32, for a total transaction of $66,320.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now owns 31,631 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,097,767.92. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Julie Kramer Gerron also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, January 4th, Julie Kramer Gerron sold 2,987 shares of Westwood Holdings Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.99, for a total transaction of $200,099.13.

Shares of Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE WHG) traded up $0.81 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $67.74. 33,433 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 33,467. The company has a market capitalization of $583.09, a P/E ratio of 22.81 and a beta of 1.54. Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. has a 52-week low of $51.41 and a 52-week high of $71.00.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th were paid a $0.68 dividend. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th. This is an increase from Westwood Holdings Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. Westwood Holdings Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 91.58%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its stake in shares of Westwood Holdings Group by 2.1% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 4,636 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $263,000 after buying an additional 95 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its stake in shares of Westwood Holdings Group by 3.3% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 6,618 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $374,000 after buying an additional 209 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Westwood Holdings Group by 12.8% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 3,611 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in shares of Westwood Holdings Group by 0.7% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 66,698 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $3,781,000 after buying an additional 476 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Westwood Holdings Group by 9.3% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 5,729 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $325,000 after buying an additional 486 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.91% of the company’s stock.

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Westwood Holdings Group Company Profile

Westwood Holdings Group, Inc (Westwood) is a holding company. The Company operates through two segments: Advisory and Trust. The Company, through its subsidiaries, manages investment assets and provides services for its clients. Its subsidiaries include Westwood Management Corp. and Westwood Advisors, LLC (together, Westwood Management), Westwood International Advisors Inc (Westwood International) and Westwood Trust.

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