Public Sector Pension Investment Board reduced its position in shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO – Get Rating) by 1.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 95,930 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,336 shares during the period. Public Sector Pension Investment Board owned about 0.19% of Exponent worth $8,775,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Core Alternative Capital acquired a new position in shares of Exponent during the first quarter worth $25,000. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. lifted its position in shares of Exponent by 94.2% during the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 367 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $40,000 after purchasing an additional 178 shares in the last quarter. First Horizon Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in Exponent by 332.0% in the second quarter. First Horizon Advisors Inc. now owns 419 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $38,000 after acquiring an additional 322 shares in the last quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. raised its holdings in Exponent by 73.2% in the second quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 433 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $40,000 after acquiring an additional 183 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its holdings in Exponent by 154.6% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 527 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $57,000 after acquiring an additional 320 shares in the last quarter. 90.41% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades
Several analysts recently issued reports on EXPO shares. StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Exponent in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. William Blair reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Exponent in a report on Tuesday, November 1st.
Exponent Price Performance
Exponent Announces Dividend
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 8th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. Exponent’s payout ratio is 50.53%.
Insider Buying and Selling at Exponent
In other Exponent news, VP Bradley A. James sold 575 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.21, for a total transaction of $55,320.75. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 6,186 shares in the company, valued at $595,155.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.00% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Exponent Company Profile
Exponent, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a science and engineering consulting company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Engineering and Other Scientific, and Environmental and Health. The Engineering and Other Scientific segment provides services in the areas of biomechanics, biomedical engineering and sciences, buildings and structures, civil engineering, construction consulting, data sciences, electrical engineering and computer science, human factors, materials and corrosion engineering, mechanical engineering, polymer science and materials chemistry, thermal sciences, and vehicle engineering.
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