Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) CEO J Joel Quadracci sold 10,908 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.77, for a total transaction of $237,467.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
J Joel Quadracci also recently made the following trade(s):
On Thursday, November 28th, J Joel Quadracci sold 24,039 shares of Quad/Graphics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.88, for a total transaction of $525,973.32.
On Friday, November 22nd, J Joel Quadracci sold 56,569 shares of Quad/Graphics stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.83, for a total transaction of $1,234,901.27.
NYSE:QUAD traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.01. 7,193 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 398,268. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.00, a current ratio of 1.27 and a quick ratio of 0.81. Quad/Graphics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $11.56 and a fifty-two week high of $31.29. The company has a market cap of $731.66 million, a PE ratio of 7.73 and a beta of 1.67.
Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. Quad/Graphics had a net margin of 2.03% and a return on equity of 18.09%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.38 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Quad/Graphics, Inc. will post 1.8 EPS for the current year.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Walthausen & Co. LLC purchased a new position in shares of Quad/Graphics in the 3rd quarter worth about $14,243,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Quad/Graphics by 96.6% in the 3rd quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 72,654 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,514,000 after buying an additional 35,692 shares during the last quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC boosted its holdings in shares of Quad/Graphics by 37.7% in the 3rd quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 81,028 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,689,000 after buying an additional 22,199 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in shares of Quad/Graphics in the 3rd quarter worth about $962,000. Finally, United Services Automobile Association boosted its holdings in shares of Quad/Graphics by 66.2% in the 2nd quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 70,364 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,466,000 after buying an additional 28,015 shares during the last quarter. 52.99% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. TheStreet cut shares of Quad/Graphics from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. Buckingham Research increased their target price on shares of Quad/Graphics from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Quad/Graphics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Quad/Graphics has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $28.50.
Quad/Graphics Company Profile
Quad/Graphics, Inc provides print and marketing services in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. It operates through United States Print and Related Services, and International segments. The company offers printing services, including retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products; and paper procurement services.
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