Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its position in Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (NYSE:AQUA) by 10.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,159,926 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 107,926 shares during the quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC’s holdings in Evoqua Water Technologies were worth $20,629,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Royal Bank of Canada grew its stake in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 505.6% during the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 11,997 shares of the company’s stock valued at $255,000 after acquiring an additional 10,016 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies during the second quarter valued at about $236,000. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA grew its stake in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 24.3% during the second quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 1,204,607 shares of the company’s stock valued at $24,694,000 after acquiring an additional 235,698 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP acquired a new stake in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies during the second quarter valued at about $13,583,000. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of Evoqua Water Technologies by 2.2% during the second quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,159,610 shares of the company’s stock valued at $44,272,000 after acquiring an additional 47,108 shares in the last quarter.
NYSE:AQUA opened at $9.37 on Friday. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp has a one year low of $7.92 and a one year high of $25.36.
In other Evoqua Water Technologies news, EVP James M. Kohosek bought 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 4th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $9.79 per share, with a total value of $244,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Ronald C. Keating bought 54,418 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $9.20 per share, for a total transaction of $500,645.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 98,345 shares of company stock valued at $910,544 over the last quarter.
AQUA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Cowen downgraded Evoqua Water Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Raymond James decreased their price target on Evoqua Water Technologies from $26.00 to $18.00 and set a “strong-buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Citigroup decreased their price target on Evoqua Water Technologies from $25.00 to $14.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Finally, Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a research note on Wednesday, October 3rd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $19.00 price target for the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Evoqua Water Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $21.71.
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Evoqua Water Technologies Profile
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. provides a range of water and wastewater treatment systems and technologies, and mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services. It operates through three segments: Industrial, Municipal, and Products. The Industrial segment provides capital systems and related recurring aftermarket services, parts, and consumables for treating industrial process water, utility water, and wastewater.
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