Alok Maskara Acquires 15,000 Shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) Stock

Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) CEO Alok Maskara acquired 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 9th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $15.65 per share, with a total value of $234,750.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 154,925 shares in the company, valued at $2,424,576.25. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of NYSE LXFR opened at $16.76 on Wednesday. Luxfer Holdings PLC has a fifty-two week low of $15.52 and a fifty-two week high of $28.06. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $21.38. The company has a current ratio of 2.35, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. The firm has a market cap of $420.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.92 and a beta of 1.01.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 19th were paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 18th.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on LXFR shares. ValuEngine lowered Luxfer from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Luxfer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 6th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of LXFR. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware acquired a new stake in Luxfer during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $57,000. Strs Ohio acquired a new stake in Luxfer during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $178,000. Investors Research Corp acquired a new stake in Luxfer during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $182,000. Northern Trust Corp acquired a new stake in Luxfer during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $200,000. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in Luxfer by 327.0% during the 1st quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 8,173 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $204,000 after purchasing an additional 6,259 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.62% of the company’s stock.

About Luxfer

Luxfer Holdings Plc is a technology company, which designs, manufactures, and supplies materials, components, and high-pressure gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection, and specialty end-markets. It operates through the Gas Cylinder and Elektron segments. The Gas Cylinders segment manufactures and markets high-pressure aluminum and composite cylinders, systems, and accessories under the Luxfer Gas Cylinders and Superform brands.

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