Sciencast Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 33,915 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $414,000.
Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of WSC. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in WillScot during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $37,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new position in shares of WillScot during the first quarter valued at approximately $62,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its holdings in shares of WillScot by 53.0% during the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 7,847 shares of the company’s stock valued at $79,000 after acquiring an additional 2,719 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC bought a new position in shares of WillScot during the first quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Finally, Mackay Shields LLC purchased a new stake in WillScot in the first quarter worth $120,000.
Shares of NASDAQ:WSC opened at $15.06 on Friday. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $13.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.39, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.88. The company has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion, a PE ratio of -376.50, a PEG ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 1.97. WillScot Corp has a 1-year low of $7.45 and a 1-year high of $19.79.
Several research analysts have commented on WSC shares. Bank of America restated a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 price objective on shares of WillScot in a report on Thursday, May 28th. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of WillScot in a research note on Tuesday, July 21st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $19.00 price target for the company. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of WillScot in a report on Tuesday, June 30th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. Credit Suisse Group upped their target price on WillScot from $18.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 2nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on WillScot in a research note on Thursday, July 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. WillScot has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.22.
Willscot Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in the provision of modular space and portable storage markets. Its services include furniture rental, transportation and logistics, storage & facilities services and commercial real estate. The company was founded by Albert Vaughn Williams in 1944 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.
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