WINTON GROUP Ltd Acquires Shares of 2,572 Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:PAC)

WINTON GROUP Ltd acquired a new stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:PAC) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 2,572 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $275,000.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Captrust Financial Advisors acquired a new stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico in the 1st quarter valued at about $47,000. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico in the 1st quarter valued at about $65,000. Citigroup Inc. raised its holdings in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico by 29.1% in the 1st quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,875 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $197,000 after acquiring an additional 423 shares during the last quarter. F3Logic LLC acquired a new stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico in the 2nd quarter valued at about $211,000. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico in the 1st quarter valued at about $208,000. Institutional investors own 12.89% of the company’s stock.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico stock opened at $117.06 on Friday. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. has a fifty-two week low of $72.06 and a fifty-two week high of $121.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 3.39 and a current ratio of 3.39. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $113.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $110.05. The company has a market capitalization of $6.15 billion, a PE ratio of 42.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 1.39.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (NYSE:PAC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 29th. The transportation company reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.13. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico had a net margin of 22.69% and a return on equity of 13.94%. The firm had revenue of $244.49 million during the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. will post 5.17 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a — dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 27th will be given a $3.4886 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 24th. This is a boost from Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico’s previous — dividend of $1.92.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on PAC. Scotiabank upgraded shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico from a “sector perform” rating to a “sector outperform” rating and set a $124.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, July 29th. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico in a report on Monday, June 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price target for the company in a report on Saturday, July 24th. Finally, UBS Group upgraded shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, July 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $121.20.

About Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico SAB de CV engages in the operation of a international airports in Mexico and Jamaica. It operates through the following segments: Guadalajara, Tijuana, Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Montego Bay, Hermosillo, Bajío, and Other Airports. The company was founded on May 28, 1998 and is headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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