Congress Wealth Management LLC DE grew its holdings in shares of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO – Get Rating) by 10.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,413 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,087 shares during the period. Congress Wealth Management LLC DE’s holdings in Exponent were worth $1,045,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in EXPO. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in shares of Exponent by 3.7% during the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 157,139 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $14,374,000 after acquiring an additional 5,619 shares during the period. Axiom Investors LLC DE increased its stake in shares of Exponent by 4.1% during the second quarter. Axiom Investors LLC DE now owns 73,640 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,736,000 after acquiring an additional 2,930 shares during the period. Trexquant Investment LP increased its stake in shares of Exponent by 27.0% during the second quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 10,370 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $949,000 after acquiring an additional 2,203 shares during the period. Atria Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of Exponent by 23.4% during the second quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 16,005 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,464,000 after acquiring an additional 3,032 shares during the period. Finally, Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC increased its stake in shares of Exponent by 67.0% during the second quarter. Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC now owns 8,700 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $796,000 after acquiring an additional 3,490 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 90.41% of the company’s stock.
Insiders Place Their Bets
In other Exponent news, VP Bradley A. James sold 575 shares of Exponent stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.21, for a total transaction of $55,320.75. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 6,186 shares in the company, valued at approximately $595,155.06. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Exponent Stock Performance
Exponent Dividend Announcement
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 9th will be given a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. Exponent’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 50.53%.
Analyst Ratings Changes
A number of research firms recently commented on EXPO. StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Exponent in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. William Blair restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Exponent in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st.
Exponent, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a science and engineering consulting company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Engineering and Other Scientific, and Environmental and Health. The Engineering and Other Scientific segment provides services in the areas of biomechanics, biomedical engineering and sciences, buildings and structures, civil engineering, construction consulting, data sciences, electrical engineering and computer science, human factors, materials and corrosion engineering, mechanical engineering, polymer science and materials chemistry, thermal sciences, and vehicle engineering.
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