Westwood Holdings Group Inc (NYSE:WHG) Vice Chairman Susan M. Byrne sold 2,613 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.01, for a total value of $156,806.13. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 283,080 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,987,630.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.
Shares of Westwood Holdings Group Inc (NYSE WHG) traded up 0.57% on Thursday, reaching $58.46. The company had a trading volume of 25,947 shares. Westwood Holdings Group Inc has a 52 week low of $49.01 and a 52 week high of $63.99. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $56.96 and its 200 day moving average is $56.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $478.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.14 and a beta of 1.52.
Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The asset manager reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter. Westwood Holdings Group had a net margin of 19.91% and a return on equity of 19.51%. The company had revenue of $32.62 million for the quarter. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Westwood Holdings Group Inc will post $3.67 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th were given a $0.62 dividend. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.24%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 7th. Westwood Holdings Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 81.05%.
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Westwood Holdings Group Company Profile
Westwood Holdings Group, Inc (Westwood) is a holding company. The Company operates through two segments: Advisory and Trust. The Company, through its subsidiaries, manages investment assets and provides services for its clients. Its subsidiaries include Westwood Management Corp. and Westwood Advisors, LLC (together, Westwood Management), Westwood International Advisors Inc (Westwood International) and Westwood Trust.