Aecom (NYSE:ACM) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 830 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 992% compared to the average daily volume of 76 call options.
Aecom (NYSE ACM) opened at $36.40 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86, a current ratio of 1.21 and a quick ratio of 1.21. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,790.57, a P/E ratio of 14.39, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.43 and a beta of 1.72. Aecom has a one year low of $30.15 and a one year high of $39.90.
Aecom (NYSE:ACM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The construction company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $4.91 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.71 billion. Aecom had a return on equity of 11.74% and a net margin of 2.15%. The business’s revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Aecom will post 2.69 EPS for the current year.
In related news, Vice Chairman Daniel R. Tishman sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.26, for a total transaction of $573,900.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Rob J. Routs sold 6,468 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.12, for a total value of $240,092.16. Following the transaction, the director now owns 18,904 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $701,716.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 63,096 shares of company stock valued at $2,388,932. 0.74% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Aecom during the 4th quarter worth approximately $3,705,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Aecom during the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,025,000. Crestline Management LP bought a new position in shares of Aecom during the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,630,000. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Aecom by 19.1% during the 4th quarter. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC now owns 20,440 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $759,000 after acquiring an additional 3,276 shares during the period. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Aecom by 170.5% during the 4th quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 5,391 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $201,000 after acquiring an additional 3,398 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 83.99% of the company’s stock.
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Aecom Company Profile
AECOM is engaged in designing, building, financing and operating infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations. The Company’s segments include design and consulting services (DCS), construction services (CS) and management services (MS). Its DCS segment is engaged in planning, consulting, architectural and engineering design services to commercial and government clients in major end markets, such as transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.
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