Signaturefd LLC Buys 174 Shares of ORIX Co. (NYSE:IX)

Signaturefd LLC increased its stake in shares of ORIX Co. (NYSE:IX) by 3.8% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,764 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 174 shares during the quarter. Signaturefd LLC’s holdings in ORIX were worth $397,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of IX. Parallel Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of ORIX by 22.5% in the 3rd quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,129 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $85,000 after buying an additional 207 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its position in shares of ORIX by 5.1% in the 3rd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 5,851 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $440,000 after buying an additional 285 shares during the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of ORIX by 2.8% in the 3rd quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,538 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $867,000 after buying an additional 319 shares during the last quarter. Princeton Global Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of ORIX by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter. Princeton Global Asset Management LLC now owns 15,703 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,174,000 after buying an additional 397 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC grew its position in shares of ORIX by 15.6% in the 4th quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 3,929 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $310,000 after buying an additional 529 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 1.52% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine lowered ORIX from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered ORIX from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group initiated coverage on ORIX in a research report on Wednesday, January 29th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of IX traded down $0.88 on Friday, reaching $87.20. The stock had a trading volume of 8,588 shares, compared to its average volume of 23,770. The firm has a market capitalization of $22.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.34, a quick ratio of 1.74 and a current ratio of 1.77. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $85.24 and a 200-day simple moving average of $79.56. ORIX Co. has a 12-month low of $68.58 and a 12-month high of $89.21.

ORIX (NYSE:IX) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 13th. The real estate investment trust reported $3.27 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $5.37 billion during the quarter. ORIX had a return on equity of 11.09% and a net margin of 14.30%. On average, analysts expect that ORIX Co. will post 12.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a semi-annual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be paid a $1.6088 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.7%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 30th. ORIX’s payout ratio is presently 224.56%.

ORIX Profile

ORIX Corporation provides diversified financial services primarily in Japan and the Americas. It operates through six segments: Corporate Financial Services, Maintenance Leasing, Real Estate, Investment and Operation, Retail, and Overseas Business. The Corporate Financial Services segment engages in lending, leasing, and fee businesses.

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