Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) Shares Sold by Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund cut its stake in shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) by 6.5% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,437 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 3,409 shares during the quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s holdings in Donaldson were worth $2,849,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Royal Bank of Canada grew its holdings in Donaldson by 49.2% during the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 31,672 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,611,000 after acquiring an additional 10,443 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Donaldson by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,620,055 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $590,997,000 after acquiring an additional 57,291 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in Donaldson by 6.6% during the 3rd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 7,990 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $416,000 after acquiring an additional 498 shares in the last quarter. Stephens Inc. AR grew its holdings in Donaldson by 1.9% during the 3rd quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 76,862 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $4,003,000 after acquiring an additional 1,457 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Trust Walden Corp grew its holdings in Donaldson by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. Boston Trust Walden Corp now owns 1,999,028 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $104,109,000 after acquiring an additional 35,793 shares in the last quarter. 79.98% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Donaldson from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 4th.

NYSE DCI opened at $52.53 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 2.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. Donaldson Company, Inc. has a 52 week low of $45.82 and a 52 week high of $58.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.67 billion, a PE ratio of 24.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.98 and a beta of 1.46. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $54.89 and a two-hundred day moving average of $52.98.

Donaldson (NYSE:DCI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, December 3rd. The industrial products company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.02). Donaldson had a return on equity of 30.87% and a net margin of 9.17%. The firm had revenue of $672.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $699.34 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.56 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Donaldson Company, Inc. will post 2.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 13th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.60%. Donaldson’s dividend payout ratio is presently 38.01%.

Donaldson Company Profile

Donaldson Company, Inc manufactures and sells filtration systems and replacement parts worldwide. It operates through Engine Products and Industrial Products segments. The Engine Products segment offers replacement filters for air and liquid filtration applications, air filtration systems, liquid filtration systems for fuel, lube and hydraulic applications, and exhaust and emissions systems.

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