Granite Construction (GVA) : Rail-splitter Capital Management added new position in Granite Construction during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 221,692 shares of Granite Construction which is valued at $11,100,118 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 2, 2016 with the SEC.Granite Construction makes up approximately 2.57% of Rail-splitter Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Columbus Circle Investors boosted its stake in GVA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 264,893 additional shares and now holds a total of 472,803 shares of Granite Construction which is valued at $23,673,246. Granite Construction makes up approx 0.23% of Columbus Circle Investors’s portfolio.Ls Investment Advisors boosted its stake in GVA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,060 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,453 shares of Granite Construction which is valued at $118,038. Granite Construction makes up approx 0.01% of Ls Investment Advisors’s portfolio. Simplex Trading added GVA to its portfolio by purchasing 329 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $16,184. Capstone Asset Management Co sold out all of its stake in GVA during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 4,202 shares of GVA which is valued $206,822.
Granite Construction closed down -0.16 points or -0.31% at $50.67 with 1,23,381 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $50.76, the shares hit an intraday low of $50.58 and an intraday high of $51.11 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Granite Construction reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.10 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.45. The company had revenue of $604.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $632.12 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.24 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Granite Construction. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Aug 2, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $48 .Company shares were Upgraded by Seaport Global Securities on Aug 1, 2016 to ” Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $49 .Company shares were Reiterated by MKM Partners on Aug 1, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 56 from a previous price target of $55 .
Granite Construction Incorporated (Granite) is a heavy civil contractors and construction materials producer in the United States. The Company operates through segments including Construction Large Project Construction and Construction Materials. The Company operates across the nation serving both public and private sector clients. Within the public sector it concentrates on heavy-civil infrastructure projects including the construction of streets roads highways mass transit facilities airport infrastructure bridges trenchless and underground utilities power-related facilities utilities tunnels dams and other infrastructure-related projects. Within the private sector the Company offers site preparation and infrastructure services for residential development energy development commercial and industrial sites and other facilities as well as provides construction management professional services.