Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE:HLX) Shares Bought by Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.

Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. grew its position in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE:HLX) by 4.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 707,374 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 27,154 shares during the quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.’s holdings in Helix Energy Solutions Group were worth $6,812,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Helix Energy Solutions Group by 0.8% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 20,829,899 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $179,762,000 after acquiring an additional 159,083 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Helix Energy Solutions Group by 1.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 15,151,403 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $130,756,000 after acquiring an additional 212,471 shares during the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC increased its stake in Helix Energy Solutions Group by 1,218.9% during the third quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 2,926,428 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $23,587,000 after acquiring an additional 2,704,543 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 3.2% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,947,935 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $16,810,000 after buying an additional 59,507 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 3.6% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,825,140 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $15,751,000 after buying an additional 63,099 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.70% of the company’s stock.

In other Helix Energy Solutions Group news, COO Scott Andrew Sparks sold 11,740 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.37, for a total transaction of $110,003.80. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 253,342 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,373,814.54. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director John Lovoi sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.98, for a total value of $134,700.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 241,498 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,168,652.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.45% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

HLX stock opened at $8.94 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a current ratio of 1.64. Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc has a 1 year low of $6.56 and a 1 year high of $10.00. The firm has a market cap of $1.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 2.80. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $9.24 and a 200-day simple moving average of $8.44.

Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX) last posted its earnings results on Monday, October 21st. The oil and gas company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.05. Helix Energy Solutions Group had a return on equity of 2.20% and a net margin of 4.88%. The business had revenue of $212.61 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $211.72 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc will post 0.35 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine lowered Helix Energy Solutions Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 7th. TheStreet upgraded Helix Energy Solutions Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, November 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Helix Energy Solutions Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 25th. Bank of America reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group in a research note on Tuesday, November 12th. Finally, Johnson Rice upgraded Helix Energy Solutions Group from an “accumulate” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $10.38.

About Helix Energy Solutions Group

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc, an offshore energy services company, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company operates through three segments: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities.

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