Epoch Investment Partners Inc. Has $11.01 Million Stock Position in Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOW)

Epoch Investment Partners Inc. lessened its stake in Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE:PLOWFree Report) by 10.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 370,917 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 44,371 shares during the quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. owned 1.61% of Douglas Dynamics worth $11,009,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Barclays PLC boosted its stake in Douglas Dynamics by 19.8% in the 3rd quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 21,518 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $650,000 after purchasing an additional 3,551 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank raised its position in Douglas Dynamics by 2.4% in the 3rd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 50,600 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,527,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in Douglas Dynamics by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 273,965 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $8,268,000 after acquiring an additional 6,269 shares in the last quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Douglas Dynamics by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC now owns 721,639 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $21,779,000 after acquiring an additional 20,973 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hsbc Holdings PLC bought a new position in shares of Douglas Dynamics during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $328,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.85% of the company’s stock.

Douglas Dynamics Stock Performance

NYSE PLOW traded down $0.66 on Friday, hitting $24.92. 137,726 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 169,447. The company has a market capitalization of $575.40 million, a PE ratio of 21.30, a P/E/G ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 2.06 and a quick ratio of 0.60. The business’s fifty day moving average is $23.90 and its 200 day moving average is $25.61. Douglas Dynamics, Inc. has a 52 week low of $21.35 and a 52 week high of $35.39.

Douglas Dynamics (NYSE:PLOWGet Free Report) last issued its earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The auto parts company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.26) by ($0.05). Douglas Dynamics had a net margin of 4.90% and a return on equity of 12.95%. The firm had revenue of $95.66 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $93.50 million. Research analysts anticipate that Douglas Dynamics, Inc. will post 1.3 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Douglas Dynamics Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Investors of record on Monday, June 17th will be paid a $0.295 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 17th. This represents a $1.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.74%. Douglas Dynamics’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 100.86%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. DA Davidson reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $31.00 target price on shares of Douglas Dynamics in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $25.00 target price (down previously from $36.00) on shares of Douglas Dynamics in a research report on Monday, April 8th.

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About Douglas Dynamics

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Douglas Dynamics, Inc operates as a manufacturer and upfitter of commercial work truck attachments and equipment in North America. It operates through two segments, Work Truck Attachments and Work Truck Solutions. The Work Truck Attachments segment manufactures and sells snow and ice control attachments, including snowplows, and sand and salt spreaders for light trucks and heavy duty trucks, as well as various related parts and accessories.

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