Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) CFO William George III Purchases 1,000 Shares

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) CFO William George III bought 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 12th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $40.59 per share, for a total transaction of $40,590.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 57,462 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,332,382.58. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

William George III also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, August 14th, William George III bought 1,000 shares of Comfort Systems USA stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $37.47 per share, for a total transaction of $37,470.00.
  • On Monday, July 29th, William George III bought 2,500 shares of Comfort Systems USA stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $41.39 per share, for a total transaction of $103,475.00.

Shares of FIX stock opened at $41.27 on Friday. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $39.76 and its 200 day moving average price is $48.84. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. has a 1-year low of $36.27 and a 1-year high of $59.83. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.51 billion, a PE ratio of 13.76, a P/E/G ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 1.35.

Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 25th. The construction company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by ($0.21). Comfort Systems USA had a return on equity of 21.15% and a net margin of 4.54%. The business had revenue of $650.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $676.49 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.79 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 21.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Comfort Systems USA, Inc. will post 2.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 12th were issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, August 9th. Comfort Systems USA’s dividend payout ratio is presently 13.33%.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. King Luther Capital Management Corp grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 80.4% during the second quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp now owns 31,363 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,599,000 after acquiring an additional 13,973 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 1.3% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,584,643 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $69,216,000 after acquiring an additional 20,036 shares during the period. Bogle Investment Management L P DE grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 2.8% during the second quarter. Bogle Investment Management L P DE now owns 18,410 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $939,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 46.1% during the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,062 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $54,000 after acquiring an additional 335 shares during the period. Finally, Mason Street Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Comfort Systems USA by 2.6% during the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 11,841 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $620,000 after acquiring an additional 304 shares during the period. 91.49% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on FIX shares. DA Davidson raised Comfort Systems USA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $57.00 to $52.00 in a report on Monday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Comfort Systems USA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 30th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Comfort Systems USA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, July 27th.

About Comfort Systems USA

Comfort Systems USA, Inc provides mechanical installation, renovation, maintenance, repair, and replacement services for the mechanical services industry in the United States. It is involved in the design, engineering, integration, installation, and start-up of mechanical and related systems; and maintenance, repair, replacement, renovation, expansion, reconfiguration, and monitoring of mechanical systems, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, as well as plumbing, piping and controls, off-site construction, electrical, monitoring, and fire protection.

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