CWM Advisors LLC Raises Position in Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:SCU)

CWM Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:SCU) by 12.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,776 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,230 shares during the quarter. CWM Advisors LLC’s holdings in Sculptor Capital Management were worth $433,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in SCU. North Run Capital LP bought a new stake in Sculptor Capital Management in the 4th quarter worth $2,671,000. Full18 Capital LLC bought a new stake in Sculptor Capital Management in the 4th quarter worth $2,670,000. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in Sculptor Capital Management in the 1st quarter worth $3,666,000. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund boosted its stake in shares of Sculptor Capital Management by 42.0% during the 4th quarter. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund now owns 260,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,964,000 after purchasing an additional 77,100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Sculptor Capital Management by 5.8% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,262,455 shares of the company’s stock valued at $19,190,000 after purchasing an additional 69,129 shares in the last quarter. 20.26% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE SCU opened at $24.89 on Thursday. Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. has a 1 year low of $9.10 and a 1 year high of $27.11. The stock has a market cap of $1.41 billion, a P/E ratio of -12.51 and a beta of 1.47. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $22.62 and a 200 day moving average of $18.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.31, a current ratio of 1.71 and a quick ratio of 1.71.

Sculptor Capital Management (NYSE:SCU) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 11th. The company reported $6.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.11 by $3.99. The business had revenue of $599.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $479.70 million. Sculptor Capital Management had a net margin of 1.22% and a return on equity of 74.87%. Research analysts expect that Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. will post 1.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 18th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 17th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.82%. Sculptor Capital Management’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 302.25%.

In other Sculptor Capital Management news, COO Wayne Cohen sold 9,239 shares of Sculptor Capital Management stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.71, for a total value of $200,578.69. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 9.39% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Sculptor Capital Management from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 29th.

Sculptor Capital Management Profile

Sculptor Capital Management, Inc is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides investment advisory services to its clients. It primarily caters to institutional investors, which include pension funds, fund-of-funds, foundations and endowments, corporations and other institutions, private banks and family offices.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sculptor Capital Management (NYSE:SCU)

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