1,133 Shares in AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) Purchased by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. bought a new stake in AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 1,133 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $372,000.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of UHAL. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in AMERCO by 7.6% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 34,135 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $12,157,000 after buying an additional 2,400 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its stake in AMERCO by 152.0% during the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,328 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $474,000 after buying an additional 801 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its stake in AMERCO by 9.1% during the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 73,778 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $26,313,000 after buying an additional 6,183 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in AMERCO by 4.4% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 381,896 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $136,202,000 after buying an additional 16,020 shares during the period. Finally, FMR LLC grew its stake in AMERCO by 9.7% during the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,020 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $2,504,000 after buying an additional 620 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 37.54% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have issued reports on UHAL. ValuEngine downgraded shares of AMERCO from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 4th. TheStreet downgraded shares of AMERCO from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, March 25th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of AMERCO from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 26th.

Shares of UHAL stock traded down $1.75 on Friday, hitting $368.02. The stock had a trading volume of 16,599 shares, compared to its average volume of 31,250. The company has a market capitalization of $7.22 billion, a PE ratio of 23.44 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a current ratio of 2.80, a quick ratio of 2.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. AMERCO has a 52-week low of $316.00 and a 52-week high of $387.95.

AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The transportation company reported $4.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.55 by $0.46. The business had revenue of $919.09 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $866.87 million. AMERCO had a net margin of 10.02% and a return on equity of 10.27%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.34 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that AMERCO will post 18.04 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were paid a $0.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 20th.

In other news, General Counsel Respino Laurence J. De sold 86 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $375.20, for a total value of $32,267.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 42.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About AMERCO

AMERCO operates as a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator for household and commercial goods in the United States and Canada. The company's Moving and Storage segment rents trucks, trailers, portable moving and storage units, specialty rental items, and self-storage spaces primarily to the household movers; and sells moving supplies, towing accessories, and propane.

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