D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. Trims Stake in Capital Senior Living Co. (NYSE:CSU)

D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. decreased its position in shares of Capital Senior Living Co. (NYSE:CSU) by 16.6% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 98,449 shares of the company’s stock after selling 19,603 shares during the period. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. owned 0.31% of Capital Senior Living worth $669,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in Capital Senior Living by 5.4% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,365,854 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,089,000 after acquiring an additional 122,133 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Capital Senior Living by 1.1% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,551,144 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,548,000 after acquiring an additional 17,348 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its position in Capital Senior Living by 10.9% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 1,407,322 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,285,000 after acquiring an additional 138,048 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Capital Senior Living by 10.9% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,407,322 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,285,000 after acquiring an additional 138,048 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Peregrine Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Capital Senior Living by 49.7% during the 4th quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC now owns 632,362 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,300,000 after acquiring an additional 210,011 shares during the last quarter. 79.15% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of research firms have weighed in on CSU. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Capital Senior Living from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 5th. Raymond James restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Capital Senior Living in a report on Friday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated an “average” rating and set a $1,300.00 price objective on shares of Capital Senior Living in a report on Friday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $266.30.

In other Capital Senior Living news, Director E. Rodney Hornbake bought 10,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.82 per share, with a total value of $50,128.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 47,225 shares in the company, valued at approximately $227,624.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Ross B. Levin bought 6,826 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $3.84 per share, for a total transaction of $26,211.84. Following the purchase, the director now owns 26,981 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $103,607.04. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have bought 29,426 shares of company stock worth $125,806. Insiders own 18.60% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:CSU traded up $0.21 on Friday, hitting $4.12. 165,063 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 262,940. Capital Senior Living Co. has a one year low of $3.82 and a one year high of $11.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 28.50, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a current ratio of 0.86. The company has a market cap of $128.23 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.90 and a beta of 0.90.

Capital Senior Living (NYSE:CSU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 28th. The company reported ($0.29) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.27) by ($0.02). Capital Senior Living had a negative return on equity of 41.63% and a negative net margin of 11.65%. The company had revenue of $115.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $116.83 million. Equities analysts predict that Capital Senior Living Co. will post -1.32 EPS for the current year.

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Capital Senior Living Profile

Capital Senior Living Corporation develops, owns, operates, and manages senior housing communities in the United States. The company provides senior living services to the elderly, including independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. Its independent living services comprise daily meals, transportation, social and recreational activities, laundry, housekeeping, and 24-hour staffing; and access to health screenings, periodic special services, and dietary and similar programs, as well as exercise and fitness classes.

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