Hawkins, Inc. (HWKN) Position Decreased by Two Sigma Investments LP

Two Sigma Investments LP trimmed its stake in Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) by 61.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 9,589 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 15,191 shares during the period. Two Sigma Investments LP owned about 0.09% of Hawkins worth $393,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HWKN. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Hawkins by 2.4% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,445,985 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $59,212,000 after purchasing an additional 33,882 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Hawkins by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 732,629 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $30,368,000 after purchasing an additional 5,394 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its stake in Hawkins by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 732,629 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $30,368,000 after purchasing an additional 5,394 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Hawkins by 0.6% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 611,702 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $25,049,000 after buying an additional 3,624 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in Hawkins by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 173,369 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $7,186,000 after buying an additional 5,955 shares during the last quarter. 58.14% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Hawkins from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 6th.

Shares of HWKN traded up $2.46 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $40.51. The company had a trading volume of 24,471 shares, compared to its average volume of 31,854. The company has a market capitalization of $432.73 million, a PE ratio of 18.18 and a beta of 0.81. Hawkins, Inc. has a 12-month low of $31.00 and a 12-month high of $44.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.40, a current ratio of 2.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37.

Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 6th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $128.15 million for the quarter. Hawkins had a negative net margin of 3.03% and a positive return on equity of 10.22%.

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Hawkins Company Profile

Hawkins, Inc blends, manufactures, and distributes chemicals and other specialty ingredients in the United States and internationaly. It operates in three segments: Industrial, Water Treatment, and Health and Nutrition. It provides industrial chemicals, products, and services to agriculture, chemical processing, electronics, energy, food, pharmaceutical, and plating industries.

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