Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) reached -2.47% versus a 1-year low price of $14.59. The stock was last seen -5.01% lower, reaching at $14.23 on 5/23/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $14.86 and $15.08. This company shares are 46.59% off its target price of $20.86 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.2B. The recent change has given its price a -19.09% deficit over SMA 50 and -40.41% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -19.42% declines, -20.5% declines and -25.61% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found FOE’s volatility during a week at 3.27% and during a month it has been found around 3.05%.

Ferro Corporation (FOE) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.28 billion or 0% in FOE stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $179.89 million in Ferro Corporation, which represents roughly 14.99% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.04% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 8,826,334 shares of the stock are valued at $132.22 million. The third largest holder is Wellington Management Group Llp, which currently holds $76.98 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.42% of its market capitalization.

Ferro Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 112 institutional holders increased their position in Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) by some 14,556,355 shares, 95 decreased positions by 10,433,404 and 22 held positions by 60,498,826. That puts total institutional holdings at 85,488,585 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 47 new institutional investments totaling 1,996,611 shares while 26 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,474,553 shares.

Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Ferro Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director SPIZZO ALLEN A has acquired 2,500 shares of Ferro Corporation (FOE) in the trading session dated May. 17, 2019. These shares are worth $38,325 and were traded at $15.33 each. The SEC filing shows that Lorber David A performed a purchase of 2,500 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on May. 14, 2019. The company’s shares were assimilated at $15.51 per share worth to an investment of some $38,775 to the account of Lorber David A.

Director, Ross Andrew M, purchased 7,000 common shares of Ferro Corporation (FOE) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 13, 2019, the shares were bought at an average price of $15.47, giving away a sum of $108,290. After this purchase, 9,000 common shares of FOE are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $128,070.

In the transaction dated May. 09, 2019, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; SPIZZO ALLEN A added a total of 2,500 shares at an average price of $15.9, amounting to approximately $39,750. The insider now directly owns 2,500 shares worth $35,575.

Ferro Corporation (FOE) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 3 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 3 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.12 average brokerage recommendation [T1].