GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) enjoyed a 6.35% run-up in share price since hitting record low of $9.6. The stock managed 3.03% rise and now stands at $10.21 as of 5/24/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $9.96 and $10.25. This company shares are 68.95% off its target price of $17.25 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.97B. The recent change has given its price a -18.5% deficit over SMA 50 and -56% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -12.59% declines, -31.93% declines and -25.71% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found EAF’s volatility during a week at 4.98% and during a month it has been found around 4.56%.

GrafTech International Ltd. (EAF) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $3.07 billion or 0% in EAF stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Brookfield Asset Management Inc. owns $2.34 billion in GrafTech International Ltd., which represents roughly 78.87% of the company’s market cap and approximately 76.38% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 5,957,749 shares of the stock are valued at $60.83 million. The third largest holder is Boston Partners, which currently holds $53.48 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 1.8% of its market capitalization.

GrafTech International Ltd. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 109 institutional holders increased their position in GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) by some 17,039,399 shares, 72 decreased positions by 7,557,582 and 10 held positions by 275,796,984. That puts total institutional holdings at 300,393,965 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 36 new institutional investments totaling 9,080,840 shares while 27 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,543,355 shares.

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. GrafTech International Ltd. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director, 10% Owner BCP GP Ltd has sold 34,688,311 shares of GrafTech International Ltd. (EAF) in the trading session dated Aug. 13, 2018. These shares are worth $685,094,142 and were traded at $19.75 each. The SEC filing shows that Taccone Anthony R. performed a purchase of 2,250 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 04, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $18.92 per share worth to an investment of some $42,570 to the account of Taccone Anthony R..

Director, Taccone Anthony R., purchased 1,500 common shares of GrafTech International Ltd. (EAF) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 22, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $19.67, giving away a sum of $29,505. After this purchase, 1,500 common shares of EAF are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $15,315.

In the transaction dated Apr. 26, 2018, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Director, 10% Owner; BCP GP Ltd disposed a total of 3,097,525 shares at an average price of $15, amounting to approximately $46,462,875. The insider now directly owns 264,128,395 shares worth $2,697,000,000.

GrafTech International Ltd. (EAF) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.6 average brokerage recommendation [T1].