James Hardie Industries stock traded up $0.89 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $27.48. The stock had a trading volume of 69,477 shares, compared to its average volume of 74,162. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. James Hardie Industries has a 52-week low of $26.02 and a 52-week high of $41.85. The firm has a market cap of $12.24 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.32 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a fifty day moving average of $30.40 and a 200 day moving average of $34.93.
Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in shares of James Hardie Industries by 18.9% during the fourth quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,286 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $93,000 after purchasing an additional 363 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. raised its holdings in shares of James Hardie Industries by 150.7% during the first quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 2,472 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $74,000 after purchasing an additional 1,486 shares during the last quarter. Forum Financial Management LP purchased a new position in shares of James Hardie Industries during the fourth quarter worth $260,000. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of James Hardie Industries during the first quarter worth $215,000. Finally, Millennium Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of James Hardie Industries during the third quarter worth $318,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 17.17% of the company’s stock.
About James Hardie Industries (Get Rating)
James Hardie Industries plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fiber cement, fiber gypsum, and cement bonded building products for interior and exterior building construction applications primarily in the United States, Australia, Europe, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Canada.
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