XPEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:XPEL) CEO Ryan Pape Sells 8,000 Shares

XPEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:XPELGet Rating) CEO Ryan Pape sold 8,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.26, for a total transaction of $506,080.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 1,161,389 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $73,469,468.14. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

XPEL Stock Performance

Shares of XPEL stock opened at $61.35 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.66, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $67.80 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $55.84. XPEL, Inc. has a 1-year low of $39.80 and a 1-year high of $87.01. The company has a market cap of $1.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 49.88 and a beta of 2.02.

XPEL (NASDAQ:XPELGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $83.89 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $77.31 million. XPEL had a net margin of 11.63% and a return on equity of 39.82%. As a group, analysts anticipate that XPEL, Inc. will post 1.59 EPS for the current year.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On XPEL

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of XPEL by 118.5% during the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 601 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,000 after purchasing an additional 326 shares in the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of XPEL during the 2nd quarter worth about $32,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of XPEL during the 1st quarter worth about $51,000. KBC Group NV bought a new position in XPEL in the 2nd quarter valued at about $63,000. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its position in XPEL by 20.2% in the 4th quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 3,207 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,000 after acquiring an additional 538 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 58.78% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research firms recently weighed in on XPEL. Craig Hallum increased their price objective on XPEL to $90.00 in a report on Monday, August 15th. TheStreet upgraded XPEL from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th.

About XPEL

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XPEL, Inc manufactures, sells, distributes, and installs after-market automotive products. The company offers automotive surface and paint protection films, headlight protection, and automotive and architectural window films, as well as proprietary software. It also provides merchandise and apparel; ceramic coatings; and tools and accessories, which includes squeegees and microfiber towels, application fluids, plotter cutters, knives, and other products.

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