Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE:PIPR) Insider Sells $3,675,609.30 in Stock

Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE:PIPRGet Free Report) insider Jonathan J. Doyle sold 19,987 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $183.90, for a total value of $3,675,609.30. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 176,227 shares in the company, valued at $32,408,145.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Piper Sandler Companies Price Performance

Shares of Piper Sandler Companies stock opened at $183.94 on Friday. Piper Sandler Companies has a one year low of $120.97 and a one year high of $192.67. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $173.72 and its 200 day moving average is $164.73. The stock has a market cap of $3.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.23 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a current ratio of 1.33.

Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE:PIPRGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Friday, February 2nd. The financial services provider reported $4.03 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.61 by $1.42. Piper Sandler Companies had a return on equity of 13.43% and a net margin of 6.33%. The company had revenue of $457.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $370.12 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $3.33 EPS. Piper Sandler Companies’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Piper Sandler Companies will post 11.17 earnings per share for the current year.

Piper Sandler Companies Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 15th. Investors of record on Monday, March 4th will be issued a $0.60 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.30%. Piper Sandler Companies’s dividend payout ratio is currently 48.58%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Northland Securities cut Piper Sandler Companies from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. The Goldman Sachs Group increased their price target on Piper Sandler Companies from $171.00 to $193.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. JMP Securities reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Piper Sandler Companies in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, StockNews.com raised Piper Sandler Companies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday.

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Institutional Investors Weigh In On Piper Sandler Companies

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. GAMMA Investing LLC purchased a new stake in Piper Sandler Companies in the 4th quarter worth $29,000. Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO purchased a new stake in Piper Sandler Companies in the 3rd quarter worth $26,000. DHJJ Financial Advisors Ltd. purchased a new stake in Piper Sandler Companies in the 3rd quarter worth $29,000. West Oak Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Piper Sandler Companies during the fourth quarter valued at about $33,000. Finally, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its position in shares of Piper Sandler Companies by 328.3% during the fourth quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 227 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $30,000 after purchasing an additional 174 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 67.23% of the company’s stock.

About Piper Sandler Companies

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Piper Sandler Companies operates as an investment bank and institutional securities firm that serves corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities, and institutional investors in the United States and internationally. It offers investment banking and institutional sales, trading, and research services for various equity and fixed income products.

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