Maxar Technologies Ltd (NYSE:MAXR) shares dropped 6.1% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $17.09 and last traded at $17.12. Approximately 633,614 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 63% from the average daily volume of 388,379 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.24.
MAXR has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Maxar Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective for the company in a report on Saturday, August 4th. TD Securities decreased their price objective on shares of Maxar Technologies from $67.00 to $65.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 1st. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating on shares of Maxar Technologies in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. BMO Capital Markets set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Maxar Technologies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, CIBC cut shares of Maxar Technologies from a “sector outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, November 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Maxar Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $52.90.
The firm has a market cap of $1.06 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.04. The company has a current ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.80.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be issued a $0.283 dividend. This represents a $1.13 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. Maxar Technologies’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 53.05%.
Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Maxar Technologies by 1.1% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,688,044 shares of the company’s stock valued at $88,894,000 after buying an additional 29,611 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp acquired a new position in shares of Maxar Technologies in the second quarter valued at approximately $109,848,000. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Maxar Technologies by 48.1% in the third quarter. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC now owns 1,920,014 shares of the company’s stock valued at $63,495,000 after buying an additional 623,501 shares during the period. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Maxar Technologies by 17.3% in the second quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 1,799,915 shares of the company’s stock valued at $90,307,000 after buying an additional 265,453 shares during the period. Finally, Van Berkom & Associates Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Maxar Technologies by 3.9% in the second quarter. Van Berkom & Associates Inc. now owns 1,182,309 shares of the company’s stock valued at $59,259,000 after buying an additional 44,272 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 84.67% of the company’s stock.
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About Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR)
Maxar Technologies Ltd., a space and geospatial intelligence company, provides satellites, earth imagery, geospatial data, and analytics for the commercial and government customers worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Space Systems, Imagery, and Services. The Space Systems segment supplies space and ground based infrastructure and information solutions, including communication and imaging satellites, payloads and antenna subsystems, space-based and airborne surveillance solutions, and associated ground infrastructure and support services for communications and surveillance and intelligence applications.
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