Alpine Associates Management Inc. boosted its stake in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) by 24.7% in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 3,483,498 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after acquiring an additional 689,383 shares during the period. Oclaro accounts for about 0.9% of Alpine Associates Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 28th biggest position. Alpine Associates Management Inc.’s holdings in Oclaro were worth $31,142,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL bought a new stake in shares of Oclaro in the third quarter worth about $133,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its holdings in shares of Oclaro by 109.5% in the third quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 18,153 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $162,000 after acquiring an additional 9,487 shares in the last quarter. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust bought a new stake in shares of Oclaro in the second quarter worth about $179,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Oclaro in the second quarter worth about $266,000. Finally, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V. bought a new stake in shares of Oclaro in the third quarter worth about $267,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.09% of the company’s stock.
NASDAQ:OCLR opened at $7.54 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.14, a PEG ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 0.61. Oclaro Inc has a 52-week low of $5.61 and a 52-week high of $10.20.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on OCLR shares. BidaskClub downgraded Oclaro from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 6th. ValuEngine upgraded Oclaro from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Oclaro from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.48.
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Oclaro, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets optical components, modules, and subsystems for the long-haul, metro, and data center markets worldwide. The company's products generate, detect, combine, and separate light signals in optical communications networks. It offers client side transceivers, including pluggable transceivers; line side transceivers; tunable laser transmitters, such as discrete lasers and co-packaged laser modulators; lithium niobate modulators to manipulate the phase or the amplitude of an optical signal; transponder modules for transmitter and receiver functions; and discrete lasers and receivers for metro and long-haul applications.
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