WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) Director Rebecca L. Owen Buys 9,250 Shares

WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) Director Rebecca L. Owen bought 9,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 16th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $16.30 per share, for a total transaction of $150,775.00.

NASDAQ:WSC traded up $0.18 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $15.98. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,675 shares, compared to its average volume of 397,101. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 84.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 13.48 and a beta of 1.84. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $14.64 and a 200-day moving average of $13.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.50. WillScot Corp has a 52-week low of $8.21 and a 52-week high of $18.19.

WillScot (NASDAQ:WSC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 1st. The company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $266.13 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $262.74 million. WillScot had a positive return on equity of 0.55% and a negative net margin of 6.66%. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that WillScot Corp will post 0.08 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently commented on WSC shares. DA Davidson started coverage on WillScot in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered WillScot from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.93.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of WSC. Zazove Associates LLC grew its holdings in shares of WillScot by 2,457.5% during the second quarter. Zazove Associates LLC now owns 2,500,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $193,000 after purchasing an additional 2,402,248 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of WillScot by 75.2% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,355,970 shares of the company’s stock worth $59,398,000 after purchasing an additional 2,299,370 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of WillScot by 24.8% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,291,491 shares of the company’s stock worth $49,503,000 after purchasing an additional 653,251 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in shares of WillScot by 8.8% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 6,850,682 shares of the company’s stock worth $75,973,000 after purchasing an additional 553,033 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rubric Capital Management LP grew its holdings in shares of WillScot by 23.2% during the first quarter. Rubric Capital Management LP now owns 2,676,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,677,000 after purchasing an additional 504,262 shares during the last quarter. 46.68% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

WillScot Company Profile

Willscot Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in the provision of modular space and portable storage markets. Its services include furniture rental, transportation and logistics, storage & facilities services and commercial real estate. The company was founded by Albert Vaughn Williams in 1944 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

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