Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 12,654 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $129,000.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of WisdomTree Investments by 31.7% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 13,353 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $136,000 after buying an additional 3,212 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its stake in shares of WisdomTree Investments by 3.9% during the second quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 166,748 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $1,694,000 after buying an additional 6,200 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in WisdomTree Investments by 0.9% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 476,715 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $4,849,000 after purchasing an additional 4,419 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its position in WisdomTree Investments by 0.8% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 219,491 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $2,232,000 after purchasing an additional 1,729 shares during the period. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its position in WisdomTree Investments by 17.4% in the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 22,717 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $231,000 after purchasing an additional 3,365 shares during the period. 89.41% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF) opened at $12.66 on Tuesday. WisdomTree Investments, Inc. has a 1-year low of $7.87 and a 1-year high of $12.68. The stock has a market cap of $1,730.00, a PE ratio of 57.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.95 and a beta of 3.16.

WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF) last issued its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The asset manager reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06. WisdomTree Investments had a net margin of 12.98% and a return on equity of 15.47%. The company had revenue of $57.99 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $57.89 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.06 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that WisdomTree Investments, Inc. will post 0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other WisdomTree Investments news, Director Frank Salerno sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.71, for a total value of $585,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 16.10% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on WETF shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of WisdomTree Investments from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 14th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of WisdomTree Investments in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of WisdomTree Investments in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $13.00 price objective for the company. Citigroup restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of WisdomTree Investments in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Northland Securities restated a “hold” rating and issued a $12.00 price objective on shares of WisdomTree Investments in a research report on Sunday, October 29th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.44.

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WisdomTree Investments Company Profile

WisdomTree Investments, Inc is an asset management company that focuses on exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The Company’s family of ETFs includes funds that track its own indexes, funds that track third party indexes and actively managed funds. It operates as an exchange traded products sponsor and asset manager providing investment advisory services in the United States, Europe, Canada and Japan.

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