AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $394.91 and last traded at $391.33, with a volume of 42024 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $387.90.

UHAL has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded AMERCO from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, May 4th. ValuEngine cut AMERCO from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 4th. Finally, TheStreet cut AMERCO from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, March 25th.

The firm has a market capitalization of $7.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.93 and a beta of 0.82. The company has a quick ratio of 2.62, a current ratio of 2.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03.

In other AMERCO news, General Counsel Respino Laurence J. De sold 86 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $375.20, for a total value of $32,267.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 42.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of AMERCO by 0.7% in the 4th quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 406,449 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $133,361,000 after buying an additional 2,917 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of AMERCO by 209.5% during the 4th quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 2,030 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $666,000 after purchasing an additional 1,374 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of AMERCO by 4.3% during the 4th quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 13,073 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $4,289,000 after purchasing an additional 535 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of AMERCO by 7.0% during the 3rd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 10,579 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $3,773,000 after purchasing an additional 695 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of AMERCO by 19.9% during the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 98,234 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $32,214,000 after purchasing an additional 16,333 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 37.64% of the company’s stock.

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AMERCO Company Profile (NASDAQ:UHAL)

AMERCO operates as a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator for household and commercial goods in the United States and Canada. The company's Moving and Storage segment rents trucks, trailers, portable moving and storage units, specialty rental items, and self-storage spaces primarily to the household movers; and sells moving supplies, towing accessories, and propane.

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