Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT)’s stock price passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $23.75 and traded as high as $28.42. Collectors Universe shares last traded at $28.01, with a volume of 909 shares.

Separately, ValuEngine cut Collectors Universe from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd.

The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $28.40 and a 200-day simple moving average of $23.75. The stock has a market cap of $257.64 million, a PE ratio of 21.81 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 1.73 and a quick ratio of 1.60.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 28th. The business services provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Collectors Universe had a return on equity of 62.90% and a net margin of 15.24%. The firm had revenue of $19.78 million during the quarter.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 29th. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in Collectors Universe by 69.8% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $45,000 after purchasing an additional 904 shares in the last quarter. Selective Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Collectors Universe in the 3rd quarter worth about $181,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Collectors Universe in the 2nd quarter worth about $298,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP boosted its stake in Collectors Universe by 15.3% in the 2nd quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 15,100 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $322,000 after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Collectors Universe in the 2nd quarter worth about $342,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.42% of the company’s stock.

About Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT)

Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs, and historical and sports memorabilia in the United States. It operates through three segments: Coins, Trading Cards and Autographs, and Other High-End Collectibles.

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