Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH – Get Rating) by 17.3% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 6,100 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 900 shares during the quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Sally Beauty were worth $95,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC acquired a new position in shares of Sally Beauty in the first quarter worth about $66,000. National Bank of Canada FI acquired a new stake in Sally Beauty during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $126,000. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd acquired a new stake in Sally Beauty during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $165,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Sally Beauty during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $254,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in Sally Beauty by 23.1% during the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 15,230 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $281,000 after buying an additional 2,857 shares in the last quarter.
Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades
SBH has been the topic of several research reports. Morgan Stanley cut Sally Beauty from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $19.00 to $12.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 16th. Cowen cut their price objective on Sally Beauty from $30.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Friday, May 6th. Cowen lowered their target price on Sally Beauty from $30.00 to $20.00 in a report on Friday, May 6th. Oppenheimer lowered Sally Beauty from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday,