On the 31st of December, Royce & Associates bought 436 thousand Luna Innovations Inc (NASDAQ:) shares for $4.3 million at an average price of $9.88 per share.
Shares of Luna Innovations Inc are up 13.26% since the transaction.
Royce & Associates’s holding in Luna Innovations Inc increased to about 2 million shares with the purchase.
Royce & Associates first bought Luna Innovations Inc stock in the second quarter of 2019.
Royce & Associates also owns Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:), Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:), Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:) and Hexcel Corp (NYSE:).
Luna Innovations Inc is its number one position by number of shares and market value among aerospace & defense stocks.
In contrast, Citigroup (NYSE:) reduced LUNA shares.
Royce & Associates has also recently added to their share in CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (NYSE:).
Royce & Associates also reduced their share in Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC), Century Casinos , Inc. (NASDAQ:), Intevac , Inc. (NASDAQ:), Haynes International, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Kimball International, Inc. (KBAL), Insteel Industries , Inc. (NASDAQ:), FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO), Bowl America, Inc. (BWL.A), Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:), Frequency Electronics, Inc. (FEIM), Miller Industries, Inc. (MLR), Synalloy Corporation (SYNL), LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS), Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC), Universal Stainless & Alloy Pro (USAP), GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:), Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (TSBK), Northrim BanCorp Inc (NRIM), Gencor Industries Inc. (GENC), Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:), New Home Company Inc. (The) (NWHM) and SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc . (NYSE:).
The total value of the shares sold is estimated at around $79 million.
In addition, Royce & Associates increased their share in Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC), Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ:), Shoe Carnival , Inc. (NASDAQ:), National Presto Industries, Inc (NPK), John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS), Hooker Furniture Corporation (NASDAQ:), Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:), Forrester Research , Inc. (NASDAQ:), PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (RELL), Seneca Foods Corp. (SENEA), Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (FBSS), AstroNova, Inc. (ALOT), Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (FLXS), IntriCon Corporation (IIN), Mesa Laboratories , Inc. (NASDAQ:), America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:), EVI Industries, Inc. (EVI), Iteris , Inc. (NASDAQ:), Aviat Networks , Inc. (NASDAQ:), Silvercrest Asset Management Gr (SAMG), Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:), MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSE:), SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ:), International Money Express, In (NASDAQ:), RA Medical Systems Inc (RMED) and OneWater Marine Inc. (NASDAQ:).
The total value of the shares bought is estimated at around $117 million.