Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) President David G. Hall sold 6,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.42, for a total transaction of $171,730.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 423,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,188,843.58. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Collectors Universe, Inc. (CLCT) traded down $0.13 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $25.99. The company had a trading volume of 41,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 30,627. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 1.50 and a quick ratio of 1.26. The company has a market capitalization of $228.83, a P/E ratio of 21.41 and a beta of 0.90. Collectors Universe, Inc. has a 12-month low of $18.53 and a 12-month high of $28.83.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $19.75 million during the quarter. Collectors Universe had a return on equity of 70.02% and a net margin of 14.24%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.35 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.39%. Collectors Universe’s payout ratio is currently 114.75%.

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Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Collectors Universe by 1.5% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 287,924 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $7,515,000 after acquiring an additional 4,268 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Collectors Universe in the first quarter valued at about $206,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Collectors Universe by 14.2% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 67,829 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,685,000 after acquiring an additional 8,418 shares in the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new stake in shares of Collectors Universe in the second quarter valued at about $385,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Collectors Universe by 6.6% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 251,841 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,573,000 after acquiring an additional 15,524 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.94% of the company’s stock.

About Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.

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