AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) Director Everett V. Pizzuti sold 5,000 shares of AstroNova stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.06, for a total transaction of $70,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 64,453 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $906,209.18. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Shares of AstroNova, Inc. (ALOT) traded down $0.50 on Tuesday, reaching $14.05. 12,600 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,849. The company has a current ratio of 3.85, a quick ratio of 2.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. The firm has a market capitalization of $98.10, a PE ratio of 29.69 and a beta of -0.01. AstroNova, Inc. has a one year low of $11.00 and a one year high of $15.65.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 12th. AstroNova’s payout ratio is currently 57.14%.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in AstroNova by 8.8% during the second quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 146,572 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,920,000 after acquiring an additional 11,799 shares during the last quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of AstroNova by 83.9% in the second quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 257,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $3,326,000 after buying an additional 117,624 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of AstroNova by 22.7% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 350,261 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $4,588,000 after buying an additional 64,800 shares during the last quarter. MML Investors Services LLC raised its position in shares of AstroNova by 0.5% in the second quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 51,654 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $666,000 after buying an additional 267 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of AstroNova by 1.1% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 514,730 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,743,000 after buying an additional 5,599 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 55.85% of the company’s stock.
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AstroNova, Inc, formerly Astro-Med, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems. The Company operates through two segments: QuickLabel and Test & Measurement (T&M). The Company offers both hardware and software, which incorporate technologies in order to acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats.
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