AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 20th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of 0.07 per share by the business services provider on Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 12th.

Shares of AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) traded up $0.40 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $14.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,789. AstroNova has a one year low of $11.00 and a one year high of $15.65. The stock has a market cap of $97.43, a P/E ratio of 29.49 and a beta of -0.01. The company has a quick ratio of 2.37, a current ratio of 3.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12.

In other AstroNova news, Director Everett V. Pizzuti sold 5,000 shares of AstroNova stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.50, for a total value of $67,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 74,453 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,005,115.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold a total of 15,000 shares of company stock worth $206,150 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 14.50% of the company’s stock.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in AstroNova stock. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) by 8.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 30,432 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,478 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned 0.45% of AstroNova worth $393,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 55.85% of the company’s stock.

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About AstroNova

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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