Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) by 5.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 668,850 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 35,893 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 4.65% of Village Super Market worth $19,704,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Hartford Investment Management Co. bought a new position in shares of Village Super Market during the second quarter worth about $232,000. Bessemer Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 646.2% during the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 9,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $286,000 after buying an additional 8,400 shares in the last quarter. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC grew its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 8.9% during the second quarter. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC now owns 69,062 shares of the company’s stock worth $323,000 after buying an additional 5,633 shares in the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in shares of Village Super Market during the first quarter worth about $413,000. Finally, Martingale Asset Management L P grew its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 85.6% during the second quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 24,504 shares of the company’s stock worth $722,000 after buying an additional 11,300 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 45.60% of the company’s stock.
VLGEA stock opened at $23.94 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.38, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The company has a market capitalization of $390.97 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.74 and a beta of 0.01. Village Super Market, Inc. has a twelve month low of $21.95 and a twelve month high of $31.49.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 3rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.18%.
Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Village Super Market from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 25th.
About Village Super Market
Village Super Market, Inc operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. Its stores feature specialty departments, such as an on-site bakery, an expanded delicatessen, various natural and organic foods, ethnic and international foods, prepared foods, and pharmacies. The company operates a chain of 29 ShopRite supermarkets, including 18 located in northern New Jersey, 8 located in southern New Jersey, 2 located in Maryland, and 1 located in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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