John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) Increases Dividend to $0.60 Per Share

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) declared an annual dividend on Wednesday, July 10th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 6th will be given a dividend of 0.60 per share on Tuesday, August 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 5th. This is a positive change from John B. Sanfilippo & Son’s previous annual dividend of $0.55.

NASDAQ JBSS opened at $80.69 on Friday. John B. Sanfilippo & Son has a 52 week low of $53.12 and a 52 week high of $83.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 2.13. The business’s fifty day moving average is $78.93. The stock has a market cap of $919.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.80 and a beta of 1.05.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 1st. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.24. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a return on equity of 14.35% and a net margin of 3.88%. The business had revenue of $201.83 million for the quarter.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on JBSS. Sidoti began coverage on shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son in a report on Monday, April 1st. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of BankFinancial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 9th.

In related news, insider Howard Brandeisky sold 6,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.23, for a total value of $475,380.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 11,517 shares in the company, valued at approximately $912,491.91. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Frank S. Pellegrino sold 772 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.00, for a total transaction of $60,988.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 17,767 shares in the company, valued at $1,403,593. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 28,673 shares of company stock worth $2,259,370. 22.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son Company Profile

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc, together with its subsidiary, JBSS Ventures, LLC, processes and distributes tree nuts and peanuts in the United States. The company offers raw and processed nuts, including almonds, pecans, peanuts, black walnuts, English walnuts, cashews, macadamia nuts, pistachios, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, and filberts in various styles and seasonings.

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Dividend History for John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS)

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