Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund Purchases 20,900 Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS)

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund raised its stake in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSSGet Rating) by 104.5% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 40,900 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 20,900 shares during the quarter. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund’s holdings in John B. Sanfilippo & Son were worth $3,413,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 41.4% during the 4th quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 23,044 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,078,000 after purchasing an additional 6,752 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son in the first quarter valued at about $117,000. Hightower 6M Holding LLC acquired a new stake in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son in the first quarter valued at about $433,000. Euclidean Technologies Management LLC raised its position in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 5.8% in the first quarter. Euclidean Technologies Management LLC now owns 25,357 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,116,000 after buying an additional 1,390 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dean Capital Management raised its position in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 17.3% in the fourth quarter. Dean Capital Management now owns 25,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,308,000 after buying an additional 3,771 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.13% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 26th.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son Price Performance

John B. Sanfilippo & Son stock opened at $78.52 on Monday. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. has a 12-month low of $67.02 and a 12-month high of $92.10. The stock has a market cap of $905.02 million, a P/E ratio of 14.76 and a beta of 0.30. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $74.50 and a 200 day moving average price of $77.08. The company has a current ratio of 2.31, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son Cuts Dividend

The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 31st. Investors of record on Friday, August 12th were given a dividend of $2.25 per share. This represents a yield of 3%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 11th. John B. Sanfilippo & Son’s payout ratio is currently 14.10%.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son Profile

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John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc, through 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS)

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