Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Buys 13,628 Shares of Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEAGet Rating) by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 755,720 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 13,628 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 5.21% of Village Super Market worth $14,608,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of VLGEA. Money Concepts Capital Corp grew its position in Village Super Market by 38.5% during the 3rd quarter. Money Concepts Capital Corp now owns 221,597 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,283,000 after acquiring an additional 61,574 shares during the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP lifted its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 23.7% in the 3rd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 185,023 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,576,000 after purchasing an additional 35,456 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Village Super Market in the 3rd quarter valued at about $349,000. American Century Companies Inc. raised its stake in Village Super Market by 27.8% during the 1st quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 47,209 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,157,000 after buying an additional 10,282 shares during the period. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its stake in Village Super Market by 74.0% during the 2nd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 23,266 shares of the company’s stock worth $531,000 after buying an additional 9,895 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 42.09% of the company’s stock.

Village Super Market Stock Down 0.6 %

Shares of NASDAQ VLGEA opened at $23.51 on Thursday. Village Super Market, Inc. has a 52 week low of $19.09 and a 52 week high of $25.00. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $22.95 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $22.27. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. The company has a market cap of $341.13 million, a P/E ratio of 11.20 and a beta of 0.30.

Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEAGet Rating) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, December 6th. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $519.69 million during the quarter. Village Super Market had a return on equity of 10.54% and a net margin of 1.47%.

Village Super Market Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 5th were paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, January 4th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.25%. Village Super Market’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 47.62%.

Insider Activity

In other news, EVP John Sumas sold 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.20, for a total transaction of $92,800.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 110,422 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,561,790.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders own 64.68% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, TheStreet raised Village Super Market from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 15th.

Village Super Market Profile

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Village Super Market, Inc operates a chain of retail sale of food and nonfood products. The company was founded by Nicholas Sumas and Perry Sumas in 1937 and is headquartered in Springfield, NJ.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

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