Vanguard Group Inc. Lowers Position in National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ)

Vanguard Group Inc. lessened its stake in National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZFree Report) by 0.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,702,337 shares of the company’s stock after selling 19,186 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. owned approximately 2.89% of National Beverage worth $127,064,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in National Beverage in the 4th quarter valued at $8,560,000. First Trust Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of National Beverage by 1,343.8% in the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 153,508 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,093,000 after acquiring an additional 142,876 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new stake in shares of National Beverage in the second quarter valued at about $5,156,000. Invesco Ltd. lifted its position in shares of National Beverage by 67.3% during the third quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 210,971 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,920,000 after purchasing an additional 84,870 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in National Beverage by 22.9% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 377,353 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,743,000 after purchasing an additional 70,314 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 23.95% of the company’s stock.

National Beverage Stock Performance

Shares of FIZZ stock opened at $49.64 on Wednesday. National Beverage Corp. has a 52-week low of $43.74 and a 52-week high of $55.12. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $48.66 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $48.29. The company has a market capitalization of $4.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.43 and a beta of 0.84.

National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 7th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter. National Beverage had a return on equity of 38.23% and a net margin of 14.34%. The company had revenue of $270.07 million during the quarter.

National Beverage Company Profile

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National Beverage Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets, and sells a portfolio of sparkling waters, juices, energy drinks, and carbonated soft drinks primarily in the United States and Canada. The company's Power+ brand portfolio offers sparkling water products under the LaCroix, LaCroix C├║rate, and LaCroix NiCola; non-carbonated flavored water under the Clear Fruit; energy drink and shots under the Rip It; juice and juice-based products under Everfresh, Everfresh Premier Varietals, and Mr.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ)

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