BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) by 27.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,567 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 549 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in Village Super Market were worth $63,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Citigroup Inc. increased its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 47.4% during the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 2,759 shares of the company’s stock worth $68,000 after purchasing an additional 887 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 105.5% during the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,117 shares of the company’s stock worth $76,000 after purchasing an additional 1,600 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP increased its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 20.5% during the first quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 3,168 shares of the company’s stock worth $87,000 after purchasing an additional 540 shares during the period. Denali Advisors LLC increased its stake in Village Super Market by 43.8% during the 1st quarter. Denali Advisors LLC now owns 4,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 1,340 shares during the period. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System bought a new position in Village Super Market during the 1st quarter worth $202,000. 44.37% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
In other Village Super Market news, Director Peter Lavoy sold 3,000 shares of Village Super Market stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.63, for a total transaction of $76,890.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 38,828 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $995,161.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 30.96% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
NASDAQ VLGEA opened at $27.63 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Village Super Market, Inc. has a twelve month low of $16.48 and a twelve month high of $28.71. The company has a market cap of $388.33 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.71 and a beta of 0.13. The business’s fifty day moving average is $24.70 and its 200 day moving average is $23.09.
Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 3rd. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $458.29 million for the quarter. Village Super Market had a return on equity of 6.96% and a net margin of 1.30%.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 1st.
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 30 ShopRite supermarkets, including 18 located in northern New Jersey, 8 located in southern New Jersey, 2 located in Maryland, 1 located in northeastern Pennsylvania, and 1 in Bronx, New York City.
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