State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Raises Stake in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its position in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEAGet Rating) by 74.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 23,266 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,895 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Village Super Market were worth $531,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of VLGEA. Systematic Financial Management LP boosted its position in Village Super Market by 9.9% in the 1st quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 420,454 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,301,000 after purchasing an additional 37,752 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP boosted its position in Village Super Market by 32.4% in the 2nd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 149,567 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,412,000 after purchasing an additional 36,567 shares in the last quarter. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC boosted its position in Village Super Market by 64.5% in the 2nd quarter. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC now owns 57,581 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,313,000 after purchasing an additional 22,584 shares in the last quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. purchased a new stake in Village Super Market in the 1st quarter worth approximately $268,000. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. boosted its position in Village Super Market by 27.8% in the 1st quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 47,209 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,157,000 after purchasing an additional 10,282 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.68% of the company’s stock.

Village Super Market Trading Up 0.4 %

Shares of NASDAQ:VLGEA opened at $22.84 on Friday. Village Super Market, Inc. has a 1 year low of $19.09 and a 1 year high of $25.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $331.41 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.41 and a beta of 0.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 1.50 and a quick ratio of 1.23. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $21.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.27.

Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEAGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 4th. The company reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Village Super Market had a return on equity of 9.76% and a net margin of 1.30%. The firm had revenue of $527.50 million for the quarter.

Village Super Market Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 6th were given a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 5th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.38%. Village Super Market’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 54.35%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. TheStreet upgraded Village Super Market from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th. StockNews.com upgraded Village Super Market from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 20th.

About Village Super Market

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Village Super Market, Inc operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. It offers grocery, meat, produce, dairy, deli, seafood, prepared foods, bakery and frozen foods, health and beauty care, general merchandise, liquor, and pharmacy products through retail and online stores. The company operates a chain of 34 supermarkets under the ShopRite and Fairway banners in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Pennsylvania; and four the Gourmet Garage specialty markets in New York City.

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