Swiss National Bank Has $5.35 Million Stock Position in J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ:JJSF)

Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ:JJSFGet Rating) by 6.1% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 38,300 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank’s holdings in J&J Snack Foods were worth $5,349,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in J&J Snack Foods by 0.9% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,306,255 shares of the company’s stock valued at $357,699,000 after buying an additional 20,908 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in J&J Snack Foods by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,513,929 shares of the company’s stock valued at $234,811,000 after buying an additional 14,425 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its stake in J&J Snack Foods by 4.9% in the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 515,174 shares of the company’s stock valued at $80,224,000 after buying an additional 23,970 shares during the last quarter. Ophir Asset Management Pty Ltd acquired a new position in J&J Snack Foods in the 2nd quarter valued at about $15,624,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in J&J Snack Foods by 0.3% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 385,465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $59,785,000 after buying an additional 1,207 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.89% of the company’s stock.

J&J Snack Foods Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:JJSF opened at $160.41 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.45, a current ratio of 2.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The firm has a market cap of $3.08 billion, a PE ratio of 65.21 and a beta of 0.49. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $141.97 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $138.78. J&J Snack Foods Corp. has a 12-month low of $117.45 and a 12-month high of $165.78.

J&J Snack Foods Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 10th. Investors of record on Monday, December 19th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 16th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. J&J Snack Foods’s dividend payout ratio is 113.82%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

JJSF has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of J&J Snack Foods from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Tuesday. CL King increased their target price on shares of J&J Snack Foods from $165.00 to $180.00 in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Finally, StockNews.com upgraded shares of J&J Snack Foods from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th.

About J&J Snack Foods

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J&J Snack Foods Corp. manufactures, markets, and distributes nutritional snack foods and beverages to the food service and retail supermarket industries in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It operates in three segments: Food Service, Retail Supermarkets, and Frozen Beverages. The company offers soft pretzels under the SUPERPRETZEL, PRETZEL FILLERS, PRETZELFILS, GOURMET TWISTS, MR.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for J&J Snack Foods (NASDAQ:JJSF)

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