Swiss National Bank grew its holdings in shares of Seaboard Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:SEB – Get Rating) by 1.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 700 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 13 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank’s holdings in Seaboard were worth $2,643,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the business. MetLife Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in Seaboard in the 1st quarter worth approximately $25,000. Signaturefd LLC increased its stake in Seaboard by 37.5% in the 4th quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 22 shares of the company’s stock worth $83,000 after purchasing an additional 6 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. increased its stake in Seaboard by 36.4% in the 1st quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 30 shares of the company’s stock worth $126,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares during the period. Captrust Financial Advisors increased its stake in Seaboard by 30.3% in the 2nd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 43 shares of the company’s stock worth $167,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the period. Finally, Retirement Planning Group purchased a new position in Seaboard in the 4th quarter worth approximately $200,000. Institutional investors own 18.11% of the company’s stock.
Wall Street Analyst Weigh In
Separately, StockNews.com raised Seaboard from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 28th.
Seaboard Price Performance
Seaboard Announces Dividend
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a $2.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 12th. This represents a $9.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.24%. Seaboard’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1.80%.
Seaboard Company Profile
Seaboard Corp. engages in hog production and pork processing in the U.S., commodity trading and grain processing in Africa and South America, cargo shipping services in the U.S., Caribbean and Central and South America, sugar and alcohol production in Argentina, and electric power generation in the Dominican Republic.
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