Short Interest in G. Willi-Food International Ltd. (NASDAQ:WILC) Expands By 85.7%

G. Willi-Food International Ltd. (NASDAQ:WILCGet Rating) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,300 shares, a growth of 85.7% from the April 30th total of 700 shares. Currently, 0.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 2,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days.

G. Willi-Food International Price Performance

G. Willi-Food International stock opened at $12.83 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $177.95 million, a PE ratio of 17.11 and a beta of 0.73. The company’s 50-day moving average is $13.43 and its 200-day moving average is $14.12. G. Willi-Food International has a fifty-two week low of $12.00 and a fifty-two week high of $17.91.

G. Willi-Food International (NASDAQ:WILCGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, March 22nd. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $38.52 million during the quarter. G. Willi-Food International had a net margin of 7.32% and a return on equity of 6.99%.

G. Willi-Food International Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a Thrice Yearly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 4th were issued a dividend of $0.59 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 8.5%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, April 3rd. G. Willi-Food International’s payout ratio is 236.00%.

Institutional Trading of G. Willi-Food International

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Spire Wealth Management boosted its holdings in shares of G. Willi-Food International by 125.1% during the 1st quarter. Spire Wealth Management now owns 2,838 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,000 after buying an additional 1,577 shares during the period. Y.D. More Investments Ltd bought a new stake in G. Willi-Food International in the 4th quarter valued at about $68,000. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in G. Willi-Food International in the 4th quarter valued at about $210,000. Institutional investors own 5.00% of the company’s stock.

G. Willi-Food International Company Profile

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G. Willi Food International Ltd. is engaged in the provision of kosher food products. It engages in the development, import, export, marketing, and distribution of a variety of food products to supermarkets and retail chains worldwide, through its subsidiaries. The company was founded in January 1994 and is headquartered in Yavne, Israel.

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