Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) Director Peter Lavoy sold 3,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.63, for a total value of $76,890.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 38,828 shares of the company's stock, valued at $995,161.64. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of NASDAQ:VLGEA traded down $0.02 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $27.61. 661 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 53,930. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.17. Village Super Market, Inc. has a 52-week low of $16.48 and a 52-week high of $28.71. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $24.63 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $23.08. The company has a market capitalization of $388.33 million, a PE ratio of 17.71 and a beta of 0.13.
Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 3rd. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Village Super Market had a return on equity of 6.96% and a net margin of 1.30%. The business had revenue of $458.29 million during the quarter.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 2nd will be given 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.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Village Super Market from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, June 11th.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in Village Super Market by 5.9% during the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 690,900 shares of the company's stock worth $16,029,000 after buying an additional 38,400 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in shares of Village Super Market by 5.3% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 617,327 shares of the company's stock valued at $15,175,000 after purchasing an additional 30,819 shares during the last quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP grew its position in shares of Village Super Market by 111.6% in the first quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 368,630 shares of the company's stock valued at $9,061,000 after purchasing an additional 194,445 shares during the last quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. grew its position in shares of Village Super Market by 1.7% in the first quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 284,338 shares of the company's stock valued at $6,989,000 after purchasing an additional 4,812 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp grew its position in shares of Village Super Market by 45.4% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 260,954 shares of the company's stock valued at $6,414,000 after purchasing an additional 81,425 shares during the last quarter. 44.37% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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