Uncommon Cents Investing LLC Grows Position in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

Uncommon Cents Investing LLC raised its position in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEAGet Rating) by 15.0% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 17,680 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the quarter. Uncommon Cents Investing LLC’s holdings in Village Super Market were worth $433,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Denali Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 24.2% in the 1st quarter. Denali Advisors LLC now owns 4,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares during the period. Ritholtz Wealth Management purchased a new position in shares of Village Super Market in the 1st quarter worth about $229,000. Western Standard LLC raised its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 158.6% in the 4th quarter. Western Standard LLC now owns 87,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,044,000 after purchasing an additional 53,599 shares during the period. DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main raised its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 395.4% in the 4th quarter. DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main now owns 23,787 shares of the company’s stock worth $552,000 after purchasing an additional 18,985 shares during the period. Finally, Alberta Investment Management Corp purchased a new position in shares of Village Super Market in the 4th quarter worth about $405,000. Institutional investors own 41.24% of the company’s stock.

Separately, StockNews.com downgraded Village Super Market from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 13th.

Shares of NASDAQ:VLGEA traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $22.77. 1 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 27,951. The firm has a market cap of $331.19 million, a P/E ratio of 14.09 and a beta of 0.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a current ratio of 1.47. Village Super Market, Inc. has a 52-week low of $21.25 and a 52-week high of $25.08. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $23.35 and its 200 day simple moving average is $23.25.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 6th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.39%. Village Super Market’s payout ratio is currently 61.73%.

About Village Super Market (Get Rating)

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; and various natural and organic foods, ethnic and international foods, prepared foods, and pharmacies. The company operates a chain of twenty-nine ShopRite supermarkets, five Fairway Markets, and three Gourmet Garage specialty markets located in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

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