Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) Plans $0.25 Quarterly Dividend

Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEAGet Rating) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 22nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, July 7th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Thursday, July 28th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.46%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 6th.

NASDAQ:VLGEA traded down $0.33 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $22.42. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 33,209 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,913. The stock has a market capitalization of $326.10 million, a P/E ratio of 13.98 and a beta of 0.18. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $23.52 and a 200-day moving average of $23.24. The company has a current ratio of 1.47, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Village Super Market has a 52-week low of $21.25 and a 52-week high of $25.08.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of VLGEA. American Century Companies Inc. increased its holdings in Village Super Market by 27.8% in the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 47,209 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,157,000 after buying an additional 10,282 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Village Super Market by 1.4% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 729,772 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,879,000 after purchasing an additional 9,774 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Village Super Market by 1.0% during the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 697,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,091,000 after purchasing an additional 7,216 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of Village Super Market by 16.2% during the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 47,270 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,158,000 after purchasing an additional 6,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Engineers Gate Manager LP increased its position in shares of Village Super Market by 42.9% during the first quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 21,135 shares of the company’s stock worth $518,000 after purchasing an additional 6,340 shares in the last quarter. 41.24% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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

Village Super Market Company Profile (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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