Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $21.56 and last traded at $21.53, with a volume of 30,127 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $20.63.

The stock has a market cap of $191.40 million and a PE ratio of 24.50. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $19.85 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.57.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company earned $17.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16 million.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a $0.35 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 10th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.51%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Collectors Universe stock. Royce & Associates LLC increased its stake in Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) by 6.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 158,500 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LLC owned 1.78% of Collectors Universe worth $2,457,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other high-end collectibles.

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