Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY lowered its position in shares of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC) by 0.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,328 shares of the company’s stock after selling 9 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY’s holdings in Graham Holdings Company were worth $2,595,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings Company by 9.1% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 1,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $719,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings Company by 7.8% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 855 shares of the company’s stock worth $513,000 after buying an additional 62 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings Company by 18.0% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 615 shares of the company’s stock worth $369,000 after buying an additional 94 shares during the period. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE purchased a new stake in shares of Graham Holdings Company during the first quarter worth $210,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings Company by 13.1% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 4,650 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,381,000 after buying an additional 537 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 74.46% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE GHC) opened at 599.90 on Monday. Graham Holdings Company has a 12 month low of $440.55 and a 12 month high of $615.85. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $598.15 and its 200-day moving average price is $567.66.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 19th will be paid a $1.27 dividend. This represents a $5.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 17th. Graham Holdings Company’s payout ratio is currently 18.85%.

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Separately, BidaskClub lowered Graham Holdings Company from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th.

About Graham Holdings Company

Graham Holdings Company, formerly The Washington Post Company, is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable television systems, and online, print and local TV news. The Company owns Kaplan, a provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC)

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