Franklin Resources Inc. maintained its stake in shares of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 80,000 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. owned 1.73% of Graham Holdings worth $47,972,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Oakbrook Investments LLC raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings by 1.7% in the second quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 356 shares of the company’s stock worth $213,000 after purchasing an additional 6 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings by 0.7% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,104 shares of the company’s stock worth $662,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings by 3.0% in the first quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 691 shares of the company’s stock worth $414,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings by 7.2% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 370 shares of the company’s stock worth $222,000 after purchasing an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Graham Holdings by 0.8% in the second quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 3,610 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,168,000 after purchasing an additional 27 shares during the last quarter. 69.09% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Several analysts have recently commented on GHC shares. BidaskClub downgraded Graham Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. TheStreet downgraded Graham Holdings from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Shares of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE GHC) opened at 562.80 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $580.84 and its 200-day moving average price is $590.34. Graham Holdings Company has a 12 month low of $440.55 and a 12 month high of $615.85.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 17th will be given a $1.27 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 16th. This represents a $5.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.90%. Graham Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 21.48%.

Graham Holdings Profile

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 (NYSE:GHC)

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