Martingale Asset Management L P raised its holdings in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 28,710 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Martingale Asset Management L P owned approximately 0.20% of Village Super Market worth $745,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of VLGEA. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in shares of Village Super Market in the 2nd quarter valued at $216,000. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust acquired a new stake in shares of Village Super Market in the 2nd quarter valued at $259,000. Cigna Investments Inc. New acquired a new stake in shares of Village Super Market in the 2nd quarter valued at $266,000. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 12,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $311,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Village Super Market by 6.2% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 32,606 shares of the company’s stock valued at $846,000 after purchasing an additional 1,903 shares in the last quarter. 42.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Shares of Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) opened at 24.01 on Monday. Village Super Market, Inc. has a one year low of $22.43 and a one year high of $36.42. The firm has a market capitalization of $346.15 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.93 and a beta of 0.32. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $23.72 and a 200-day moving average of $25.26.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 4th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.16%. Village Super Market’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 57.80%.

In related news, VP John Sumas sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.32, for a total value of $121,600.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 123,205 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,996,345.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP William Sumas sold 4,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.00, for a total transaction of $122,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 305,662 shares in the company, valued at $7,947,212. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 11,700 shares of company stock valued at $293,140 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 40.12% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Village Super Market from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th.

Village Super Market Profile

Village Super Market, Inc (Village) is engaged in retail sale of food and nonfood products. As of July 30, 2016, the Company operated a chain of 29 ShopRite supermarkets, 18 of which are located in northern New Jersey, eight in southern New Jersey, two in Maryland and one in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

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