Nationwide Fund Advisors held its position in Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGC) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 6,706 shares of the textile maker’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors’ holdings in Superior Uniform Group were worth $150,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Bessemer Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group during the second quarter worth approximately $141,000. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 7.0% during the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 14,103 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $315,000 after buying an additional 920 shares during the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC bought a new stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group during the second quarter worth approximately $342,000. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 1.5% during the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 21,539 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $481,000 after buying an additional 316 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Superior Uniform Group by 70.7% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 21,727 shares of the textile maker’s stock worth $486,000 after buying an additional 9,000 shares during the last quarter. 39.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on SGC shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Barrington Research boosted their price objective on shares of Superior Uniform Group from $22.00 to $26.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd.

In related news, insider Philip Koosed sold 17,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.56, for a total transaction of $377,300.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 34.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGC) opened at $24.64 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $366.22, a P/E ratio of 21.43, a P/E/G ratio of 1.56 and a beta of -0.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a quick ratio of 1.99 and a current ratio of 4.00. Superior Uniform Group, Inc. has a 1-year low of $16.65 and a 1-year high of $24.99.

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The textile maker reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $67.77 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.06 million. Superior Uniform Group had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 14.70%. equities analysts forecast that Superior Uniform Group, Inc. will post 1.17 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.095 per share. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. Superior Uniform Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 32.20%.

Superior Uniform Group Company Profile

Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC)

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