Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) by 56.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 19,500 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the quarter. Bessemer Group Inc.’s holdings in John B. Sanfilippo & Son were worth $1,085,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. AMG National Trust Bank bought a new position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $732,000. Martingale Asset Management L P raised its position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 27.4% during the 4th quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 42,253 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,352,000 after purchasing an additional 9,100 shares during the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP raised its position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 11.1% during the 4th quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,303,226 shares of the company’s stock valued at $72,538,000 after purchasing an additional 130,546 shares during the last quarter. WCM Investment Management LLC raised its position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 13.9% during the 4th quarter. WCM Investment Management LLC now owns 55,038 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,063,000 after purchasing an additional 6,723 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund raised its position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 4.0% during the 4th quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 5,725 shares of the company’s stock valued at $319,000 after purchasing an additional 221 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 72.53% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub raised John B. Sanfilippo & Son from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 7th.

JBSS opened at $68.49 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $776.80 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.39 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 0.57. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. has a one year low of $53.12 and a one year high of $79.37.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th. The company reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.00 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $253.32 million for the quarter. John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a net margin of 3.68% and a return on equity of 13.75%.

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John B. Sanfilippo & Son Profile

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc, together with its subsidiary, JBSS Ventures, LLC, processes and distributes tree nuts and peanuts in the United States. The company offers raw and processed nuts, including almonds, pecans, peanuts, black walnuts, English walnuts, cashews, macadamia nuts, pistachios, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, and filberts in various styles and seasonings.

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