Voloridge Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) by 15.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,632 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 353 shares during the period. Voloridge Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Graham were worth $898,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Graham during the 1st quarter worth approximately $117,000. Capital Research Global Investors increased its stake in shares of Graham by 40.0% during the 1st quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 35,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,941,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares in the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP purchased a new stake in Graham in the 1st quarter worth approximately $246,000. Squarepoint Ops LLC grew its stake in Graham by 318.8% in the 1st quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC now owns 4,498 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,535,000 after acquiring an additional 3,424 shares during the period. Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co grew its stake in Graham by 68.1% in the 1st quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co now owns 980 shares of the company’s stock worth $334,000 after acquiring an additional 397 shares during the period. 68.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

GHC stock opened at $327.38 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.26 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a current ratio of 1.55. Graham Holdings Co has a one year low of $267.89 and a one year high of $756.26. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $350.66 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $462.35.

Graham (NYSE:GHC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 5th. The company reported $1.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $6.44 by ($4.95). The firm had revenue of $732.26 million during the quarter. Graham had a return on equity of 6.40% and a net margin of 7.16%.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 16th will be issued a $1.45 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 15th. This represents a $5.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.77%.

Graham Profile

Graham Holdings Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company worldwide. It provides test preparation services and materials, as well as data science education, and training and healthcare simulation services; professional training and exam preparation for professional certifications and licensures; and non-academic operations support services to Purdue University Global.

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