1,500 Shares in Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) Bought by State of Tennessee Treasury Department
State of Tennessee Treasury Department acquired a new position in shares of Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 1,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $995,000.
A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Graham by 2.3% in the second quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. now owns 714 shares of the company’s stock worth $493,000 after purchasing an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. purchased a new stake in Graham in the second quarter worth about $364,000. 6 Meridian lifted its stake in Graham by 2.4% in the second quarter. 6 Meridian now owns 738 shares of the company’s stock worth $509,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares during the period. Unigestion Holding SA lifted its stake in Graham by 77.0% in the second quarter. Unigestion Holding SA now owns 5,821 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,017,000 after acquiring an additional 2,533 shares during the period. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its stake in Graham by 1.4% in the second quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,760 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,214,000 after acquiring an additional 25 shares during the period. 70.04% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Graham from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 6th. TheStreet lowered shares of Graham from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, November 1st.
Graham (NYSE:GHC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 30th. The company reported $7.94 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $6.60 by $1.34. Graham had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 6.88%. The company had revenue of $738.82 million during the quarter.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 17th were paid a $1.39 dividend. This represents a $5.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, October 16th.
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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