Allianz Asset Management GmbH bought a new stake in Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm bought 3,994 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,230,000.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. OppenheimerFunds Inc. boosted its position in Graham by 10.5% in the fourth quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 1,291 shares of the company’s stock valued at $721,000 after buying an additional 123 shares in the last quarter. Synovus Financial Corp acquired a new position in shares of Graham during the fourth quarter worth $2,224,000. American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Graham by 1.1% during the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 9,568 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,342,000 after purchasing an additional 102 shares during the period. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership lifted its holdings in shares of Graham by 14.6% during the fourth quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 27,637 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,431,000 after purchasing an additional 3,519 shares during the period. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its holdings in shares of Graham by 6,166.7% during the fourth quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 940 shares of the company’s stock worth $525,000 after purchasing an additional 925 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 70.96% of the company’s stock.

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Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of Graham from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 27th.

Graham Holdings Co (GHC) opened at $594.65 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $3,276.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.98 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a quick ratio of 1.91 and a current ratio of 1.98. Graham Holdings Co has a fifty-two week low of $536.90 and a fifty-two week high of $615.85.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 19th will be issued a dividend of $1.33 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 18th. This represents a $5.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.89%. Graham’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 9.82%.

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Graham Profile

Graham Holdings Company, formerly The Washington Post Company, is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable television systems, and online, print and local TV news. The Company owns Kaplan, a provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Graham (NYSE:GHC)

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