AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) Director Everett V. Pizzuti sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.50, for a total transaction of $67,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 74,453 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,005,115.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

AstroNova, Inc. (ALOT) traded up $0.20 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $13.90. 4,100 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,830. AstroNova, Inc. has a twelve month low of $11.00 and a twelve month high of $15.65. The company has a market cap of $93.72, a PE ratio of 28.37 and a beta of -0.08. The company has a quick ratio of 2.37, a current ratio of 3.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 12th. AstroNova’s dividend payout ratio is currently 57.14%.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in AstroNova by 8.8% in the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 146,572 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,920,000 after purchasing an additional 11,799 shares in the last quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in AstroNova by 83.9% in the 2nd quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 257,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,326,000 after purchasing an additional 117,624 shares in the last quarter. MML Investors Services LLC boosted its stake in AstroNova by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 51,654 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $666,000 after purchasing an additional 267 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in AstroNova by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 514,730 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $6,743,000 after purchasing an additional 5,599 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in AstroNova by 22.7% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 350,261 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $4,588,000 after purchasing an additional 64,800 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 55.46% of the company’s stock.

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About AstroNova

AstroNova, Inc, formerly Astro-Med, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems. The Company operates through two segments: QuickLabel and Test & Measurement (T&M). The Company offers both hardware and software, which incorporate technologies in order to acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats.

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