Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBSS) by 9.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,585 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,304 shares during the quarter. Legal & General Group Plc owned 0.14% of John B. Sanfilippo & Son worth $983,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lifted its position in shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 13.0% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 145,753 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,198,000 after acquiring an additional 16,753 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 19.7% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 31,034 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,958,000 after acquiring an additional 5,117 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 29.7% during the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 19,430 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,225,000 after acquiring an additional 4,450 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its stake in John B. Sanfilippo & Son by 145.0% during the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 14,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $928,000 after acquiring an additional 8,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund bought a new position in John B. Sanfilippo & Son during the second quarter worth $400,000. Institutional investors own 74.91% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) opened at 67.31 on Monday. John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. has a 12-month low of $46.34 and a 12-month high of $74.69. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $63.42 and a 200-day moving average of $65.69. The firm has a market capitalization of $760.40 million, a PE ratio of 21.23 and a beta of 0.80.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.79 by ($0.20). John B. Sanfilippo & Son had a return on equity of 15.77% and a net margin of 4.27%. The business had revenue of $201.59 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $191.14 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.64 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. will post $3.33 earnings per share for the current year.

About John B. Sanfilippo & Son

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc is a processor and distributor of peanuts, pecans, cashews, walnuts, almonds and other nuts. The Company offers nuts under a range of private brands and under the Fisher, Orchard Valley Harvest, Fisher Nut Exactly and Sunshine Country brand names. The Company also markets and distributes a diverse product line of food and snack products, including snack mixes, salad toppings, snacks, snack bites, trail mixes, dried fruit, and chocolate and yogurt coated products under private brands and brand names.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for John B. Sanfilippo & Son (NASDAQ:JBSS)

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