Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC purchased a new position in shares of Central Securities Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:CET) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 17,840 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $526,000. Shepherd Kaplan Krochuk LLC owned about 0.07% of Central Securities as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Roberts Glore & Co. Inc. IL acquired a new stake in Central Securities during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $209,000. Chicago Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Central Securities during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $523,000. Quad Cities Investment Group LLC lifted its position in Central Securities by 63.5% during the 3rd quarter. Quad Cities Investment Group LLC now owns 14,224 shares of the company’s stock worth $421,000 after acquiring an additional 5,525 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates lifted its position in Central Securities by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 240,624 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,704,000 after acquiring an additional 7,111 shares during the period. Finally, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. acquired a new stake in Central Securities during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $765,000.

Central Securities stock traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $26.27. 388 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 24,320. Central Securities Corp. has a twelve month low of $25.72 and a twelve month high of $30.12.

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $1.20 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. This represents a yield of 8.73%. This is a boost from Central Securities’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.80.

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Central Securities Company Profile

Central Securities Corp. is a publicly owned self managed investment trust. The firm invests in the public equity markets of the United States. Central Securities Corp. was founded on October 1, 1929 and is based in New York City.

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