Citadel Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) by 24.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,154 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,251 shares during the quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC owned about 0.18% of Village Super Market worth $678,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of VLGEA. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Village Super Market by 4.8% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 527,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,673,000 after buying an additional 24,100 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Village Super Market by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 415,053 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,758,000 after buying an additional 9,266 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management boosted its position in shares of Village Super Market by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 257,711 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,679,000 after buying an additional 9,700 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Village Super Market by 77.5% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 166,801 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,324,000 after buying an additional 72,805 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL boosted its position in shares of Village Super Market by 7.5% in the 2nd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 135,288 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,507,000 after buying an additional 9,388 shares in the last quarter. 42.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ VLGEA) opened at 24.98 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $23.90 and a 200-day moving average of $25.07. Village Super Market, Inc. has a 12-month low of $22.43 and a 12-month high of $36.42. The stock has a market capitalization of $360.14 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.50 and a beta of 0.31.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 5th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 4th. Village Super Market’s payout ratio is currently 62.50%.

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Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Village Super Market from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th.

In related news, VP John Sumas sold 2,000 shares of Village Super Market stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.67, for a total transaction of $49,340.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 121,205 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,990,127.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 40.12% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Village Super Market Company Profile

Village Super Market, Inc (Village) is engaged in retail sale of food and nonfood products. As of July 30, 2016, the Company operated a chain of 29 ShopRite supermarkets, 18 of which are located in northern New Jersey, eight in southern New Jersey, two in Maryland and one in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

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