Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 15th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Thursday, October 26th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 4th.

Shares of Village Super Market (NASDAQ VLGEA) opened at 25.00 on Tuesday. Village Super Market has a 52-week low of $22.43 and a 52-week high of $36.42. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $23.74 and its 200 day moving average is $25.09. The company has a market capitalization of $360.43 million, a P/E ratio of 14.51 and a beta of 0.30.

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

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In other Village Super Market news, VP John Sumas sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.67, for a total value of $49,340.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 121,205 shares in the company, valued at $2,990,127.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 40.12% of the company’s stock.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Village Super Market stock. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) by 23.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,332 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,398 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company owned 0.05% of Village Super Market worth $191,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.85% of the company’s stock.

About Village Super Market

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.

Dividend History for Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

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