Headlines about Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) have trended positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Village Super Market earned a news sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9705331851842 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Village Super Market from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th.
Village Super Market (NASDAQ VLGEA) opened at $24.03 on Thursday. Village Super Market has a 1-year low of $21.95 and a 1-year high of $31.34. The company has a current ratio of 1.69, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $351.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.81 and a beta of 0.39.
Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Village Super Market had a return on equity of 7.55% and a net margin of 1.36%. The company had revenue of $386.47 million during the quarter.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 4th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, January 3rd. Village Super Market’s payout ratio is currently 65.79%.
In related news, EVP John Sumas sold 4,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.96, for a total transaction of $110,208.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 125,805 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,888,482.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 16,800 shares of company stock valued at $394,518. 40.18% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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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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