Media headlines about Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Village Super Market earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.0852005110221 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Village Super Market (VLGEA) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- Village Super Market, Inc. (VLGEA) Insider Luigi Perri Sells 600 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Village Super Market, Inc. (VLGEA) CFO Orden John L. Van Sells 1,500 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Village Super Market Inc (NASDAQ:VLGE.A): What You Have To Know Before Buying For The Upcoming Dividend (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of NASDAQ VLGEA traded up $0.09 during trading on Thursday, reaching $26.60. The company had a trading volume of 23,170 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,184. Village Super Market has a twelve month low of $21.95 and a twelve month high of $27.49. The stock has a market cap of $369.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.41 and a beta of 0.25. The company has a quick ratio of 1.18, a current ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 5th will be issued a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 4th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.76%.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on VLGEA. BidaskClub raised Village Super Market from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. ValuEngine cut Village Super Market from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday.
In other news, CFO Orden John L. Van sold 1,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.25, for a total value of $39,375.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 18,138 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $476,122.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP John Sumas sold 7,000 shares of Village Super Market stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.83, for a total value of $166,810.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 118,805 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,831,123.15. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 9,100 shares of company stock valued at $222,085. Insiders own 40.12% of the company’s stock.
About Village Super Market
Village Super Market, Inc operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. Its stores feature specialty departments, such as an on-site bakery, an expanded delicatessen, various natural and organic foods, ethnic and international foods, prepared foods, and pharmacies. The company operates a chain of 29 ShopRite supermarkets, including 18 located in northern New Jersey, 8 located in southern New Jersey, 2 located in Maryland, and 1 located in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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