News articles about Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Village Super Market earned a daily sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7857962160518 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Village Super Market (NASDAQ VLGEA) traded up $0.42 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $23.09. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 22,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 23,333. The company has a market cap of $332.24, a P/E ratio of 15.19 and a beta of 0.34. The company has a current ratio of 1.69, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. Village Super Market has a 1-year low of $22.43 and a 1-year high of $31.34.
Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter. Village Super Market had a return on equity of 7.55% and a net margin of 1.36%.
Separately, BidaskClub cut Village Super Market from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 9th.
In related news, EVP John Sumas sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.22, for a total transaction of $121,100.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 135,605 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,284,353.10. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold a total of 14,800 shares of company stock valued at $348,808 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 40.18% of the company’s stock.
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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.
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