Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Village Super Market (VLGEA) Share Price

Headlines about Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Village Super Market earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.6818059720435 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.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Village Super Market from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 9th.

Shares of Village Super Market (NASDAQ VLGEA) traded up $0.42 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $23.09. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 22,487 shares, compared to its average volume of 31,924. Village Super Market has a fifty-two week low of $22.43 and a fifty-two week high of $31.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $326.20, a P/E ratio of 15.19 and a beta of 0.34.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 3rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.33%. Village Super Market’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 65.79%.

In other news, EVP John Sumas sold 4,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 transaction, the executive vice president now owns 125,805 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,888,482.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 14,800 shares of company stock worth $348,808. Company insiders own 40.12% of the company’s stock.

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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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