California Public Employees Retirement System Takes $384,000 Position in Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK)

California Public Employees Retirement System purchased a new position in Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor purchased 10,061 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $384,000.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. CWM LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Weis Markets during the third quarter worth $25,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC bought a new position in Weis Markets during the third quarter worth about $31,000. Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Weis Markets by 1,114.2% during the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 3,254 shares of the company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 2,986 shares during the last quarter. Denali Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Weis Markets by 147.8% during the 3rd quarter. Denali Advisors LLC now owns 5,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $217,000 after buying an additional 3,400 shares during the period. Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Weis Markets during the 2nd quarter worth about $222,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 38.57% of the company’s stock.

Shares of WMK stock opened at $39.72 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.07 billion, a PE ratio of 17.24 and a beta of 0.06. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $38.69 and a 200-day moving average of $37.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a current ratio of 1.73 and a quick ratio of 0.81. Weis Markets, Inc. has a one year low of $35.26 and a one year high of $53.30.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 25th. Investors of record on Monday, November 11th were paid a dividend of $0.31 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 7th.

Weis Markets Company Profile

Weis Markets, Inc engages in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The company's retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, pharmacy services, deli products, prepared foods, bakery products, beer and wine, and fuel; and general merchandise items, such as health and beauty care, and household products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Weis Markets (NYSE:WMK)

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