A.H. Belo Corp. (NYSE:AHC) Chairman James M. Moroney III bought 8,884 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 4th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $6.35 per share, for a total transaction of $56,413.40. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 337,416 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,142,591.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

A.H. Belo Corp. (NYSE:AHC) opened at 6.10 on Thursday. The stock’s market cap is $132.22 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $6.94 and its 200-day moving average price is $5.78. A.H. Belo Corp. has a 12 month low of $4.75 and a 12 month high of $7.95.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 8th. A.H. Belo Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is presently -48.48%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in A.H. Belo Corp. by 0.5% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 739,695 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,699,000 after buying an additional 3,800 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in A.H. Belo Corp. by 9.8% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 152,457 shares of the company’s stock valued at $763,000 after buying an additional 13,583 shares during the last quarter. Minerva Advisors LLC boosted its position in A.H. Belo Corp. by 1.7% in the second quarter. Minerva Advisors LLC now owns 835,475 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,177,000 after buying an additional 13,585 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in A.H. Belo Corp. by 4.6% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 523,499 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,848,000 after buying an additional 23,242 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in A.H. Belo Corp. by 33.4% in the second quarter. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. now owns 99,521 shares of the company’s stock valued at $498,000 after buying an additional 24,900 shares during the last quarter. 66.89% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded A.H. Belo Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.25 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Gabelli upgraded A.H. Belo Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd.

A.H. Belo Corp. Company Profile

A. H. Belo Corporation is a local news and information publishing company. The Company is engaged in providing commercial printing, distribution and direct mail services, as well as media and digital marketing services. The Company operates through two segments: Publishing and Marketing, Event Marketing and Other Services (MEMO).

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