LSV Asset Management grew its holdings in Village Super Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLGEA) by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 257,711 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,700 shares during the quarter. LSV Asset Management owned approximately 1.79% of Village Super Market worth $6,679,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL raised its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 7.5% during the 2nd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 135,288 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,507,000 after acquiring an additional 9,388 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 110,852 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,873,000 after acquiring an additional 2,979 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 8.7% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 83,346 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,161,000 after acquiring an additional 6,666 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 26.8% during the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 51,590 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,337,000 after acquiring an additional 10,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Village Super Market by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 12,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $311,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 42.85% of the company’s stock.

In other Village Super Market news, VP John Sumas sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.67, for a total transaction of $49,340.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 121,205 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,990,127.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP William Sumas sold 4,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.00, for a total transaction of $122,200.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 305,662 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,947,212. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 11,700 shares of company stock valued at $293,140 in the last quarter. 40.12% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Village Super Market from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th.

Village Super Market, Inc. (VLGEA) opened at 23.41 on Friday. Village Super Market, Inc. has a 1-year low of $22.43 and a 1-year high of $36.42. The company has a market cap of $337.50 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.59 and a beta of 0.32. The company’s 50 day moving average is $23.78 and its 200 day moving average is $25.39.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA)

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