Royce & Associates LP decreased its stake in shares of Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) by 26.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 524,700 shares of the company’s stock after selling 185,900 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP owned 1.95% of Weis Markets worth $21,245,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. CWM LLC acquired a new position in Weis Markets during the 3rd quarter worth about $25,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC acquired a new position in Weis Markets during the 3rd quarter worth about $31,000. Parallel Advisors LLC lifted its position in Weis Markets by 41.8% during the 3rd quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 4,613 shares of the company’s stock worth $176,000 after buying an additional 1,359 shares in the last quarter. Man Group plc acquired a new position in Weis Markets during the 3rd quarter worth about $231,000. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new position in Weis Markets during the 2nd quarter worth about $294,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 38.91% of the company’s stock.

NYSE WMK traded down $0.59 on Friday, hitting $37.41. 4,133 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 57,793. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $39.15 and a two-hundred day moving average of $38.72. The company has a market cap of $1.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.29 and a beta of 0.06. The company has a current ratio of 1.73, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. Weis Markets, Inc. has a 1-year low of $35.26 and a 1-year high of $53.30.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 14th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.31%.

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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