Graham Holdings (NYSE:GHC)’s stock price gapped up prior to trading on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $574.21, but opened at $591.78. Graham shares last traded at $601.31, with a volume of 3 shares changing hands.

The company has a current ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $589.81 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $507.07. The company has a market capitalization of $3.05 billion, a PE ratio of 15.35 and a beta of 1.10.

Graham (NYSE:GHC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 23rd. The company reported $11.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $10.73 by $0.65. Graham had a net margin of 7.30% and a return on equity of 4.71%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 16th will be given a $1.51 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 15th. This represents a $6.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.99%.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of GHC. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Graham by 108.0% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 27,335 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,847,000 after purchasing an additional 14,192 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its stake in shares of Graham by 8,068.9% in the 3rd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 178,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,253,000 after purchasing an additional 175,821 shares in the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its stake in shares of Graham by 9.7% in the 3rd quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 6,095 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,463,000 after purchasing an additional 537 shares in the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Graham by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 39,030 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,773,000 after purchasing an additional 880 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Truist Financial Corp raised its stake in shares of Graham by 64.5% in the 3rd quarter. Truist Financial Corp now owns 5,980 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,417,000 after purchasing an additional 2,345 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 63.38% of the company’s stock.

About Graham (NYSE:GHC)

Graham Holdings Co engages in the provision of education and media services. It operates through the following segments: Education; Television Broadcasting; Manufacturing; Healthcare; SocialCode; and Other Businesses. The Education segment include professional training and postsecondary education businesses largely outside the U.S., and also English-language programs that provided by Kaplan, Inc.

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