Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. raised its holdings in shares of Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) by 140.5% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 87,037 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 50,853 shares during the quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.’s holdings in Graham were worth $59,462,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Martingale Asset Management L P lifted its holdings in Graham by 5.2% during the 3rd quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 10,104 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,854,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in Graham by 26.9% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 13,071 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,572,000 after purchasing an additional 2,772 shares during the period. Kentucky Retirement Systems purchased a new position in Graham during the 3rd quarter valued at about $239,000. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in Graham by 17.5% during the 3rd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 5,713 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,310,000 after purchasing an additional 851 shares during the period. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Graham by 1.0% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 376,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $218,280,000 after purchasing an additional 3,725 shares during the period. 70.06% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
NYSE GHC traded down $3.84 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $681.35. 112 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 27,467. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a current ratio of 1.78. The company has a market capitalization of $3.81 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.38 and a beta of 0.43. Graham Holdings Co has a 12-month low of $537.40 and a 12-month high of $752.74.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 18th will be given a dividend of $1.39 per share. This represents a $5.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 17th.
Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Graham from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st.
Graham Holdings Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company worldwide. It provides test preparation services and materials, as well as data science education, and training and healthcare simulation services; professional training and exam preparation for professional certifications and licensures; and non-academic operations support services to Purdue University Global.
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