MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 2,928 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,635,000.
Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Vident Investment Advisory LLC raised its position in shares of Graham by 6.4% in the 4th quarter. Vident Investment Advisory LLC now owns 4,189 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,339,000 after acquiring an additional 253 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Graham in the 4th quarter worth about $2,458,000. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in Graham by 2.6% in the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 5,142 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,871,000 after buying an additional 132 shares in the last quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP increased its position in Graham by 178.0% in the 4th quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP now owns 1,112 shares of the company’s stock valued at $621,000 after buying an additional 712 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Graham in the 4th quarter valued at about $1,215,000. 70.96% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Separately, TheStreet raised Graham from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th.
Graham (NYSE:GHC) last issued its earnings results on Friday, February 23rd. The company reported $7.77 EPS for the quarter. Graham had a return on equity of 4.83% and a net margin of 11.65%. The business had revenue of $675.82 million during the quarter.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 19th will be given a $1.33 dividend. This represents a $5.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 18th.
Graham Holdings Company, formerly The Washington Post Company, is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable television systems, and online, print and local TV news. The Company owns Kaplan, a provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries.
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