Insider Buying: Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) EVP Purchases $534,665.16 in Stock

Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) EVP Andrew Stephen Rosen bought 1,733 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $308.52 per share, with a total value of $534,665.16. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 27,086 shares in the company, valued at $8,356,572.72. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Graham stock opened at $341.72 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.58 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $468.47 and a 200 day simple moving average of $596.86. Graham Holdings Co has a 12-month low of $267.89 and a 12-month high of $756.26.

Graham (NYSE:GHC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 26th. The company reported $9.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $7.83 by $1.30. The firm had revenue of $763.48 million during the quarter. Graham had a net margin of 11.18% and a return on equity of 5.80%.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 16th will be given a $1.45 dividend. This represents a $5.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 15th.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its position in Graham by 147.3% in the 4th quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 136 shares of the company’s stock valued at $85,000 after acquiring an additional 81 shares in the last quarter. DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main acquired a new stake in Graham in the 4th quarter valued at about $95,000. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Graham in the 4th quarter valued at about $56,830,000. Verus Capital Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Graham in the 4th quarter valued at about $94,000. Finally, Mason Street Advisors LLC increased its position in Graham by 1.4% in the 4th quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 2,314 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,479,000 after acquiring an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.04% of the company’s stock.

Graham Company Profile

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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