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First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FNK) Short Interest Update

First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FNK) saw a large decline in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,100 shares, a decline of 78.3% from the August 31st total of 14,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 10,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.3 […]

Short Interest in First Trust SSI Strategic Convertible Securities ETF (NASDAQ:FCVT) Declines By 96.7%

First Trust SSI Strategic Convertible Securities ETF (NASDAQ:FCVT) saw a significant decline in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,400 shares, a decline of 96.7% from the August 31st total of 103,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 76,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.0 […]

First Trust Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (NASDAQ:FEMB) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

First Trust Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (NASDAQ:FEMB) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,500 shares, a decline of 88.4% from the August 31st total of 38,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 42,600 shares, the […]

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:EGLE) Short Interest Down 81.3% in September

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:EGLE) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 957,100 shares, a decrease of 81.3% from the August 31st total of 5,110,000 shares. Approximately 8.8% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading […]

Short Interest in First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FEM) Decreases By 78.1%

First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FEM) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,500 shares, a drop of 78.1% from the August 31st total of 11,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 102,300 shares, the […]

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF (NASDAQ:EMXC) Short Interest Down 95.3% in September

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF (NASDAQ:EMXC) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 800 shares, a drop of 95.3% from the August 31st total of 17,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 14,000 […]

Short Interest in Credit Suisse X-Links Gold Shares Covered Call ETN (NASDAQ:GLDI) Drops By 65.6%

Credit Suisse X-Links Gold Shares Covered Call ETN (NASDAQ:GLDI) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 37,600 shares, a decrease of 65.6% from the August 31st total of 109,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 69,800 […]

First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (NASDAQ:FV) Short Interest Update

First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (NASDAQ:FV) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,500 shares, a decline of 71.5% from the August 31st total of 12,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 184,300 shares, […]

Frequency Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEIM) Short Interest Update

Frequency Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEIM) was the target of a large increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,900 shares, an increase of 195.0% from the August 31st total of 2,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.5 days. […]

First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FTC) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FTC) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 41,500 shares, a growth of 145.6% from the August 31st total of 16,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 43,600 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Short Interest in First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund (NASDAQ:FTGC) Drops By 64.7%

First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund (NASDAQ:FTGC) saw a significant drop in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 64,400 shares, a drop of 64.7% from the August 31st total of 182,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 120,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd (NASDAQ:FFHL) Short Interest Update

Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd (NASDAQ:FFHL) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,100 shares, a drop of 70.3% from the August 31st total of 13,800 shares. Currently, 0.4% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FTA) Short Interest Down 76.3% in September

First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FTA) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,800 shares, a drop of 76.3% from the August 31st total of 53,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 86,500 […]

LATAM Airlines Group (OTCMKTS:LTMAQ) vs. JetBlue Airways (OTCMKTS:JBLU) Critical Survey

LATAM Airlines Group (OTCMKTS:LTMAQ) and JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current recommendations for LATAM Airlines Group and JetBlue […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Omni Bio Pharmaceutical (OTCMKTS:OMBP) versus Applied Genetic Technologies (OTCMKTS:AGTC)

Omni Bio Pharmaceutical (OTCMKTS:OMBP) and Applied Genetic Technologies (NASDAQ:AGTC) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 63.5% of Applied Genetic Technologies shares are held by institutional […]

Contrasting Valaris (VALPQ) and Its Peers

Valaris (OTCMKTS: VALPQ) is one of 31 public companies in the “Drilling oil & gas wells” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Valaris to related companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Profitability This table compares Valaris […]

EuroDry (NASDAQ:EDRY) versus Hornbeck Offshore Services (NASDAQ:HOSSQ) Head to Head Comparison

EuroDry (NASDAQ:EDRY) and Hornbeck Offshore Services (OTCMKTS:HOSSQ) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends. Volatility & Risk EuroDry has a beta of -0.22, indicating that its stock price is […]

ASTELLAS PHARMA/ADR (OTCMKTS:ALPMY) vs. Gemphire Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:GEMP) Head to Head Survey

ASTELLAS PHARMA/ADR (OTCMKTS:ALPMY) and Gemphire Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GEMP) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations. Valuation & Earnings This table compares ASTELLAS PHARMA/ADR and Gemphire Therapeutics’ gross revenue, earnings per share […]

Financial Analysis: FSD Pharma (HUGE) versus Its Rivals

FSD Pharma (NASDAQ: HUGE) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Medicinals & botanicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare FSD Pharma to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings. Volatility and Risk FSD Pharma […]

Reviewing Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) and American Outdoor Brands (NYSE:AOUT)

Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) and American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOUT) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current recommendations and […]

IA 1ST BANCSHAR/SH (IOFB) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 30th

IA 1ST BANCSHAR/SH (OTCMKTS:IOFB) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 17th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 1st will be given a dividend of 0.29 per share by the financial services provider on Tuesday, October 27th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.64%. The ex-dividend date is […]

Critical Comparison: Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN) and Ascent Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:ASTI)

Rubicon Technology (NASDAQ:RBCN) and Ascent Solar Technologies (OTCMKTS:ASTI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current recommendations for Rubicon Technology […]

Titan Machinery (NASDAQ:TITN) vs. Able Energy (NASDAQ:ABLE) Critical Analysis

Titan Machinery (NASDAQ:TITN) and Able Energy (OTCMKTS:ABLE) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends and earnings. Profitability This table compares Titan Machinery and Able Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Monarch Services (OTCMKTS:MAHI) and Meredith (OTCMKTS:MDP) Head-To-Head Comparison

Monarch Services (OTCMKTS:MAHI) and Meredith (NYSE:MDP) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Monarch Services and […]

Financial Survey: Jardine Strategic (OTCMKTS:JSHLY) vs. KBR (OTCMKTS:KBR)

KBR (NYSE:KBR) and Jardine Strategic (OTCMKTS:JSHLY) are both construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability. Dividends KBR pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. […]