Almost Family Incorporated (NASDAQ:AFAM) Short Interest Decreased By 10.58%


The stock of Almost Family Incorporated (NASDAQ:AFAM) registered a decrease of 10.58% in short interest. AFAM’s total short interest was 289,000 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 10.58% from 323,200 shares, reported previously. With 53,600 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their AFAM’s short positions. The short interest to Almost Family Incorporated’s float is 3.73%. About 21,172 shares traded hands. Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM) has risen 4.28% since February 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.21% the S&P500.

Almost Family, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of home health services. The company has a market cap of $381.93 million. The Firm has two divisions, which include Home Health Care and Healthcare Innovations. It has a 18.77 P/E ratio. The Home Health Care division consists of two divisions: Visiting Nurse Services and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care).

The institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.45, from 1.45 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 13 funds sold all Almost Family Inc shares owned while 37 reduced positions. 14 funds bought stakes while 36 increased positions. They now own 7.67 million shares or 3.68% more from 7.40 million shares in 2016Q1.

North Tide Capital Llc holds 5.94% of its portfolio in Almost Family Inc for 1.25 million shares. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc owns 54,980 shares or 1.06% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cortina Asset Management Llc has 0.67% invested in the company for 343,635 shares. The New York-based Sio Capital Management Llc has invested 0.62% in the stock. Summit Securities Group Llc, a New York-based fund reported 19,450 shares.

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