Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) Shorted Shares Increased 0.38% After Market Selling

June 19, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.09, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 28 investors sold Ascena Retail Group, Inc. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 189.24 million shares or 9.56% more from 172.72 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Panagora Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 2,584 shares. Sei Invests Co has 46 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability reported 320,733 shares. Whittier Tru has invested 0% in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA). 23,053 were reported by Group Inc One Trading Ltd Partnership. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Co reported 4,954 shares. Dimensional Fund L P invested in 0.01% or 15.12M shares. Quantitative Inv Management Limited Liability Company, a Virginia-based fund reported 161,800 shares. Stoneridge Investment Partners Lc holds 0.01% or 18,367 shares. Ubs Asset Americas has 164,484 shares. Primecap Mngmt Ca owns 9.16M shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Qcm Cayman, Texas-based fund reported 11,304 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc Inc has 17.10M shares for 0% of their portfolio. Legal & General Grp Inc Public Limited Company holds 0% in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) or 340,507 shares. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0% or 79,480 shares.

The stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) registered an increase of 0.38% in short interest. ASNA’s total short interest was 38.39M shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 0.38% from 38.25 million shares, reported previously. With 754,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 51 days to cover their ASNA’s short positions. The short interest to Ascena Retail Group Inc’s float is 32.18%.

It closed at $3.99 lastly. It is up 84.88% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 72.31% the S&P500.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women and tween girls in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $765.23 million. The firm operates through six divisions: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines. It currently has negative earnings. It creates, designs, and develops a range of merchandise, including apparel, accessories, footwear, and intimates; lifestyle products comprising cosmetics and bedroom furnishings; and wear-to-work, sportswear, footwear, and social occasion apparel.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ascena Retail Group has $2 highest and $2.0 lowest target. $2’s average target is -49.87% below currents $3.99 stock price. Ascena Retail Group had 3 analyst reports since March 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Neutral” on Tuesday, March 6. On Tuesday, March 6 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Hold”.

More notable recent Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ascena Retail lower after weak profit guidance” on June 04, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Ascena Retail Group Inc. Surged 47% Last Month” published on June 06, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “After-Hours Stock Movers 06/04: (TWTR) (MYL) (NX) Higher; (ANW) (ASNA) (COOL) Lower (more…)” on June 04, 2018. More interesting news about Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Why Francesca Holdings Corporation Stock Rose 19% in May” published on June 07, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within ConocoPhillips, Teleflex, Enterprise Products Partners, Tandem Diabetes …” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

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