Umh Properties Inc (NYSE:UMH) Shorted Shares Increased By 21.64%

March 14, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Umh Properties Inc (NYSE:UMH) Shorted Shares Increased By 21.64%

Investors sentiment increased to 2.37 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.49, from 1.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 9 investors sold UMH Properties, Inc. shares while 21 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 19.06 million shares or 4.77% more from 18.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Cadence Cap Limited Liability Co holds 95,315 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Nomura Asset Mgmt Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) for 18,200 shares. Blackrock Inc has 2.35 million shares. Goldman Sachs Gru holds 11,982 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund holds 31,100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mufg Americas has invested 0% in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). Price T Rowe Associates Md has invested 0% in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). New York-based D E Shaw And Company has invested 0% in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). Schroder Investment Mgmt Group reported 0% stake. Aqr Capital Management Ltd Liability, a Connecticut-based fund reported 10,109 shares. Raymond James Assoc holds 0% or 26,519 shares. Swiss National Bank & Trust reported 49,800 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has invested 0% in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). Invesco Limited stated it has 28,990 shares. Tower Rech Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) holds 1,864 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $1,000 activity.

The stock of Umh Properties Inc (NYSE:UMH) registered an increase of 21.64% in short interest. UMH’s total short interest was 486,200 shares in March as published by FINRA. Its up 21.64% from 399,700 shares, reported previously. With 184,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their UMH’s short positions. The short interest to Umh Properties Inc’s float is 1.58%.

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $12.77. About 137,789 shares traded. UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) has risen 71.87% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.17% the S&P500.

UMH Properties, Inc., which was organized in 1968, is a public equity REIT that owns and operates 107 manufactured home communities containing approximately 19,400 developed homesites. The company has market cap of $453.18 million. These communities are located in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan and Maryland. It currently has negative earnings.

UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UMH Properties had 6 analyst reports since March 11, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich given on Thursday, May 11. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, November 6 report. Wunderlich upgraded UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) on Friday, March 11 to “Buy” rating. The stock of UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Janney Capital.

More notable recent UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) news were published by: which released: “This Small Cap REIT Is Poised To Profit” on March 12, 2018, also with their article: “UMH Properties, Inc. Reports Results For The Year Ended And The Fourth Quarter …” published on March 08, 2018, published: “UMH Properties: Our Top REIT Pick Heading Into 2018” on December 19, 2017. More interesting news about UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) were released by: and their article: “UMH Properties: This 6.375% Preferred Stock Started Trading On The NYSE” published on January 29, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “UMH Properties’ (UMH) CEO Samuel Landy on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” with publication date: March 09, 2018.

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