What’s Propelling WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:WDGJF) After Higher Shorts Reported?

March 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

The stock of WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:WDGJF) registered an increase of 6.48% in short interest. WDGJF’s total short interest was 1.28M shares in March as published by FINRA. Its up 6.48% from 1.20M shares, reported previously. With 800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1594 days to cover their WDGJF’s short positions. The short interest to WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 0.35%.

The stock decreased 7.16% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $8.69. About 130 shares traded. John Wood Group PLC (OTCMKTS:WDGJF) has 0.00% since March 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services to the gas and oil, and power generation industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $5.76 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Asset Life Cycle Solutions West, Asset Life Cycle Solutions East, and Specialist Technical Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers project and modification services, such as engineering, project management, repair orders, construction, commissioning, and fabrication services; activities and maintenance services; and industrial services, including access and containment, rope access, insulation, painting and protective coatings, positive pressure habitats, heat treatment, composite wrap, industrial cleaning, asbestos remediation, building construction and civil engineering, passive fire protection, and mechanical and piping support services, as well as electrical, control, and instrumentation services.

John Wood Group PLC (OTCMKTS:WDGJF) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering John Wood Group plc (OTCMKTS:WDGJF), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. John Wood Group plc had 3 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, November 12, the company rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Numis Securities to “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, July 22.

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