Today’s Stock On Watch: Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) Sellers Increased By 13.66% Their Shorts

November 16, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Today's Stock On Watch: Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) Sellers Increased By 13.66% Their Shorts

The stock of Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) registered an increase of 13.66% in short interest. STR’s total short interest was 1.94M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 13.66% from 1.71M shares, reported previously. With 661,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their STR’s short positions. The stock last traded at $25.06 per share. It is down 0.52% since February 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.17% the S&P500.

Dominion Questar Corp, formerly Questar Corporation, is an integrated natural gas holding company. The company has a market cap of $4.40 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries is principally engaged in three lines of business, which include Questar Gas Company , which provides retail natural gas distribution in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho; Wexpro Company (Wexpro), which develops and produces natural gas from cost-of-service reserves for Questar Gas customers, and Questar Pipeline Company, which operates interstate natural gas pipelines and storage facilities in the western the United States and provides other energy services. It has a 22.61 P/E ratio. The Firm is also engaged in Corporate and Other operations, which include Questar Fueling Company (Questar Fueling) that builds, owns and operates compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations for fleet operators with medium- and heavy-duty trucks and tractors.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.10, from 0.81 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 34 funds sold all Questar Corporation shares owned while 89 reduced positions. 27 funds bought stakes while 85 increased positions. They now own 132.66 million shares or 1.34% less from 134.46 million shares in 2016Q1.
Invesco accumulated 94,362 shares or 0% of the stock. Price T Rowe Md has 64,490 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ancora Advsr Ltd Co has 0.05% invested in Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) for 17,600 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership holds 0.18% or 101,494 shares in its portfolio. The New Jersey-based Bessemer Gp has invested 0% in Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR). Fiduciary has 267,407 shares for 0.24% of their US portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) for 417,000 shares. Weaver C Barksdale & reported 208 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Georgia-based Voya Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR). Gamco Et Al, a New York-based fund reported 386,500 shares. Moreover, Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has 0% invested in Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) for 25,300 shares. Ig Investment Limited last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Da Davidson accumulated 3,808 shares or 0% of the stock. Gabelli Funds Limited accumulated 1.56 million shares or 0.23% of the stock. Mufg Americas Holdings Corporation accumulated 21,771 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Insider Transactions: Since September 12, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $104,484 net activity. Hadlock Kevin W. had sold 4,175 shares worth $104,484 on Monday, September 12.

Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR), 0 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 0 are positive. Questar Corporation has been the topic of 6 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, December 1 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Neutral”.

More notable recent Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) news were published by: which released: “Dominion Resources, Questar Corporation to Combine” on February 01, 2016, also with their article: “Questar Corporation (STR) CFO Hadlock to Take Leave of Absence” published on July 07, 2016, published: “Questar Subsidiary Wexpro Announces Drilling Joint Venture to Develop Natural …” on September 22, 2015. More interesting news about Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR) were released by: and their article: “Questar Corporation (STR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 17, 2016” published on September 08, 2015 as well as‘s news article titled: “Questar Reports Third-Quarter 2015 Earnings of $32.6 Million” with publication date: November 04, 2015.

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