Short Interest Summary: 2U Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWOU)’s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts

November 18, 2016 - By Adrian Mccoy   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Summary: 2U Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWOU)’s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts

The stock of 2U Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWOU) registered an increase of 2.69% in short interest. TWOU’s total short interest was 7.66M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 2.69% from 7.46 million shares, reported previously. With 432,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 18 days to cover their TWOU’s short positions. The short interest to 2U Incorporated’s float is 16.72%. About 35,660 shares traded hands. 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) has risen 41.23% since April 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.80% the S&P500.

2U, Inc. is a provider of an integrated solution consisting of cloud software-as-a-service combined with technology-enabled services (together, the Platform) that allows colleges and universities to deliver online degree programs. The company has a market cap of $1.74 billion. The Company’s SaaS technology consists of an online learning environment, Online Campus, which acts as the hub for student and faculty academic and social interaction, and activities applications. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm also provides technology-enabled services that support the complete lifecycle of a higher education program.

2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU), 6 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. 2U has been the topic of 13 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, October 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of TWOU in a report on Tuesday, October 27 with “Outperform” rating. Compass Point maintained 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) on Friday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. The stock of 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Friday, August 5. As per Friday, July 15, the company rating was initiated by Needham. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 7 by Compass Point. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, February 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Friday, August 7. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Friday, August 5 with “Buy”.

TWOU Company Profile

2U, Inc., incorporated on April 2, 2008, is a well-known provider of an integrated solution consisting of cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) combined with technology-enabled services (together, the Platform) that allows colleges and universities to deliver online degree programs. The Company’s SaaS technology consists of an online learning environment, Online Campus, which acts as the hub for student and faculty academic and social interaction, and activities applications. The Firm also provides technology-enabled services that support the complete lifecycle of a higher education program. The Company’s clients use the Online Campus portion of its Platform to offer educational content, instructor-led classes averaging over 10 students per session in a live setting, accessible through Web and mobile applications. The Company’s clients use the activities applications within its Platform to enable and support their online operations, and integrate those activities with their existing university systems. These applications provide the content management, admissions application processing, customer relationship management, and other functionality necessary to operate its clients’ programs. The Company’s Platform also provides clients with real-time data and analytical insight related to student performance and engagement, student and faculty satisfaction, and enrollment.

More notable recent 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “University of California, Berkeley School of Information Partners with 2U, Inc …” on November 15, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “2U, Inc. Pops on Another Quarterly Beat and Raise” published on November 04, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “2U, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results” on November 03, 2016. More interesting news about 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “2U, Inc. to Host Investor Day on November 15, 2016” published on October 25, 2016 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “2U, Inc. to Announce 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results on Thursday …” with publication date: October 13, 2016.

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