Short Interest Worth Mentioning: Is Buying Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR), Having Higher Short Interest a Winning Strategy?

November 18, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Mentioning: Is Buying Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR), Having Higher Short Interest a Winning Strategy?

The stock of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) registered an increase of 12.94% in short interest. VICR’s total short interest was 342,900 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 12.94% from 303,600 shares, reported previously. With 42,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 8 days to cover their VICR’s short positions. The short interest to Vicor Corporation’s float is 47.03%. About 25,684 shares traded hands. Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) has risen 47.50% since April 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.07% the S&P500.

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, makes and markets modular power components and power systems for converting, regulating and controlling electric current. The company has a market cap of $559.19 million. The Firm offers a range of subsystems, utilizing its modular components. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include Brick Business Unit , VI Chip and Picor.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.20, from 1.2 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 6 funds sold all Vicor Corp shares owned while 24 reduced positions. 9 funds bought stakes while 27 increased positions. They now own 9.16 million shares or 0.24% more from 9.14 million shares in 2016Q1.
The Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P has invested 0% in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR). Us Bank De owns 2,864 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. The New York-based Pinebridge Invests Lp has invested 0% in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR). Blackrock Fund Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) for 1.09 million shares. Moreover, Susquehanna Intll Grp Limited Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) for 11,005 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 23,377 shares in its portfolio. Pnc Finance Inc has 0% invested in the company for 87 shares. Springbok Mngmt Ltd Company reported 500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Inv Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) for 68,934 shares. Comerica State Bank accumulated 16,218 shares or 0% of the stock. The Florida-based Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc has invested 0.01% in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR). Geode Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR). Moreover, California Public Employees Retirement System has 0% invested in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) for 31,900 shares. Moreover, Ironwood Ltd Liability Corp has 0.46% invested in Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) for 61,206 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since August 2, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $834,252 net activity. EICHTEN ESTIA J also sold $54,000 worth of Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) shares. Another trade for 14,279 shares valued at $198,198 was sold by KELLEHER BARRY. $103,206 worth of Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) shares were sold by ANDERSON SAMUEL J. 4,000 shares were sold by RUSSELL ROBERT F, worth $41,040 on Tuesday, August 2.

VICR Company Profile

Vicor Corporation, incorporated on November 10, 1981, designs, develops, makes and markets modular power components and power systems for converting, regulating and controlling electric current. The Firm offers a range of subsystems, utilizing its modular components. The Company’s divisions include Brick Business Unit (BBU), VI Chip and Picor. The BBU segment designs, develops, makes and markets modular direct current-direct current (DC-DC) converters and configurable products, and also includes the entities comprising Vicor Custom Power, and the BBU activities of Vicor Japan Company, Ltd. (VJCL). The VI Chip segment includes VI Chip Corporation, which designs, develops, makes and markets advanced power component products. The VI Chip segment also includes the VI Chip business conducted through VJCL. The Picor segment includes Picor Corporation (Picor), which designs, develops, makes and markets integrated circuits and related products for use in a range of power management and power system applications. Picor develops these products for use in the Company’s BBU and VI Chip modules, to be sold as complements to its BBU and VI Chip products, or for sale to third parties for separate (i.e., stand-alone) applications, often integrated with VI Chip products to represent a customer solution.

Another recent and important Vicor Corp (NASDAQ:VICR) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Vicor Corp (VICR) Reports Q3 EPS of $0.06” on October 25, 2016.

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