Short Interest Coverage: Windstream Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:WIN) Has Decline in Shorts

November 21, 2016 - By Clifton Ray   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Coverage: Windstream Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:WIN) Has Decline in Shorts

The stock of Windstream Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:WIN) registered a decrease of 0.95% in short interest. WIN’s total short interest was 21.10M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 0.95% from 21.30M shares, reported previously. With 1.49M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 14 days to cover their WIN’s short positions. The short interest to Windstream Holdings Incorporated’s float is 22.29%. About 650,932 shares traded hands. Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) has declined 16.00% since April 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.86% the S&P500.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.25 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.08, from 0.33 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 2 funds sold all Windstream Holdings, Inc. shares owned while 1 reduced positions. 0 funds bought stakes while 1 increased positions. They now own 469,461 shares or 15.42% less from 555,065 shares in 2016Q1.
Pinnacle Holding Co reported 22,499 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Lmr Prtnrs Llp has 109,791 shares for 0.16% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Huntington State Bank has 0.04% invested in Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) for 195,729 shares. Pvg Asset Mgmt reported 126,286 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ray Gerald L Assoc reported 15,156 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) Ratings Coverage

Out of 5 analysts covering Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 40% are positive. Windstream Holdings has been the topic of 8 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks. As per Tuesday, December 1, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. Raymond James downgraded Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) on Friday, August 5 to “Underperform” rating. On Tuesday, November 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Outperform”. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, December 1 report.

More news for Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) were recently published by:, which released: “Why Windstream Holdings, Inc. Fell 22% in October” on November 09, 2016.‘s article titled: “Telecom Merger: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) to Buy EarthLink Holdings Corp …” and published on November 07, 2016 is yet another important article.

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