Today’s Short Interest Alert: Is Westwood Holdings Group 4 (NYSE:WHG) a Buy? The Stock Reported Less Sellers

November 21, 2016 - By Clifton Ray   ·   0 Comments

Today's Short Interest Alert: Is Westwood Holdings Group 4 (NYSE:WHG) a Buy? The Stock Reported Less Sellers

The stock of Westwood Holdings Group 4 (NYSE:WHG) registered a decrease of 4.36% in short interest. WHG’s total short interest was 103,000 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 4.36% from 107,700 shares, reported previously. With 16,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their WHG’s short positions. The short interest to Westwood Holdings Group 4’s float is 1.42%. About 10,170 shares traded hands. Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) has risen 1.03% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.83% the S&P500.

Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $543.96 million. Through its subsidiaries, the Company manages investment assets and provides services. It has a 25.34 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through its subsidiaries, which include Westwood Management Corp. and Westwood Advisors, LLC (together, Westwood Management), Westwood International Advisors Inc. (Westwood International) and Westwood Trust.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.16, from 1.29 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 6 funds sold all Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. shares owned while 25 reduced positions. 11 funds bought stakes while 29 increased positions. They now own 5.27 million shares or 3.38% less from 5.46 million shares in 2016Q1.
State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems accumulated 4,180 shares or 0% of the stock. Alliancebernstein Lp accumulated 0% or 4,161 shares. Blackrock Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) for 26,426 shares. Glenmede Tru Co Na, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 650 shares. Hendershot Invests holds 1.6% or 60,210 shares in its portfolio. Tower Rech Cap (Trc) last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 1,802 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bancshares Ag accumulated 3,789 shares or 0% of the stock. National Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon Corporation reported 56,449 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Fund has 207,251 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 0% of its portfolio in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) for 12,400 shares. Invesco holds 6,220 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, King Luther Mngmt Corporation has 0.03% invested in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) for 58,850 shares. Gsa Cap Llp last reported 0.03% of its portfolio in the stock. The North Carolina-based Bb&T has invested 0% in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG).

Insider Transactions: Since November 18, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $120,026 net activity. 2,000 shares were sold by Root Randall L., worth $120,026.

WHG Company Profile

Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (Westwood), incorporated on December 12, 2001, is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the Company manages investment assets and provides services. The Firm operates through its subsidiaries, which include Westwood Management Corp. and Westwood Advisors, LLC (together, Westwood Management), Westwood International Advisors Inc. (Westwood International) and Westwood Trust. The Firm operates through two divisions: Advisory and Trust.

More recent Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Westwood Holdings Group and Aviva Investors Announce Extension of Strategic …” on September 26, 2016. Also Reuters.com published the news titled: “BRIEF-Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Reports second quarter 2016 results” on July 27, 2016. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results” with publication date: October 26, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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