Short Interest Filing: After Reaching Milestone, Is Xylem Incorporated (NYSE:XYL)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

November 22, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Filing: After Reaching Milestone, Is Xylem Incorporated (NYSE:XYL)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

The stock of Xylem Incorporated (NYSE:XYL) registered an increase of 17.72% in short interest. XYL’s total short interest was 4.34M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 17.72% from 3.69 million shares, reported previously. With 1.17M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their XYL’s short positions. The short interest to Xylem Incorporated’s float is 2.43%. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.17 during the last trading session, hitting $53.46. Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) has risen 26.77% since April 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.22% the S&P500.

Xylem Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and application of engineered technologies for the water industry. The company has a market cap of $9.45 billion. The Firm is an equipment and service well-known provider for water and wastewater applications with a portfolio of services and products addressing the cycle of water, from collection, distribution and use to the return of water to the environment. It has a 29.67 P/E ratio. The Firm has two business divisions, which include Water Infrastructure and Applied Water (usage).

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.08, from 1.08 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 29 funds sold all Xylem Inc shares owned while 166 reduced positions. 57 funds bought stakes while 153 increased positions. They now own 147.36 million shares or 2.42% less from 151.02 million shares in 2016Q1.
Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Limited holds 14,115 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Td Asset Mngmt reported 201,974 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Commonwealth Equity Service Inc accumulated 57,922 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Teachers has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL). Moreover, Belmont Advsr has 0.64% invested in Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) for 15,000 shares. Blackrock Grp Inc Limited has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 348,938 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Schafer Cullen Cap has 23,275 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Dnb Asset Mgmt As has invested 0% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL). Manufacturers Life The accumulated 187,253 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Delta Lloyd Nv has 0.57% invested in Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) for 379,976 shares. Capstone Asset Com accumulated 0.02% or 13,959 shares. Cornerstone Mngmt Holding Limited Co last reported 38,437 shares in the company. Gam Ag has 0.03% invested in the company for 39,428 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Inc has 681,421 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since May 27, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $9.71 million net activity. Sabol Colin R sold $1.40M worth of Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) on Wednesday, September 7. Shares for $2.23M were sold by LORANGER STEVEN R. Another trade for 8,524 shares valued at $426,746 was sold by Brannemo Tomas. Toussaint Claudia S had sold 5,300 shares worth $250,554 on Friday, November 4.

Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) Ratings Coverage

Out of 13 analysts covering Xylem (NYSE:XYL), 8 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 62% are positive. Xylem has been the topic of 25 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 6. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, March 21. Seaport Global upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 21 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 16 by Canaccord Genuity. Janney Capital upgraded the shares of XYL in a report on Wednesday, November 2 to “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 11 by Wedbush. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of XYL in a report on Thursday, September 3 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital given on Friday, February 19. The company was maintained on Monday, October 5 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Northcoast on Thursday, November 17.

XYL Company Profile

Xylem Inc., incorporated on March 4, 2011, is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and application of engineered technologies for the water industry. The Firm is an equipment and service well-known provider for water and wastewater applications with a portfolio of services and products addressing the cycle of water, from collection, distribution and use to the return of water to the environment. The Firm has two business divisions, which include Water Infrastructure (collection, distribution, return) and Applied Water (usage). The Company’s application in the areas of water equipment industry includes transport, treatment, test, building services, industrial processing and irrigation. The Company’s water market brands include Bell & Gossett, and Flygt. The Firm sells its products in over 150 countries through a distribution network consisting of direct sales force and independent channel partners.

Another recent and important Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Xylem Inc. reports third quarter 2016 earnings” on November 01, 2016.

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