Short Interest Worth Watching: What Will Happen to Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:ZBRA) Next? The Stock Has Increase in Shorts

November 22, 2016 - By Marie Mckinney   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Watching: What Will Happen to Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:ZBRA) Next? The Stock Has Increase in Shorts

The stock of Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:ZBRA) registered an increase of 17.13% in short interest. ZBRA’s total short interest was 4.57M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 17.13% from 3.91M shares, reported previously. With 499,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 9 days to cover their ZBRA’s short positions. The short interest to Zebra Technologies Corporation Class A’s float is 8.78%. The stock closed at $75.43 during the last session. It is down 17.00% since April 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.44% the S&P500.

Zebra Technologies Corporation offers a range of solutions in the automatic information and data capture industry. The company has a market cap of $4.04 billion. The Firm designs, makes and sells a range of products that capture and move data, including mobile computers; barcode scanners and imagers; radio frequency identification device readers; specialty printers for barcode labelling and personal identification; real-time location systems (RTLS); related accessories and supplies, such as self-adhesive labels and other consumables, and software and services that are associated with these products. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm has two divisions: Legacy Zebra and Enterprise.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.31, from 1.57 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 34 funds sold all Zebra Technologies Corp. shares owned while 50 reduced positions. 38 funds bought stakes while 94 increased positions. They now own 52.04 million shares or 0.98% more from 51.54 million shares in 2016Q1.
Evercore Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 920 shares. Arrowpoint Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 164,000 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Duncker Streett & holds 140 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Mercantile Com has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Burt Wealth Advisors, a Maryland-based fund reported 150 shares. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma reported 1,080 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Whitnell & has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Alphamark Ltd accumulated 163 shares or 0% of the stock. The Pennsylvania-based Sei Invests Co has invested 0.09% in Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Archford Capital Strategies Limited has invested 0% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag has 0.01% invested in the company for 260,359 shares. The California-based Palo has invested 0.26% in Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has 1,122 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Pnc Financial Grp Incorporated has 7,424 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt L P owns 142,310 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since August 11, 2016, the stock had 1 buying transaction, and 4 insider sales for $896,077 net activity. Shares for $235,837 were bought by KAPUT JIM L. The insider TERZICH MICHAEL H sold $600,265. 1,850 Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) shares with value of $126,836 were sold by Cho Michael.

Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) Ratings Coverage

Out of 7 analysts covering Zebra Tech (NASDAQ:ZBRA), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 71% are positive. Zebra Tech has been the topic of 12 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, May 13 the stock rating was maintained by Barrington Research with “Outperform”. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of ZBRA in a report on Monday, October 10 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, June 8 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 12. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, June 29 by Northcoast. Barrington Research initiated the shares of ZBRA in a report on Wednesday, August 26 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, September 1. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 12. On Wednesday, December 9 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform”. Morgan Stanley initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, August 24 report.

ZBRA Company Profile

Zebra Technologies Corporation, incorporated on July 10, 1998, offers a range of solutions in the automatic information and data capture industry. The Firm designs, makes and sells a range of products that capture and move data, including mobile computers; barcode scanners and imagers; radio frequency identification device (RFID) readers; wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions and software; specialty printers for barcode labelling and personal identification; real-time location systems (RTLS); related accessories and supplies, such as self-adhesive labels and other consumables, and software and services that are associated with these products. The Firm has two divisions: Legacy Zebra and Enterprise. End users of the Company’s products include those in the retail, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, warehouse and distribution, energy and utilities, and education industries around the world.

More notable recent Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Zebra Technologies Corp’s Shares Popped 14% Today” on November 15, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Zebra Technologies Corp. Stock Was Slammed” published on May 10, 2016, Nasdaq.com published: “John Rogers Comments on Zebra Technologies Corp” on October 22, 2016. More interesting news about Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Commit To Purchase Zebra Technologies Corp. At $55, Earn 11.1% Annualized …” published on November 02, 2016 as well as Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “Zebra Technologies Reports Smaller-Than-Expected Sales Decline” with publication date: August 09, 2016.

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