Shorts On Watch: York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) Has Increase in Shorts

November 22, 2016 - By Ellis Scott   ·   0 Comments

Shorts On Watch: York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) Has Increase in Shorts

The stock of York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) registered an increase of 3.75% in short interest. YORW’s total short interest was 279,600 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 3.75% from 269,500 shares, reported previously. With 30,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 9 days to cover their YORW’s short positions. The short interest to York Water Company’s float is 2.2%. The stock closed at $34.45 during the last session. It is down 6.03% since April 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.48% the S&P500.

The York Water Company is an investor-owned water utility. The company has a market cap of $452.90 million. The Firm impounds, purifies and distributes water. It has a 35.74 P/E ratio. The Firm owns and operates approximately two wastewater collection and treatment systems.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.13, from 1.03 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 8 funds sold all York Water Co shares owned while 29 reduced positions. 14 funds bought stakes while 24 increased positions. They now own 3.94 million shares or 0.87% more from 3.90 million shares in 2016Q1.
Manchester Management holds 20,524 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0% of its portfolio in York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW). Schwab Charles Invest Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW). M&T Bancorp Corporation last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Philadelphia Tru accumulated 0.13% or 46,165 shares. Kbc Gru Nv has 54,441 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. Gabelli Funds Llc accumulated 0.03% or 147,000 shares. Blackrock Fund Advsrs holds 339,085 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Creative Planning holds 0% or 8,000 shares in its portfolio. Edge Wealth Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0% or 15 shares. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Service accumulated 9,825 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Brown Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 11,250 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup holds 0% of its portfolio in York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) for 1,929 shares. Bessemer Gp Incorporated accumulated 10,955 shares or 0% of the stock. North Star Investment Mgmt accumulated 0.22% or 37,900 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since June 15, 2016, the stock had 29 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $66,192 net activity. $151 worth of York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) shares were bought by Rasmussen Steven R. Snyder Mark S bought $962 worth of stock or 32 shares. $4,977 worth of York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) shares were bought by Hand Joseph Thomas. The insider MILLER KATHLEEN M bought 137 shares worth $3,941. KAIN GEORGE HAY III ESQ also sold $10,009 worth of York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) shares. The insider HINES JEFFREY R bought $15,210. NEWCOMER ROBERT P also bought $824 worth of York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) on Friday, July 15.

YORW Company Profile

The York Water Company, incorporated on February 08, 1816, is an investor-owned water utility. The Firm impounds, purifies and distributes water. The Firm owns and operates approximately two wastewater collection and treatment systems. It operates within its franchised territory, which covers over 40 municipalities within York County, Pennsylvania and over nine municipalities within Adams County, Pennsylvania. The Company’s approximately two wastewater treatment facilities are located in East Manchester and Lower Windsor Townships. The Firm also provides sewer billing services. The Firm has a service line protection program, which allows clients to pay a fixed monthly fee, and the Company repairs or replaces damaged customer service lines.

More important recent York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The York Water Company: Overflowing Valuation” on November 07, 2016, also Cpbj.com published article titled: “5 facts you may not know about York Water Co.”, Zacks.com published: “The York Water Company Upped to Strong Buy; Here’s Why” on April 07, 2016. More interesting news about York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “York Water Company Reports 2nd Quarter and Six Months Earnings” with publication date: August 03, 2016.

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