Short Interest Worth Watching: Aep Industries Incorporated (NASDAQ:AEPI) Stock Is Shorted More

November 23, 2016 - By Peter Erickson   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Watching: Aep Industries Incorporated (NASDAQ:AEPI) Stock Is Shorted More

The stock of Aep Industries Incorporated (NASDAQ:AEPI) registered an increase of 19.44% in short interest. AEPI’s total short interest was 76,200 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 19.44% from 63,800 shares, reported previously. With 44,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their AEPI’s short positions. The short interest to Aep Industries Incorporated’s float is 4.14%. About 8,733 shares traded hands. AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) has risen 76.26% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 70.93% the S&P500.

AEP Industries Inc. is a manufacturer of plastic packaging films in North America. The company has a market cap of $580.93 million. The Firm is engaged in the production, manufacture and distribution of polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride flexible plastic packaging products for the food/beverage, industrial and agricultural markets. It has a 15.1 P/E ratio. The Company’s plastic packaging films are used in the packaging, transportation, beverage, food, automotive, pharmaceutical, chemical, electronics, and construction, agriculture and textile industries.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.02, from 1.25 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 7 funds sold all AEP Industries shares owned while 29 reduced positions. 15 funds bought stakes while 30 increased positions. They now own 3.46 million shares or 3.57% less from 3.59 million shares in 2016Q1.
Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% of its portfolio in AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) for 161 shares. National Bank Of America De owns 1,512 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Axa has 0.01% invested in the company for 15,680 shares. Qs Investors Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 16,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P accumulated 0.01% or 214,137 shares. Metropolitan Life New York reported 2,945 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset accumulated 0% or 1,784 shares. Secor Cap Limited Partnership has 5,673 shares for 0.06% of their US portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 19,484 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability holds 0.06% of its portfolio in AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) for 360,346 shares. Tower Rech Lc (Trc) last reported 199 shares in the company. Aqr Capital Management Llc holds 17,638 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wellington Mngmt Gp Llp holds 0% or 16,010 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Assoc Md has 0% invested in the company for 3,810 shares. Globeflex Cap Ltd Partnership has 0.09% invested in the company for 4,119 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since September 22, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $14.47 million net activity. $14.47M worth of AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) shares were sold by KSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT – LLC.

AEPI Company Profile

AEP Industries Inc., incorporated on November 13, 1985, is a maker of plastic packaging films in North America. The Firm is engaged in the production, manufacture and distribution of polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride flexible plastic packaging products for the food/beverage, industrial and agricultural markets. The Company’s plastic packaging films are used in the packaging, transportation, beverage, food, automotive, pharmaceutical, chemical, electronics, and construction, agriculture and textile industries. The Company’s products include custom films, stretch (pallet) wrap, food contact, PROformance films, canliners, printed and converted films, and other products and specialty films. It makes plastic films, principally from resins blended with other raw materials, which it either sells or further processes by printing, laminating, slitting or converting. It makes both industrial grade products and specialty products. The Firm operates in the United States and Canada.

More notable recent AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Tiffany, AEP Industries, and Vanda Pharmaceuticals Jumped Today” on August 25, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “AEP Industries Inc. Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Results” published on September 09, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “AEP Industries Inc. Names John Powers President And Chief Operating Officer” on November 05, 2015. More interesting news about AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: “BRIEF-Berry Plastics reports 21.5 pct stake in Aep Industries” published on September 03, 2016 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Walgreens Boots Alliance, Axiall, and AEP Industries Jumped Today” with publication date: June 10, 2016.

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