Short Interest Summary: Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) Can’t Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

November 24, 2016 - By Ellis Scott   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Summary: Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) Can't Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

The stock of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) registered a decrease of 0.95% in short interest. ASTC’s total short interest was 72,900 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 0.95% from 73,600 shares, reported previously. With 14,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their ASTC’s short positions. The short interest to Astrotech Corporation’s float is 0.49%. The stock increased 1.83% or $0.03 on November 23, hitting $1.67. About 12,178 shares traded hands. Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) has declined 17.91% since April 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.32% the S&P500.

Astrotech Corporation is a science and technology development and commercialization company. The company has a market cap of $34.52 million. The Firm invents, acquires and commercializes technological innovations sourced from internal research, universities, laboratories and research institutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm operates through two business units: Astro Scientific and Astral Images Corporation .

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.83, from 1.17 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 3 funds sold all Astrotech Corp shares owned while 3 reduced positions. 2 funds bought stakes while 5 increased positions. They now own 2.80 million shares or 1.52% more from 2.75 million shares in 2016Q1.
Boothbay Fund Management Ltd has 0.03% invested in the company for 36,980 shares. Northern Trust accumulated 0% or 35,332 shares. Two Sigma Secs Ltd Liability Company last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Susquehanna Gp Llp accumulated 19,981 shares or 0% of the stock. Beck Mgmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 2.02M shares or 2.18% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 0% of its portfolio in Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) for 391 shares. Vanguard Group owns 529,080 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Messner And Smith Theme Value Ca has 0.05% invested in Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) for 16,100 shares. Blackrock Investment Ltd Liability last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Geode Cap Limited holds 51,802 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Advisors Limited Company, a Illinois-based fund reported 13,090 shares. Blackrock Fund Advisors has 0% invested in the company for 33,312 shares. Commercial Bank Of America De holds 0% of its portfolio in Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) for 69 shares. Creative Planning owns 1,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Price T Rowe Incorporated Md has invested 0% of its portfolio in Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC).

ASTC Company Profile

Astrotech Corporation, incorporated on August 22, 1984, is a science and technology development and commercialization company. The Firm invents, acquires and commercializes technological innovations sourced from internal research, universities, laboratories and research institutions. The Firm operates through two business units: Astro Scientific and Astral Images Corporation (Astral). The Astro Scientific is a technology incubator that commercializes technologies, and includes the activities of subsidiaries, such as 1st Detect Corporation (1st Detect) and Astrogenetix, Inc. (Astrogenetix). Astral enables film restoration, enhancement and digitization using an automated process that algorithmically removes dust, scratches and defects to restore it to its original condition. The Company’s product portfolio consists of MMS-1000 and OEM-1000.

Another recent and important Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ:ASTC) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Miniaturization Of Spectrometry: The Long Case For Astrotech Corp.” on December 20, 2013.

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