Short Interest Worth Watching: What Will Happen to TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) Next? The Stock Has Decline in Shorts

November 24, 2016 - By Clifton Ray   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Watching: What Will Happen to TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) Next? The Stock Has Decline in Shorts

The stock of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) registered a decrease of 17.22% in short interest. AMTD’s total short interest was 6.90 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 17.22% from 8.34 million shares, reported previously. With 3.59 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their AMTD’s short positions. The short interest to TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation’s float is 2.87%. The stock increased 2.09% or $0.84 on November 23, hitting $41.04. About 2.95 million shares traded hands. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) has risen 29.22% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.81% the S&P500.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation is a well-known provider of securities brokerage services and related technology financial services. The company has a market cap of $21.76 billion. The Firm provides its services to retail investors, traders and independent registered investment advisors . It has a 26.01 P/E ratio. The Firm provides its services through the Internet, a national branch network and relationships with RIAs.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.04, from 1.09 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 29 funds sold all TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. shares owned while 80 reduced positions. 32 funds bought stakes while 87 increased positions. They now own 471.08 million shares or 86.79% more from 252.20 million shares in 2016Q1.
Royal London Asset Ltd holds 0.04% or 75,521 shares in its portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 150,404 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Riverpark Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation last reported 211,664 shares in the company. California State Teachers Retirement owns 527,900 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Amalgamated Bancshares reported 16,940 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Farmers & Merchants Invs holds 0% or 70 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Capital Fund Mngmt Sa has 0.06% invested in TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) for 226,532 shares. Advisory Net Ltd Liability Co accumulated 869 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) for 230,185 shares. Glenmede Trust Company Na, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 453,751 shares. Northern Tru Corp owns 1.38 million shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Inv Mngmt Limited Liability accumulated 118,038 shares or 0% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers holds 271,097 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, National Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De has 0.01% invested in TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) for 1.07 million shares. Delta Lloyd Nv last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock.

Insider Transactions: Since May 26, 2016, the stock had 1 buying transaction, and 3 selling transactions for $3.14 million net activity. MOGLIA JOSEPH H sold $508,650 worth of stock or 15,000 shares. $1.49M worth of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) shares were sold by KOPLOW ELLEN L S. 50,000 shares were sold by Tomczyk Fredric J, worth $1.62M on Thursday, May 26. 5,000 shares were bought by Levitt Brian M, worth $169,350.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) Ratings Coverage

Out of 8 analysts covering TD Ameritrade Holdings (NASDAQ:AMTD), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 63% are positive. TD Ameritrade Holdings has been the topic of 21 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, September 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 8 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Buy” rating given by UBS on Thursday, January 21. Citigroup upgraded the shares of AMTD in a report on Tuesday, January 12 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 7 by Wood. The stock of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) earned “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 22. The company was maintained on Friday, September 18 by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, January 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”.

AMTD Company Profile

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, incorporated on April 1, 2002, is a well-known provider of securities brokerage services and related technology financial services. The Firm provides its services to retail investors, traders and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs). The Firm provides its services through the Internet, a national branch network and relationships with RIAs. The Company’s services and products include common and preferred stock, exchange-traded funds, options, futures, foreign exchange, mutual funds, fixed income, new and secondary issue securities, margin lending, cash management services and annuities. The Firm uses its platform to offer brokerage services to retail investors and investment advisors. In addition, it also offers various services and products to retail clients, such as touch-tone trading, trading over the Internet, real-time quotes, extended trading hours and direct access to market destinations. The Firm offers a nationwide network of over 100 retail branches, located primarily in metropolitan areas.

Another recent and important TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” on November 03, 2016.

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