Short Interest of The Day: Could Css Industries Incorporated (NYSE:CSS) See a Reversal After More Sellers Came In?

November 30, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest of The Day: Could Css Industries Incorporated (NYSE:CSS) See a Reversal After More Sellers Came In?

The stock of Css Industries Incorporated (NYSE:CSS) registered an increase of 3.17% in short interest. CSS’s total short interest was 104,200 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 3.17% from 101,000 shares, reported previously. With 16,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their CSS’s short positions. The short interest to Css Industries Incorporated’s float is 1.24%. About 19,949 shares traded hands. CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) has declined 2.83% since April 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500.

CSS Industries, Inc. is a consumer products company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of non-durable all occasion and seasonal social expression products, principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. The company has a market cap of $250.12 million. The Company’s occasion and seasonal products include classroom exchange Valentines, infant products, journals, buttons, gift wrap, floral accessories, craft and educational products, Easter egg dyes and novelties, memory books, scrapbooks, stickers, stationery and other items. It has a 19.52 P/E ratio. The Company’s Christmas products include decorative ribbons and bows, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, gift bags, gift boxes, gift card holders, tissue paper and decorations.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.97 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 5 funds sold all CSS Industries Inc shares owned while 29 reduced positions. 10 funds bought stakes while 23 increased positions. They now own 7.19 million shares or 0.41% less from 7.21 million shares in 2016Q1.
Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 9,100 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. D E Shaw And holds 13,030 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Lsv Asset holds 0.02% or 292,099 shares in its portfolio. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca accumulated 2,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Barclays Public Ltd Liability has 37 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 400 shares. National Bank & Trust Of America Corp De has invested 0% of its portfolio in CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS). Sei reported 14 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The New York-based Brown Brothers Harriman & has invested 0% in CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS). The Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS). The New York-based Savings Bank Of New York Mellon has invested 0% in CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS). Pnc Service Group Inc Inc holds 0% or 1,270 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio has 0% invested in the company for 23,000 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Co last reported 1,500 shares in the company. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The has invested 0% in CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS).

Insider Transactions: Since September 9, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $614,044 net activity. 2,427 shares were sold by PACCAPANICCIA VINCENT A, worth $60,804 on Thursday, September 15.

CSS Company Profile

CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS), incorporated on November 5, 1923, is a consumer products company. The Firm is primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of non-durable all occasion and seasonal social expression products, principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. The Company’s occasion and seasonal products include classroom exchange Valentines, infant products, journals, buttons, gift wrap, floral accessories, craft and educational products, Easter egg dyes and novelties, memory books, scrapbooks, stickers, stationery and other items. CSS also designs, makes, procures, distributes and sells a range of seasonal consumer products primarily through the mass market distribution channel. The Company’s Christmas products include decorative ribbons and bows, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, gift bags, gift boxes, gift card holders, tissue paper and decorations.

More recent CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “CSS Industries, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results” on October 25, 2016. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “CSS Industries, Inc. Reports Results of Operations for the Fiscal Quarter …” on August 02, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “CSS Industries, Inc. Announces Acquisition of the Business and Assets of …” with publication date: February 02, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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