Short Interest Worth Mentioning Today: Today Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:CWST) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

November 30, 2016 - By Richard Conner   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Mentioning Today: Today Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:CWST) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

The stock of Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:CWST) registered an increase of 5.12% in short interest. CWST’s total short interest was 671,200 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 5.12% from 638,500 shares, reported previously. With 276,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their CWST’s short positions. The short interest to Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A’s float is 2.14%. About 125,367 shares traded hands. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 75.28% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 70.06% the S&P500.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a solid waste services company. The company has a market cap of $524.40 million. The Firm provides resource management services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers, in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling and organics services. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include its two regional divisions, Eastern and Western regions, which provide a range of solid waste services; Recycling, which offers recycling activities and its commodity brokerage operations, and Other, including organic services, ancillary activities and industrial services.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.18 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.79, from 1.39 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 10 funds sold all Casella Waste Systems Inc. shares owned while 26 reduced positions. 15 funds bought stakes while 35 increased positions. They now own 26.83 million shares or 0.26% more from 26.76 million shares in 2016Q1.
The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. The New York-based Teachers Advsr has invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Deere Co accumulated 11,323 shares or 0% of the stock. Amer Grp last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Skylands Cap Llc reported 1.59 million shares or 2.04% of all its holdings. Gamco Investors Et Al holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 202,781 shares. Ameriprise Fin owns 12,075 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Md last reported 37,275 shares in the company. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0% or 53,270 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc reported 1.19M shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tower Ltd Liability Com (Trc) has invested 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Rmb Capital Limited Co has invested 1.34% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Eam accumulated 268,849 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Lc has 185,729 shares for 0% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since June 29, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $380,354 net activity. Shares for $25,540 were sold by PETERS GREGORY B. CASELLA JOHN W also sold $68,099 worth of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) on Wednesday, June 29. On Wednesday, June 29 Johnson Edwin D sold $49,098 worth of the stock or 6,491 shares. $43,917 worth of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) shares were sold by CASELLA DOUGLAS R. Shares for $100,817 were sold by Coletta Edmond on Wednesday, November 16. 644 shares were sold by SCHMITT DAVID L, worth $7,924 on Thursday, November 17. Heald Christopher sold $17,889 worth of stock.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 83% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. has been the topic of 8 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Wedbush. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, June 17 by First Analysis. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 26 by Raymond James. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 19. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 3 by Zacks.

CWST Company Profile

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., incorporated on March 1, 1993, is a solid waste services company. The Firm provides resource management services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers, primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling and organics services. The Company’s operating divisions include its two regional divisions, Eastern and Western regions, which provide a range of solid waste services; Recycling, which offers recycling activities and its commodity brokerage operations, and Other, including organic services, ancillary activities and industrial services. The Firm provides integrated solid waste services in over six states, including Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Maine and Pennsylvania. The Firm owns or operates approximately 30 solid waste collection operations, over 40 transfer stations, approximately 20 recycling facilities, over 10 Subtitle D landfills, approximately four landfill gas-to-energy facilities and a landfill permitted to accept construction and demolition (C&D) materials.

More news for Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Why Shares of Casella Waste Systems Inc. Jumped 13% in September” on October 06, 2016. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why Casella Waste Systems Shares Fell nearly 12% in December” and published on January 10, 2016 is yet another important article.

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