Today’s Short Interest Alert: Today Cryolife Incorporated (NYSE:CRY) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

November 30, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Today's Short Interest Alert: Today Cryolife Incorporated (NYSE:CRY) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

The stock of Cryolife Incorporated (NYSE:CRY) registered an increase of 6.79% in short interest. CRY’s total short interest was 865,200 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 6.79% from 810,200 shares, reported previously. With 210,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their CRY’s short positions. The short interest to Cryolife Incorporated’s float is 2.79%. About 23,066 shares traded hands. Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY) has risen 62.80% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 57.57% the S&P500.

CryoLife, Inc. is engaged in medical device manufacturing and distribution, and in the processing and distribution of implantable human tissues for cardiac and vascular surgeries. The company has a market cap of $638.90 million. The Firm operates in two divisions: Medical Devices and Preservation Services. It has a 58.7 P/E ratio. The Medical Devices segment sells BioGlue, BioFoam, PerClot, CardioGenesis cardiac laser therapy, Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow (HeRO) Graft, and ProCol Vascular Bioprosthesis (ProCol).

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.58 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.61, from 2.19 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 8 funds sold all Cryolife Inc shares owned while 24 reduced positions. 20 funds bought stakes while 50 increased positions. They now own 19.57 million shares or 9.07% more from 17.94 million shares in 2016Q1.
Gsa Cap Prtn Limited Liability Partnership owns 17,090 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 94,115 shares or 0% of the stock. First Mercantile holds 7,707 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The New Jersey-based Kcg Inc has invested 0.01% in Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY). Wells Fargo Mn reported 560,190 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pinebridge Investments Limited Partnership accumulated 0% or 2,977 shares. Portolan Capital Management Limited Liability Co, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 551,271 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0% of its portfolio in Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 12,470 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ls Investment Advisors Limited Co owns 856 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gru, a New York-based fund reported 19,329 shares. Cwm Ltd holds 0% or 3,987 shares in its portfolio. Nbw Capital Limited Liability, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 164,745 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Lc last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Prudential Financial has invested 0% of its portfolio in Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY).

Insider Transactions: Since June 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $28,000 net activity. 2,000 shares with value of $28,000 were sold by RONALD C ELKINS on Tuesday, July 26. 10,000 shares with value of $115,600 were sold by McCall Ronald D on Wednesday, June 1.

Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY) Ratings Coverage

Out of 2 analysts covering Cryolife (NYSE:CRY), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Cryolife has been the topic of 2 analyst reports since April 13, 2016 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Lake Street initiated Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY) rating on Wednesday, June 15. Lake Street has “Buy” rating and $15 price target. The rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, April 13 with “Buy”.

CRY Company Profile

CryoLife, Inc. (CryoLife), incorporated on January 19, 1984, is engaged in medical device manufacturing and distribution, and in the processing and distribution of implantable human tissues for cardiac and vascular surgeries. The Firm operates in two divisions: Medical Devices and Preservation Services. The Medical Devices segment includes external revenues from product sales of BioGlue, BioFoam, PerClot, CardioGenesis cardiac laser therapy, Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow (HeRO) Graft, and ProCol Vascular Bioprosthesis (ProCol). The Preservation Services segment includes external services revenues from the preservation of cardiac and vascular tissues.

More notable recent Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “CryoLife Appoints James McDermid as Chief Human Resources Officer” on September 06, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Cryolife Inc’s Shares Turned Hot Today” published on July 26, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “CryoLife Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire On-X Life Technologies …” on December 22, 2015. More interesting news about Cryolife Inc (NYSE:CRY) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “CryoLife Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results” published on July 25, 2016 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “James W. Bullock Joins CryoLife Board of Directors” with publication date: October 25, 2016.

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