Newest Short Interest Filing: Is Buying Dillards Incorporated (NYSE:DDS) Here Good Idea?

December 1, 2016 - By Pete Kolinski   ·   0 Comments

Newest Short Interest Filing: Is Buying Dillards Incorporated (NYSE:DDS) Here Good Idea?

The stock of Dillards Incorporated (NYSE:DDS) registered a decrease of 2.03% in short interest. DDS’s total short interest was 4.07 million shares in December as published by FINRA. Its down 2.03% from 4.15M shares, reported previously. With 383,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 11 days to cover their DDS’s short positions. The short interest to Dillards Incorporated’s float is 25.82%. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.29 during the last trading session, hitting $71.51. Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) has declined 1.38% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.30% the S&P500.

Dillard’s, Inc. is a retailer of fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing. The company has a market cap of $2.45 billion. The Firm operates approximately 300 Dillard’s stores, including over 20 clearance centers, and an Internet store offering a range of merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. It has a 12.99 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include the Retail activities segment, which includes the operation of the Company’s retail department stores, and the Construction segment, which includes the activities of CDI Contractors, LLC , a general contracting construction company.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.50, from 0.59 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 46 funds sold all Dillard’s, Inc. shares owned while 70 reduced positions. 25 funds bought stakes while 44 increased positions. They now own 26.90 million shares or 7.90% less from 29.20 million shares in 2016Q1.
Rhumbline Advisers, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 19,607 shares. Parametric Port Associates Limited Liability Co last reported 332,762 shares in the company. Federated Inc Pa reported 154,691 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Ameriprise has 0% invested in the company for 9,774 shares. Northern Tru Corporation reported 138,192 shares or 0% of all its holdings. D E Shaw Communications Inc has 10,295 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Picton Mahoney Asset Mgmt owns 1,200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Vanguard Gru holds 0.01% or 1.37 million shares in its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com reported 6,466 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insur The accumulated 0% or 1,212 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Commerce Ltd Limited Liability Company, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 44,206 shares. Citigroup Inc has 0% invested in the company for 39,523 shares. Blackrock Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in the company for 9,372 shares. Aperio Gru Inc Lc last reported 4,091 shares in the company. The Ohio-based Parkwood Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.04% in Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS).

Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) Ratings Coverage

Out of 4 analysts covering Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. Dillard’s has been the topic of 15 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) earned “Sell” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 25. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of DDS in a report on Tuesday, November 17 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, November 9. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 18 by Credit Suisse. As per Friday, May 13, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, August 12 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) earned “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 13. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $110 target price in Friday, August 14 report. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Tuesday, September 1. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 10 by JP Morgan.

DDS Company Profile

Dillard’s, Inc., incorporated on January 13, 1964, is a retailer of fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishing. The Firm operates approximately 300 Dillard’s stores, including over 20 clearance centers, and an Internet store offering a range of merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men and children, accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. The Company’s divisions include the Retail activities segment and the Construction segment. The Retail activities segment includes the operation of the Company’s retail department stores. The Construction segment includes the activities of CDI Contractors, LLC (CDI), a general contracting construction company. CDI’s business includes constructing and remodeling stores for the Company.

More recent Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Dillard’s Inc. Stock Fell 11% in August” on September 08, 2016. Also Valuewalk.com published the news titled: “Dillard’s, Inc. (DDS): Has The Pendulum Swung Too Far?” on October 18, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Dillard’s, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results” with publication date: November 10, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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