Today’s Short Interest Alert: What’s Devry Education Group Incorporated (NYSE:DV) Upside After This Short Interest Increase?

December 1, 2016 - By Pete Kolinski   ·   0 Comments

Today's Short Interest Alert: What's Devry Education Group Incorporated (NYSE:DV) Upside After This Short Interest Increase?

The stock of Devry Education Group Incorporated (NYSE:DV) registered an increase of 2.32% in short interest. DV’s total short interest was 10.44M shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 2.32% from 10.20M shares, reported previously. With 395,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 26 days to cover their DV’s short positions. The short interest to Devry Education Group Incorporated’s float is 17.99%. About 759,058 shares traded hands. DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) has risen 70.38% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.45% the S&P500.

DeVry Education Group Inc. is a global well-known provider of educational services. The company has a market cap of $1.89 billion. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. It has a 116.51 P/E ratio. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.42 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.17, from 1.59 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 20 funds sold all DeVry Education Group Inc shares owned while 49 reduced positions. 38 funds bought stakes while 72 increased positions. They now own 63.98 million shares or 1.93% less from 65.24 million shares in 2016Q1.
Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Lp has 0.15% invested in the company for 641,400 shares. Hsbc Hldgs Plc has 17,292 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Investment Prtn has 166,800 shares for 0.03% of their US portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems, a Florida-based fund reported 70,647 shares. Rmb Cap Management Llc last reported 0.03% of its portfolio in the stock. Allianz Asset Mngmt Ag has invested 0% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV). Moreover, Blackrock Limited Company has 0% invested in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) for 28,312 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 206,097 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Renaissance Technology Llc last reported 55,700 shares in the company. Schroder Inv Grp Inc Incorporated accumulated 0.01% or 321,119 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp accumulated 0% or 25,471 shares. The Illinois-based Aston Asset Limited Liability has invested 0.99% in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV). Pnc Fincl Serv holds 0% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) for 11,288 shares. Gotham Asset Ltd Liability Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 524,186 shares. Wellington Management Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has 139,003 shares for 0% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since July 13, 2016, the stock had 1 insider purchase, and 24 sales for $3.31 million net activity. Davis Gregory S also sold $38,302 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) shares. $62,934 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) shares were sold by International Value Advisers – LLC. TAYLOR RONALD L sold $35,714 worth of stock or 1,400 shares. 13,600 shares were sold by Groenwald Susan, worth $346,487 on Thursday, August 18. WARDELL LISA W also bought $204,400 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) shares. Riehs Steven sold $18,983 worth of stock. 2,079 shares were sold by LORAINE DONNA M, worth $47,886.

DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) Ratings Coverage

Out of 7 analysts covering DeVry (NYSE:DV), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 43% are positive. DeVry has been the topic of 18 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, April 20 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research given on Friday, August 21. Barrington Research upgraded DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) rating on Wednesday, September 14. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $30 price target. The rating was upgraded by Barrington Research to “Outperform” on Monday, September 21. The stock of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. The stock has “Market Perform” rating given by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, February 5. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 24 by Standpoint Research. Credit Suisse upgraded DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) on Wednesday, November 9 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Friday, February 5 with “Neutral”. Credit Suisse downgraded DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) on Thursday, June 2 to “Neutral” rating.

DV Company Profile

DeVry Education Group Inc. (DeVry Group), incorporated on August 3, 1987, is a global well-known provider of educational services. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law. The Firm operates in three divisions: Medical and Healthcare; International and Professional Education, and Business, Technology and Management.

More news for DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) were recently published by: Forbes.com, which released: “DeVry Education Group Reaches Analyst Target Price” on August 22, 2016. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Cooper Tire & Rubber, Churchill Downs and DeVry …” and published on November 28, 2016 is yet another important article.

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