Today’s Short Interest: Dreyfus High Yield Strategie (NYSE:DHF) Could Burn Your Long Portfolio After More Shorts

December 1, 2016 - By Vivian Park   ·   0 Comments

Today's Short Interest: Dreyfus High Yield Strategie (NYSE:DHF) Could Burn Your Long Portfolio After More Shorts

The stock of Dreyfus High Yield Strategie (NYSE:DHF) registered an increase of 29.85% in short interest. DHF’s total short interest was 117,900 shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 29.85% from 90,800 shares, reported previously. With 166,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their DHF’s short positions. The stock last traded at $3.24 per share. It is down 0.94% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.99% the S&P500.

Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company has a market cap of $232.82 million. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek high current income. It currently has negative earnings. The Fund also seeks capital growth as a secondary objective, to the extent consistent with its objective of seeking high current income.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.59, from 0.74 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 9 funds sold all Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund shares owned while 14 reduced positions. 4 funds bought stakes while 13 increased positions. They now own 3.86 million shares or 20.00% less from 4.83 million shares in 2016Q1.
Bank Of Mellon accumulated 33,001 shares or 0% of the stock. Keybank Association Oh has 12,000 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Krasney Financial Ltd Liability holds 0.05% or 63,523 shares in its portfolio. Sii Invs Wi last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Kcg reported 29,321 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tortoise Invest Limited Liability Com holds 0% or 2,538 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Sunbelt Inc has 0% invested in Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) for 18,927 shares. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp reported 77,826 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase has 1.73 million shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) for 11,477 shares. First Allied Advisory Services has 15,000 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Capital Invest Advsr Lc holds 0% or 14,973 shares in its portfolio. The Texas-based Wfg Advsrs Lp has invested 0.03% in Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF). The Georgia-based Invesco has invested 0% in Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF). Royal Retail Bank Of Canada accumulated 0% or 8,601 shares.

DHF Company Profile

Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide high current income by investing at least 65% of its total assets in income securities rated below investment grade. The fund also provides capital growth as a secondary objective.

More notable recent Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund” on February 06, 2011, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (DHF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” published on November 03, 2016, Seekingalpha.com published: “Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund: Not One To Get Jazzed About (DHF)” on May 20, 2015. More interesting news about Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE:DHF) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund (NYSE: DHF) Announces Dividend Reduction” published on May 25, 2016 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “CEF Update: Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund” with publication date: January 21, 2016.

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