Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) Sellers Increased By 2% Their Shorts

November 10, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.40, from 1.09 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold Ascena Retail Group, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 178.07 million shares or 5.90% less from 189.24 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Northern Tru owns 2.16M shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.01% invested in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) for 76,500 shares. Nomura Holdings Inc owns 17.02M shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. Natixis Advsr L P holds 0% or 58,315 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd has invested 0% in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA). Rhumbline Advisers has 429,504 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Guggenheim Lc reported 55,079 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Citadel Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) for 105,017 shares. Evergreen Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 27,896 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA). Alphamark Limited Liability Com stated it has 190 shares. Ls Inv Llc reported 4,954 shares. Moreover, Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Company has 0% invested in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) for 654,043 shares. Golden Gate Private Equity reported 17.47M shares. Aperio Ltd Llc holds 74,885 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

The stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) registered an increase of 2% in short interest. ASNA’s total short interest was 44.45M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 2% from 43.58 million shares, reported previously. With 1.49 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 30 days to cover their ASNA’s short positions. The short interest to Ascena Retail Group Inc’s float is 33.99%.

The stock decreased 3.60% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $4.28. About 1.63 million shares traded. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) has risen 106.67% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 91.05% the S&P500.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women and tween girls in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $822.61 million. The firm operates through six divisions: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines. It currently has negative earnings. It creates, designs, and develops a range of merchandise, including apparel, accessories, footwear, and intimates; lifestyle products comprising cosmetics and bedroom furnishings; and wear-to-work, sportswear, footwear, and social occasion apparel.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ascena Retail Group has $4.5 highest and $2 lowest target. $3.25’s average target is -24.07% below currents $4.28 stock price. Ascena Retail Group had 2 analyst reports since August 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Neutral” on Wednesday, August 15. Citigroup maintained Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) on Wednesday, September 26 with “Sell” rating.

More news for Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Matson, Craft Brew Alliance, Easterly Government Properties, Novanta …” on November 09, 2018. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why Ascena Retail Group Inc Stock Popped Today” and published on October 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

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