Westwood Holdings Group 4 (NYSE:WHG) Shorted Shares Decreased By 13.49%

The stock of Westwood Holdings Group 4 (NYSE:WHG) registered a decrease of 13.49% in short interest. WHG’s total short interest was 107,700 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 13.49% from 124,500 shares, reported previously. With 16,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their WHG’s short positions. The short interest to Westwood Holdings Group 4’s float is 1.48%. The stock increased 1.87% or $0.98 during the last trading session, hitting $53.31. Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE:WHG) has risen 7.76% since February 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.49% the S&P500.

Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $484.54 million. Through its subsidiaries, the Company manages investment assets and provides services. It has a 20.8 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through its subsidiaries, which include Westwood Management Corp. and Westwood Advisors, LLC (together, Westwood Management), Westwood International Advisors Inc. (Westwood International) and Westwood Trust.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.17 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 6 funds sold all Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. shares owned while 25 reduced positions. 11 funds bought stakes while 29 increased positions. They now own 5.27 million shares or 3.38% less from 5.46 million shares in 2016Q1.

Greenwich Investment Management Inc. holds 2.53% of its portfolio in Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. for 45,795 shares. Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc owns 476,306 shares or 1.82% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hendershot Investments Inc. has 1.6% invested in the company for 60,210 shares. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.9% in the stock. North Star Investment Management Corp., a Illinois-based fund reported 42,301 shares.

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