Bon Ton Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:BONT) Has Decline in Shorts

June 29, 2017 - By Richard Conner

 Bon Ton Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:BONT) Has Decline in Shorts

Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.76 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 4 investors sold Bon-Ton Stores Inc shares while 11 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 5.93 million shares or 4.01% less from 6.18 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has 0% invested in Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) for 337,605 shares. 126 were accumulated by Fincl Bank Of America Corporation De. Spark Mgmt Ltd reported 68,100 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Blackrock Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 2,748 shares. Gamco Investors Incorporated Et Al has 568,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Teton owns 228,000 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 417,639 were reported by Bridgeway Cap Mngmt Inc. Sg Americas Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) for 137,242 shares. Invesco Limited accumulated 175,219 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Co The holds 0% or 651 shares. 14,500 are owned by Raymond James Service Advsr. Blackrock Institutional Trust Na has invested 0% in Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT). Royal Retail Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT). Gabelli Funds Ltd accumulated 340,000 shares or 0% of the stock. Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 201 shares.

The stock of Bon Ton Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:BONT) registered a decrease of 3.58% in short interest. BONT’s total short interest was 1.72M shares in June as published by FINRA. Its down 3.58% from 1.79M shares, reported previously. With 119,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 15 days to cover their BONT’s short positions. The short interest to Bon Ton Stores Incorporated’s float is 20.89%.

About 138,275 shares traded or 26.21% up from the average. Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) has declined 58.54% since June 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 75.24% the S&P500.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is a department store operator. The company has market cap of $8.06 million. The Firm operates through two divisions: stores and eCommerce . It currently has negative earnings. The Firm offers a range of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Bon-Ton Stores (NASDAQ:BONT), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Bon-Ton Stores had 7 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 21, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Imperial Capital downgraded Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) rating on Tuesday, September 1. Imperial Capital has “Hold” rating and $2 target. Credit Suisse downgraded Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) rating on Friday, April 15. Credit Suisse has “Underperform” rating and $1.50 target. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 21 with “Underperform”. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Friday, November 20. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Wesley Advisory Group.

More notable recent Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) news were published by: Jsonline.com which released: “Bon-Ton Stores posts another quarterly loss” on August 18, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Is Bon-Ton Stores Headed for Bankruptcy?” published on April 01, 2017, Jsonline.com published: “Bon-Ton posts another annual loss, will close 4 to 6 stores” on March 14, 2017. More interesting news about Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NASDAQ:BONT) were released by: Jsonline.com and their article: “Retiring Bon-Ton chairman to be succeeded by spouse” published on May 05, 2017 as well as Jsonline.com‘s news article titled: “Bon-Ton Stores posts larger quarterly loss as sales decline 9.3%” with publication date: May 18, 2017.

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