Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) Shorted Shares Increased 0.38% After Market Selling

June 19, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.09, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 28 investors sold Ascena Retail Group, Inc. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 189.24 million shares or 9.56% more from 172.72 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Holt Capital Advsr Limited Liability Corporation Dba Holt Capital Ptnrs Lp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA). Goldman Sachs Grp holds 0% or 1.35 million shares in its portfolio. Asset Management Inc holds 16,980 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement System invested in 269,115 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0% invested in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) for 120,544 shares. 419,389 were reported by Rhumbline Advisers. Jefferies Group Limited Liability holds 0% or 38,500 shares in its portfolio. Brandywine Glob Invest Llc holds 0% or 33,001 shares. Tower Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has 0% invested in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) for 2,574 shares. Strs Ohio holds 137,800 shares. 353,926 are held by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Limited Liability. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 57,300 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0% in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA). Stoneridge Invest Prtnrs Limited Liability Corp owns 18,367 shares. Citigroup holds 0% in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) or 313,692 shares.

The stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) registered an increase of 0.38% in short interest. ASNA’s total short interest was 38.39 million shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 0.38% from 38.25M shares, reported previously. With 754,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 51 days to cover their ASNA’s short positions. The short interest to Ascena Retail Group Inc’s float is 32.18%.

It closed at $3.99 lastly. It is up 84.88% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 72.31% 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 $765.23 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 3 analysts covering Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ascena Retail Group has $2 highest and $2.0 lowest target. $2’s average target is -49.87% below currents $3.99 stock price. Ascena Retail Group had 3 analyst reports since March 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, March 6 by B. Riley & Co. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Tuesday, March 6 with “Hold”.

More notable recent Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ascena Retail lower after weak profit guidance” on June 04, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Ascena Retail Group Inc. Surged 47% Last Month” published on June 06, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “After-Hours Stock Movers 06/04: (TWTR) (MYL) (NX) Higher; (ANW) (ASNA) (COOL) Lower (more…)” on June 04, 2018. More interesting news about Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within ConocoPhillips, Teleflex, Enterprise Products Partners, Tandem Diabetes …” published on June 12, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Francesca Holdings Corporation Stock Rose 19% in May” with publication date: June 07, 2018.

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