Is Buying Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limitedha (NASDAQ:AOSL), Having Lower Short Interest a Winning Strategy?

June 17, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.49, from 1.52 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 8 investors sold Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited shares while 30 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 15.82 million shares or 3.72% less from 16.44 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
D E Shaw & Inc holds 477,007 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. National Bank Of America De owns 0% invested in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) for 143,507 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0% invested in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL). Barclays Pcl reported 5,123 shares. Ameriprise Inc reported 0% in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL). Wedge Mngmt L Lp Nc owns 37,700 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Prudential Financial, a New Jersey-based fund reported 110,425 shares. Acadian Asset Limited Co holds 0.02% or 334,165 shares. Art Advsr Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 10,811 shares in its portfolio. Bankshares Of New York Mellon reported 97,210 shares. Citigroup invested 0% of its portfolio in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL). Victory Mgmt invested in 0% or 15,864 shares. Globeflex Lp has invested 0.22% in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL). Stratos Wealth Prtn stated it has 500 shares. Gagnon Secs Limited Co has 2.47% invested in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL).

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $352,302 activity. Liang Yifan sold $266,828 worth of stock or 15,075 shares.

The stock of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limitedha (NASDAQ:AOSL) registered a decrease of 15.3% in short interest. AOSL’s total short interest was 103,500 shares in June as published by FINRA. Its down 15.3% from 122,200 shares, reported previously. With 109,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their AOSL’s short positions. The short interest to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limitedha’s float is 0.53%.

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $16.09. About 170,821 shares traded or 28.73% up from the average. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) has declined 14.81% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.38% the S&P500.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and supplies a portfolio of power semiconductors for consumer, computing, communications, and industrial markets primarily in the United States, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Germany. The company has market cap of $384.23 million. It offers various power discrete products, including low, medium, and high voltage power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors ; and SRFETs, XSFET, electrostatic discharges, protected MOSFETs, and insulated gate bipolar transistors, which are used for routing current and switching voltages in power control circuits. It has a 22.99 P/E ratio. The firm also provides power IC products comprising devices that are used for power management and power delivery; and analog power devices that are used for circuit protection and signal switching.

More news for Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Alpha and Omega Semiconductor to Present at the Stifel 2018 Cross Sector Insight Conference” on May 30, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Recent Analysis Shows UNITIL, Park Electrochemical, Financial Institutions, Guaranty, Marin Software, and Alpha and …” and published on May 25, 2018 is yet another important article.

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