Wall Street Signals: Equus Total Return Incorporated (NYSE:EQS) Shorted Shares Increased 24.27% After Market Selling

Equus Total Return Incorporated (NYSE:EQS) Shorted Shares Increased 24.27% After Market Selling

The stock of Equus Total Return Incorporated (NYSE:EQS) registered an increase of 24.27% in short interest. EQS’s total short interest was 12,800 shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 24.27% from 10,300 shares, reported previously. With 4,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their EQS’s short positions. The stock increased 2.38% or $0.04 on June 13, hitting $1.72. Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS) has risen 2.99% since November 5, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.99% the S&P500.
Equus Total Return, Inc. is a closed-end management investment company. The company has a market cap of $21.29 million. The Fund is a business development firm whose investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current investment income and long-term capital gains by investing in the debt and equity securities of small and middle market capitalization companies that are generally not publicly traded at the time of its investment. It has a 9.96 P/E ratio. In addition, it may invest with other co-investors, including private equity firms, business development companies, small business investment companies, venture capital groups, institutional investors and individual investors.
The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.5 in Q1 2016. Its down 0.33, from 0.83 in 2015Q4. The ratio is negative, as 2 funds sold all Equus Total Return, Inc. shares owned while 4 reduced positions. 1 funds bought stakes while 2 increased positions. They now own 1.08 million shares or 5.29% more from 1.02 million shares in 2015Q4.
Bulldog Investors Llc holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Equus Total Return, Inc. for 497,162 shares. Kazazian Asset Management Llc owns 32,573 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. has 0.05% invested in the company for 265,774 shares. The Florida-based Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. has invested 0.05% in the stock. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 38,354 shares.
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