Echostar (SATS) Reaches $62.25 52-Week High, Edgewell Personal Care Company (EPC) Sellers Increased By 4.8% Their Shorts

June 19, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) had an increase of 4.8% in short interest. EPC’s SI was 5.35M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 4.8% from 5.10 million shares previously. With 548,900 avg volume, 10 days are for Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC)’s short sellers to cover EPC’s short positions. The SI to Edgewell Personal Care Company’s float is 9.34%. The stock increased 1.83% or $1.38 on June 19, reaching $76.94. About 403,634 shares traded. Edgewell Personal Care Co (NYSE:EPC) has declined 8.33% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.03% the S&P500.

The stock of Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) hit a new 52-week high and has $65.99 target or 6.00% above today’s $62.25 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $5.83 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 19 by Barchart.com. If the $65.99 price target is reached, the company will be worth $349.80M more. The stock increased 2.47% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $62.25. About 200,537 shares traded or 15.95% up from the average. Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) has risen 47.96% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.26% the S&P500.

EchoStar Corporation is a holding company. The company has market cap of $5.83 billion. The Firm is a well-known provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office, delivering network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments. It has a 36.14 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: Hughes, EchoStar Technologies and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS).

Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $3.98 million activity. On Friday, May 19 the insider KAUL PRADMAN P sold $873,692. The insider DUGAN MICHAEL T sold $120,029. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $281,800 was made by Federico Anthony M on Friday, May 12. The insider RAYNER DAVID sold $150,000. The insider Manson Dean sold 1,469 shares worth $85,301. Ortolf Tom A sold $265,500 worth of Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) on Tuesday, February 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.21, from 1.08 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 17 investors sold Echostar Corporation shares while 59 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 41.14 million shares or 0.26% less from 41.25 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. C M Bidwell And invested in 9,310 shares. Verition Fund Management Limited invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Great West Life Assurance Can reported 0% stake. Moreover, Brown Advisory has 0.25% invested in Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) for 1.38 million shares. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada reported 1,260 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has 30,333 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank), a Switzerland-based fund reported 1,249 shares. Blackrock Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) for 26,615 shares. Amer Interest Gru, New York-based fund reported 1,348 shares. Gsa Limited Liability Partnership holds 19,240 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. First Trust Lp stated it has 48,465 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Silvercrest Asset Grp Incorporated Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) for 5,670 shares. 1.12M were accumulated by Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P. Utah Retirement Systems reported 0.01% stake. 2.75M are owned by Vanguard Group.

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