Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) Stock Is Shorted More

September 16, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.56, from 1 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 2 investors sold ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited shares while 7 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 4.93 million shares or 2.02% less from 5.03 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Us National Bank De invested in 21 shares or 0% of the stock. Peak6 Investments Lp owns 9,265 shares. Regions Financial stated it has 1,536 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Lazard Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.04% of its portfolio in ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA). Bennicas & Assoc owns 63,580 shares for 0.58% of their portfolio. Rmb Capital Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.04% or 159,066 shares in its portfolio. Stephens Ar invested in 17,250 shares. Bank & Trust Of America De has invested 0% in ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA). Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 1,500 shares. 1,115 are owned by Tower Research Limited Liability (Trc). Blue Bell Private Wealth Mngmt Limited Co holds 8,175 shares. Raymond James & Associates reported 54,042 shares. Wolverine Asset Management Limited Liability invested in 375,371 shares. Whittier Tru reported 600 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) for 24,800 shares.

The stock of Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) registered an increase of 20% in short interest. ASA’s total short interest was 40,800 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 20% from 34,000 shares, reported previously. With 71,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their ASA’s short positions. The short interest to Asa Gold and Precious Metals Limited’s float is 0.21%.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $8.51. About 69,057 shares traded. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (NYSE:ASA) has declined 31.33% since September 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.95% the S&P500.

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of $164.16 million. The firm invests in the public equity markets across the globe. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily invests in stocks of companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, or other precious minerals.

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