Short Interest Update on Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (AJRD)

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (AJRD) : Traders are increasing their bearish positions on the stock, as is visible by the 1.4% jump in the outstanding short positions; a total addition of 64,172 shares on the sell side. On Jul 29, 2016, the total short positions were 4,703,829 shares, which went up to 4,768,001 shares by the close of trading on August 15, 2016. It will take 15 days for the bears to roll over or cover. An average of 309,929 shares exchange hands daily. 7.8% of the float of the stock has been sold short by the bears. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE:AJRD): The stock opened at $17.93 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $17.96 for the day. The stock traded down to $17.76 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $17.86 with a loss of -0.56% for the day. The stock had closed at $17.96 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 180,776 shares.


In a related news, Lichtenstein Warren G, director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., executed a transaction worth $74,950 on November 13, 2015. A total of 5,000 shares were purchased at an average price of $14.99. The Insider information was divulged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

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