Short Interest Update on DST Systems (DST)

DST Systems (DST) has 382,038 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 2 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 398,127 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 154,015 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -4%, which amounts to -16,089 shares. Short positions are 1.2% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

DST Systems (NYSE:DST): The stock opened at $120.31 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $121.28 for the day. The stock traded down to $119.56 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $120.15 with a loss of -0.22% for the day. The stock had closed at $120.41 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 97,980 shares.


In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Givens Gregg Wm, (Sr VP, CFO & Treasurer) of Dst Systems Inc, had unloaded 534 shares at an average price of $121.41 in a transaction dated on August 3, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $64,833.

DST Systems, Inc. (DST) is a provider of technology-based information processing and servicing solutions. The Company offers its solutions through unified data management, business processing and customer communications solutions to clients within the asset management, brokerage, retirement and healthcare markets. The Company manages its business through three operating segments: Financial Services, which provides investor and asset distribution services to companies within the financial services industry; Healthcare Services, which provide healthcare organizations a variety of medical and pharmacy benefit solutions, and Customer Communications, which offers a range of integrated print, mail and electronic solutions. Its investments in equity securities, private equity investments, real estate and certain financial interests are aggregated into an Investments and Other segment.

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