HRG Group (HRG) : The short interest in HRG Group (HRG) has changed with an increase of 32,381 shares and the open interest is 0.6%. From 5,446,944 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 5,479,325 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 8 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 660,282 shares. The total interest of shorts is 3.3% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
HRG Group (NYSE:HRG): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $16.10 and $16.02 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $16.15. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $16.10, notching a gain of 0.37% for the day. The total traded volume was 399,665 . The stock had closed at $16.04 on the previous day.
In a related news,The director officer (Managing Director and EVP) of Hrg Group, Inc., Maura David M sold 177,500 shares at $13.09 on December 3, 2015. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $2,323,475. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
HRG Group, Inc., formerly Harbinger Group Inc., is a holding company. The Companys operations are conducted through Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL), that offers life insurance and annuity products; Front Street Re (Delaware) Ltd. (Front Street), which offers reinsurance; Salus Capital Partners, LLC (Salus), Five Island Asset Management, LLC (FIAM), which holds interests in FIAM Capital Management, LLC (Five Island), Energy & Infrastructure Capital (EIC) and CorAmerica Capital, LLC (CorAmerica) offer financing and asset management, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (Spectrum Brands), which provides consumer products, such as batteries, small appliances, pet supplies, home and garden control products, personal care products and hardware and home improvement products. It also holds oil and natural gas properties through Compass Production GP, LLC and Compass Production Partners, LP. The Company operates through four segments: Consumer Products, Insurance, Energy and Asset Management.