The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) : 5 days before expiry, shorts in The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) have reduced from 7,959,911 on Jul 29, 2016, to 7,785,247 on August 15, 2016. On an average, 1,642,323 shares are traded on the exchange. The outstanding bearish positions are equal to 7.7% of the float. Short sellers have covered -174,664 shares, a reduction of -2.2%, which underlines that they dont expect the stock to fall further from the current levels. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN): The stock opened at $37.15 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $37.51 for the day. The stock traded down to $36.97 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $37.03 with a loss of -0.16% for the day. The stock had closed at $37.09 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 3,189,885 shares.
In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Weiner Ross, officer (VP & Chief Accounting Officer) of Hain Celestial Group Inc, had unloaded 378 shares at an average price of $62.11 in a transaction dated on May 20, 2015. The total value of the transaction was worth $23,478.
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes and sells organic and natural products under brand names, which are sold as better-for-you products. The Company operates in five segments: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Europe and Hain Pure Protein. The Companys brands include Almond Dream, Arrowhead Mills, BluePrint, Celestial Seasonings, Cully & Sully, Danival, DeBoles, Earths Best, Ellas Kitchen, Europes Best, Farmhouse Fare, Frank Coopers, Gales, Garden of Eatin, GG UniqueFiber, Hartleys, Health Valley, Imagine, Johnsons Juice Co., Lima, Linda McCartney, MaraNatha, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Rice Dream, Robertsons, Rudis Organic Bakery, Rudis Gluten-Free Bakery, Sensible Portions, Spectrum, Spectrum Essentials and Soy Dream, among others. Its markets its personal care products under the Alba Botanica, Avalon Organics, Earths Best, JASON and Queen Helene brands. In addition, it offers the Joya and Happy brands.