Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) Shorts Rose By 16.53% As Of May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 - By Joshua Cleveland

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.52. That’s change of 0.12, from 2017Q3’s 1.64. 6 investors sold all, 36 reduced holdings as Unitil Corporation ratio turned negative. 44 grew positions while 20 funds took positions. Funds hold 8.97 million shares thus 6.29% more from 2017Q3’s 8.44 million shares.
Millennium Management Ltd reported 0% in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL). Trexquant Inv L P has invested 0.04% in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL). Ativo Capital Management Ltd has 0.32% invested in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) for 26,008 shs. Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% of its capital in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) for 13,352 shs. Victory Cap Mgmt reported 24,803 shs. Vantage Ltd Liability Corp owns 262 shs for 0% of their capital. National Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 163,482 shs. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% of its capital in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) for 17,145 shs. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its capital in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) for 6,503 shs. 89,579 are held by First Manhattan Com. Sg Americas Ltd Liability Com reported 0% in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL). Thrivent For Lutherans stated it has 13,061 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 37,126 shs. D E Shaw And Co Inc holds 0% or 29,502 shs in its capital. Eagle Boston Management has invested 0.73% of its capital in Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL).

Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) recorded an increase of 16.53% in shorted shares. In May was published UTL’s total 127,600 shorted shares by FINRA. That’s 16.53% up from 109,500 shares. 2 days will cost UTL with 58,300 average volume to restore its former position. Float short on Unitil Corporation is 0.93%.

UTL is touching $48.35 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.29%.Unitil Corporation has 66,146 shares volume, 8.97% up from normal. UTL is uptrending and has moved 2.74% since May 3, 2017. UTL underperformed the S&P500 by 8.81%.

Unitil Corporation, a public utility holding company, engages in the distribution of electricity and natural gas in the United States.The firm is valued at $718.54 million. It operates through three divisions: Utility Gas Operations, Utility Electric Operations, and Non-Regulated.The P/E ratio is 23.51. The firm distributes electricity in the southeastern seacoast and state capital regions of New Hampshire, and the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts; and distributes natural gas in southeastern New Hampshire, portions of southern Maine to the Lewiston-Auburn area, and in the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts.

Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) Ratings Coverage

A total of 2 analysts rate Unitil (NYSE:UTL) as follows: 1 “Buy”, 0 “Hold” and 1 “Sell”. Тherefore 50% are bullish. (NYSE:UTL) has 3 ratings reports on May 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Friday, April 13 the firm has “Sell” rating given by Bank of America. On Tuesday, December 26 the stock of Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) has “Buy” rating given by Janney Capital.

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