Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Shares Shorted Increased By 9.58%

May 16, 2018 - By Theresa Judd

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.86 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.19, from 2017Q3’s 0.67. The ratio is positive due to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. positioning: 9 sold and 26 reduced. 8 funds took positions and 22 increased positions. Investors holded 9.91 million in 2017Q3 but now own 10.29 million shares or 3.79% more.
Geode Management Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership has invested 0% of its capital in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Invesco holds 50,438 shs or 0% of its capital. Wells Fargo Mn invested in 0% or 16,542 shs. Gamco Et Al reported 674,344 shs. Federated Investors Pa invested in 0% or 292 shs. Chou Associates holds 1.5% or 306,000 shs. Vanguard Gp holds 0% of its capital in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) for 479,024 shs. Tower Cap Limited Co (Trc) stated it has 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Zacks Inv Management has 0% invested in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Citigroup Inc holds 0% or 6,248 shs in its capital. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Connor Clark Lunn Ltd stated it has 82,967 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Brown Brothers Harriman has 0% invested in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) for 28 shs. 13,234 were reported by Rhumbline Advisers.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. had 1 sale and 0 insider buys since December 11, 2017. This’s net activity of $9.46 million.

Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) had an increase of its short interest by 9.58%. FINRA published in May ASCMA’s total 844,100 short interest. The up change of 9.58% from 770,300 shares was reported. With Average volume 46,800, ASCMA’s former position will take 18 days to recover. Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A’s short interest float is 11.21%.

The stock decreased 3.66% or $0.09 during the last trading session, hitting $2.37.Ascent Capital Group, Inc. is downtrending after having declined 72.58% since May 16, 2017. ASCMA has 229,249 volume or 140.19% up from normal. ASCMA underperformed the S&P 500 by 84.13%.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada.The firm is worth $30.62 million. The firm provides monitoring services for alarm signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems at customers' premises.Currently it has negative earnings. It also offers home automation services, including remote activation and control of security systems, support for video monitoring, flood sensors, automated garage door and door lock capabilities, and thermostat integration; hands-free two-way interactive voice communication between its monitoring center and customers; and customer service and technical support related to home monitoring systems and HomeTouch.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 2 have positions in Ascent Capital (NASDAQ:ASCMA) as follows: 1 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 50%. Since March 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Ascent Capital has 4 analyst reports. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, May 9. On Thursday, March 15 the stock of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, March 2 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. On Tuesday, March 6 the rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform”.

Another two news for Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) were briefly released by: Nasdaq.com on April 30, 2018 with title “Ascent Capital Group to Report First Quarter 2018 Results on May 8, 2018”. The other Nasdaq.com‘s article was titled “Ascent Capital Group Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2018” and released on May 08, 2018.

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