After Reaching Milestone, Is Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

September 16, 2018 - By Frank Plummer

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.22, from 0.88 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 23 investors sold Ascent Capital Group, Inc. shares while 21 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 8.46 million shares or 17.32% less from 10.23 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
13 are held by Farmers & Merchants Invests. Federated Pa invested in 0% or 361 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Associates Md has 0% invested in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Group One Trading Limited Partnership owns 1,000 shares. 53,700 were reported by Paloma Prns Management Comm. Whittier Of Nevada holds 0% or 24 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Company holds 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) or 78,781 shares. Invesco Limited invested in 0% or 63,676 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Company owns 77,200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Aegon Usa Invest Management invested in 0.32% or 309,109 shares. Tricadia Cap Mngmt Lc owns 0.02% invested in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) for 11,281 shares. Moreover, Element Mngmt Llc has 0% invested in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Jpmorgan Chase & has 22 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bancorp Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). First Manhattan Co has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA).

The stock of Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) registered an increase of 3.17% in short interest. ASCMA’s total short interest was 1.30M shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 3.17% from 1.26M shares, reported previously. With 97,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 13 days to cover their ASCMA’s short positions. The short interest to Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A’s float is 16.59%.

The stock decreased 6.31% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1.04. About 51,202 shares traded. Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) has declined 89.64% since September 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 105.26% the S&P500.

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 company has market cap of $13.08 million. The firm provides monitoring services for alarm signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems at customers' premises. It currently 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.

More important recent Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) news were published by: which released: “Monitronics International and Ascent Capital Group Announce Exchange Offer” on August 31, 2018, also published article titled: “44 Stocks Moving In Friday’s Mid-Day Session”, published: “Monitronics International and Ascent Capital Group Announce Extension of Early Tender Time and Withdrawal …” on September 14, 2018. More interesting news about Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) was released by: and their article: “52 Biggest Movers From Friday” with publication date: September 10, 2018.

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