Aptargroup Inc (NYSE:ATR) Short Interest Decreased By 4.1%

November 10, 2018 - By James Guidry

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.22, from 1.15 in 2018Q1. It dived, as 27 investors sold AptarGroup, Inc. shares while 102 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 56.55 million shares or 2.65% more from 55.09 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Sei Invs Co has invested 0.05% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Eagle Asset Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.04% or 74,269 shares in its portfolio. South Dakota Invest Council holds 0.01% of its portfolio in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) for 5,300 shares. Hermes Investment Limited accumulated 573,187 shares. Page Arthur B stated it has 2.79% in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Blair William & Il accumulated 24,142 shares. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc), New York-based fund reported 696 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc invested in 186,272 shares or 0% of the stock. Bright Rock Cap Mngmt Lc owns 7,500 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. State Teachers Retirement System holds 0.02% or 81,890 shares in its portfolio. Swiss Bank & Trust reported 108,400 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Td Asset Mngmt owns 55,946 shares. American International Group reported 125,558 shares stake. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 79,613 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors Incorporated reported 2,728 shares.

Since June 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $14.35 million activity. 10,514 shares were sold by Haffar Salim, worth $977,225 on Tuesday, June 26. HAGGE STEPHEN J sold $2.61 million worth of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) on Tuesday, August 28. $81,984 worth of stock was sold by Prieur Marc on Tuesday, July 31. On Monday, July 30 Kuhn Robert sold $1.01 million worth of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) or 10,000 shares.

The stock of Aptargroup Inc (NYSE:ATR) registered a decrease of 4.1% in short interest. ATR’s total short interest was 1.51M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 4.1% from 1.58 million shares, reported previously. With 178,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 9 days to cover their ATR’s short positions. The short interest to Aptargroup Inc’s float is 2.49%.

The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $104.29. About 227,448 shares traded. AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) has risen 28.39% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.77% the S&P500.

AptarGroup, Inc. provides a range of packaging, dispensing, and sealing solutions, primarily for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectable, and food and beverage markets. The company has market cap of $6.49 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Beauty + Home, Pharma, and Food + Beverage. It has a 30.86 P/E ratio. The Beauty + Home segment primarily sells pumps, closures, aerosol valves, and accessories to the personal care and household markets; and pumps and decorative components to the beauty market.

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. AptarGroup had 6 analyst reports since May 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) rating on Monday, July 30. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $105 target. The stock of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) earned “Sell” rating by Vertical Research on Tuesday, July 31. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, July 30 report. The stock of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) earned “Hold” rating by UBS on Wednesday, June 20. On Tuesday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”.

More recent AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “AptarGroup, Inc. Keeps Moving Forward in a Busy Quarter” on November 07, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “AptarGroup’s (ATR) CEO Stephan Tanda on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on November 02, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “AptarGroup Inc. 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” with publication date: November 02, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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