On May 16, 2018 Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A (NASDAQ:ASCMA) Sellers Increased Their Shorts By 9.58%

May 16, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

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 amassed holdings and 22 increased holdings. Investors holded 9.91 million in 2017Q3 but now own 10.29 million shares or 3.79% more.
Brown Brothers Harriman And Company accumulated 0% or 28 shs. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). The United Kingdom-based Legal & General Group Public Limited Com has invested 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Lc holds 14,228 shs. Bogle Management Lp De invested in 0.02% or 23,296 shs. Citigroup owns 6,248 shs for 0% of their capital. Okumus Fund Management Limited invested in 1.03 million shs or 2.93% of the stock. Brigade Management Lp holds 0.57% or 903,000 shs in its capital. State Common Retirement Fund owns 12,200 shs for 0% of their capital. Pnc Gru Incorporated stated it has 1,483 shs. Schwab Charles Investment Management Incorporated owns 230,541 shs. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0% or 5,630 shs. Highlander Mngmt Ltd Liability stated it has 0% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). Nantahala Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.57% in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA). D E Shaw & Incorporated stated it has 0% of its capital in Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA).

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 shares shorted by 9.58%. FINRA issued in May ASCMA’s total 844,100 shares shorted. The up change of 9.58% from 770,300 shares was reported. With Average volume 46,800, ASCMA’s previous position will take 18 days to restore. Ascent Capital Group Inc – Series A’s shares shorted float is 11.21%.

ASCMA is reaching $2.37 during the last trading session, after decreased 3.66%.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 by 84.13% 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 $30.62 million market cap. 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

In total 2 analysts cover Ascent Capital (NASDAQ:ASCMA). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. 4 are the (NASDAQ:ASCMA)’s analyst reports since March 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, March 15. On Friday, March 2 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, May 9 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, March 6 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital.

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

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