After Reaching Milestone, Is Umh Properties Inc (NYSE:UMH)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

March 14, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 After Reaching Milestone, Is Umh Properties Inc (NYSE:UMH)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

Investors sentiment increased to 2.37 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.49, from 1.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 9 investors sold UMH Properties, Inc. shares while 21 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 19.06 million shares or 4.77% more from 18.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Howe Rusling stated it has 0% of its portfolio in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). Manufacturers Life Ins The owns 25,445 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership reported 387,438 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems stated it has 36,149 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life New York has 0% invested in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). Moreover, Goldman Sachs Grp Inc has 0% invested in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) for 11,982 shares. Citigroup holds 0% or 10,609 shares. Aqr Capital Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 10,109 shares. Nomura Asset Mgmt Com Limited owns 0% invested in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) for 18,200 shares. Bessemer Group Inc accumulated 57,900 shares. Amer Grp Inc holds 18,673 shares. Legal General Grp Pcl reported 0% in UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH). Art Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% or 17,900 shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw & Co holds 88,048 shares. Pecaut Com accumulated 49,500 shares.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $1,000 activity.

The stock of Umh Properties Inc (NYSE:UMH) registered an increase of 21.64% in short interest. UMH’s total short interest was 486,200 shares in March as published by FINRA. Its up 21.64% from 399,700 shares, reported previously. With 184,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their UMH’s short positions. The short interest to Umh Properties Inc’s float is 1.58%.

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $12.77. About 137,789 shares traded. UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) has risen 71.87% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.17% the S&P500.

UMH Properties, Inc., which was organized in 1968, is a public equity REIT that owns and operates 107 manufactured home communities containing approximately 19,400 developed homesites. The company has market cap of $453.18 million. These communities are located in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan and Maryland. It currently has negative earnings.

UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UMH Properties had 6 analyst reports since March 11, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Janney Capital. Wunderlich maintained the shares of UMH in report on Thursday, May 11 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Friday, March 11 by Wunderlich. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $17.5 target in Monday, November 6 report.

More notable recent UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) news were published by: which released: “UMH Properties’ (UMH) CEO Samuel Landy on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” on March 09, 2018, also with their article: “This Small Cap REIT Is Poised To Profit” published on March 12, 2018, published: “Dane Bowler Positions For 2018: UMH Properties – A Growth Company Trading At …” on December 29, 2017. More interesting news about UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE:UMH) were released by: and their article: “UMH Properties: This 6.375% Preferred Stock Started Trading On The NYSE” published on January 29, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “UMH Properties: Our Top REIT Pick Heading Into 2018” with publication date: December 19, 2017.

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