Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) Short Interest Increased By 5.49%

February 13, 2018 - By reb123z

 Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) Short Interest Increased By 5.49%

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.45 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 7 investors sold Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 16.98 million shares or 1.98% more from 16.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
31,790 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Blackrock owns 2.70M shares. Ajo Ltd Partnership, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 213,957 shares. Macquarie Gru Limited invested in 0% or 63,897 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% of its portfolio in Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT). Comerica Natl Bank holds 20,354 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Millennium Lc reported 0% stake. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0% in Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT). Legal And General Group Inc Public Llc holds 0% or 35,243 shares. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 10,300 shares. 4,919 were reported by Mason Street Ltd Liability Co. Ls Invest Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT). Pnc Financial Group Inc owns 52 shares. Citigroup has 14,919 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT).

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $1.64 million activity. 23,000 shares valued at $535,938 were sold by HAVERTY RAWSON JR on Wednesday, December 13. Shares for $535,938 were sold by Pine Hill Associates – LLC on Wednesday, December 13.

The stock of Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) registered an increase of 5.49% in short interest. HVT’s total short interest was 735,600 shares in February as published by FINRA. Its up 5.49% from 697,300 shares, reported previously. With 73,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 10 days to cover their HVT’s short positions. The short interest to Haverty Furniture Companies’s float is 4.15%.

The stock decreased 1.17% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $21.1. About 67,203 shares traded. Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) has risen 34.67% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.97% the S&P500.

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of residential furniture and accessories in the United States. The company has market cap of $447.20 million. The firm offers furniture merchandise under the Havertys brand. It has a 15.59 P/E ratio. It also provides custom upholstery products, as well as mattress product lines under the Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, Stearns & Foster, and Beautyrest Black names.

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Haverty Furniture (NYSE:HVT), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Haverty Furniture had 6 analyst reports since January 27, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 10 by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Sector Weight” on Wednesday, January 27. The stock of Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, November 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, August 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

More important recent Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Could Haverty Furniture Companies (HVT) Stock Impress Value Investors?” on September 13, 2017, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Havertys to Name Richard B. Hare as Executive Vice President and Chief …”, Globenewswire.com published: “Havertys Reports Sales for Third Quarter” on October 06, 2017. More interesting news about Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Havertys Reports Sales for Fourth Quarter and Impact of Tax Act” with publication date: January 08, 2018.

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