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See How Central Pacific Financial Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

See How Central Pacific Financial Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Central Pacific Financial Corp is the #95 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.

Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Sealed Air Ranks As a Top Pick

Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Sealed Air Ranks As a Top Pick

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Sealed Air Corp is the #92 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Becomes #72 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing AutoNation

Mead Johnson Nutrition Becomes #72 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing AutoNation

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 08/15/2016 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the S&P 500 by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.

Cintas Becomes #39 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing Discovery Communications

Cintas Becomes #39 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing Discovery Communications

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 08/15/2016 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the S&P 500 by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.

See How Netgear Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

See How Netgear Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Netgear Inc is the #62 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.