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Impurity in forex and interest rates markets skews all other markets, as well as human reaction.
These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed higher if they report positive earnings this week.
Upcoming Fed remarks could make less of a splash on markets as Wall Street focuses on the daily headlines coming from the nation's capital.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 02/28/2017 settlement date, which shows a 456,889 share decrease in total short interest for Lands' End Inc , to 3,924,087, a decrease of 10.43% since 02/15/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
Here are Tuesday's top research calls, including upgrades for Land's End and Stericycle, and a price target increase for IBM.
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"Strength Defines Us" Campaign Featuring Employees Wins Top Honor at AAF Madison ADDY Awards and Advances to Regional Competition
Serving over 6,000 students at K-12 campuses on O'ahu, Maui and Hawai'i island Kamehameha is the largest private school system in the United States
Lands' End Recognized for Implementing and Improving Sustainability Practices
Investors eyeing a purchase of Lands' End Inc shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $15.30/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the June put at the $12.50 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 70 cents.
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lands' End Inc , where a total volume of 753 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 75,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 57.5% of LE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 130,930 shares.
In trading on Thursday, shares of Lands' End Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $18.01, changing hands as high as $18.20 per share. Lands' End Inc shares are currently trading up about 2.3% on the day.
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lands' End Inc , where a total volume of 1,096 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 109,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 77.1% of LE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 142,155 shares.
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U.S. stock futures turn lower Thursday as oil prices stabilize after soaring during the previous session following OPEC's agreement to cut output; U.S. automakers release November sales.
The U.S. labor market is back in the spotlight in the coming week with the nonfarm payrolls report on tap for a Friday morning release.