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Helping to Create an Economically Sustainable Healthcare System
Investors eyeing a purchase of Performant Financial Corp shares, but cautious about paying the going market price of $3.25/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the October put at the $2.50 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 10 cents.
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 03/13/2015 settlement date, which shows a 311,951 share decrease in total short interest for Performant Financial Corp , to 1,064,075, a decrease of 22.67% since 02/27/2015. 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.
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Performant Financial (PFMT) as a strong on high relative volume candidate
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.
Combination Will Create Innovative, End-to-End Cost Management Leader for Commercial Health Plans and Third Party Administrators
Investors considering a purchase of Performant Financial Corp shares, but cautious about paying the going market price of $5.81/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the July put at the $5 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 30 cents.
Performant Financial (PFMT) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Hold to Sell with a ratings score of D+.