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The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when directors make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 03/15/2017 settlement date, which shows a 437,778 share decrease in total short interest for Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc , to 2,951,471, a decrease of 12.92% since 02/28/2017. 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.
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This area of the real estate investment trust sector has outperformed this year, and Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure's prospects look particularly encouraging.
The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 10/31/2016 settlement date, and Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 11.45 "days to cover" versus the median component at 6.43. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.
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.
In trading on Thursday, shares of Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc crossed below their 200 day moving average of $20.70, changing hands as low as $20.55 per share. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc shares are currently trading down about 3.6% on the day.
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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Friday, shares of Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.20), with the stock changing hands as low as $23.10 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.
In recent trading, shares of Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $24.38, changing hands for $24.71/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.
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