American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARL) Short Interest Update

American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARLGet Rating) was the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,700 shares, a decline of 15.0% from the May 15th total of 22,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company’s shares are short sold.

Separately, StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of American Realty Investors in a research note on Tuesday. They issued a “sell” rating on the stock.

Shares of NYSE:ARL traded up $0.74 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $18.68. 18 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 12,727. The company has a quick ratio of 8.62, a current ratio of 8.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $301.68 million, a PE ratio of -85.42 and a beta of 0.44. American Realty Investors has a one year low of $9.20 and a one year high of $23.02. The business’s 50 day moving average is $19.69 and its two-hundred day moving average is $15.54.

American Realty Investors (NYSE:ARLGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 13th. The financial services provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $7.79 million during the quarter. American Realty Investors had a positive return on equity of 5.21% and a negative net margin of 8.97%.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in American Realty Investors stock. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new position in American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARLGet Rating) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 16,423 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $153,000. Millennium Management LLC owned 0.10% of American Realty Investors at the end of the most recent reporting period. 0.81% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About American Realty Investors (Get Rating)

American Realty Investors, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, acquires, develops, and owns multifamily apartment communities and commercial real estate properties in the southwestern, southeastern, and mid-western United States. The company leases apartment units to residents; and leases office, industrial, and retail space to various for-profit businesses, as well as local, state, and federal agencies; and sells land and properties.

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