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Civitas Solutions Incorporated (NYSE:CIVI) Can’t Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

December 9, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

 Civitas Solutions Incorporated (NYSE:CIVI) Can't Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

The stock of Civitas Solutions Incorporated (NYSE:CIVI) registered a decrease of 1.74% in short interest. CIVI’s total short interest was 467,600 shares in December as published by FINRA. Its down 1.74% from 475,900 shares, reported previously. With 45,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 10 days to cover their CIVI’s short positions.

The stock increased 1.33% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $19. About 27,718 shares traded. Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) has declined 21.64% since December 9, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.34% the S&P500.

Civitas Solutions, Inc. provides home- and community health and human services to must-serve individuals with intellectual, developmental, behavioral, and/or medically complex disabilities and challenges in the United States. The company has market cap of $709.90 million. It operates through three divisions: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities , Post-Acute Specialty Rehabilitation Services (SRS), and At-Risk Youth (ARY). It has a 36.54 P/E ratio. The I/DD segment offers services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Civitas Solutions had 13 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by Canaccord Genuity. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Market Perform”. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Thursday, November 19. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, January 6. The stock of Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, September 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, June 14.

More notable recent Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Civitas Solutions Completes Acquisition of Habilitative Services, Minnesota …” on October 02, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Civitas Solutions (CIVI) to Acquire Habilitative Services” published on August 24, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference” on November 22, 2017. More interesting news about Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Civitas Solutions, Inc. Announces Schedule for Release of 2017 Fourth Quarter …” published on December 04, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Civitas’ (CIVI) CEO Bruce Nardella on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: August 10, 2017.

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