Manchester United Limited (NYSE:MANU) Short Interest Increased By 1.93%

February 15, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Manchester United Limited (NYSE:MANU) Short Interest Increased By 1.93%

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 6 investors sold Manchester United plc shares while 10 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 12 raised stakes. 33.50 million shares or 17.03% more from 28.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Natl Bank Of Montreal Can owns 1 shares. Bamco New York reported 14.37M shares or 1.23% of all its holdings. California Pub Employees Retirement owns 40,300 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Connable Office Inc holds 0.06% or 15,600 shares. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU). Barclays Public Limited Co owns 0% invested in Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU) for 5,764 shares. Pnc Financial Service Grp Inc invested in 100 shares or 0% of the stock. Millennium Limited Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 30,806 shares. Jane Street Grp Lc invested 0% in Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU). Clark Estates Ny has invested 0.26% in Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU). Lomas Capital Limited owns 534,836 shares or 1.93% of their US portfolio. Alyeska Grp Limited Partnership accumulated 82,024 shares. Lansdowne Partners (Uk) Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.93% or 4.94M shares. Jpmorgan Chase Com holds 8,527 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 328,360 shares.

The stock of Manchester United Limited (NYSE:MANU) registered an increase of 1.93% in short interest. MANU’s total short interest was 317,100 shares in February as published by FINRA. Its up 1.93% from 311,100 shares, reported previously. With 109,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their MANU’s short positions. The short interest to Manchester United Limited’s float is 0.99%.

The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $19.5. About 7,777 shares traded. Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU) has risen 0.85% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.85% the S&P500.

Manchester United plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a professional sports team in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $3.20 billion. The firm operates Manchester United Football Club, a professional football club. It currently has negative earnings. It develops marketing and sponsorship relationships with regional and international companies to leverage its brand.

Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Manchester United Ltd. (NYSE:MANU), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Manchester United Ltd. had 14 analyst reports since September 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 15 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Monday, October 17. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1900 target in Monday, June 5 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 18 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 22 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 16. On Friday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”.

More notable recent Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Manchester United plc 2018 First Quarter Results” on November 16, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Manchester United plc Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Report Date” published on May 02, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Manchester United plc 2018 Second Quarter Results” on February 08, 2018. More interesting news about Manchester United plc (NYSE:MANU) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “Man United’s Europa Win Sends Ajax Stock Down Most in a Year” published on May 24, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com‘s news article titled: “Man Utd’s Player Salaries Erode Champions League Revenue Boost” with publication date: November 16, 2017.

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