Perry Ellis International Inc (NASDAQ:PERY) Can’t Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

August 9, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.63, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 16 investors sold Perry Ellis International, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 11.24 million shares or 3.26% less from 11.62 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Putnam Invs Ltd Llc holds 45,700 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Indexiq Advisors Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 77,050 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 391,800 shares. Adams Diversified Equity Fund holds 0.06% in Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) or 40,200 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 8,499 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn stated it has 19,998 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Barclays Public Limited Co reported 0% in Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY). Guggenheim Cap Llc invested in 93,922 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp has 0% invested in Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) for 626 shares. Invesco stated it has 74,664 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp Inc accumulated 0% or 133,742 shares. Georgia-based Cornercap Investment Counsel has invested 0.25% in Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Co reported 31,791 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd owns 39,600 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt reported 73,700 shares stake.

The stock of Perry Ellis International Inc (NASDAQ:PERY) registered a decrease of 7.8% in short interest. PERY’s total short interest was 277,700 shares in August as published by FINRA. Its down 7.8% from 301,200 shares, reported previously. With 58,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their PERY’s short positions. The short interest to Perry Ellis International Inc’s float is 2.38%.

The stock increased 0.14% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $29.16. About 36,634 shares traded. Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) has risen 41.69% since August 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.12% the S&P500.

Perry Ellis International, Inc. designs, sources, markets, and licenses apparel products and accessories. The company has market cap of $446.79 million. The firm operates through MenÂ’s Sportswear and Swim, WomenÂ’s Sportswear, Direct-to-Consumer, and Licensing divisions. It has a 8.31 P/E ratio. It offers menÂ’s wear, such as career and casual sportswear, golf apparel, sports apparel, swimwear, activewear, and accessories; and womenÂ’s wear, including dresses, sportswear, swimwear, activewear, and accessories.

More notable recent Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Randa Responds to Perry Ellis (PERY), Says it is Clearly Best Acquirer” on July 16, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Perry Ellis Special Committee Reiterates Commitment to George Feldenkreis Transaction” published on July 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Merger Arbitrage Mondays – July 16, 2018” on July 16, 2018. More interesting news about Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Perry Ellis International, Inc. Extends License Agreement for Laundry by Shelli Segal and Laundry by Design” published on August 07, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Perry Ellis Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period” with publication date: July 11, 2018.

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