What’s Propelling Arts-way Manufacturing CO Inc (NASDAQ:ARTW) After Lower Shorts Reported?

September 16, 2018 - By Victoria Pittman

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.67 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.27, from 0.4 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 1 investors sold Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 151,008 shares or 28.10% more from 117,879 shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Blackrock reported 304 shares. Susquehanna Intll Grp Incorporated Llp reported 29,280 shares. The California-based Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW). Royal Bancorporation Of Canada invested in 1 shares or 0% of the stock. Morgan Stanley owns 36,520 shares. Shufro Rose Ltd Liability Corporation has 23,784 shares. Commercial Bank Of Mellon invested in 14,518 shares or 0% of the stock. Panagora Asset Mngmt, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 3,200 shares. Asset accumulated 0% or 5,000 shares. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability has invested 0% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW). Thompson Davis holds 0.12% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) or 18,700 shares.

Since April 11, 2018, it had 15 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $140,737 activity.

The stock of Arts-way Manufacturing CO Inc (NASDAQ:ARTW) registered a decrease of 43.06% in short interest. ARTW’s total short interest was 4,100 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 43.06% from 7,200 shares, reported previously. With 8,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their ARTW’s short positions. The short interest to Arts-way Manufacturing CO Inc’s float is 0.2%.

The stock increased 3.92% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $2.65. About 2,039 shares traded. Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) has risen 26.83% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.21% the S&P500.

Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. makes and sells agricultural equipment, specialized modular science buildings, and steel cutting tools. The company has market cap of $11.13 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Agricultural Products, Modular Buildings, and Tools. It currently has negative earnings. The Agricultural Products segment offers specialized farm machineries, including portable and stationary animal feed processing equipment and related attachments; hay and forage equipment; portable grain augers; manure spreaders; sugar beet harvesting equipment; land maintenance equipment; moldboard plows; potato harvesters; reels for combines and swathers; snow and silage blowers; and after-market service parts under the ArtÂ’s-Way, Miller Pro, Roda, M&W, Badger, and UHC by ArtÂ’s-Way brands.

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