Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:AHPI) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:AHPI) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 190,900 shares, a growth of 18.3% from the December 15th total of 161,400 shares. Currently, 5.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,540,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.
Shares of NASDAQ:AHPI opened at $4.09 on Friday. Allied Healthcare Products has a 1-year low of $3.45 and a 1-year high of $16.41. The firm has a market capitalization of $16.40 million, a PE ratio of 19.48 and a beta of -5.08. The business’s 50 day moving average is $5.50 and its 200-day moving average is $6.59.
Allied Healthcare Products (NASDAQ:AHPI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 15th. The medical equipment provider reported ($0.25) earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $7.36 million for the quarter. Allied Healthcare Products had a return on equity of 8.86% and a net margin of 2.56%.
In other news, Director John D. Weil sold 135,864 shares of Allied Healthcare Products stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.43, for a total transaction of $1,145,333.52. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 8.30% of the company’s stock.
Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of AHPI. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new position in shares of Allied Healthcare Products during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $49,000. Squarepoint Ops LLC bought a new position in shares of Allied Healthcare Products during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $80,000. Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Allied Healthcare Products during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $117,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new position in shares of Allied Healthcare Products during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $197,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 9.79% of the company’s stock.
Separately, TheStreet raised Allied Healthcare Products from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, November 1st.
Allied Healthcare Products Company Profile
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc engages in manufacturing respiratory products used in the health care industry in hospitals and alternate site settings, including sub-acute care facilities, home health care and emergency medical care. Its product line includes respiratory care products, medical gas equipment, and emergency medical products.
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