Mdc Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:MDC) Stock Is Shorted More

February 15, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Mdc Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:MDC) Stock Is Shorted More

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.48 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 25 investors sold M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. shares while 60 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 40.90 million shares or 2.78% less from 42.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Company invested in 14,520 shares or 0.3% of the stock. Morgan Stanley owns 0% invested in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) for 431,979 shares. Gp One Trading Limited Partnership has 0% invested in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Prudential Incorporated holds 0.03% or 583,941 shares in its portfolio. Aperio Group Inc Ltd Co stated it has 0.01% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Mngmt invested 0.01% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Afam invested in 1.05% or 262,272 shares. M&T State Bank Corp stated it has 0.01% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Pacad Inv Ltd accumulated 4,300 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Liability Co holds 54,255 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0.01% or 36,370 shares. Atlantic Tru Gp Llc reported 0% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). 192,600 are held by Numeric Investors Llc. Mason Street Advsr holds 10,511 shares. 4.36 million are held by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $893,592 activity.

The stock of Mdc Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:MDC) registered an increase of 3.21% in short interest. MDC’s total short interest was 1.98 million shares in February as published by FINRA. Its up 3.21% from 1.92M shares, reported previously. With 405,200 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their MDC’s short positions. The short interest to Mdc Holdings Incorporated’s float is 5.44%.

The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $30.06. About 444,669 shares traded. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has risen 65.26% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.56% the S&P500.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding and financial service businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.69 billion. The Company’s homebuilding activities include purchasing finished lots or developing lots for the construction and sale primarily of single-family detached homes to first-time and first-time move-up homebuyers under the Richmond American Homes name. It has a 12.12 P/E ratio. The firm conducts its homebuilding activities in Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering MDC Holdings (NYSE:MDC), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. MDC Holdings had 28 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) on Monday, November 6 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, November 3. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, May 16 report. On Monday, January 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Sell”. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” rating in Wednesday, January 20 report. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Deutsche Bank. Raymond James upgraded M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) on Tuesday, February 13 to “Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was upgraded by Evercore. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 30 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, September 26.

More recent M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “RV And Boat Garages Now Available At Richmond American Community In St. Augustine” on January 30, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “MDC Holdings Announces 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results” on February 01, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “New Richmond American Community In Davenport” with publication date: February 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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