1 800 FLOWERS.COM Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:FLWS) Short Interest Increased By 38.57%

August 24, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 1 800 FLOWERS.COM Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:FLWS) Short Interest Increased By 38.57%

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 1 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 10 investors sold 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc shares while 41 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 21.11 million shares or 3.31% less from 21.84 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
31,511 are owned by Rhumbline Advisers. Secor Lp holds 48,219 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Raymond James Associate reported 0% stake. 73,438 are held by Oxford Asset Mgmt. Blackrock Fund accumulated 856,840 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 60,693 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 29,230 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Barclays Public Limited holds 0% or 348 shares. Prudential has 0% invested in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) for 271,875 shares. Moreover, Tiaa Cref Mngmt Limited Liability has 0% invested in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) for 168,299 shares. Deutsche Bank Ag holds 32,829 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 1,804 shares. Nine Chapters Management Limited Liability Corp reported 11,500 shares. North Star Inv Management has invested 0.16% in 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS). Commercial Bank Of America De invested in 0% or 4,737 shares.

The stock of 1 800 FLOWERS.COM Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:FLWS) registered an increase of 38.57% in short interest. FLWS’s total short interest was 906,800 shares in August as published by FINRA. Its up 38.57% from 654,400 shares, reported previously. With 178,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their FLWS’s short positions. The short interest to 1 800 FLOWERS.COM Incorporated Class A’s float is 2.87%.

About 142,923 shares traded or 8.89% up from the average. 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) has risen 40.60% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.90% the S&P500.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a provider of gourmet food and floral gifts for all occasions. The company has market cap of $556.98 million. The Firm offers gifts for every occasion, including fresh flowers and a selection of plants, gift baskets, gourmet foods, confections, candles, balloons and stuffed animals. It has a 24.56 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three business divisions: Consumer Floral, Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets, and BloomNet Wire Service.

1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering 1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. 1-800-Flowers.Com had 10 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 3 by B. Riley & Co. Wunderlich maintained the shares of FLWS in report on Tuesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating. Wunderlich initiated the shares of FLWS in report on Thursday, January 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann given on Wednesday, August 17. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 31 by Noble Financial. The stock of 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Monday, August 21. The stock of 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, August 23.

More recent 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc (NASDAQ:FLWS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. to Release Results for its Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter …” on July 27, 2017. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Reports Results for Its Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and …” on August 24, 2017. Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “1-800-Flowers.com misses Street 4Q forecasts” with publication date: August 24, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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