Veritex Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VBTX) Stock Is Shorted Less

March 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 Veritex Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VBTX) Stock Is Shorted Less

The stock of Veritex Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VBTX) registered a decrease of 18.89% in short interest. VBTX’s total short interest was 399,700 shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 18.89% from 492,800 shares, reported previously. With 113,200 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their VBTX’s short positions.

The stock increased 0.21% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $28.92. About 93,846 shares traded. Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) has risen 59.75% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.05% the S&P500.

Veritex Holdings, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Veritex Community Bank that provides various commercial banking services and products to small and medium-sized businesses, and professionals. The company has market cap of $697.26 million. The company??s deposit products include checking, demand, savings, money market, and time accounts, as well as commercial deposit and financial institution money market accounts. It has a 36.15 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio consists of commercial real estate and general commercial loans, residential real estate loans, and consumer loans.

Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Veritex Holdings (NASDAQ:VBTX), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Veritex Holdings had 8 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Overweight”. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. Stephens maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $20 target in Wednesday, October 28 report.

More notable recent Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) news were published by: which released: “Veritex Holdings, Inc. Announces Branch Office Sales” on October 23, 2017, also with their article: “Veritex Holdings, inc. Amends Previously Reported Earnings for the Fourth …” published on February 26, 2018, published: “Veritex Holdings’ (VBTX) CEO Malcolm Holland on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings …” on October 24, 2017. More interesting news about Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) were released by: and their article: “Veritex Holdings, Inc. to Merge with Liberty Bancshares, Inc.” published on August 01, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “Veritex Holdings, Inc. Announces Completion of Austin Branch Office Sales” with publication date: January 03, 2018.

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