The company is now up by 0.34% percent from yesterday’s close. The stock is trading at $26.54 barely above $25.68, the stock’s 50 day moving average and which is just over the 200 day moving average of $25.50. The 50 day moving average went up by +3.36% and the 200 day average went up by +4.07%.
Traders are feeling more bearish lately looking at the uptick in short interest. The stock recorded a rise in short interest from September 15, 2017 to September 29, 2017 of 59.14%. Short shares increased from 13,350 to 21,245 over that timeframe.
Additionally the company recently declared a dividend that was paid on Monday the 16th of October 2017. The dividend was $0.258 per share for the quarter which comes to $1.03 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yield of $3.90 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. The ex-dividend date was set for Thursday the 28th of September 2017.