Griffin Industrial Realty Inc (NASDAQ:GRIF) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 19,300 shares, an increase of 9.0% from the May 30th total of 17,700 shares. Approximately 0.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 2,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.1 days.
In other Griffin Industrial Realty news, VP Scott Charles Bosco sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.50, for a total transaction of $73,000.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $73,000. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 27.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in GRIF. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Griffin Industrial Realty by 1.0% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 215,996 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $6,890,000 after buying an additional 2,114 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. acquired a new position in Griffin Industrial Realty during the fourth quarter worth approximately $64,000. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Griffin Industrial Realty by 1.4% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 116,173 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,705,000 after buying an additional 1,640 shares during the last quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. increased its position in Griffin Industrial Realty by 0.5% during the first quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 281,058 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $9,795,000 after buying an additional 1,458 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC increased its position in Griffin Industrial Realty by 30.7% during the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 5,396 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $188,000 after buying an additional 1,269 shares during the last quarter. 47.12% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Griffin Industrial Realty Company Profile
Griffin Industrial Realty, Inc develops, manages, and leases industrial and commercial properties in the United States. As of November 30, 2018, the company owned 37 buildings comprising 25 industrial/warehouse buildings, 11 office/flex buildings, and a restaurant building. It also owns real estate properties in the Hartford, Connecticut area; the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania; and the greater Charlotte, North Carolina area, as well as Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida.
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