Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 32,500 shares, a drop of 6.6% from the September 30th total of 34,800 shares. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 4,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.9 days.
Shares of FVE stock traded down $0.12 on Tuesday, reaching $4.83. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,159. The company has a current ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.77. Five Star Senior Living has a 12-month low of $3.10 and a 12-month high of $10.60. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $4.85 and its 200-day simple moving average is $1.61.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Five Star Senior Living stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its holdings in Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) by 5.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,285,240 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 68,601 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned 2.53% of Five Star Senior Living worth $592,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Five Star Senior Living Inc operates and manages senior living communities in the United States. It operates through Senior Living Communities, and Rehabilitation and Wellness segments. Its senior living communities comprise independent living communities, assisted living communities, and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
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