Recent insider trends for China Information Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNIT) have caught the attention of investors. Patters in insider activity can help analysts formulate an outlook for a stock. In the case of CNIT, the data has a lot to say about how the stock might perform going forward.
Institutions own 01.21% of China Information Technology, Inc. (CNIT)’s shares. The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $1. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 4 holders increased their positions by a total of 127323 shares, 4 holders decreased the positions by a total of 8398 shares, and 1 holders held their positions. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 118925 shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock.
Among new and sold out positions, 0 holders initiated new positions by a total of 0 shares and 1 holders exited their positions by a total of 10 shares. This nets out to a decrease of 10 shares and is another bearish sign for CNIT.
Insider ownership increased by a total of 0 shares, which suggests that CNIT’s key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: ownership increased by a net of 0 shares.
Short interest is another tool that analysts use to gauge investor sentiment. It represents the number of a stock’s shares that are being shorted by investors. China Information Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNIT)’s short interest is 127400 shares, or 0.55% of the float. This represents a decrease of -9% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks.
Ownership trends and trading patterns can be useful tools for predicting a stock’s performance, but it’s also important to consider the technicals in order to form a more comprehensive view. A composite of 13 technical indicators that includes measures such as moving averages and momentum oscillators suggests that CNIT is a Strong buy, which implies that CNIT is expected to outperform the market based on prior trading patterns.
Institutional ownership trends suggest that the stock is cheap and the insider trading data indicates that insiders are bullish. Technical indicators (also) suggest that China Information Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNIT) is undervalued.