Recent insider trends for DPW Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DPW) have caught the attention of investors. Insider data is useful because it can reveal what a company’s executives and largest shareholders feel about a stock. In this case, the data has some interesting things to say about how DPW might perform in the future.
Institutions own 01.17% of DPW Holdings, Inc. (DPW)’s shares. The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $1. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 5 holders increased their positions by a total of 212316 shares, 5 holders decreased the positions by a total of 275927 shares, and 3 holders held their positions. This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 63611 shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock.
Among new and sold out positions, 5 holders initiated new positions by a total of 212316 shares and 3 holders exited their positions by a total of 250957 shares. This nets out to a decrease of 38641 shares and is another bearish sign for DPW.
In the last three months, insiders executed a total of 5 trades. 5 of these were buys. Insider ownership increased by a total of 3500 shares, which suggests that DPW’s key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 5 buys, and ownership increased by a net of 3500 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. DPW Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DPW)’s short interest is 1.99 million shares, or 34.62% of the float. This represents a decrease of -44% 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.
Supplementing insider data with technical indicators can help an investor form a more complete view on the outlook for a stock. A composite of 13 technical indicators that includes measures such as moving averages and momentum oscillators suggests that DPW is a Weak buy, which implies that DPW 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 DPW Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DPW) is undervalued.