Time to Reconsider Equus Total Return Incorporated (NYSE:EQS) After Less Short Sellers?

September 13, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

 Time to Reconsider Equus Total Return Incorporated (NYSE:EQS) After Less Short Sellers?

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.73, from 0.6 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Equus Total Return, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 1.17 million shares or 10.58% more from 1.06 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has invested 0% of its portfolio in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Next Fincl Gp Inc invested 0% in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt reported 1 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Thomas J Herzfeld Advsrs Incorporated invested 0.06% in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Natl Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). 179,418 were accumulated by Landscape Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability. 22 were accumulated by Wells Fargo And Mn. Moreover, Boothbay Fund Management Llc has 0.04% invested in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Kazazian Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.09% in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Blue Bell Private Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Company owns 35,584 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Ancora Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Shufro Rose Communication Limited Liability Co stated it has 17,735 shares. Moreover, Bulldog Limited Liability Corporation has 0.26% invested in Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS). Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 180 shares.

The stock of Equus Total Return Incorporated (NYSE:EQS) registered a decrease of 89.33% in short interest. EQS’s total short interest was 800 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 89.33% from 7,500 shares, reported previously. With 13,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 0 days to cover their EQS’s short positions.

It closed at $2.43 lastly. It is down 61.81% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.11% the S&P500.

Equus Total Return, Inc. is a closed-end management investment company. The company has market cap of $32.85 million. The Company’s investment objective is to maximize the total return to its stockholders in the form of current investment income and long-term capital gains by investing in the debt and equity securities of small and middle market capitalization companies that are generally not publicly traded at the time of its investment. It has a 21.64 P/E ratio. It also seeks to purchase interests in gas and oil properties.

More notable recent Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Equus Total Return, Inc. (EQS) to Acquire US Gas & Electric in Reorganization” on April 24, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Well, It’s About Time” published on April 27, 2017, Law360.com published: “Investor Says Equus Board Diluted Shares To Seize Control” on August 22, 2012. More interesting news about Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE:EQS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Equus Total Return Is Still Being Left In Limbo By MVC Capital” published on July 29, 2016 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Equus Total Return Fund: A 2-For-1 Opportunity For Value Investors” with publication date: August 21, 2016.

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