Bankwell Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:BWFG) Can’t Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

September 17, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Bankwell Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:BWFG) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

Investors sentiment increased to 3.13 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.49, from 1.64 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 1 investors sold Bankwell Financial Group Inc shares while 7 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 6.38 million shares or 105.97% more from 3.10 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Greenwich Wealth Mgmt Lc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 7,274 shares. Bancorporation Of America De accumulated 2,262 shares. Moreover, Geode Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) for 21,813 shares. Blackrock Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG). Manufacturers Life Insur Company The has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG). Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) for 16,804 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG). State Common Retirement Fund invested 0% in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG). Wasatch Incorporated reported 61,000 shares. Seidman Lawrence B stated it has 136,170 shares or 3.12% of all its holdings. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc accumulated 0.23% or 22,165 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 20,140 shares. Legal General Public Limited Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) for 1,010 shares. State Street Corporation holds 82,119 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt Inc stated it has 7,700 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since March 20, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $311,332 activity. Ivanov Penko Krassimir also bought $11,895 worth of Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) shares. $47,250 worth of Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) shares were bought by Porto Carl M. Another trade for 7,000 shares valued at $252,705 was sold by Fieber James A. Lampert Todd sold $120,304 worth of stock or 3,898 shares.

The stock of Bankwell Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:BWFG) registered an increase of 21.9% in short interest. BWFG’s total short interest was 51,200 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 21.9% from 42,000 shares, reported previously. With 7,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their BWFG’s short positions. The short interest to Bankwell Financial Group Incorporated’s float is 0.96%.

The stock increased 0.68% or $0.24 on September 15, reaching $35.49. About 33,343 shares traded or 199.28% up from the average. Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) has risen 54.83% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.13% the S&P500.

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company. The company has market cap of $272.72 million. The Firm offers a range of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank . It has a 19.64 P/E ratio. The Bank is a Connecticut state non-member bank.

More notable recent Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (BWFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 11 …” on August 10, 2017, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “35.15” published on November 21, 2013, Businesswire.com published: “Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Company” on April 01, 2014. More interesting news about Bankwell Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) were released by: Blogs.Wsj.com and their article: “CFO Moves: Bankwell Financial Group, Yellow Pages” published on November 11, 2016 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. Reports the Planned Retirement of Its Chief …” with publication date: June 14, 2016.

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