Oak Valley Bancorp (ca) (NASDAQ:OVLY) Stock Is Shorted More

April 19, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Investors sentiment increased to 4.5 in Q4 2017. Its up 2.17, from 2.33 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Oak Valley Bancorp shares while 1 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 1.54 million shares or 110.58% more from 733,537 shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Mraz Amerine Associates has 22,600 shares. Zpr Investment Management has invested 0.4% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Maltese Mngmt Limited has 120,100 shares. Vanguard Grp owns 69,443 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley accumulated 1,750 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag holds 0% or 300 shares. Basswood Cap Management Llc stated it has 31,827 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The Massachusetts-based Delphi Mgmt Ma has invested 0.18% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). The New York-based Blackrock has invested 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Panagora Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 545 shares. Wells Fargo Mn reported 15,770 shares. Federated Pa holds 0% or 463 shares in its portfolio. Acadian Asset Management Ltd Llc holds 899 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Banc Funds Ltd Liability Com holds 0.43% or 472,489 shares.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $111,230 activity. $21,000 worth of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) was sold by Martin Ronald C.. 177 shares were bought by Gilbert James L, worth $3,864. Haidlen Thomas A bought $2,040 worth of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) on Friday, February 9.

The stock of Oak Valley Bancorp (ca) (NASDAQ:OVLY) registered an increase of 207.14% in short interest. OVLY’s total short interest was 4,300 shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 207.14% from 1,400 shares, reported previously. With 7,200 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their OVLY’s short positions. The short interest to Oak Valley Bancorp (ca)’s float is 0.07%.

The stock decreased 5.31% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $20.52. About 6,667 shares traded or 8.44% up from the average. Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) has risen 51.79% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.24% the S&P500.

Oak Valley Bancorp operates as the holding firm for Oak Valley Community Bank that provides banking services and products for individuals and business enterprises in Oakdale, California and the surrounding areas. The company has market cap of $167.81 million. It operates through two divisions, Retail Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 18.19 P/E ratio. The firm accepts various deposits products, such as checking and savings, negotiable order of withdrawal, money market, health savings, and individual retirement accounts, as well as overdraft protection facilities and certificates of deposit.

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