What’s Ahead for Exponent Inc (NASDAQ:EXPO) After More Shorted Shares?

April 26, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.72, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Exponent, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 22.32 million shares or 1.51% less from 22.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Gsa Ptnrs Llp stated it has 4,442 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 70,304 shares. Bessemer stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). Pinebridge Investments L P, New York-based fund reported 8,376 shares. Conestoga Cap Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 973,140 shares. Nordea Mngmt owns 32,077 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. State Street accumulated 659,442 shares. Jpmorgan Chase invested in 0% or 59,171 shares. Alphaone Ser Ltd owns 47,478 shares for 1.02% of their portfolio. Sei Invests invested in 0% or 5,096 shares. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio invested in 0.02% or 68,175 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 17,447 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag invested 0.01% in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). Fifth Third Bancorporation reported 673 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Df Dent And invested 0.61% in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO).

The stock of Exponent Inc (NASDAQ:EXPO) registered an increase of 17.45% in short interest. EXPO’s total short interest was 230,200 shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 17.45% from 196,000 shares, reported previously. With 96,600 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their EXPO’s short positions. The short interest to Exponent Inc’s float is 0.91%.

The stock increased 0.64% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $86.8. About 48,911 shares traded. Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) has risen 33.11% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.56% the S&P500.

Exponent, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a science and engineering consulting firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.26 billion. The Company’s services include analysis of product development, product recall, regulatory compliance, and the discovery of potential problems related to products, people, property, and impending litigation. It has a 56.73 P/E ratio. The firm operates in two divisions, Engineering and Other Scientific, and Environmental and Health.

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