Short Interest in Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. (NASDAQ:VINP) Drops By 28.9%

Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. (NASDAQ:VINPGet Rating) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 229,300 shares, a drop of 28.9% from the March 31st total of 322,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 52,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.4 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

VINP opened at $11.65 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $646.76 million, a P/E ratio of 16.64 and a beta of -1.16. Vinci Partners Investments has a twelve month low of $9.65 and a twelve month high of $16.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 9.32 and a current ratio of 9.32.

Vinci Partners Investments (NASDAQ:VINPGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 24th. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.02. Vinci Partners Investments had a return on equity of 15.11% and a net margin of 44.76%. The business had revenue of $20.64 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.39 million. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Vinci Partners Investments will post 1.07 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 10th were issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. This is a positive change from Vinci Partners Investments’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 9th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.87%. Vinci Partners Investments’s dividend payout ratio is presently 114.29%.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of VINP. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in Vinci Partners Investments by 22.0% during the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 11,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,000 after acquiring an additional 2,000 shares during the last quarter. Samlyn Capital LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vinci Partners Investments by 1.9% during the 4th quarter. Samlyn Capital LLC now owns 2,057,911 shares of the company’s stock worth $22,020,000 after purchasing an additional 38,683 shares during the last quarter. Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Vinci Partners Investments by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC now owns 90,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $963,000 after purchasing an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. increased its holdings in shares of Vinci Partners Investments by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. now owns 2,926,931 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,318,000 after purchasing an additional 17,375 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gillson Capital LP lifted its position in Vinci Partners Investments by 7.7% during the fourth quarter. Gillson Capital LP now owns 149,160 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,596,000 after buying an additional 10,644 shares in the last quarter. 20.19% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Vinci Partners Investments from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, March 24th.

Vinci Partners Investments Company Profile (Get Rating)

Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. operates as an asset management platform in Brazil. The company's portfolio of investment products and solutions covers private equity, infrastructures, real estate, credit, public equities, hedge funds, and investment products and solutions to institutional and HNWI clients.

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