Bankinter, S.A. (OTCMKTS:BKIMF) Short Interest Up 32.4% in April

Bankinter, S.A. (OTCMKTS:BKIMFGet Rating) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 224,600 shares, an increase of 32.4% from the April 15th total of 169,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 374.3 days.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on BKIMF shares. Barclays boosted their price objective on Bankinter from €5.50 ($5.79) to €5.60 ($5.89) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Oddo Bhf downgraded Bankinter from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, March 25th. UBS Group upped their price target on Bankinter from €5.50 ($5.79) to €5.80 ($6.11) in a report on Friday, April 22nd. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded Bankinter from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 24th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft boosted their price objective on Bankinter from €5.00 ($5.26) to €5.45 ($5.74) in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.45.

Shares of Bankinter stock remained flat at $$5.37 during trading hours on Monday. Bankinter has a 12 month low of $4.82 and a 12 month high of $6.58. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $5.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $5.62.

About Bankinter (Get Rating)

Bankinter, SA provides various banking products and services to individuals and corporate customers, and small- and medium-sized enterprises in Spain. It offers salary, non-salary, professional, basic, currency, pension, business, and current accounts, as well as deposit products; and mortgages and loan products, as well as financing services.

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