Vidler Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:VWTR) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Vidler Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:VWTRGet Rating) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 124,900 shares, a decline of 25.5% from the April 15th total of 167,700 shares. Approximately 0.7% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 185,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.7 days.

NASDAQ:VWTR opened at $15.69 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $14.80 and a 200-day simple moving average of $13.05. The firm has a market cap of $287.13 million, a PE ratio of 8.72 and a beta of 1.00. Vidler Water Resources has a 1-year low of $9.24 and a 1-year high of $17.24.

Vidler Water Resources (NASDAQ:VWTRGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March 21st. The company reported $1.85 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $23.44 million during the quarter. Vidler Water Resources had a net margin of 112.63% and a return on equity of 17.84%.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Deutsche Bank AG increased its position in Vidler Water Resources by 47.3% during the third quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 30,115 shares of the company’s stock worth $342,000 after purchasing an additional 9,667 shares during the last quarter. Apis Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vidler Water Resources during the third quarter worth approximately $182,000. Ancora Advisors LLC increased its position in Vidler Water Resources by 45.3% during the third quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 44,450 shares of the company’s stock worth $506,000 after purchasing an additional 13,850 shares during the last quarter. First Manhattan Co. increased its position in Vidler Water Resources by 8.1% during the third quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 40,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $455,000 after purchasing an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Clarus Wealth Advisors increased its position in Vidler Water Resources by 8.4% during the fourth quarter. Clarus Wealth Advisors now owns 13,487 shares of the company’s stock worth $158,000 after purchasing an additional 1,045 shares during the last quarter. 52.79% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Vidler Water Resources Company Profile (Get Rating)

Vidler Water Resources, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides potable water resources to communities in the southwestern United States. It engages in selling its water rights and storage credits in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. The company sells its water rights to real estate developers, alternative energy facilities, or other commercial and industrial users, as well as to water utilities, municipalities, and other government agencies; and sells its stored water to state agencies, commercial developers, or municipalities for their commercial projects or communities.

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