Enel Américas S.A. (NYSE:ENIA) Short Interest Up 46.4% in May

Enel Américas S.A. (NYSE:ENIAGet Rating) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,700,000 shares, an increase of 46.4% from the May 15th total of 3,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,980,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Enel Américas stock traded up $0.13 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.25. 8,210,174 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,724,029. Enel Américas has a 52-week low of $5.00 and a 52-week high of $7.40. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $5.50 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $5.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 0.91. The company has a market cap of $7.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.14 and a beta of 0.99.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Enel Américas in the 4th quarter worth about $54,000. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new position in shares of Enel Américas in the 1st quarter worth about $66,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Enel Américas by 25.8% in the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 16,548 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $90,000 after purchasing an additional 3,399 shares in the last quarter. JustInvest LLC purchased a new position in shares of Enel Américas in the 4th quarter worth about $91,000. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Enel Américas in the 3rd quarter worth about $98,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.20% of the company’s stock.

Enel Américas Company Profile (Get Rating)

Enel Américas SA, together with its subsidiaries, explores, develops, operates, generates, transfers, transforms, distributes, and sells electricity using hydroelectric and thermal energy sources in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. As of December 31, 2020, it had 11,269 megawatts of installed generation capacity and 25.6 million distribution customers.

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