FG Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGF) Short Interest Up 32.0% in August

FG Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGFGet Free Report) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 19,400 shares, a growth of 32.0% from the July 31st total of 14,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 16,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days.

FG Financial Group Trading Down 3.9 %

FGF stock opened at $1.23 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $12.67 million, a PE ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 0.67. FG Financial Group has a 12-month low of $1.18 and a 12-month high of $3.18. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $1.55 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.08.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, TheStreet downgraded FG Financial Group from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.

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Insider Buying and Selling at FG Financial Group

In other FG Financial Group news, major shareholder Fundamental Global Gp, Llc bought 20,593 shares of FG Financial Group stock in a transaction on Monday, June 12th. The shares were bought at an average price of $1.85 per share, for a total transaction of $38,097.05. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 5,639,704 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,433,452.40. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 61.60% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On FG Financial Group

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of FGF. Epacria Capital Partners LLC purchased a new stake in FG Financial Group during the 4th quarter worth about $40,000. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in FG Financial Group by 155.1% during the 2nd quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 41,308 shares of the company’s stock worth $76,000 after purchasing an additional 25,113 shares during the period. Finally, CSS LLC IL purchased a new stake in FG Financial Group during the 2nd quarter worth about $117,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 3.21% of the company’s stock.

FG Financial Group Company Profile

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FG Financial Group, Inc operates as a reinsurance, merchant banking, and asset management company in the United States. The company offers specialty property and casualty reinsurance products and services. It also operates a special purpose acquisition company platform (SPAC) that provides various strategic, administrative, and regulatory support services to newly formed SPACs for a monthly fee.

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