HIBB’s short interest reaches 1.56 million shares on May 14, 2023


Investors can expect a company’s stock to rise or fall based on the buying and selling of stock by its insiders. Hibbett Inc. shares valued at $498,862 were sold by Hilt James A on Apr 13. At $61.18 per share, Hilt James A sold 8,154 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 2,380 shares worth approximately $0.11 million following the completion of this transaction.

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Also, Hilt James A sold 5,346 shares, netting a total of over 332,682 in proceeds. Following the sale of shares at $62.23 each, the insider now holds 2,380 shares.

Before that, Flur Dorlisa K had sold 714 shares from its account. In a trade valued at $42,840, the Director traded Hibbett Inc. shares for $60.00 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings decreased to 714 shares, worth approximately $0.25 million.

Analyzing HIBB Stock Performance

On Thursday, Hibbett Inc. [NASDAQ: HIBB] plunged -2.56% to $44.16. The stock’s lowest price that day was $43.69, but it reached a high of $45.43 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a drop of approximately -12.90%. Over the course of the year, Hibbett Inc. shares have dropped approximately -35.27%. Shares of the company reached a 52-week high of $75.38 on 01/11/23 and a 52-week low of $43.69 on 05/25/23. A 50-day SMA is recorded $55.79, while a 200-day SMA reached $61.38. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 0.71 million shares from 0.22 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for Hibbett Inc. (HIBB)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 43.42, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 42.69. In the upper region, resistance lies at 45.16. The next price resistance is at 46.17. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 25.12 on the 14-day chart, showing oversold technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at -3.88, which suggests the price will decrease in the coming days. Percent R is at 95.79%, indicating bearish price movement. Stochastics %K at buying indicates that the stock is to be held.

Is Hibbett Inc. subject to short interest?

Stocks of Hibbett Inc. saw a sharp rise in short interest on May 14, 2023 jumping by 100000.0 shares to 1.56 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Apr 13, 2023 was 1.46 million shares. A jump of 6.41% in short interest reflects a negative sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 8.06 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) jumped to 8.06.

Which companies own the most shares of Hibbett Inc. (HIBB)?

According to BlackRock Fund Advisors filings, the company currently owns 1,917,006 shares, which is about 15.09% of the total HIBB shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have plunged by -17,868 from its previous 13-F filing of 1934874.0 shares. With the completion of the buy transaction, The Vanguard Group, Inc.’s stake is now worth $50,242,482. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP reduced a -6.16% interest valued at $46.7 million while LSV Asset Management sold a -16,800 stake. A total of 39,930 shares of Hibbett Inc. were sold by SSgA Funds Management, Inc. during the quarter, and -388 were sold by Macquarie Investment Management B. In its current portfolio, Bronte Capital Management Pty Ltd holds 519,435 shares valued at $28.22 million.

In terms of Hibbett Inc. share price expectations, FactSet research, analysts set an average price target of $74.86 in the next 12 months, up nearly 76.52% from the previous closing price of $45.32. Analysts anticipate Hibbett Inc. stock to reach $85.00 by 2023, with the lowest price target being $54.00. In spite of this, 7 analysts ranked Hibbett Inc. stock as a Buy at the end of 2023.


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