Morning Buzz: Odyssey Marine Exploration , Rollins

Posted on Dec 8, 2014


Odyssey Marine Exploration (NASDAQ:OMEX) recorded a -15.33% change in the short interest in the past month. The 3-month %change in short interest stands at -19.26%. A decrease in 1-month short interest eases the pressure off the stock while an increase is a negative overhang. The monthly shorted shares now measure at 0.064 times the total shares outstanding. The companys short ratio is at 2.69. A higher ratio is bearish for the counter while a low ratio eases some negative pressure. The average volume for the past 20 trading days is 7,782,858 shares. Volume for the last 20 trading sessions stands at 1.45% of the outstanding shares. Odyssey Marine Exploration (NASDAQ:OMEX) remains a strong buy in the latest set of rankings. The counter has received an average rating of 1.33 by 3 analysts. Zacks research analysts are highly optimistic on the counter and has given it a short term rating of 1, indicating that it is a strong buy.

Rollins (NYSE:ROL) has a short ratio of 3.75. A high short ratio indicates that the market is overly pessimistic on the shares while a low short reflects mildly bearish overhang. The 1-month %change in short interest is 66.01%. Over the past 3-months, the short interest has registered a change of 47.76%. A negative %change in the short interest reflects that bears are losing grip while a positive %change in the short interest points to a strong bearish pull over . The shares shorted in the past 1 month are 0.017 times the total outstanding shares. In the preceding 20 days, the volume is 0.28% of the total shares outstanding. Daily volume has averaged 279,273 shares in the past 20 sessions. As much as 8 analysts have advised buy on Rollins (NYSE:ROL) with an average broker rating of 2.13. Zacks research analysts are highly optimistic on the counter and has given it a short term rating of 1, indicating that it is a strong buy.

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