Short Interest in American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARL) Declines By 5.2%

American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARL) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 49,200 shares, a decrease of 5.2% from the May 15th total of 51,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 28.9 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded Transcontinental Realty Investors from a “d+” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th.

Shares of NYSE:ARL traded down $0.46 on Friday, hitting $16.27. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,495 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,528. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $13.81. American Realty Investors has a 1 year low of $11.19 and a 1 year high of $19.00. The stock has a market cap of $260.27 million, a P/E ratio of 18.92 and a beta of 0.46. The company has a quick ratio of 11.39, a current ratio of 11.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.41.

American Realty Investors (NYSE:ARL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 15th. The financial services provider reported ($0.38) earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $11.93 million for the quarter. American Realty Investors had a net margin of 165.23% and a return on equity of 5.64%.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in American Realty Investors stock. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARL) by 2.5% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 148,674 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 3,656 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 0.93% of American Realty Investors worth $1,795,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 1.66% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

American Realty Investors Company Profile

American Realty Investors, Inc acquires, develops, and owns residential and commercial real estate properties in the southwestern, southeastern, and mid-western United States. The company leases apartment units to residents; and leases office, industrial, and retail space to various for-profit businesses, as well as local, state, and federal agencies; and sells land and properties.

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