Entegris (ENTG) has 3,379,968 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 7 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 3,659,561 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 467,910 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -7.6%, which amounts to -279,593 shares. Short positions are 2.4% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG): The stock opened at $17.54 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $17.69 for the day. The stock traded down to $17.40 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $17.43 with a loss of -0.80% for the day. The stock had closed at $17.57 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 346,857 shares.
In a related news,The officer (Sr. Vice President -HR) of Entegris Inc, Murphy John J sold 4,347 shares at $16.81 on August 2, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $73,073. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Entegris, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of materials and solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. The Company designs, manufactures and markets its products through two segments: Critical Materials Handling and Electronic Materials. In the Critical Materials Handling segment, the Company offers a range of products that purify, monitor and deliver critical liquids and gases to the semiconductor manufacturing process and similar manufacturing processes, as well as microenvironment products. In the Electronic Materials segment, the Company offers a range of materials and materials delivery systems to support the semiconductor manufacturing processes. The Companys products and materials are used to manufacture semiconductors, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), flat panel displays, light emitting diodes (LEDs), chemicals and critical components for aerospace, glass manufacturing and biomedical applications.