Short Interest Update on ITT Educational Services (ESI)

ITT Educational Services (ESI) : The bears are holding on to their shorts in Accenture Plc with 44 more days remaining for them to cover their positions. The bearish positions have increased from 8,833,485 on Jul 29, 2016, to 8,858,689, on August 15, 2016. Daily, 201,162 shares are traded, which shows the high interest of the traders in the stock. The net addition of short open interest is 25,204 shares, which is an increase of just 0.3%. The total short interest of 50.6% of the float indicates that there arent many bears on this stock at the current prices. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

ITT Educational Services (NYSE:ESI): The stock opened at $2.17 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $2.28 for the day. The stock traded down to $2.14 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $2.15 with a loss of -1.38% for the day. The stock had closed at $2.18 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 206,884 shares.


ITT Educational Services, Inc. is a provider of postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The Company had approximately 144 college locations in 39 states and offered one or more of its online programs to students who are located in all 50 states. The Company offers master, bachelor and associate degree programs to around 53,000 students and short-term information technology and business learning solutions for career advancers and other professionals. The Company designs its education programs, after consultation with employers and other constituents, to allow graduates prepare for careers in different fields involving their areas of study. The Company provides career-oriented education programs under the ITT Technical Institute name and the Daniel Webster College name. The Companys education programs also include general education courses in the humanities, composition, mathematics, the sciences and the social sciences.

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