Neustar (NSR) has 15,978,295 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 39 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 16,074,913 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 406,344 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -0.6%, which amounts to -96,618 shares. Short positions are 29.8% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Neustar (NYSE:NSR): The stock opened at $23.71 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $23.96 for the day. The stock traded down to $23.52 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $23.60 with a loss of -0.59% for the day. The stock had closed at $23.74 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 255,151 shares.
In a related news,The officer (SVP, IOT) of Neustar Inc, Skorny Henry sold 24,677 shares at $23.44 on July 7, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $578,429. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
NeuStar, Inc. is a provider of real-time information services and analytics. The Company serves marketing and security functions in the communications, financial services, media and advertising, retail and e-commerce, Internet and technology industries. Its services include marketing services, security services, data services and number portability administration center (NPAC) services. The Companys marketing services include customer intelligence, activation and media intelligence services. As part of security services, the Company directs and manages the flow of Internet traffic, resolves Internet queries and provides security protection against cyber-attacks. The Company also manages authoritative domain-name registries. The Companys NPAC services include the dynamic routing of calls and text messages among all competing communications service providers in the United States.