Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) has 4,291,267 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 2 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 5,232,515 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 2,573,519 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -18%, which amounts to -941,248 shares. Short positions are 2.5% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Whitewave Foods Company (The) (NYSE:WWAV): The stock opened at $55.40 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $55.42 for the day. The stock traded down to $55.28 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $55.29 with a loss of -0.20% for the day. The stock had closed at $55.40 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,503,368 shares.
In a related news, Engles Gregg L, director officer (Chairman and CEO) of Whitewave Foods Co, unloaded 25,000 shares at an average price of $40.22 on March 3, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $1,005,500, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
The WhiteWave Foods Company is a consumer packaged food and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, dairy products and organic produce across North America and Europe. Its segments include Americas Foods & Beverages, Americas Fresh Foods and Europe Foods & Beverages. It is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of plant-based beverages in China. In North America, it distributes the brands, including Silk and So Delicious plant-based foods and beverages; International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages; Horizon Organic dairy products, and Earthbound Farm organic salads, fruits and vegetables. Its plant-based foods and beverages brands in Europe include Alpro and Provamel. It sells its plant-based beverages in China under the Silk ZhiPuMoFang brand. In addition, it also offers the Vega brand, which includes plant-based nutrition products.