Jack in the Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2019 Q2. Its up 0.07, from 1.3 in 2019Q1. It is positive, as 23 investors sold Jack in the Box Inc. shares while 59 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 25.24 million shares or 7.17% less from 27.18 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.
Us Bank De owns 2,096 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Co invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). J Goldman Lp has 157,737 shares for 0.89% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 22,835 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Ameritas Inv Prtn stated it has 0.04% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). First Lp accumulated 0% or 5,192 shares. Moreover, Voya Invest Management Limited Liability has 0.09% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). D E Shaw And Inc has 0.02% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0% or 11,420 shares. Virginia-based Quantitative Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0.19% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Retirement Sys Of Alabama reported 33,575 shares. Wellington Gru Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) for 359,181 shares. 4,000 are owned by Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Lc. Moreover, Advisory Services Ltd Liability Company has 0% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK).

The stock of Jack in the Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) registered a decrease of 2.85% in short interest. JACK’s total short interest was 3.74 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 2.85% from 3.85 million shares, reported previously. With 573,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their JACK’s short positions. The short interest to Jack in the Box Inc’s float is 14.86%.

The stock increased 1.34% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $87.98. About 323,279 shares traded. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has declined 12.73% since September 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.73% the S&P500.

Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. The company has market cap of $2.27 billion. As of April 15, 2018, it operated and franchised 2,245 Jack in the Box restaurants primarily in the western and southern United States and Guam. It has a 26.27 P/E ratio.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Jack In The Box Inc has $10500 highest and $6900 lowest target. $87.67’s average target is -0.35% below currents $87.98 stock price. Jack In The Box Inc had 11 analyst reports since March 22, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush maintained the shares of JACK in report on Friday, August 2 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, March 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 20. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, May 21 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, August 9. On Friday, August 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Outperform”.

More notable recent Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Alibaba to Keep Online-Shopping Crown Even As Jack Ma Exits – Nasdaq” on September 10, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “BAT stubs out 2,300 jobs as new CEO tackles tobacco sector changes – Nasdaq” published on September 12, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Acquisitive Alibaba Confronts Life Without Jack Ma – Nasdaq” on September 11, 2019. More interesting news about Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Jack In The Box Inc. (JACK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 28, 2019 – Nasdaq” published on May 24, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Square’s Latest Canadian Move Should Boost Square Stock – Nasdaq” with publication date: August 21, 2019.

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