Short Interest in Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) Decreases By 6.6%

Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) saw a large drop in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 32,500 shares, a drop of 6.6% from the September 30th total of 34,800 shares. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 4,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.9 days.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Five Star Senior Living stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of Five Star Senior Living Inc (NASDAQ:FVE) by 5.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,285,240 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 68,601 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned 2.53% of Five Star Senior Living worth $592,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Shares of NASDAQ FVE traded up $0.12 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $4.93. 100 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,988. The company has a current ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.77. Five Star Senior Living has a twelve month low of $3.10 and a twelve month high of $10.60. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $4.58 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $1.55.

About Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living Inc operates and manages senior living communities in the United States. It operates through Senior Living Communities, and Rehabilitation and Wellness segments. Its senior living communities comprise independent living communities, assisted living communities, and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).

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