1,100 shares changed hands in the last trading session. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 87.40% under the normal average daily volume.
Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on shares of the company at least if you consider the change in short interest. The stock saw a rise in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of 20.84%. Short shares grew 991 over that period. Days to cover decreased from 0.0 to 0.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 13.
Here is a rundown on some insider market activity for Astro Med Inc (NASDAQ:ALOT). Director Everett V. Pizzuti disclosed the sale of 5,000 shares of ALOT stock. The shares were sold on September 5th for an average price of $13.53. The Director now owns $1,057,126 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing.
These funds have shifted positions in (ALOT). Albert D Mason Inc reduced its stake by selling 80 shares a decrease of 0.5%. Albert D Mason Inc claims 14,482 shares valued at $188,000. The value of the position overall is down by 0.0%. Wellington Management Group Llp downsized its position by shedding 93,400 shares a decrease of 25.0% in the quarter. Wellington Management Group Llp currently owns 279,497 shares with a value of $3,619,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 25.9%.
As of the end of the quarter Rutabaga Capital Management LLC/ma had disposed of a total of 200,403 shares trimming its position 36.7%. The value of the company’s investment in Astro Med Inc went from $7,035,000 to $4,485,000 a change of $2,550,000 since the last quarter. As of quarter end Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp had sold 479 shares trimming its stake by 0.1%. The value in dollars decreased from $6,743,000 to $6,660,000 decreasing 1.2% quarter over quarter.
The company is down from yesterday’s close of 12.45. The company currently has a P/E ratio of 29.08 and the market cap of the company is 83.61M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $0.43 with 6.74M shares now outstanding.
AstroNova, Inc., formerly Astro-Med, Inc., launched on January 9, 1969, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems. The Company operates through two segments: QuickLabel and Test & Measurement (T&M). The Company sells specialty printing systems, and test and measurement systems under the brand names, including QuickLabel. The Company offers both hardware and software, which incorporate technologies in order to acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats. The Company serves markets, such as aerospace, apparel, automotive, avionics, chemicals, computer peripherals, communications, distribution, food and beverage, general manufacturing, packaging and transportation. The Business’s products are distributed through its sales teams and authorized dealers in the United States. The Company sells to customers outside of the United States through its branch offices in Canada, Europe and Asia, as well as with independent dealers and representatives..