Traders are more bullish of late as shown by the fall in short interest. The firm had a fall in short interest from September 29, 2017 to October 13, 2017 of -37.84%. Short interest fell 21,454 over that timeframe. With short interest at 35,240 and short average daily volume at 75,305, days to cover is 0.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.00% as of October 13.
There has been some selling insider activity on Data I O Cp (NASDAQ:DAIO) recently. Anthony Ambrose, President sold $106,932 worth of shares at an average price of $12.73 on Wed the 1st. That brings the President’s holdings to $4,049,018 as reported to the SEC. Vice President CFO Joel S. Hatlen let go of 100,000 shares at an average price of $12.74 on Tue the 31st. Hatlen now owns $2,003,454 of stock per an SEC filing yesterday.
Rajeev Gulati, Vice President CTO let go of $106,319 worth of shares at a price of $9.69 on October 13th. The Vice President CTO now owns $720,597 of the stock as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing.
The following firms have recently changed their position in DAIO. As of the end of the quarter Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp had acquired a total of 22,023 shares growing its stake by 6.8%. The value of the investment in DAIO went from $2,589,000 to $3,463,000 a change of 33.8% quarter to quarter. Wells Fargo & Company/mn augmented its investment by buying 7,957 shares an increase of 281.7% as of 09/30/2017. Wells Fargo & Company/mn controls 10,782 shares valued at $107,000. The total value of its holdings increased 386.4%.
As of quarter end Bank Of NEW York Mellon Corp had sold 1,177 shares trimming its position 7.2%. The value in dollars increased from $131,000 to $152,000 a change of $21,000 since the last quarter. As of quarter end Essex Investment Management Co LLC had acquired 25,361 shares growing its holdings by 153.1%. The value of the investment in (DAIO) went from $132,000 to $418,000 increasing 216.7% for the reporting period.
The company is so far trading down since yesterday’s close of 12.5. The most current P/E ratio is 22.40 and the market value is 102.68M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $0.56 with 8.24M shares now outstanding.
Data I/O Corporation, launched on April 3, 1969, provides programming and associated intellectual property management solutions. The Business’s solutions are used in the manufacturing of flash, microcontrollers and flash-memory-based intelligent devices. The Company designs, manufactures and sells programming systems used by designers and manufacturers of electronic products. The Business’s solutions, which include associated intellectual property management, secure content management and process control capabilities, enable it to address the requirements of the electronic device market. The Company also provides services related to hardware support, system installation and repair, and device programming..