(NASDAQ:WILC) shares saw light trading volume with 285 shares changing hands on Tuesday. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 98.41% under the normal average daily volume.
Investors are a little more bearish on shares of G. Willi-Food International, L recently if you evaluate the uptick in short interest. The stock saw a rise in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of 671.32%. Short shares grew from 1,046 to 8,068 over that period. The short-interest ratio increased to 1.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.00% as of October 13.
The following firms have recently changed their position in WILC. As of the end of the quarter Renaissance Technologies LLC had bought a total of 6,700 shares growing its stake by 1.1%. The value of the company’s investment in G. Willi-Food International, L increased from $3,737,000 to $4,737,000 a change of $1,000,000 since the last quarter. Creative Planning bolstered its ownership by buying 350 shares an increase of 233.3% as of 06/30/2017. Creative Planning claims 500 shares valued at $4,000. The value of the position overall is up by 300.0%.
Springhouse Capital Management, Lp expanded its stake by buying 163,180 shares an increase of 22.8% in the quarter. Springhouse Capital Management, Lp now holds 877,790 shares with a value of $6,671,000. The total value of its holdings increased 54.0%. Cutter & CO Brokerage, Inc. divested its holdings by shedding 1,000 shares a decrease of 4.0%. Cutter & CO Brokerage, Inc. currently owns 24,150 shares worth $141,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 26.2%.
The company is so far trading up by 0.18% percent from yesterday’s close. Company shares are trading at $5.50 which is just a bit below the 50 day moving average of $5.77 and impressively lower than the 200 day moving average of $6.45. The 50 day moving average was down $-0.27 or -4.63% and the 200 day average went down $-0.95 or -14.68%.
The P/E ratio is currently 61.80 and the market value is 72.82M.
G. Willi-Food International Ltd., launched on January 5, 1994, is a holding company. The Company is engaged directly and through subsidiaries, in the development, import, export, marketing and distribution of a range of over 600 food products around the world. The principal products in the import segment product line include Canned Vegetables and Pickles, Canned Fish, Canned Fruit, Edible Oils, Dairy and Dairy Substitute Products, Dried Fruit, Nuts and Beans, and Other Products. The Company purchases food products from over 150 suppliers located in Israel and throughout the world, including from the Far East (China, India, the Philippines and Thailand), Ethiopia, Eastern Europe (Poland, Lithuania, Bulgaria and Latvia), South America (Ecuador and Costa Rica), the United States, Canada, Western and Central Europe (the Netherlands, Belgium, Monaco, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark and France) and Southern Europe (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Turkey and Greece)..