DHI Group Inc (NYSE:DHX) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 953,200 shares, a growth of 62.8% from the May 30th total of 585,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 556,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company’s shares are sold short.

In other DHI Group news, Director Golnar Sheikholeslami sold 39,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.94, for a total value of $154,448.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 134,750 shares in the company, valued at approximately $530,915. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 8.10% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of DHX. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in DHI Group by 76.0% during the 1st quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 638,100 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,551,000 after buying an additional 275,600 shares during the period. Nantahala Capital Management LLC raised its stake in DHI Group by 4.8% during the 4th quarter. Nantahala Capital Management LLC now owns 4,809,253 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $7,310,000 after buying an additional 221,912 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan acquired a new position in DHI Group during the 4th quarter worth approximately $301,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in DHI Group by 16.2% during the 1st quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 1,211,192 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $2,943,000 after buying an additional 168,638 shares during the period. Finally, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its stake in DHI Group by 27.3% during the 1st quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 312,379 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $759,000 after buying an additional 66,973 shares during the period. 62.09% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

DHX has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded Zosano Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of PCM in a research note on Tuesday, March 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded First Merchants from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 1st.

Shares of NYSE:DHX traded up $0.03 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $3.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 469,064 shares, compared to its average volume of 865,919. The firm has a market capitalization of $210.24 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.51. The company has a quick ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 0.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $3.78. DHI Group has a fifty-two week low of $1.34 and a fifty-two week high of $4.44.

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The technology company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.06 by ($0.03). DHI Group had a return on equity of 6.72% and a net margin of 3.38%. The firm had revenue of $37.12 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.14 million. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that DHI Group will post 0.25 EPS for the current year.

About DHI Group

DHI Group, Inc provides data, insights, and employment connections through specialized services for technology professionals in the United States and internationally. The company operates Dice that offers job postings of technology and non-technology companies for industries, such as positions for software engineers, big data professionals, systems administrators, database specialists, project managers, and other technology and engineering professionals; and ClearanceJobs, an Internet-based career network, which matches security-cleared professionals with hiring companies searching for employees.

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