First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (FV) Forms $29.97 Double Top; Group 1 Automotive (GPI) Sellers Decreased By 4.95% Their Shorts

Group 1 Automotive Inc (NYSE:GPI) had a decrease of 4.95% in short interest. GPI’s SI was 2.02M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 4.95% from 2.13M shares previously. With 150,800 avg volume, 13 days are for Group 1 Automotive Inc (NYSE:GPI)’s short sellers to cover GPI’s short positions. The SI to Group 1 Automotive Inc’s float is 11.61%. The stock increased 3.16% or $2.26 during the last trading session, reaching $73.68. About 205,624 shares traded. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has risen 10.14% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.56% the S&P500.

First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (FV) formed double top with $32.07 target or 7.00% above today’s $29.97 share price. First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (FV) has $2.66 billion valuation. The ETF increased 1.01% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $29.97. About 183,327 shares traded. First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF (NASDAQ:FV) has risen 14.15% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Group 1 Automotive had 21 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 17 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, November 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, November 22. Buckingham Research upgraded the shares of GPI in report on Friday, January 5 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stephens on Friday, February 9. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Hold”. The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) earned “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, August 9. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by CL King. The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 13 by Buckingham Research.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.22, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 25 investors sold Group 1 Automotive, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 20.26 million shares or 2.16% more from 19.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qs Invsts Ltd owns 7 shares. Private Advisor Gru accumulated 8,787 shares or 0.02% of the stock. First Interstate Bancorporation owns 730 shares. Moreover, Rr Prtn Ltd Partnership has 1.18% invested in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). Profund Advsrs Limited accumulated 2,820 shares. Barclays Public reported 7,612 shares. Hsbc Public Limited Liability Co reported 0% stake. Group Incorporated One Trading Ltd Partnership holds 5,616 shares. South Dakota Inv Council holds 0.03% or 17,900 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Lc accumulated 80,635 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 164,587 shares. Fincl Advisers Ltd holds 0% or 7,017 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag reported 15,945 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Laurion Capital Mgmt Ltd Partnership accumulated 8,400 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Royal National Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 2,374 shares.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $16.32 million activity. $797,441 worth of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) was sold by Burman Darryl M on Friday, October 27. HESTERBERG EARL J sold 40,000 shares worth $3.18M. $669,939 worth of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) was sold by Rickel John C on Thursday, September 21. On Tuesday, December 12 STRANGE J TERRY sold $401,362 worth of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) or 5,000 shares. The insider Kenningham Daryl sold 6,700 shares worth $527,143.