Bsb Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BLMT) Short Interest Increased By 1.7%

May 18, 2018 - By Michael Taylor

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.21, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 4 investors sold BSB Bancorp, Inc. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 4.63 million shares or 3.95% less from 4.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Citigroup Incorporated holds 0% or 1,130 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The holds 0.01% of its portfolio in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) for 463,242 shares. Barclays Plc has 0% invested in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) for 1,424 shares. Bank & Trust Of Mellon Corporation accumulated 42,248 shares or 0% of the stock. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt has 0% invested in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). First Manhattan Company owns 1,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Com holds 61,282 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 13,290 are held by California State Teachers Retirement Sys. Wellington Management Grp Inc Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0% in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 86,342 shares. Clover Prns Ltd Partnership invested in 3.03% or 108,907 shares. Vanguard Grp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Banc Funds Limited Liability, a Illinois-based fund reported 941,460 shares. Ameritas Inv Prns stated it has 0% of its portfolio in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Punch And Associates Inv Mgmt stated it has 198,362 shares or 0.5% of all its holdings.

The stock of Bsb Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BLMT) registered an increase of 1.7% in short interest. BLMT’s total short interest was 161,700 shares in May as published by FINRA. Its up 1.7% from 159,000 shares, reported previously. With 6,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 23 days to cover their BLMT’s short positions. The short interest to Bsb Bancorp Inc’s float is 2.31%.

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $33.45. About 5,113 shares traded. BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) has risen 13.58% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.03% the S&P500.

BSB Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Belmont Savings Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to small businesses, municipalities, and other clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $325.89 million. The Company’s deposit products include relationship checking accounts for clients and businesses, passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, interest on lawyer trust accounts, and individual retirement accounts, as well as commercial, municipal, and regular checking accounts. It has a 21.58 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises one to four family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, indirect automobile loans, commercial business loans, construction loans, other consumer loans, and second mortgage loans.

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