Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LIND) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,160,000 shares, a growth of 16.6% from the January 15th total of 995,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 174,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.6 days. Approximately 3.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Several research firms have issued reports on LIND. BidaskClub lowered Lindblad Expeditions from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Craig Hallum began coverage on Lindblad Expeditions in a research note on Thursday, January 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $25.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lindblad Expeditions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 8th. Janney Montgomery Scott assumed coverage on Lindblad Expeditions in a research note on Tuesday, December 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Sidoti lowered Lindblad Expeditions from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, January 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.43.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Lindblad Expeditions in the third quarter valued at $53,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Lindblad Expeditions by 47.0% in the third quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,444 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 2,059 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in shares of Lindblad Expeditions by 28.1% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 6,784 shares of the company’s stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 1,489 shares in the last quarter. Aigen Investment Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Lindblad Expeditions in the fourth quarter valued at $117,000. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Lindblad Expeditions in the fourth quarter valued at $175,000. Institutional investors own 55.57% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NASDAQ:LIND traded down $0.50 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $15.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 90,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 124,294. Lindblad Expeditions has a fifty-two week low of $12.70 and a fifty-two week high of $19.29. The company has a market capitalization of $775.69 million, a P/E ratio of 69.91 and a beta of 0.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 0.89 and a quick ratio of 0.88. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $16.86 and its 200-day simple moving average is $16.94.

Lindblad Expeditions Company Profile

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc provides expedition cruising and adventure travel services. It delivers voyages through a fleet of eight owned expedition ships and five seasonal charter vessels under the Lindblad brand; and operates eco-conscious expeditions and nature focused small-group tours under the Natural Habitat brand.

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