Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 39,404,838 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the September 15th total of 37,383,698 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,907,181 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.0 days. Approximately 21.0% of the company’s shares are sold short.

Shares of Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) opened at 2.06 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is $393.11 million. Windstream Holdings has a one year low of $1.73 and a one year high of $8.62. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $2.00 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.70.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on WIN. BidaskClub upgraded Windstream Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. ValuEngine upgraded Windstream Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st.

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About Windstream Holdings

Windstream Corporation (Windstream) is a provider of advanced communications and technology solutions, including managed services and cloud computing, to businesses nationwide. In addition to business services, the Company offers broadband, voice and video services to consumers in primarily rural markets.

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