IQ Chaikin US Small Cap ETF (CSML) Is At $28.56 Formed Wedge; Choice Hotels International (CHH) Shorts Increased By 6.76%

IQ Chaikin US Small Cap ETF (CSML) formed wedge up with $29.70 target or 4.00% above today’s $28.56 share price. IQ Chaikin US Small Cap ETF (CSML) has $352.91 million valuation. The ETF increased 0.46% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $28.56. About 68,280 shares traded. IQ Chaikin US Small Cap ETF (NASDAQ:CSML) has 0.00% since January 6, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Choice Hotels International Incorporated (NYSE:CHH) had an increase of 6.76% in short interest. CHH’s SI was 570,300 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 6.76% from 534,200 shares previously. With 137,500 avg volume, 4 days are for Choice Hotels International Incorporated (NYSE:CHH)’s short sellers to cover CHH’s short positions. The SI to Choice Hotels International Incorporated’s float is 1.34%. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $76.75. About 204,594 shares traded or 1.85% up from the average. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has risen 43.17% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.47% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH), 1 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. Choice Hotels International has $75 highest and $38 lowest target. $58.83’s average target is -23.35% below currents $76.75 stock price. Choice Hotels International had 26 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, September 26. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) rating on Friday, May 5. Telsey Advisory Group has “Market Perform” rating and $63 target. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 19 by JP Morgan. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Saturday, August 15. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Friday, July 31 report. As per Tuesday, December 13, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, February 19 with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, July 13.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $3.34 million activity. 10,217 Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) shares with value of $623,952 were sold by Pepper David A. $495,775 worth of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) was sold by BAINUM BRUCE. $844,871 worth of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) was sold by Pacious Patrick on Friday, November 17.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 18 investors sold Choice Hotels International, Inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 28.38 million shares or 1.19% more from 28.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 1.81 million shares. Principal Financial Gp Inc holds 6,259 shares. 86,813 were reported by Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Wellington Mgmt Gru Llp accumulated 2.94 million shares. Markel Corporation invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Clarivest Asset Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Susquehanna Group Limited Liability Partnership invested in 25,585 shares. Winfield holds 30 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Chevy Chase Trust Inc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) for 172,900 shares. Moreover, Advisory Serv Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Gsa Cap Prns Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 44,287 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Huntington Natl Bank invested in 0% or 2,709 shares. Icon Advisers invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Bancorporation Of America Corp De holds 0% of its portfolio in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) for 302,952 shares. Moreover, Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Company has 0% invested in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH).

Choice Hotels International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.34 billion. It operates in two divisions, Hotel Franchising and SkyTouch Technology. It has a 28.43 P/E ratio. The firm franchises lodging properties under the proprietary brand names Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria hotels and suites, and Ascend Hotel Collection.