Truett-Hurst Inc (THST) Shares Halted, After Huge Increase

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Truett-Hurst Inc (NASDAQ:THST) is up big today in afternoon trading, after it was halted for a while after huge volume on the upside. The stock continues to trade up even though there has been very little news concerning the company. There was news of an insider buy by Director James Barrie Graham, early this morning, but it was only for 1000 shares at $1.23 per share — not groundbreaking by any means.

Truett-Hurst Inc (NASDAQ:THST) is known for their wine making, vineyards, wine club and more. It should be interesting to follow this stock as investors decide what to do as the day unfolds.

The stock is up 44.35% or $0.55 following the news, hitting $1.79 per share. About 1.30 million shares traded hands or up 921.40% from the average. THST has declined 58.67% since May 12, 2015 and is currently downtrending. It has underperformed the S&P500 by 54.99%.

The institutional sentiment increased to 0.75 in Q2 2015. It’s up 0.15, from 0.6 in 2015Q2. The ratio is positive, as 1 funds sold all their Truett-Hurst Inc shares they owned while 3 reduced their positions. 1 funds bought stakes while 2 increased their total positions. Institutions now own 1.51 million shares which is 0.24% less than the previous share count of 1.51 million in 2015Q2.

North Star Investment Management Corp. holds 0.19% of its total portfolio in Truett-Hurst Inc, equating to 978,300 shares. Bard Associates Inc owns 231,000 shares representing 0.13% of their total US portfolio. Moreover, Awm Investment Company Inc. has 0.05% of their total portfolio invested in the company, equating to 263,453 shares. The New York-based American International Group Inc has a total of 0% of their portfolio invested in the stock. Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc, a Missouri-based fund reported 10,000 shares owned.

Truett-Hurst, Inc. is a super-premium and ultra-premium wine sales, marketing and production company. The company has a market cap of $4.47 million. The Firm was formed to serve as a holding firm that will hold an interest in the H.D.D. It currently has negative earnings. LLC .

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