DALLAS -- Fleming here has sent letters to some of its institutional investors urging them to take action to keep their shares of the company out of the hands of "short sellers." Securities analysts told SN Fleming's letter urging investors to take action against short sellers was a highly unusual -- perhaps even unprecedented -- move. Short sellers are investors who essentially bet that certain stocks will decline in value. According to published reports, 8.4 million shares of Fleming ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.