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Heat Biologics Inc (HTBX) Short Interest Update

Heat Biologics Inc (NASDAQ:HTBX) saw a significant growth in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,869,626 shares, a growth of 14.5% from the March 15th total of 2,506,640 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,611,057 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. An institutional investor […]

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (CPSS) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSS) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 561,688 shares, a growth of 133.6% from the March 15th total of 240,427 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 105,590 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Home Depot Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (HD)

Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors purchased 12,634 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 163% compared to the average daily volume of 4,807 put options. A number of research analysts have issued reports on HD shares. Jefferies Group LLC restated a […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on AT&T (T)

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors purchased 26,907 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 133% compared to the average daily volume of 11,568 call options. A number of research firms have weighed in on T. Instinet restated a “buy” rating and set […]

Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Short Interest Update

Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,097,120 shares, a decline of 0.2% from the March 15th total of 11,115,921 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,336,842 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Spark Therapeutics Inc (ONCE) Short Interest Down 1.6% in March

Spark Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ONCE) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,652,068 shares, a drop of 1.6% from the March 15th total of 4,729,838 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 237,207 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 19.6 days. […]

Short Interest in Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) Decreases By 5.2%

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,579,174 shares, a drop of 5.2% from the March 15th total of 13,274,158 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,056,378 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc (STAF) Short Interest Update

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:STAF) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 120,004 shares, an increase of 37.0% from the March 15th total of 87,623 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 682,794 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,353,641 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the March 15th total of 8,014,924 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,796,185 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

RadNet Inc. (RDNT) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

RadNet Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) saw a significant increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 280,814 shares, an increase of 28.5% from the March 15th total of 218,478 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 135,345 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.1 days. Hedge funds and […]

World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,803,075 shares, a growth of 2.1% from the March 15th total of 1,765,679 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 93,480 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Dorman Products Inc. (DORM) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Dorman Products Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,289,458 shares, a decline of 9.0% from the March 15th total of 2,514,766 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 157,619 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

ExlService Holdings, Inc. (EXLS) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 736,382 shares, a growth of 5.6% from the March 15th total of 697,648 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 182,830 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (CTSH)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors bought 11,970 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 532% compared to the typical volume of 1,895 put options. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) opened at 57.85 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $35.21 […]

Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM) Short Interest Update

Hudbay Minerals Inc (NYSE:HBM) (TSE:HBM) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,009,161 shares, a growth of 52.7% from the March 15th total of 2,626,020 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 597,050 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Movado Group, Inc (MOV) Short Interest Up 53.9% in March

Movado Group, Inc (NYSE:MOV) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,186,931 shares, a growth of 53.9% from the March 15th total of 771,224 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 273,331 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. Class A (OSG) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. Class A (NYSE:OSG) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 927,040 shares, a decline of 50.3% from the March 15th total of 1,864,123 shares. Currently, 1.3% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based […]

Resource Capital Corp. (RSO) Short Interest Update

Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE:RSO) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,062,337 shares, a decrease of 56.1% from the March 15th total of 2,420,356 shares. Approximately 3.6% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 302,968 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 208% compared to the typical daily volume of 98,525 call options. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. […]

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd (MLCO) Short Interest Update

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MLCO) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,326,451 shares, a drop of 24.5% from the March 15th total of 24,259,987 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,954,751 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Sunrun Inc (RUN) Short Interest Up 4.5% in March

Sunrun Inc (NASDAQ:RUN) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,119,402 shares, a growth of 4.5% from the March 15th total of 16,388,279 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,032,087 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

FCB Financial Holdings Inc (FCB) Short Interest Up 137.6% in March

FCB Financial Holdings Inc (NYSE:FCB) was the target of a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,384,437 shares, an increase of 137.6% from the March 15th total of 582,701 shares. Currently, 3.5% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume […]

First Data Corp (FDC) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

First Data Corp (NYSE:FDC) saw a large decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,775,996 shares, a decline of 20.1% from the March 15th total of 18,494,941 shares. Currently, 4.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 3,980,152 […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN)

Ocwen Financial Corp (NYSE:OCN) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 18,448 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,080% compared to the typical volume of 1,563 put options. Shares of Ocwen Financial Corp (NYSE:OCN) opened at 2.42 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of eBay Call Options (EBAY)

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders bought 7,600 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 610% compared to the average daily volume of 1,070 call options. eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) opened at 32.18 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $34.98 billion, a price-to-earnings […]