Hemispherx BioPharma, Inc (NYSE:HEB) saw a significant decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 696,476 shares, a decrease of 27.8% from the August 15th total of 964,695 shares. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 144,951 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.8 days.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Hemispherx BioPharma stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Hemispherx BioPharma, Inc (NYSE:HEB) by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 453,805 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 2,709 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned approximately 1.56% of Hemispherx BioPharma worth $227,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Hemispherx BioPharma (HEB) opened at 0.33 on Monday. The company’s market cap is $9.63 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $0.38 and a 200 day moving average price of $0.50. Hemispherx BioPharma has a 12-month low of $0.30 and a 12-month high of $1.48.

Hemispherx BioPharma (NYSE:HEB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 14th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter. Hemispherx BioPharma had a negative net margin of 1,029.58% and a negative return on equity of 75.57%. The business had revenue of $0.21 million during the quarter.

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Hemispherx BioPharma Company Profile

Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc (Hemispherx) is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the clinical development of drug therapies based on natural immune system enhancing technologies for the treatment of viral and immune based chronic disorders. The Company’s segment is engaged in research and development activities related to Ampligen and other drugs under development, and sales and marketing of Alferon.

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