Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,894,839 shares, a growth of 10.8% from the November 30th total of 8,028,174 shares. Currently, 12.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,458,731 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days.

Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) opened at $4.07 on Monday. Ampio Pharmaceuticals has a 52-week low of $0.38 and a 52-week high of $4.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $268.77, a P/E ratio of -20.35 and a beta of 0.58.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Ampio Pharmaceuticals from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th.

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About Ampio Pharmaceuticals

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused primarily on the development of therapies to treat prevalent inflammatory conditions for which there are limited treatment options. The Company’s two lead product candidates in development are Ampion for osteoarthritis of the knee and Optina for diabetic macular edema.

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