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IQIYI Inc (IQ) Short Interest Up 5.3% in November

IQIYI Inc (NASDAQ:IQ) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 47,255,054 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the November 15th total of 44,857,511 shares. Currently, 15.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an […]

Intrexon Corp (XON) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Intrexon Corp (NYSE:XON) saw a significant drop in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 30,058,763 shares, a drop of 5.5% from the November 15th total of 31,813,483 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,587,844 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 18.9 days. Currently, 43.9% of the […]

Myomo Inc (MYO) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Myomo Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:MYO) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 813,452 shares, a drop of 1.9% from the November 15th total of 829,262 shares. Currently, 7.9% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Ball Call Options (BLL)

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 7,364 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 3,088% compared to the typical daily volume of 231 call options. In other Ball news, VP Scott C. Morrison sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Servicemaster Global (SERV)

Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc (NYSE:SERV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 724 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,241% compared to the typical daily volume of 54 put options. SERV has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of […]

iKang Healthcare Group Inc (KANG) Short Interest Update

iKang Healthcare Group Inc (NASDAQ:KANG) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,389,019 shares, a drop of 36.5% from the November 15th total of 5,339,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 74,202 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 45.7 […]

Short Interest in Fortinet Inc (FTNT) Grows By 30.8%

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,932,662 shares, an increase of 30.8% from the November 15th total of 6,828,399 shares. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an […]

Short Interest in GoPro Inc (GPRO) Declines By 18.1%

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 28,639,685 shares, a drop of 18.1% from the November 15th total of 34,989,957 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,949,598 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.7 days. […]

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (DHY) Short Interest Down 74.2% in November

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:DHY) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 20,027 shares, a decline of 74.2% from the November 15th total of 77,551 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 305,424 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in National HealthCare Co. (NHC) Declines By 14.9%

National HealthCare Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 176,011 shares, a decline of 14.9% from the November 15th total of 206,713 shares. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average trading […]

Short Interest in New Gold Inc (NGD) Drops By 5.1%

New Gold Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:NGD) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,438,335 shares, a decline of 5.1% from the November 15th total of 10,997,478 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,094,637 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 […]

Gold Standard Ventures Corp (GSV) Short Interest Update

Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:GSV) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,112,627 shares, a drop of 2.5% from the November 15th total of 6,270,243 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 310,342 shares, the short-interest […]

Sinclair Broadcast Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (SBGI)

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors acquired 1,821 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,031% compared to the average volume of 161 call options. SBGI has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Sinclair […]

Valeritas Holdings Inc (VLRX) Short Interest Down 48.8% in November

Valeritas Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VLRX) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,760,954 shares, a decrease of 48.8% from the November 15th total of 3,439,674 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,619,793 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. […]

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Target of Unusually High Options Trading (BMRN)

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors bought 8,655 call options on the company. This is an increase of 5,243% compared to the typical daily volume of 162 call options. In other news, CEO Jean Jacques Bienaime sold 4,000 shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical stock in a […]

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Target of Unusually High Options Trading (ACAD)

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 5,844 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,276% compared to the typical volume of 246 put options. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals stock opened at $17.93 on Friday. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals has a 52 week low of […]

KLA-Tencor Target of Unusually High Options Trading (KLAC)

KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 2,714 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 960% compared to the typical daily volume of 256 call options. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Citigroup lowered their price objective on shares of KLA-Tencor […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Santander Consumer USA (SC)

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 31,497 call options on the company. This is an increase of 39,770% compared to the average volume of 79 call options. A number of analysts have recently commented on SC shares. ValuEngine cut Santander Consumer USA […]

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BXMT)

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (NYSE:BXMT) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,890 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,324% compared to the typical volume of 203 put options. In other Blackstone Mortgage Trust news, Treasurer Douglas N. Armer sold 3,211 shares of the firm’s […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Neurocrine Biosciences Call Options (NBIX)

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 6,836 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 958% compared to the typical volume of 646 call options. In other Neurocrine Biosciences news, Director Gary A. Lyons sold 15,000 shares of the stock in […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Alaska Air Group (ALK)

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 8,191 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,082% compared to the average volume of 693 put options. Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Alaska Air Group from […]

Eagle Materials Sees Unusually High Options Volume (EXP)

Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 830 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 812% compared to the typical daily volume of 91 put options. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of EXP. Wells […]

Jefferies Financial Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (JEF)

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 3,742 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 824% compared to the average volume of 405 put options. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells […]

Short Interest in Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp (NYSEAMERICAN) (ZOM) Expands By 5.1%

Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp (NYSEAMERICAN) (NYSE:ZOM) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,224,850 shares, a growth of 5.1% from the November 15th total of 1,165,944 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 35,958 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Short Interest in Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) Declines By 19.5%

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,121,781 shares, a decline of 19.5% from the November 15th total of 22,522,746 shares. Approximately 9.2% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]