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Toll Brothers Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:TOL)

Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 5,524 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 878% compared to the average volume of 565 call options. In other Toll Brothers news, Director Edward G. Boehne sold 17,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Cintas Put Options (NASDAQ:CTAS)

Cintas Co. (NASDAQ:CTAS) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders acquired 725 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 893% compared to the average volume of 73 put options. Several analysts recently commented on CTAS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cintas from a “hold” […]

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:ARE)

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 972 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,196% compared to the typical daily volume of 75 call options. Shares of NYSE:ARE opened at $147.84 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of […]

Short Interest in Ardmore Shipping Corp (NYSE:ASC) Declines By 5.6%

Ardmore Shipping Corp (NYSE:ASC) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 380,300 shares, a decline of 5.6% from the June 30th total of 403,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 224,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 […]

Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:BSET) Short Interest Down 5.4% in July

Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:BSET) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 68,200 shares, a decline of 5.4% from the June 30th total of 72,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 38,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 […]

WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) Short Interest Update

WillScot Corp (NASDAQ:WSC) saw a large drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,412,700 shares, a drop of 5.0% from the June 30th total of 4,645,500 shares. Currently, 8.4% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 490,300 shares, the short-interest […]

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN) Short Interest Down 7.4% in July

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,351,800 shares, a decline of 7.4% from the June 30th total of 2,540,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 835,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 […]

Nicholas Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NICK) Short Interest Update

Nicholas Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NICK) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 24,900 shares, a decrease of 7.4% from the June 30th total of 26,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,700 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,111,600 shares, a decline of 7.3% from the June 30th total of 1,199,600 shares. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume […]

Eaton Co. PLC (NYSE:ETN) Short Interest Down 7.2% in July

Eaton Co. PLC (NYSE:ETN) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,379,700 shares, a decline of 7.2% from the June 30th total of 10,106,100 shares. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) Short Interest Update

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,394,200 shares, a decline of 8.3% from the June 30th total of 3,703,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,240,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,500 shares, a decrease of 8.2% from the June 30th total of 4,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days. […]

P H Glatfelter Co (NYSE:GLT) Short Interest Down 8.0% in July

P H Glatfelter Co (NYSE:GLT) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,433,800 shares, a decline of 8.0% from the June 30th total of 1,559,300 shares. Approximately 3.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based […]

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) Short Interest Down 6.6% in July

Rubicon Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RBCN) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 73,600 shares, a decrease of 6.6% from the June 30th total of 78,800 shares. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average trading […]

Short Interest in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) Decreases By 7.1%

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 300,100 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the June 30th total of 323,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 117,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 […]

Valvoline Inc (NYSE:VVV) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Valvoline Inc (NYSE:VVV) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,712,800 shares, a decline of 6.2% from the June 30th total of 6,093,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of United Natural Foods Put Options (NASDAQ:UNFI)

United Natural Foods Inc (NASDAQ:UNFI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders purchased 9,774 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,582% compared to the typical daily volume of 581 put options. Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. BMO Capital Markets cut shares of United Natural Foods […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Accelerate Diagnostics Call Options (NASDAQ:AXDX)

Accelerate Diagnostics Inc (NASDAQ:AXDX) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 3,226 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,222% compared to the typical daily volume of 244 call options. Shares of AXDX opened at $18.29 on Friday. Accelerate Diagnostics has a 52-week low of $10.23 and a […]

Investors Title (NASDAQ:ITIC) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Investors Title (NASDAQ:ITIC) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,800 shares, a growth of 8.3% from the June 30th total of 10,900 shares. Approximately 0.9% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

G1 Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:GTHX) Short Interest Update

G1 Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:GTHX) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,926,300 shares, a growth of 5.1% from the June 30th total of 3,735,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 475,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Increases By 7.4%

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,811,200 shares, a growth of 7.4% from the June 30th total of 14,719,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,390,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Short Interest in OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS) Drops By 13.6%

OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,045,800 shares, a decrease of 13.6% from the June 30th total of 1,211,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 162,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.5 […]

Novocure Ltd (NASDAQ:NVCR) Short Interest Update

Novocure Ltd (NASDAQ:NVCR) saw a large increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,283,500 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the June 30th total of 4,917,400 shares. Approximately 7.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 754,600 shares, […]

Short Interest in Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) Declines By 10.4%

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 72,000 shares, a drop of 10.4% from the June 30th total of 80,400 shares. Currently, 0.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) Short Interest Down 8.3% in July

Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,600 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the June 30th total of 31,200 shares. Currently, 0.1% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an […]