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Short Interest in Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Declines By 44.4%

Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,983,769 shares, a drop of 44.4% from the July 13th total of 7,161,684 shares. Currently, 1.1% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average trading volume […]

Front Yard Residential Corp (RESI) Short Interest Down 42.6% in July

Front Yard Residential Corp (NYSE:RESI) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 888,822 shares, a decline of 42.6% from the July 13th total of 1,548,537 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 395,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Crh Plc (CRH) Short Interest Update

Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 208,107 shares, a drop of 65.8% from the July 13th total of 608,401 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 586,990 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. A […]

Corporate Capital Trust Inc (CCT) Short Interest Down 44.2% in July

Corporate Capital Trust Inc (NYSE:CCT) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 490,979 shares, a decline of 44.2% from the July 13th total of 879,829 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 426,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,772,350 shares, a growth of 53.7% from the July 13th total of 5,055,510 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,893,042 shares, the […]

Seritage Growth Properties Class A Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (SRG)

Seritage Growth Properties Class A (NYSE:SRG) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders bought 3,401 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 900% compared to the typical daily volume of 340 call options. A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks […]

First Republic Bank Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (FRC)

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors bought 848 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 793% compared to the average daily volume of 95 call options. Shares of FRC opened at $104.50 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of […]

Central Pacific Financial Corp. (CPF) Short Interest Up 46.4% in July

Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 895,732 shares, a growth of 46.4% from the July 13th total of 611,798 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 122,832 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Short Interest in CENTRAIS ELETRI/S (EBR) Decreases By 54.6%

CENTRAIS ELETRI/S (NYSE:EBR) saw a significant drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 601,643 shares, a drop of 54.6% from the July 13th total of 1,326,554 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 377,085 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. CENTRAIS ELETRI/S stock […]

GrafTech International Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (EAF)

GrafTech International Ltd (NYSE:EAF) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 6,568 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,984% compared to the average volume of 213 put options. GrafTech International stock opened at $17.55 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of […]

TC Pipelines, LP (TCP) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

TC Pipelines, LP (NYSE:TCP) saw a significant growth in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,951,657 shares, a growth of 61.3% from the July 13th total of 1,210,314 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 616,388 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 3.6% […]

Pandora Media Inc (P) Short Interest Update

Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) was the target of a large decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 56,312,124 shares, a decrease of 7.8% from the July 13th total of 61,103,589 shares. Currently, 21.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

Short Interest in Spectrum Brands, Inc. Common Stock (SPB) Drops By 51.7%

Spectrum Brands, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:SPB) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,513,257 shares, a decrease of 51.7% from the July 13th total of 7,271,680 shares. Currently, 7.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS)

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (NASDAQ:ASPS) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 2,603 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 3,036% compared to the typical daily volume of 83 call options. ASPS has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub […]

Short Interest in TIM Participacoes SA (TSU) Decreases By 47.3%

TIM Participacoes SA (NYSE:TSU) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,220,422 shares, a decline of 47.3% from the July 13th total of 2,316,046 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 907,502 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 days. […]

Eversource Energy Target of Unusually High Options Trading (ES)

Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors bought 3,495 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 3,618% compared to the average daily volume of 94 call options. Shares of NYSE:ES opened at $62.99 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $19.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of United Parcel Service Call Options (UPS)

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 64,824 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 924% compared to the typical daily volume of 6,328 call options. UPS has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Bank of America raised United Parcel Service from […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of PROS Put Options (PRO)

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 1,036 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,892% compared to the typical volume of 52 put options. In other PROS news, CEO Andres Reiner sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred […]

Pan American Silver Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (PAAS)

Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 4,613 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,068% compared to the average volume of 395 put options. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. grew […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of VeriFone Systems Call Options (PAY)

VeriFone Systems Inc (NYSE:PAY) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 5,010 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,664% compared to the average daily volume of 284 call options. NYSE PAY opened at $23.03 on Friday. VeriFone Systems has a one year low of […]

Short Interest in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (HGV) Grows By 52.9%

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (NYSE:HGV) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,145,035 shares, an increase of 52.9% from the July 13th total of 1,403,205 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,072,302 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently […]

Short Interest in Nomura Holdings Inc (NMR) Grows By 57.9%

Nomura Holdings Inc (NYSE:NMR) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,044,018 shares, an increase of 57.9% from the July 13th total of 661,211 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 289,934 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Grows By 47.0%

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,769,071 shares, a growth of 47.0% from the July 13th total of 2,564,556 shares. Currently, 0.9% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Short Interest in Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc (SERV) Expands By 80.1%

Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc (NYSE:SERV) saw a large increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,406,175 shares, an increase of 80.1% from the July 13th total of 780,814 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,077,542 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 1.0% […]

Short Interest in Perspecta Inc (PRSP) Declines By 58.7%

Perspecta Inc (NASDAQ:PRSP) saw a large decrease in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,794,873 shares, a decrease of 58.7% from the July 13th total of 6,766,908 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,321,871 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.0% of the […]