Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (VYGR) Short Interest Update
Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR) saw a significant increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,346,882 shares, an increase of 44.9% from the October 13th total of 929,333 shares. Currently, 10.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 413,483 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days.
In other news, insider Bernard Ravina sold 16,470 shares of Voyager Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.87, for a total value of $211,968.90. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 38,430 shares of company stock valued at $562,890. 8.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in VYGR. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Voyager Therapeutics by 312.8% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 377,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,766,000 after acquiring an additional 285,806 shares during the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Voyager Therapeutics during the third quarter worth $5,155,000. DAFNA Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Voyager Therapeutics by 187.2% during the second quarter. DAFNA Capital Management LLC now owns 204,808 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,835,000 after buying an additional 133,488 shares during the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Voyager Therapeutics during the third quarter worth $2,695,000. Finally, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware bought a new stake in shares of Voyager Therapeutics during the third quarter worth $1,412,000. 40.93% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR) opened at $12.95 on Friday. Voyager Therapeutics has a one year low of $8.10 and a one year high of $25.99.
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About Voyager Therapeutics
Voyager Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage gene therapy company. The Company focuses on developing treatments for patients suffering from severe diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). The Company’s pipeline consists of programs for CNS indications, including advanced Parkinson’s disease; a monogenic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); Huntington’s disease; Friedreich’s ataxia; frontotemporal dementia/Alzheimer’s disease, and severe chronic pain.
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