Short Interest in Applied UV, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUVI) Increases By 64.9%

Applied UV, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUVIGet Free Report) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 162,100 shares, an increase of 64.9% from the January 15th total of 98,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,070,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.1 days. Approximately 13.2% of the company’s shares are sold short.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in AUVI. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Applied UV during the second quarter worth approximately $26,000. Northern Trust Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Applied UV during the second quarter worth $27,000. State Street Corp lifted its position in Applied UV by 111.6% during the third quarter. State Street Corp now owns 27,684 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,000 after purchasing an additional 14,600 shares during the period. Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new position in Applied UV during the second quarter valued at $37,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its holdings in Applied UV by 426.7% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 70,831 shares of the company’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 57,384 shares in the last quarter.

Applied UV Stock Up 8.5 %

Shares of AUVI stock traded up $0.17 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $2.20. 389,721 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,185,916. Applied UV has a 1 year low of $1.46 and a 1 year high of $156.13. The company’s 50 day moving average is $2.41 and its two-hundred day moving average is $7.42. The company has a current ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 0.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The firm has a market cap of $1.21 million, a PE ratio of -0.01 and a beta of -1.30.

Applied UV (NASDAQ:AUVIGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 17th. The company reported ($8.00) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $11.45 million during the quarter. Applied UV had a negative net margin of 51.24% and a negative return on equity of 67.11%.

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Applied UV, Inc, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, markets, and sells proprietary surface and air disinfection technology products in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company focuses on indoor air quality (IAQ) products, specialty LED lighting products, luxury mirrors, and commercial furnishings.

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