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Short Interest in Central Fund of Canada Limited (CEF) Grows By 38.0%

Central Fund of Canada Limited (NYSEAMERICAN:CEF) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 223,557 shares, a growth of 38.0% from the November 15th total of 161,982 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 816,354 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Erin Energy Corp (ERN) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Erin Energy Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:ERN) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 646,099 shares, a decrease of 3.5% from the November 15th total of 669,665 shares. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 19,125,197 shares, a growth of 16.4% from the November 15th total of 16,433,093 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,789,440 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. […]

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Short Interest Up 11.2% in November

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 135,342,801 shares, an increase of 11.2% from the November 15th total of 121,671,744 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 64,589,453 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 […]

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC) Short Interest Update

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 394,642 shares, a decrease of 60.4% from the November 15th total of 997,638 shares. Currently, 0.6% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on […]

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Short Interest Update

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) saw a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 29,059,573 shares, a growth of 20.2% from the November 15th total of 24,180,102 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,990,258 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.1% of […]

Short Interest in TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST) Decreases By 27.5%

TrustCo Bank Corp NY (NASDAQ:TRST) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 987,630 shares, a decrease of 27.5% from the November 15th total of 1,362,466 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 329,309 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 […]

General Moly, Inc. (GMO) Short Interest Up 11.8% in November

General Moly, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GMO) (TSE:GMO) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,077,666 shares, a growth of 11.8% from the November 15th total of 963,792 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 344,086 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 […]

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Short Interest Up 13.5% in November

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 186,027,238 shares, an increase of 13.5% from the November 15th total of 163,961,041 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 69,032,921 shares, the days-to-cover […]

Short Interest in McClatchy Co (MNI) Declines By 3.6%

McClatchy Co (NYSEAMERICAN:MNI) was the target of a large decline in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 960,670 shares, a decline of 3.6% from the November 15th total of 996,678 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 20,240 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 47.5 days. Approximately […]

Short Interest in CSX Co. (CSX) Rises By 13.1%

CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,449,169 shares, a growth of 13.1% from the November 15th total of 16,317,303 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,615,578 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately […]

Arotech Corporation (ARTX) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTX) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 776,104 shares, a decrease of 25.5% from the November 15th total of 1,041,092 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 135,149 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.7 days. Approximately […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Cooper Companies Call Options (COO)

Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 601 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 599% compared to the typical volume of 86 call options. Shares of Cooper Companies (NYSE:COO) opened at $229.30 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $10,973.93, […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Snyder's-Lance (LNCE)

Snyder's-Lance Inc (NASDAQ:LNCE) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders acquired 2,963 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,035% compared to the typical daily volume of 261 call options. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares […]

Short Interest in Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPE) Expands By 26.3%

Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,028,174 shares, an increase of 26.3% from the November 15th total of 6,358,596 shares. Currently, 11.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on […]

Short Interest in Ring Energy (REI) Grows By 8.5%

Ring Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:REI) was the target of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,410,996 shares, a growth of 8.5% from the November 15th total of 4,063,925 shares. Approximately 8.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on CA (CA)

CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 4,535 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,830% compared to the average volume of 235 call options. A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a […]

Caseys General Stores Target of Unusually High Options Trading (CASY)

Caseys General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 1,603 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,904% compared to the average volume of 80 call options. In other Caseys General Stores news, SVP Brian Joseph Johnson sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Lennar Put Options (LEN)

Lennar Co. (NYSE:LEN) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 2,587 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 2,111% compared to the average daily volume of 117 put options. In other news, CFO Bruce E. Gross sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, […]

Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc (KALA) Short Interest Up 34.1% in November

Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:KALA) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 801,394 shares, an increase of 34.1% from the November 15th total of 597,659 shares. Approximately 5.5% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of […]

iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ:DVY) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,146,204 shares, a growth of 84.1% from the November 15th total of 622,743 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 521,647 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

S&P Global Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (SPGI)

S&P Global Inc. (NYSE:SPGI) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 984 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,306% compared to the average daily volume of 70 put options. Shares of S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) opened at $167.59 on Friday. S&P Global has a 12-month […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Cosan (CZZ)

Cosan Limited (NYSE:CZZ) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 2,518 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,725% compared to the average volume of 138 call options. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CZZ. […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Asante Solutions Call Options (PUMP)

Asante Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:PUMP) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 2,100 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 2,943% compared to the typical volume of 69 call options. Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued […]

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Short Interest Update

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,619,881 shares, a decrease of 16.6% from the November 15th total of 9,139,178 shares. Currently, 6.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Network-1 Technologies Inc (NTIP) Short Interest Down 59.8% in November

Network-1 Technologies Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:NTIP) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 26,028 shares, a decline of 59.8% from the November 15th total of 64,701 shares. Currently, 0.2% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

CEL-SCI Co. (CVM) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

CEL-SCI Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:CVM) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 462,000 shares, a decline of 11.8% from the November 15th total of 524,023 shares. Approximately 4.2% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

NanoViricides, Inc. (NNVC) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

NanoViricides, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NNVC) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,026,735 shares, a decline of 28.3% from the November 15th total of 1,431,399 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 131,481 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.8 days. Currently, […]

Gold Resource Co. (GORO) Short Interest Update

Gold Resource Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:GORO) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,462,677 shares, a decrease of 9.1% from the November 15th total of 1,608,538 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 285,805 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO)

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MLCO) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 3,978 put options on the company. This is an increase of 668% compared to the typical daily volume of 518 put options. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of MLCO. […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA)

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders purchased 946 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 827% compared to the average volume of 102 put options. Shares of Momenta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MNTA) opened at $13.35 on Thursday. Momenta Pharmaceuticals has a 12-month low of […]

Marriott International Inc (MAR) Short Interest Down 17.4% in November

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,648,151 shares, a decrease of 17.4% from the November 15th total of 14,106,685 shares. Approximately 3.8% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of […]

Plug Power Inc (PLUG) Short Interest Up 4.1% in November

Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 36,588,122 shares, an increase of 4.1% from the November 15th total of 35,157,601 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,322,552 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Banc of California Put Options (BANC)

Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders purchased 4,295 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,304% compared to the typical volume of 306 put options. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in BANC. Oppenheimer […]

Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Short Interest Up 8.0% in November

Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,304,715 shares, an increase of 8.0% from the November 15th total of 16,955,646 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,380,295 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Monsanto Put Options (MON)

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 175,773 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,734% compared to the typical daily volume of 9,583 put options. Monsanto (NYSE MON) opened at $118.09 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $51,824.75, a […]

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) Short Interest Down 10.1% in November

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 27,455,942 shares, a decrease of 10.1% from the November 15th total of 30,552,223 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,113,297 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days. […]

Short Interest in Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Decreases By 7.5%

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 62,353,898 shares, a decrease of 7.5% from the November 15th total of 67,435,508 shares. Approximately 1.3% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (ZIOP) Short Interest Up 3.7% in November

ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) saw a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 35,256,656 shares, a growth of 3.7% from the November 15th total of 34,003,445 shares. Currently, 27.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Live Nation Entertainment Put Options (LYV)

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders purchased 5,012 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 638% compared to the typical daily volume of 679 put options. Shares of Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) opened at $42.69 on Thursday. The company has a […]

SRC Energy Inc (SRCI) Short Interest Up 0.1% in November

SRC Energy Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:SRCI) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 36,719,402 shares, an increase of 0.1% from the November 15th total of 36,671,421 shares. Currently, 15.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on […]

Short Interest in Houston American Energy Co. (HUSA) Rises By 15.1%

Houston American Energy Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:HUSA) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,626,692 shares, a growth of 15.1% from the November 15th total of 2,281,381 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 501,300 shares, the short-interest […]

EnSync Inc (ESNC) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

EnSync Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ESNC) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,693,491 shares, a growth of 4.4% from the November 15th total of 1,621,664 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 97,795 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 17.3 days. Currently, […]

BioTime, Inc. (BTX) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

BioTime, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BTX) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,899,595 shares, a growth of 0.7% from the November 15th total of 6,852,827 shares. Approximately 5.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]

Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,158,596 shares, an increase of 103.0% from the November 15th total of 5,495,756 shares. Currently, 7.5% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (THM) Short Interest Down 1.4% in November

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:THM) (TSE:ITH) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 653,678 shares, a decline of 1.4% from the November 15th total of 662,786 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 127,986 shares, the […]

Short Interest in Trade Desk Inc (TTD) Expands By 28.0%

Trade Desk Inc (NASDAQ:TTD) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,393,357 shares, an increase of 28.0% from the November 15th total of 5,776,618 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 980,803 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 days. […]

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Short Interest Up 19.0% in November

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 28,976,150 shares, a growth of 19.0% from the November 15th total of 24,345,804 shares. Currently, 14.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

Short Interest in Wendys Co (WEN) Rises By 9.2%

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 25,765,463 shares, a growth of 9.2% from the November 15th total of 23,593,036 shares. Approximately 11.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume […]

Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (ATNM) Short Interest Update

Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ATNM) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,866,304 shares, a decline of 9.1% from the November 15th total of 2,052,019 shares. Currently, 2.5% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of […]