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Investors Buy High Volume of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Put Options (NASDAQ:ACHN)

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 51,184 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 10,303% compared to the average daily volume of 492 put options. Achillion Pharmaceuticals stock opened at $6.09 on Friday. The business has a 50 day moving average […]

Allstate Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:ALL)

Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 4,059 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 971% compared to the typical volume of 379 put options. Shares of NYSE:ALL opened at $108.41 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $106.51 and its two-hundred day […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Shell Midstream Partners Call Options (NYSE:SHLX)

Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SHLX) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 660 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,122% compared to the average daily volume of 54 call options. SHLX stock opened at $20.89 on Friday. The business has a 50-day moving average price […]

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:BHVN)

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd (NYSE:BHVN) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 2,659 put options on the company. This is an increase of 2,010% compared to the typical volume of 126 put options. NYSE BHVN opened at $44.61 on Friday. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $43.02 and […]

Tallgrass Energy Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:TGE)

Tallgrass Energy LP (NYSE:TGE) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 2,785 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,042% compared to the typical volume of 130 call options. NYSE TGE opened at $19.06 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $5.45 billion, […]

Allergan Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:AGN)

Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 4,318 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 921% compared to the average volume of 423 call options. AGN opened at $172.98 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO)

Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 5,533 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 972% compared to the average daily volume of 516 put options. In other Concho Resources news, Director Susan J. Helms acquired 700 shares of the […]

Scorpio Tankers Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:STNG)

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 3,936 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,138% compared to the typical daily volume of 318 put options. STNG stock opened at $35.37 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $30.42 and its 200 day […]

Short Interest in Gladstone Land Corp (NASDAQ:LAND) Declines By 5.5%

Gladstone Land Corp (NASDAQ:LAND) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 728,900 shares, a decrease of 5.5% from the August 30th total of 771,100 shares. Currently, 4.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

Ideanomics (NASDAQ:IDEX) Short Interest Update

Ideanomics (NASDAQ:IDEX) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,650,000 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 2,820,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 549,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.8 […]

Pool Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:POOL)

Pool Co. (NASDAQ:POOL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 767 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,222% compared to the typical volume of 58 put options. POOL opened at $219.55 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.30, a current ratio […]

Mirati Therapeutics Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:MRTX)

Mirati Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:MRTX) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 5,689 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,131% compared to the average daily volume of 462 call options. In related news, CEO Charles M. Baum sold 51,810 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated […]

P H Glatfelter Co (NYSE:GLT) Short Interest Update

P H Glatfelter Co (NYSE:GLT) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,210,000 shares, a decrease of 5.5% from the August 30th total of 1,280,000 shares. Currently, 2.8% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading […]

Short Interest in Iron Mountain Inc (NYSE:IRM) Declines By 5.9%

Iron Mountain Inc (NYSE:IRM) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 37,180,000 shares, a decrease of 5.9% from the August 30th total of 39,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,580,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in CVR Partners LP (NYSE:UAN) Declines By 6.1%

CVR Partners LP (NYSE:UAN) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 126,800 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the August 30th total of 135,100 shares. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

Revlon Inc (NYSE:REV) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Revlon Inc (NYSE:REV) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,550,000 shares, a decline of 5.6% from the August 30th total of 2,700,000 shares. Approximately 39.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading […]

El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) Short Interest Down 7.0% in September

El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 868,900 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the August 30th total of 934,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 220,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) Short Interest Update

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,530,000 shares, a decline of 6.9% from the August 30th total of 3,790,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 425,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD) Short Interest Up 5.1% in September

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,300 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the August 30th total of 13,600 shares. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on […]

Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS) (TSE:CLS) saw a significant decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,980,000 shares, a decrease of 5.7% from the August 30th total of 2,100,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 287,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.9 days. Currently, 1.8% of […]

Short Interest in FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) Drops By 5.9%

FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 19,320,000 shares, a decrease of 5.9% from the August 30th total of 20,530,000 shares. Approximately 9.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily trading […]

CVD Equipment Co. (NASDAQ:CVV) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

CVD Equipment Co. (NASDAQ:CVV) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,200 shares, a decrease of 7.1% from the August 30th total of 9,900 shares. Currently, 0.2% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on International Paper (NYSE:IP)

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 21,227 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,509% compared to the typical volume of 1,319 call options. In other International Paper news, SVP Sharon R. Ryan sold 22,507 shares of the company’s stock in […]

Short Interest in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Drops By 5.1%

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,910,000 shares, a decline of 5.1% from the August 30th total of 14,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,960,000 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,670,000 shares, a decline of 5.3% from the August 30th total of 5,990,000 shares. Approximately 13.4% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average […]

Short Interest in AtriCure Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRC) Drops By 6.3%

AtriCure Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRC) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,180,000 shares, a drop of 6.3% from the August 30th total of 1,260,000 shares. Currently, 3.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

Short Interest in Gibraltar Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ROCK) Declines By 5.6%

Gibraltar Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ROCK) saw a significant drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,360,000 shares, a drop of 5.6% from the August 30th total of 1,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.5 days. Currently, 4.2% […]

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) Short Interest Down 6.3% in September

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) saw a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,090,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the August 30th total of 2,230,000 shares. Currently, 3.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 486,400 […]

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 981,900 shares, a drop of 6.5% from the August 30th total of 1,050,000 shares. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on […]

Theravance Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:TBPH) Short Interest Down 7.0% in September

Theravance Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:TBPH) saw a significant decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,300,000 shares, a decrease of 7.0% from the August 30th total of 3,550,000 shares. Currently, 7.7% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 246,400 shares, the […]

XBiotech Inc (NASDAQ:XBIT) Short Interest Up 5.2% in September

XBiotech Inc (NASDAQ:XBIT) saw a significant growth in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,450,000 shares, a growth of 5.2% from the August 30th total of 3,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 163,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 21.2 days. Currently, 19.2% of the […]

USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) Short Interest Down 7.0% in September

USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 925,600 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the August 30th total of 995,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 127,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.3 […]

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SPWH) Short Interest Update

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SPWH) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,100,000 shares, a growth of 5.4% from the August 30th total of 5,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 433,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) Short Interest Update

Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 31,370,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the August 30th total of 29,800,000 shares. Approximately 12.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Short Interest in A10 Networks Inc (NYSE:ATEN) Drops By 6.5%

A10 Networks Inc (NYSE:ATEN) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 981,400 shares, a drop of 6.5% from the August 30th total of 1,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 429,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Armada Hoffler Properties Inc (NYSE:AHH) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Armada Hoffler Properties Inc (NYSE:AHH) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 516,800 shares, a drop of 6.4% from the August 30th total of 551,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 276,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

CBRE Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:CBRE)

CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBRE) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 91,934 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 79,843% compared to the typical volume of 115 put options. Shares of NYSE CBRE opened at $52.71 on Friday. CBRE Group has a twelve month low […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE:BHGE)

Baker Hughes A GE Co (NYSE:BHGE) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 4,672 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,048% compared to the typical volume of 407 put options. In related news, insider Uwem Ukpong sold 16,686 shares of Baker Hughes A GE stock […]

New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE:EDU) Short Interest Up 5.7% in September

New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE:EDU) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,320,000 shares, a growth of 5.7% from the August 30th total of 3,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,150,000 shares, the […]

Short Interest in Strongbridge Biopharma plc (NASDAQ:SBBP) Rises By 5.6%

Strongbridge Biopharma plc (NASDAQ:SBBP) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 701,500 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the August 30th total of 664,200 shares. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF) saw a significant decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,230,000 shares, a decrease of 7.9% from the August 30th total of 2,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 310,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.2 days. Currently, 2.3% of […]

SPX Flow Inc (NYSE:FLOW) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

SPX Flow Inc (NYSE:FLOW) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,060,000 shares, a decrease of 7.8% from the August 30th total of 1,150,000 shares. Currently, 2.6% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average […]

HarborOne Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HONE) Short Interest Up 6.2% in September

HarborOne Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HONE) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 756,700 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the August 30th total of 712,400 shares. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE:GHL) Short Interest Update

Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE:GHL) saw a large increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,490,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the August 30th total of 1,400,000 shares. Currently, 9.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 330,000 shares, […]

Nutrien Ltd (NYSE:NTR) Short Interest Up 6.0% in September

Nutrien Ltd (NYSE:NTR) was the target of a large growth in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,980,000 shares, a growth of 6.0% from the August 30th total of 4,700,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,350,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, […]

Lindsay Co. (NYSE:LNN) Short Interest Update

Lindsay Co. (NYSE:LNN) saw a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,370,000 shares, a decrease of 7.4% from the August 30th total of 1,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 86,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 15.9 days. Currently, 12.9% of […]

Independence Holding (NYSE:IHC) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Independence Holding (NYSE:IHC) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 80,900 shares, a decline of 8.1% from the August 30th total of 88,000 shares. Approximately 1.6% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) saw a significant decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,550,000 shares, a decrease of 9.3% from the August 30th total of 2,810,000 shares. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 513,200 shares, […]

JD.Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) Short Interest Update

JD.Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 48,030,000 shares, a drop of 8.4% from the August 30th total of 52,440,000 shares. Currently, 4.0% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 12,280,000 […]

Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) Short Interest Update

Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,520,000 shares, a decrease of 9.0% from the August 30th total of 9,360,000 shares. Currently, 7.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading […]