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Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI)

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Traders bought 4,085 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 250% compared to the average volume of 1,167 call options. In other Levi Strauss & Co. news, major shareholder Jennifer C. Haas sold 18,861 shares of the stock in […]

Euronav Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:EURN)

Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Friday. Investors acquired 3,135 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 120% compared to the average daily volume of 1,424 call options. Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Evercore ISI reiterated a “buy” rating on shares […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE:EDU)

New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE:EDU) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors acquired 2,696 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 80% compared to the average volume of 1,497 call options. A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on EDU shares. Zacks […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Unilever (NYSE:UN)

Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders purchased 2,475 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 190% compared to the typical daily volume of 853 call options. Several research firms have issued reports on UN. HSBC cut shares of Unilever from a “hold” rating to a […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on NY MTG TR INC/SH (NASDAQ:NYMT)

NY MTG TR INC/SH (NASDAQ:NYMT) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 2,786 call options on the company. This is an increase of 310% compared to the average daily volume of 679 call options. A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on NYMT. BidaskClub raised NY MTG TR INC/SH from a “sell” […]

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ADMS) Short Interest Up 6.1% in March

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ADMS) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,326,200 shares, a growth of 6.1% from the February 27th total of 1,250,000 shares. Currently, 5.9% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of […]

Avrobio Inc (NASDAQ:AVRO) Short Interest Update

Avrobio Inc (NASDAQ:AVRO) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,551,600 shares, a growth of 6.3% from the February 27th total of 1,460,000 shares. Approximately 11.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an […]

AstroNova Inc (NASDAQ:ALOT) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

AstroNova Inc (NASDAQ:ALOT) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 130,300 shares, a growth of 6.5% from the February 27th total of 122,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 35,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) Grows By 6.6%

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) (TSE:AUP) was the target of a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 5,351,000 shares, an increase of 6.6% from the February 27th total of 5,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,716,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Arts-Way Manufacturing Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) Short Interest Update

Arts-Way Manufacturing Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) saw a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,600 shares, a growth of 6.7% from the February 27th total of 1,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days. Currently, […]

BioTelemetry Inc (NASDAQ:BEAT) Short Interest Up 7.0% in March

BioTelemetry Inc (NASDAQ:BEAT) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,686,100 shares, a growth of 7.0% from the February 27th total of 2,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 383,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.0 days. Currently, […]

AGM Group Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:AGMH) Short Interest Up 7.2% in March

AGM Group Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:AGMH) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 7,400 shares, a growth of 7.2% from the February 27th total of 6,900 shares. Currently, 0.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an […]

Short Interest in Varonis Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNS) Grows By 7.3%

Varonis Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNS) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,779,100 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the February 27th total of 2,590,000 shares. Approximately 9.9% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Keurig Dr Pepper Put Options (NYSE:KDP)

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc (NYSE:KDP) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 2,921 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 2,682% compared to the typical volume of 105 put options. In other Keurig Dr Pepper news, Director Olivier Goudet acquired 20,000 shares of Keurig […]

Short Interest in Eaton V.Tax-Advantaged Dividend Inc Fund (NYSE:EVT) Increases By 8.1%

Eaton V.Tax-Advantaged Dividend Inc Fund (NYSE:EVT) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 30,700 shares, a growth of 8.1% from the February 27th total of 28,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 155,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

Short Interest in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) Expands By 8.2%

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 16,212,800 shares, an increase of 8.2% from the February 27th total of 14,980,000 shares. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average […]

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ULH) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ULH) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 310,900 shares, a growth of 7.7% from the February 27th total of 288,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 57,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Fidelity D&D Bancorp (NASDAQ:FDBC) Short Interest Update

Fidelity D&D Bancorp (NASDAQ:FDBC) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 77,500 shares, a growth of 7.5% from the February 27th total of 72,100 shares. Approximately 2.8% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average […]

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 7,984,900 shares, a growth of 7.6% from the February 27th total of 7,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 757,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 10.5 days. […]

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Short Interest Up 7.7% in March

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,132,300 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the February 27th total of 1,980,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 595,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days. […]

Short Interest in Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:INNT) Rises By 7.9%

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:INNT) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,243,800 shares, a growth of 7.9% from the February 27th total of 2,080,000 shares. Currently, 7.9% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

Upland Software Inc (NASDAQ:UPLD) Short Interest Up 7.7% in March

Upland Software Inc (NASDAQ:UPLD) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 3,458,400 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the February 27th total of 3,210,000 shares. Approximately 17.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

MeiraGTx Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:MGTX) Short Interest Up 7.6% in March

MeiraGTx Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:MGTX) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 773,100 shares, a growth of 7.6% from the February 27th total of 718,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 110,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 34,782,100 shares, an increase of 7.8% from the February 27th total of 32,280,000 shares. Approximately 8.5% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) Short Interest Up 5.4% in March

BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) (TSE:BCE) saw a significant increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 5,742,400 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the February 27th total of 5,450,000 shares. Currently, 0.6% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 1,050,000 shares, the […]

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) Short Interest Update

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) was the target of a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 70,293,500 shares, an increase of 8.3% from the February 27th total of 64,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,165,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) was the target of a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 5,486,400 shares, a growth of 8.2% from the February 27th total of 5,070,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,974,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. […]

Hub Group Inc (NASDAQ:HUBG) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Hub Group Inc (NASDAQ:HUBG) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 645,200 shares, a growth of 8.1% from the February 27th total of 596,700 shares. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

American Finance Trust Inc (NASDAQ:AFIN) Short Interest Up 8.1% in March

American Finance Trust Inc (NASDAQ:AFIN) saw a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 3,674,600 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the February 27th total of 3,400,000 shares. Approximately 4.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 665,300 shares, […]

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 49,300 shares, a growth of 7.9% from the February 27th total of 45,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 14,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Currently, […]

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) Short Interest Update

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) saw a significant growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,726,100 shares, a growth of 7.9% from the February 27th total of 1,600,000 shares. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 390,500 shares, […]

Short Interest in MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) Rises By 8.0%

MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 6,997,200 shares, an increase of 8.0% from the February 27th total of 6,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,450,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. […]

Short Interest in Almaden Minerals Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:AAU) Expands By 7.4%

Almaden Minerals Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:AAU) (TSE:AMM) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,428,700 shares, a growth of 7.4% from the February 27th total of 1,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 307,400 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

ARC Document Solutions Inc (NYSE:ARC) Short Interest Up 5.1% in March

ARC Document Solutions Inc (NYSE:ARC) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 210,000 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the February 27th total of 199,800 shares. Currently, 0.6% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 7,179,800 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the February 27th total of 6,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 354,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Micron Solutions Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:MICR) Expands By 7.6%

Micron Solutions Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:MICR) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 18,300 shares, a growth of 7.6% from the February 27th total of 17,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 14,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Evans Bancorp Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) Short Interest Up 7.2% in March

Evans Bancorp Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 52,100 shares, an increase of 7.2% from the February 27th total of 48,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 11,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in First Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP) Rises By 8.4%

First Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 126,700 shares, a growth of 8.4% from the February 27th total of 116,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 31.7 days. […]

Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:COLL) Short Interest Update

Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:COLL) was the target of a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 5,582,500 shares, an increase of 8.4% from the February 27th total of 5,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 669,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.3 […]

Kezar Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:KZR) Short Interest Update

Kezar Life Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:KZR) was the target of a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 945,200 shares, a growth of 8.4% from the February 27th total of 871,800 shares. Approximately 8.5% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume […]

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) Short Interest Up 8.5% in March

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,692,500 shares, a growth of 8.5% from the February 27th total of 1,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 577,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. […]

Earthstone Energy Inc (NYSE:ESTE) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Earthstone Energy Inc (NYSE:ESTE) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,888,600 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the February 27th total of 1,760,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 236,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

KKR & Co Inc (NYSE:KKR) Short Interest Update

KKR & Co Inc (NYSE:KKR) saw a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 12,982,900 shares, a growth of 8.6% from the February 27th total of 11,950,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,380,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately […]

Short Interest in Kayne Anderson Midstream Energy Fd, Inc. (NYSE:KMF) Expands By 8.7%

Kayne Anderson Midstream Energy Fd, Inc. (NYSE:KMF) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 214,100 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the February 27th total of 197,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 337,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) Short Interest Up 6.2% in March

American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 4,108,100 shares, a growth of 6.2% from the February 27th total of 3,870,000 shares. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an […]

Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) Short Interest Up 5.9% in March

Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) saw a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 4,245,700 shares, an increase of 5.9% from the February 27th total of 4,010,000 shares. Currently, 3.3% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 854,200 shares, the short-interest […]

Short Interest in Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS) Grows By 6.0%

Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS) (TSE:CLS) was the target of a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 413,400 shares, a growth of 6.0% from the February 27th total of 390,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 536,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days. […]

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) Short Interest Update

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,037,700 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the February 27th total of 1,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 200,400 shares, the short-interest […]

Cloudflare Inc (NYSE:NET) Short Interest Update

Cloudflare Inc (NYSE:NET) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 5,562,400 shares, a growth of 6.2% from the February 27th total of 5,240,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,790,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, […]

Charah Solutions Inc (NYSE:CHRA) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Charah Solutions Inc (NYSE:CHRA) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totalling 299,800 shares, an increase of 5.8% from the February 27th total of 283,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 31,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.4 […]