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Pioneer Energy Services Corp (NYSE:PES) Short Interest Update

Pioneer Energy Services Corp (NYSE:PES) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,809,800 shares, a growth of 98.6% from the April 30th total of 5,947,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.1 […]

Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 844,300 shares, an increase of 41.0% from the April 30th total of 598,800 shares. Currently, 1.3% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

Aevi Genomic Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:GNMX) Short Interest Update

Aevi Genomic Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:GNMX) was the target of a large growth in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 371,900 shares, a growth of 133.2% from the April 30th total of 159,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,680,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 […]

Salem Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:SALM) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Salem Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:SALM) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 150,300 shares, an increase of 216.4% from the April 30th total of 47,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 60,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

CynergisTek Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:CTEK) Short Interest Up 63.3% in May

CynergisTek Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:CTEK) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,000 shares, a growth of 63.3% from the April 30th total of 4,900 shares. Currently, 0.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 36,200 […]

Zedge Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ZDGE) Short Interest Update

Zedge Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ZDGE) saw a significant increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 40,200 shares, an increase of 318.8% from the April 30th total of 9,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Currently, 0.5% of the […]

GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GWGH) Short Interest Up 350.8% in May

GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GWGH) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 53,200 shares, a growth of 350.8% from the April 30th total of 11,800 shares. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

Popular Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 3,877 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,401% compared to the average daily volume of 155 call options. A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on BPOP shares. BTIG Research upped their price […]

SSR Mining Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:SSRM)

SSR Mining Inc (NASDAQ:SSRM) (TSE:SSO) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders acquired 31,198 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,987% compared to the average daily volume of 1,495 call options. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Lannett (NYSE:LCI)

Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 13,363 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 4,476% compared to the typical daily volume of 292 call options. Lannett stock opened at $5.48 on Friday. Lannett has a fifty-two week low of $3.33 and a […]

EQT Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:EQT)

EQT Co. (NYSE:EQT) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 16,772 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 3,635% compared to the typical daily volume of 449 call options. A number of equities analysts have weighed in on EQT shares. MKM Partners reissued a “neutral” […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of The Coca-Cola Call Options (NYSE:KO)

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 367,787 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,612% compared to the typical daily volume of 13,561 call options. In other news, insider Francisco Crespo sold 125,948 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on […]

Fidelity National Financial Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:FNF)

Fidelity National Financial Inc (NYSE:FNF) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 773 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,358% compared to the average volume of 53 call options. Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Fidelity […]

Upwork Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:UPWK)

Upwork Inc (NASDAQ:UPWK) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 13,610 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,077% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,156 put options. In other news, major shareholder Globespan Management Associate sold 2,000,000 shares of the company’s stock in a […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Nasdaq (NASDAQ:NDAQ)

Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 6,565 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 3,695% compared to the average daily volume of 173 call options. A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Nasdaq from a […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY)

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 9,089 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,859% compared to the average daily volume of 464 call options. Shares of NASDAQ PLAY opened at $40.00 on Thursday. The stock has a […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY)

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 9,089 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,859% compared to the average daily volume of 464 call options. Shares of NASDAQ PLAY opened at $40.00 on Thursday. The stock has a […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Iridium Communications Put Options (NASDAQ:IRDM)

Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 3,247 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,734% compared to the average volume of 177 put options. In other news, EVP Bryan J. Hartin sold 103,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a […]

PTC Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:PTC)

PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Investors bought 1,811 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,025% compared to the average volume of 161 put options. A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on PTC. BidaskClub upgraded PTC from a “buy” rating to a […]

QEP Resources Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:QEP)

QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors acquired 30,140 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,891% compared to the typical volume of 1,514 put options. Several equities research analysts have weighed in on QEP shares. SunTrust Banks set a $8.00 price […]

Lam Research Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NASDAQ:LRCX)

Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 65,600 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,754% compared to the typical daily volume of 3,539 call options. Lam Research stock opened at $189.92 on Wednesday. Lam Research has a 12 month low of […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of H & R Block Put Options (NYSE:HRB)

H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 7,002 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,513% compared to the typical daily volume of 434 put options. Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Financial Advisors […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Dunkin Brands Group Call Options (NASDAQ:DNKN)

Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 4,913 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,272% compared to the average volume of 358 call options. In other news, COO Scott Murphy sold 1,660 shares of Dunkin Brands Group stock in […]

CEL-SCI Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSEAMERICAN:CVM)

CEL-SCI Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:CVM) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders acquired 604 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 960% compared to the average volume of 57 put options. A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of CVM. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake […]

NiSource Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NI)

NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 940 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,346% compared to the average daily volume of 65 put options. NI has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut NiSource from a […]

Restoration Hardware Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (RH)

Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc (NYSE:RH) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 18,657 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,117% compared to the typical volume of 1,533 put options. Several analysts have issued reports on RH shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Restoration Hardware from […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of KBR Call Options (KBR)

KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders acquired 1,700 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,653% compared to the average volume of 97 call options. A number of research firms recently weighed in on KBR. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KBR from a “buy” […]

Five Below Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (FIVE)

Five Below Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 7,690 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 872% compared to the typical volume of 791 put options. Shares of FIVE stock opened at $121.81 on Friday. Five Below has a 52 week low […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Vodafone Group Call Options (VOD)

Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 56,570 call options on the company. This is an increase of 2,045% compared to the average daily volume of 2,637 call options. Shares of VOD opened at $16.78 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $44.76 […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Rockwell Automation (ROK)

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 2,016 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,653% compared to the typical volume of 115 call options. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Clearbridge […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Stitch Fix Put Options (SFIX)

Stitch Fix Inc (NASDAQ:SFIX) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors acquired 8,905 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 730% compared to the average volume of 1,073 put options. Shares of Stitch Fix stock opened at $23.57 on Thursday. Stitch Fix has a 1 year […]

Perrigo Sees Unusually High Options Volume (PRGO)

Perrigo Company PLC (NYSE:PRGO) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 7,647 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 795% compared to the average daily volume of 854 call options. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Home Depot Call Options (HD)

Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 198,326 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,667% compared to the average daily volume of 11,224 call options. NYSE:HD opened at $196.69 on Thursday. Home Depot has a 1 year low of $158.09 and […]

Xerox Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (XRX)

Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 1,509 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,596% compared to the average daily volume of 89 call options. XRX opened at $33.30 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $7.10 billion, a P/E ratio of […]

SM Energy Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (SM)

SM Energy Co (NYSE:SM) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors acquired 1,031 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,741% compared to the typical daily volume of 56 put options. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on SM shares. Barclays set a […]

Essent Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (ESNT)

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 1,625 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 563% compared to the typical daily volume of 245 call options. Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Essent Group from […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Rapid7 Put Options (RPD)

Rapid7 Inc (NASDAQ:RPD) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 611 put options on the company. This is an increase of 902% compared to the typical volume of 61 put options. A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on RPD shares. Morgan Stanley set a $42.00 price target on […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX)

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders bought 3,819 call options on the company. This is an increase of 949% compared to the average volume of 364 call options. NBIX has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Neurocrine Biosciences from a “hold” rating to a “buy” […]

J B Hunt Transport Services Target of Unusually High Options Trading (JBHT)

J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 4,757 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,675% compared to the typical volume of 268 put options. Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on JBHT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded J B Hunt […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Red Rock Resorts Call Options (RRR)

Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 826 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 883% compared to the average volume of 84 call options. A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Red Rock Resorts […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Brookfield Property Reit (BPR)

Brookfield Property Reit Inc (NASDAQ:BPR) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 652 call options on the company. This is an increase of 952% compared to the typical daily volume of 62 call options. Brookfield Property Reit stock opened at $18.32 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.05, a […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Digimarc (DMRC)

Digimarc Corp (NASDAQ:DMRC) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors bought 1,627 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,062% compared to the average daily volume of 140 put options. In other Digimarc news, CEO Bruce L. Davis sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in […]

Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Value ETF (PWV) Short Interest Down 99.9% in April

Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:PWV) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,098 shares, a drop of 99.9% from the April 15th total of 1,053,952 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 78,867 shares, the […]

Orange SA (ORAN) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Orange SA (NYSE:ORAN) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 413,716 shares, a decrease of 36.9% from the April 15th total of 655,620 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 345,382 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Liberty Global (LBTYK)

Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYK) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 22,613 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 916% compared to the average daily volume of 2,225 call options. NASDAQ:LBTYK opened at $23.99 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 0.36 and […]

Pivotal Software Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (PVTL)

Pivotal Software (NASDAQ:PVTL) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 2,931 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,063% compared to the typical daily volume of 252 call options. In related news, SVP Edward Hieatt sold 24,950 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of B&G Foods Call Options (BGS)

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 4,500 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,220% compared to the typical volume of 341 call options. NYSE:BGS opened at $23.61 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1.45 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.76 and […]

Gulfport Energy Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (GPOR)

Gulfport Energy Co. (NASDAQ:GPOR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 22,436 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,928% compared to the average volume of 741 call options. Shares of NASDAQ GPOR opened at $5.90 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of […]

Short Interest in Infosys Ltd (INFY) Drops By 5.0%

Infosys Ltd (NYSE:INFY) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 75,106,085 shares, a drop of 5.0% from the April 15th total of 79,047,659 shares. Approximately 1.7% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

Short Interest in iShares MSCI Russia ETF (ERUS) Declines By 51.8%

iShares MSCI Russia ETF (NYSEARCA:ERUS) was the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 295,533 shares, a decline of 51.8% from the April 15th total of 612,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 215,946 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]