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Short Interest in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Decreases By 46.8%

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,134,673 shares, a decrease of 46.8% from the March 29th total of 15,293,468 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,612,484 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

CNX Resources Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CNX)

CNX Resources Corp (NYSE:CNX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors acquired 21,512 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 17,977% compared to the average volume of 119 put options. CNX has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of CNX […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Liberty Global Call Options (LBTYA)

Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 15,881 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 3,375% compared to the typical daily volume of 457 call options. LBTYA opened at $27.01 on Wednesday. Liberty Global has a 12-month low of $19.88 and a […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Solid Biosciences Call Options (SLDB)

Solid Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:SLDB) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 1,029 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,459% compared to the typical daily volume of 66 call options. In related news, major shareholder Boxer Capital, Llc sold 450,000 shares of Solid Biosciences stock in a […]

Short Interest in Adverum Biotechnologies Inc (ADVM) Decreases By 29.1%

Adverum Biotechnologies Inc (NASDAQ:ADVM) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,293,893 shares, a drop of 29.1% from the March 29th total of 3,237,258 shares. Currently, 4.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on EXACT Sciences (EXAS)

EXACT Sciences Co. (NASDAQ:EXAS) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors bought 31,335 put options on the company. This is an increase of 2,082% compared to the average volume of 1,436 put options. In related news, CFO Jeffrey Thomas Elliott sold 2,447 shares of EXACT Sciences stock in a transaction that […]

Vale SA (VALE) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 31,883,474 shares, a drop of 46.7% from the March 29th total of 59,782,535 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 19,404,018 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. […]

Oxford Lane Capital Corp (OXLC) Short Interest Update

Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OXLC) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 578,537 shares, a decline of 30.6% from the March 29th total of 833,984 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 615,312 shares, the short-interest […]

Establishment Labs Holdings Inc (ESTA) Short Interest Update

Establishment Labs Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ESTA) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 688,825 shares, a growth of 32.0% from the March 29th total of 521,925 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 122,401 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.6 […]

Weibo Corp (WB) Short Interest Down 18.1% in April

Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,501,558 shares, a decline of 18.1% from the March 29th total of 9,162,004 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,021,573 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

Encana Corp (ECA) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 27,381,991 shares, a growth of 14.9% from the March 29th total of 23,840,044 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 31,115,581 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 days. […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Carbon Black (CBLK)

Carbon Black Inc (NASDAQ:CBLK) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors purchased 1,708 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,120% compared to the average daily volume of 140 call options. In related news, insider Michael Viscuso sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Ingersoll-Rand (IR)

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors acquired 3,489 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 2,108% compared to the average volume of 158 put options. In related news, CAO Christopher J. Kuehn sold 5,195 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Scorpio Tankers Put Options (STNG)

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors acquired 7,819 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 2,160% compared to the typical volume of 346 put options. STNG has been the subject of a number of research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Scorpio Tankers from […]

JetBlue Airways Co. (JBLU) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

JetBlue Airways Co. (NASDAQ:JBLU) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,930,458 shares, a drop of 12.2% from the March 29th total of 13,592,483 shares. Currently, 3.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

Solid Biosciences Inc (SLDB) Short Interest Up 34.1% in April

Solid Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:SLDB) saw a significant growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,673,820 shares, a growth of 34.1% from the March 29th total of 2,738,752 shares. Approximately 17.0% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 338,396 shares, the […]

Redfin Corp (RDFN) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Redfin Corp (NASDAQ:RDFN) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,057,241 shares, a drop of 12.1% from the March 29th total of 17,125,340 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,014,899 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 14.8 days. […]

AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Short Interest Update

AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 22,275,580 shares, an increase of 32.9% from the March 29th total of 16,761,979 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,009,125 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Declines By 6.1%

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 39,644,606 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the March 29th total of 42,215,423 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,503,072 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. […]

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Short Interest Up 7.1% in April

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 18,579,122 shares, a growth of 7.1% from the March 29th total of 17,347,821 shares. Currently, 2.0% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Short Interest in Mobileiron Inc (MOBL) Declines By 38.6%

Mobileiron Inc (NASDAQ:MOBL) saw a large decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,190,661 shares, a decrease of 38.6% from the March 29th total of 1,940,136 shares. Approximately 1.6% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 617,790 shares, the […]

Limelight Networks, Inc. (LLNW) Short Interest Update

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) was the target of a large growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,987,697 shares, a growth of 69.1% from the March 29th total of 1,175,697 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 670,536 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. […]

SLM Corp (SLM) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 25,068,908 shares, a decrease of 7.1% from the March 29th total of 26,987,186 shares. Approximately 5.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume […]

Short Interest in Yangtze River Port and Logistics Ltd (YRIV) Rises By 144.2%

Yangtze River Port and Logistics Ltd (NASDAQ:YRIV) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,277,554 shares, a growth of 144.2% from the March 29th total of 932,721 shares. Approximately 5.8% of the shares of the company are short […]

Short Interest in eBay Inc (EBAY) Expands By 7.9%

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 23,334,076 shares, a growth of 7.9% from the March 29th total of 21,628,890 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,339,963 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately […]

Short Interest in BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Rises By 25.3%

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,356,508 shares, a growth of 25.3% from the March 29th total of 6,669,603 shares. Currently, 3.3% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average […]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Short Interest Down 10.0% in April

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 61,003,851 shares, a decline of 10.0% from the March 29th total of 67,786,010 shares. Approximately 1.3% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) Short Interest Down 12.5% in April

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,243,148 shares, a decline of 12.5% from the March 29th total of 17,411,542 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,080,037 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 14.1 days. […]

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,703,581 shares, a growth of 19.9% from the March 29th total of 8,090,419 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,511,600 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Houston American Energy Co. (HUSA) Short Interest Update

Houston American Energy Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:HUSA) saw a significant drop in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,518,698 shares, a drop of 3.2% from the March 29th total of 1,568,343 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 654,473 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately […]

Mylan NV (MYL) Short Interest Down 26.4% in April

Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,795,009 shares, a decline of 26.4% from the March 29th total of 11,953,722 shares. Currently, 1.7% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 4,054,263 […]

Great Panther Mining Ltd (GPL) Short Interest Down 13.5% in April

Great Panther Mining Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:GPL) (TSE:GPR) was the target of a large decline in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,099,018 shares, a decline of 13.5% from the March 29th total of 3,583,392 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 734,458 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Fox Corp (FOXA) Short Interest Down 29.4% in April

Fox Corp (NASDAQ:FOXA) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,691,214 shares, a decline of 29.4% from the March 29th total of 13,724,136 shares. Approximately 2.8% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 5,606,430 […]

Office Depot Inc (ODP) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,170,627 shares, an increase of 32.6% from the March 29th total of 10,687,857 shares. Currently, 2.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (CPHI) Short Interest Update

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:CPHI) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,317 shares, a decrease of 88.9% from the March 29th total of 56,985 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,634,205 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 […]

Opko Health Inc. (OPK) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Opko Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 86,542,383 shares, a growth of 1.8% from the March 29th total of 84,990,147 shares. Currently, 24.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average […]

Short Interest in GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB) Rises By 55.3%

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSB) saw a significant increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 68,538 shares, an increase of 55.3% from the March 29th total of 44,127 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 85,224 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Approximately 0.7% of the […]

Short Interest in Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NAVB) Decreases By 4.6%

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:NAVB) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,149,924 shares, a drop of 4.6% from the March 29th total of 8,540,138 shares. Currently, 5.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average trading […]

New Gold Inc (NGD) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

New Gold Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:NGD) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,411,964 shares, a decline of 8.6% from the March 29th total of 8,109,170 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,779,903 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Denison Mines Corp (DNN) Increases By 8.5%

Denison Mines Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:DNN) (TSE:DML) was the target of a large growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,190,925 shares, a growth of 8.5% from the March 29th total of 7,551,041 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 745,499 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.0 […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of SAP Put Options (SAP)

SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 1,694 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,174% compared to the typical daily volume of 133 put options. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Financial […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH (CCI)

CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH (NYSE:CCI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 10,694 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,614% compared to the average daily volume of 624 put options. A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut […]

Flexible Solutions International, Inc. (FSI) Short Interest Up 220.6% in April

Flexible Solutions International, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:FSI) saw a significant growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 93,360 shares, a growth of 220.6% from the March 29th total of 29,124 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 142,030 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.7 days. Approximately 1.5% […]

ING Groep Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (ING)

ING Groep NV (NYSE:ING) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 56,602 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 10,480% compared to the typical volume of 535 call options. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Lindbrook […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of TiVo Call Options (TIVO)

TiVo Corp (NASDAQ:TIVO) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 6,114 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 5,836% compared to the typical volume of 103 call options. Shares of TiVo stock opened at $9.46 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $1.16 billion, […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Childrens Place Put Options (PLCE)

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 3,780 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,156% compared to the typical daily volume of 301 put options. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of GMS Put Options (GMS)

GMS Inc (NYSE:GMS) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors purchased 510 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 764% compared to the typical daily volume of 59 put options. Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Public Employees Retirement System […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Allison Transmission Put Options (ALSN)

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (NYSE:ALSN) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 1,600 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,584% compared to the average volume of 95 put options. NYSE:ALSN opened at $48.00 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.83, a […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Whirlpool Put Options (WHR)

Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 6,120 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,605% compared to the typical volume of 359 put options. WHR stock opened at $139.93 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.96 billion, a P/E ratio of […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Darden Restaurants Put Options (DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 11,155 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 3,240% compared to the average volume of 334 put options. In related news, SVP John W. Madonna sold 330 shares of Darden Restaurants stock in a transaction […]