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

Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE:GHL) saw a significant drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 773,400 shares, a drop of 13.5% from the September 15th total of 894,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 120,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.4 days. Approximately 5.5% […]

Halliburton Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:HAL)

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors acquired 42,478 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 90% compared to the average daily volume of 22,356 call options. HAL opened at $12.67 on Thursday. Halliburton has a fifty-two week low of $4.25 and a fifty-two […]

Short Interest in Hudbay Minerals Inc. (NYSE:HBM) Decreases By 13.4%

Hudbay Minerals Inc. (NYSE:HBM) (TSE:HBM) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,400,000 shares, a decline of 13.4% from the September 15th total of 2,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover […]

Short Interest in Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE:HCFT) Drops By 13.2%

Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE:HCFT) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,200 shares, a drop of 13.2% from the September 15th total of 15,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 43,500 shares, the short-interest […]

Short Interest in Höegh LNG Partners LP (NYSE:HMLP) Expands By 15.3%

Höegh LNG Partners LP (NYSE:HMLP) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 257,600 shares, a growth of 15.3% from the September 15th total of 223,500 shares. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Short Interest in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd (NYSE:HLF) Grows By 14.9%

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd (NYSE:HLF) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,640,000 shares, an increase of 14.9% from the September 15th total of 5,780,000 shares. Currently, 5.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

ITT Inc (NYSE:ITT) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

ITT Inc (NYSE:ITT) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 840,900 shares, a drop of 13.4% from the September 15th total of 970,500 shares. Currently, 1.0% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 449,000 […]

Short Interest in ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) Decreases By 13.0%

ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,020,000 shares, a decrease of 13.0% from the September 15th total of 19,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 […]

KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) Short Interest Update

KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,190,000 shares, a drop of 13.9% from the September 15th total of 7,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,780,000 shares, the short-interest […]

Medley Capital Co. (NYSE:MCC) Short Interest Update

Medley Capital Co. (NYSE:MCC) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,700 shares, a drop of 13.3% from the September 15th total of 15,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock (NYSE:MBT) Short Interest Up 14.9% in September

Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock (NYSE:MBT) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,620,000 shares, a growth of 14.9% from the September 15th total of 4,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,930,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Kohl’s Put Options (NYSE:KSS)

Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 28,674 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 760% compared to the average volume of 3,333 put options. NYSE KSS opened at $22.04 on Thursday. The business has a fifty day moving average price of […]

Short Interest in Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) Drops By 13.9%

Mercury General Co. (NYSE:MCY) saw a significant drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 569,900 shares, a drop of 13.9% from the September 15th total of 662,200 shares. Currently, 2.2% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 217,300 shares, the […]

Short Interest in Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) Decreases By 13.0%

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) saw a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 78,100 shares, a decrease of 13.0% from the September 15th total of 89,800 shares. Currently, 0.6% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 42,400 shares, the short-interest […]

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) Short Interest Update

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,750,000 shares, a decrease of 12.7% from the September 15th total of 5,440,000 shares. Approximately 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]

Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MYE) Short Interest Update

Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MYE) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 387,200 shares, a drop of 13.8% from the September 15th total of 449,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 128,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE:ZYME) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE:ZYME) was the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,980,000 shares, a decline of 12.8% from the September 15th total of 2,270,000 shares. Approximately 5.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Winnebago Industries Call Options (NYSE:WGO)

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 3,615 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 110% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,721 call options. Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. […]

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE:TGP) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE:TGP) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 313,800 shares, a growth of 14.8% from the September 15th total of 273,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 220,600 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Short Interest in UGI Co. (NYSE:UGI) Declines By 13.0%

UGI Co. (NYSE:UGI) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,080,000 shares, a drop of 13.0% from the September 15th total of 2,390,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 926,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Switch Put Options (NYSE:SWCH)

Switch, Inc. (NYSE:SWCH) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Investors bought 1,002 put options on the company. This is an increase of 922% compared to the average daily volume of 98 put options. In other Switch news, insider Teresa A. Borden sold 300,000 shares of Switch stock in a transaction dated […]

Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE:VEC) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE:VEC) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 173,800 shares, a drop of 13.4% from the September 15th total of 200,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 83,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. […]

Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 978,700 shares, an increase of 14.8% from the September 15th total of 852,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,470,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.7 days. Currently, […]

Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, a drop of 12.7% from the September 15th total of 1,500,000 shares. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average […]

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Short Interest Up 15.2% in September

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,900,000 shares, an increase of 15.2% from the September 15th total of 1,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 391,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Nautilus Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:NLS)

Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 5,750 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 60% compared to the average daily volume of 3,593 call options. In other news, Director Richard A. Horn sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in […]

Short Interest in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) Decreases By 13.7%

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,290,000 shares, a decline of 13.7% from the September 15th total of 7,290,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,320,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) Drops By 12.8%

Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 488,900 shares, a drop of 12.8% from the September 15th total of 560,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 193,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) Declines By 13.2%

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 443,700 shares, a decrease of 13.2% from the September 15th total of 511,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 66,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.7 days. […]

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,170,000 shares, a drop of 13.3% from the September 15th total of 1,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 561,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) Short Interest Update

QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) saw a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,840,000 shares, a decline of 13.2% from the September 15th total of 10,190,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 617,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 14.3 […]

Sogou Inc (NYSE:SOGO) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Sogou Inc (NYSE:SOGO) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,900,000 shares, a drop of 13.6% from the September 15th total of 2,200,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,880,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.7 days. A […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Sony (NYSE:SNE)

Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors acquired 7,680 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,352% compared to the typical daily volume of 529 put options. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of SNE. Allworth […]

Short Interest in Northwest Natural Holding (NYSE:NWN) Grows By 15.4%

Northwest Natural Holding (NYSE:NWN) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,350,000 shares, a growth of 15.4% from the September 15th total of 1,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 180,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 […]

Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 364,700 shares, an increase of 15.4% from the September 15th total of 316,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 51,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.1 days. Approximately […]

Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE:TALO) Short Interest Up 15.5% in September

Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE:TALO) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,530,000 shares, an increase of 15.5% from the September 15th total of 2,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 696,200 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NASDAQ:KNSA) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NASDAQ:KNSA) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,300,000 shares, an increase of 15.8% from the September 15th total of 2,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 420,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.8 days. […]

Short Interest in Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:JCTCF) Rises By 15.9%

Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:JCTCF) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,100 shares, a growth of 15.9% from the September 15th total of 4,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,800 shares, the short-interest […]

Navios Maritime Acquisition Co. (NYSE:NNA) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Navios Maritime Acquisition Co. (NYSE:NNA) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 41,600 shares, an increase of 15.9% from the September 15th total of 35,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 163,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NASDAQ:HEWG) Short Interest Update

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NASDAQ:HEWG) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 105,600 shares, an increase of 15.9% from the September 15th total of 91,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 198,300 shares, the […]