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New Concept Energy, Inc. (GBR) Short Interest Update

New Concept Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:GBR) saw a significant growth in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 254,058 shares, a growth of 11.6% from the April 15th total of 227,584 shares. Approximately 12.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]

Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPE) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 22,382,767 shares, an increase of 3.0% from the April 15th total of 21,721,561 shares. Currently, 22.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of ON Semiconductor Call Options (ON)

ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:ON) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors bought 8,449 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 924% compared to the average volume of 825 call options. A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. ValuEngine lowered ON Semiconductor from a […]

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Upwork Put Options (UPWK)

Upwork Inc (NASDAQ:UPWK) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 14,085 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,441% compared to the typical daily volume of 914 put options. Several brokerages have recently issued reports on UPWK. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Upwork from a “hold” […]

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Target of Unusually High Options Trading (WH)

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE:WH) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors acquired 1,126 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,362% compared to the typical daily volume of 77 put options. Shares of NYSE WH opened at $53.86 on Tuesday. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts […]

AerCap Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (AER)

AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders purchased 8,305 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,564% compared to the average volume of 499 put options. Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Barclays set a $64.00 target price on AerCap and […]

Iovance Biotherapeutics Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (IOVA)

Iovance Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:IOVA) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders bought 2,244 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 3,980% compared to the typical volume of 55 call options. A number of analysts have commented on IOVA shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of Iovance Biotherapeutics […]

FOX Target of Unusually High Options Trading (FOXA)

Fox Corp (NASDAQ:FOXA) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 6,240 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,341% compared to the average daily volume of 433 put options. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC acquired […]

Farfetch Sees Unusually High Options Volume (FTCH)

Farfetch Ltd (NYSE:FTCH) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors acquired 14,227 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 3,396% compared to the average daily volume of 407 call options. Shares of FTCH opened at $22.65 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $6.90 […]

Fifth Third Bancorp Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (FITB)

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Traders purchased 30,571 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 2,199% compared to the average daily volume of 1,330 call options. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Fifth Third Bancorp […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Virtu Financial Put Options (VIRT)

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 1,258 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,065% compared to the typical volume of 108 put options. VIRT stock traded up $0.12 on Thursday, reaching $23.80. 1,738,779 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared […]

Simon Property Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SPG)

Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 9,950 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 2,743% compared to the typical volume of 350 call options. NYSE SPG traded down $1.70 on Thursday, reaching $175.30. The company had a trading volume of 37,584 […]

LYFT Sees Unusually High Options Volume (LYFT)

LYFT Inc (NASDAQ:LYFT) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 51,528 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 2,420% compared to the average volume of 2,045 call options. In related news, Director R. Ann Miura-Ko purchased 1,650 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that […]

Pattern Energy Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (PEGI)

Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 5,677 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 9,207% compared to the average volume of 61 put options. Shares of NASDAQ PEGI opened at $22.13 on Friday. Pattern Energy Group has a 12-month low of […]

Diodes Sees Unusually High Options Volume (DIOD)

Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 14,575 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 2,594% compared to the average volume of 541 put options. In related news, CEO Keh Shew Lu sold 75,471 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Steven Madden (SHOO)

Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SHOO) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 1,836 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 2,112% compared to the typical volume of 83 call options. A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Retrophin Put Options (RTRX)

Retrophin Inc (NASDAQ:RTRX) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 3,982 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,702% compared to the average daily volume of 221 put options. RTRX stock opened at $17.94 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a quick ratio of […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on United Therapeutics (UTHR)

United Therapeutics Co. (NASDAQ:UTHR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 8,934 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,720% compared to the typical daily volume of 491 put options. UTHR stock opened at $95.71 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, […]

Tivity Health Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (TVTY)

Tivity Health Inc (NASDAQ:TVTY) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 848 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,337% compared to the average daily volume of 59 put options. A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on TVTY shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Tivity Health from […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Qorvo (QRVO)

Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ:QRVO) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 4,027 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,571% compared to the typical volume of 241 put options. In other news, Director Ralph Quinsey sold 209,349 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that […]

Sanofi Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SNY)

Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors acquired 1,606 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,108% compared to the average daily volume of 133 put options. A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating on shares of […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Puma Biotechnology Call Options (PBYI)

Puma Biotechnology Inc (NASDAQ:PBYI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 2,653 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,518% compared to the typical daily volume of 164 call options. Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in PBYI. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc raised […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Crown Call Options (CCK)

Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors acquired 2,740 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,591% compared to the typical volume of 162 call options. CCK has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on […]

Sinclair Broadcast Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SBGI)

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders bought 5,271 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,201% compared to the average volume of 405 call options. In other Sinclair Broadcast Group news, VP Barry Faber sold 16,882 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction […]

Polaris Industries Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (PII)

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors acquired 2,457 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 879% compared to the typical volume of 251 put options. Polaris Industries stock opened at $96.07 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.31, a […]

Short Interest in Cision Ltd (CISN) Declines By 36.0%

Cision Ltd (NYSE:CISN) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,439,887 shares, a drop of 36.0% from the March 29th total of 2,251,531 shares. Currently, 1.6% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 705,660 […]

Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) Short Interest Down 35.9% in April

Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 736,659 shares, a decline of 35.9% from the March 29th total of 1,149,814 shares. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC) Short Interest Update

Spirit Realty Capital Inc (NYSE:SRC) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,743,193 shares, an increase of 54.0% from the March 29th total of 1,781,329 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,152,888 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Short Interest in Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc (WAIR) Declines By 44.9%

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc (NYSE:WAIR) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,536,910 shares, a drop of 44.9% from the March 29th total of 2,790,933 shares. Approximately 2.4% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Short Interest in Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares (YINN) Rises By 128.0%

Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares (NYSEARCA:YINN) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,589,412 shares, an increase of 128.0% from the March 29th total of 697,017 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,076,585 shares, […]

First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 21,753,326 shares, a decrease of 14.1% from the March 29th total of 25,320,725 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,181,558 shares, the short-interest […]

SemGroup Target of Unusually High Options Trading (SEMG)

SemGroup Corp (NYSE:SEMG) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders bought 2,171 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,397% compared to the average daily volume of 145 call options. NYSE SEMG opened at $12.40 on Friday. SemGroup has a 52-week low of $12.19 and a […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Sprouts Farmers Market Call Options (SFM)

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ:SFM) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 3,391 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,515% compared to the average volume of 210 call options. In other Sprouts Farmers Market news, CEO James Leroy Nielsen sold 17,267 shares of the firm’s stock […]

Berry Global Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BERY)

Berry Global Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 2,224 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 3,944% compared to the typical daily volume of 55 put options. NYSE BERY opened at $53.57 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Edison International Put Options (EIX)

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 21,367 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 7,670% compared to the average daily volume of 275 put options. Shares of EIX opened at $59.70 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.57, a current ratio […]

Regions Financial Corp (RF) Short Interest Update

Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,062,020 shares, a decrease of 29.9% from the March 29th total of 17,216,253 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,804,992 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Nu Skin Enterprises Put Options (NUS)

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 6,545 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 4,445% compared to the average volume of 144 put options. Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Amalgamated Bank raised its position in […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Under Armour Put Options (UA)

Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 6,517 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,317% compared to the average daily volume of 460 put options. In related news, insider Paul Fipps sold 23,247 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction […]

Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares (JNUG) Short Interest Update

Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares (NYSEARCA:JNUG) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,666,644 shares, a growth of 47.5% from the March 29th total of 3,842,076 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,126,900 shares, the […]

Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc (EPRT) Short Interest Update

Essential Properties Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:EPRT) was the target of a large decline in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 529,918 shares, a decline of 55.1% from the March 29th total of 1,180,245 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 550,401 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]