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Short Interest in Patterson Companies (PDCO) Expands By 35.9%

Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,376,031 shares, a growth of 35.9% from the April 30th total of 9,844,124 shares. Approximately 16.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an […]

Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Short Interest Update

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,473,770 shares, a drop of 37.4% from the April 30th total of 5,551,082 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,368,179 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Short Interest in Windstream Holdings (WIN) Decreases By 5.7%

Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 32,124,250 shares, a drop of 5.7% from the April 30th total of 34,082,607 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,234,392 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 14.4 days. Currently, […]

Liberty Broadband Corp Series C (LBRDK) Short Interest Up 32.6% in May

Liberty Broadband Corp Series C (NASDAQ:LBRDK) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,363,993 shares, a growth of 32.6% from the April 30th total of 6,306,365 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,648,323 shares, the short-interest […]

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (HMNY) Short Interest Update

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 22,679,362 shares, a growth of 26.3% from the April 30th total of 17,955,271 shares. Currently, 58.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Eleven Biotherapeutics (EBIO) Short Interest Update

Eleven Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:EBIO) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,739,239 shares, an increase of 48.5% from the April 30th total of 4,536,882 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,663,859 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Houston American Energy Co. (HUSA) Short Interest Update

Houston American Energy Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:HUSA) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,867,046 shares, an increase of 0.7% from the April 30th total of 2,847,036 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 352,402 shares, the days-to-cover […]

Cornerstone Total Return Fund Inc (CRF) Short Interest Down 3.1% in May

Cornerstone Total Return Fund Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:CRF) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 562,535 shares, a drop of 3.1% from the April 30th total of 580,246 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 454,883 shares, the days-to-cover […]

Akorn (AKRX) Short Interest Update

Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,488,176 shares, a decrease of 16.6% from the April 30th total of 12,582,108 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,564,948 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 […]

CRH Medical (CRHM) Short Interest Down 25.2% in May

CRH Medical (NYSEAMERICAN:CRHM) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 677,487 shares, a decrease of 25.2% from the April 30th total of 905,315 shares. Currently, 1.0% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Myomo (MYO) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Myomo (NYSEAMERICAN:MYO) saw a significant decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,119,056 shares, a decline of 7.6% from the April 30th total of 1,211,656 shares. Currently, 10.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,114,332 shares, […]

Globalstar (GSAT) Short Interest Update

Globalstar (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 86,406,875 shares, a decline of 1.3% from the April 30th total of 87,587,212 shares. Currently, 15.0% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume […]

New Gold Inc. (NGD) Short Interest Down 8.7% in May

New Gold Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NGD) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,501,290 shares, a drop of 8.7% from the April 30th total of 6,024,098 shares. Approximately 1.0% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Ring Energy (REI) Short Interest Update

Ring Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:REI) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,159,691 shares, a decline of 2.5% from the April 30th total of 4,265,305 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 601,444 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently […]

Trilogy Metals (TMQ) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Trilogy Metals (NYSEAMERICAN:TMQ) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 656,996 shares, an increase of 0.3% from the April 30th total of 655,244 shares. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily trading […]

Short Interest in Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (IONS) Rises By 15.8%

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IONS) saw a significant increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,158,108 shares, an increase of 15.8% from the April 30th total of 10,497,036 shares. Approximately 9.8% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,696,916 shares, […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,208,596 shares, a decrease of 23.9% from the April 30th total of 18,661,367 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,230,832 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 […]

Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU) Short Interest Up 6.7% in May

Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 30,336,254 shares, an increase of 6.7% from the April 30th total of 28,420,435 shares. Approximately 20.5% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

EZCORP Inc (EZPW) Short Interest Up 15.5% in May

EZCORP Inc (NASDAQ:EZPW) saw a large growth in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,342,168 shares, a growth of 15.5% from the April 30th total of 9,822,624 shares. Currently, 22.9% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,368,105 shares, the […]

Nobilis Health Corp (HLTH) Short Interest Update

Nobilis Health Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:HLTH) (TSE:NHC) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 654,442 shares, a decline of 1.9% from the April 30th total of 667,047 shares. Approximately 1.2% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an […]

MAG Silver Corp (MAG) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

MAG Silver Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:MAG) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,540,521 shares, a drop of 9.0% from the April 30th total of 2,792,049 shares. Approximately 3.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

NanoViricides Inc (NNVC) Short Interest Down 18.5% in May

NanoViricides Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:NNVC) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 194,991 shares, a decrease of 18.5% from the April 30th total of 239,341 shares. Approximately 0.4% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd. (NAK) Short Interest Update

Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:NAK) (TSE:NDM) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 23,388,754 shares, a drop of 4.9% from the April 30th total of 24,591,777 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 932,894 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (THM) Short Interest Up 3.8% in May

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:THM) (TSE:ITH) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 689,433 shares, an increase of 3.8% from the April 30th total of 663,894 shares. Approximately 0.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Reed’s (REED) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Reed’s (NYSEAMERICAN:REED) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 242,923 shares, an increase of 14.3% from the April 30th total of 212,501 shares. Currently, 1.5% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 68,585 shares, […]

Vicon Industries, Inc. (VII) Short Interest Update

Vicon Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:VII) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 249,394 shares, a drop of 30.9% from the April 30th total of 361,136 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 173,799 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Contango Oil & Gas (MCF) Short Interest Update

Contango Oil & Gas (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,555,390 shares, an increase of 4.3% from the April 30th total of 1,491,478 shares. Approximately 6.4% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume […]

UQM Technologies Inc (UQM) Short Interest Update

UQM Technologies Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:UQM) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,190,117 shares, a growth of 12.0% from the April 30th total of 1,062,136 shares. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on […]

Pareteum Co. (TEUM) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Pareteum Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:TEUM) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,504,533 shares, a growth of 7.4% from the April 30th total of 6,056,129 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,360,863 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Corindus Vascular Robotics (CVRS) Short Interest Up 7.4% in May

Corindus Vascular Robotics (NYSEAMERICAN:CVRS) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,031,745 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the April 30th total of 12,138,919 shares. Currently, 14.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Short Interest in China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (CPHI) Rises By 47.9%

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:CPHI) saw a large increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 271,870 shares, an increase of 47.9% from the April 30th total of 183,799 shares. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]

Biopharmx Corp (BPMX) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Biopharmx Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:BPMX) was the target of a large decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,912,139 shares, a decline of 0.9% from the April 30th total of 11,011,549 shares. Approximately 6.5% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 3,800,051 […]

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPE) Short Interest Update

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:AMPE) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,209,042 shares, a growth of 1.9% from the April 30th total of 10,998,734 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 466,665 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Tiffany & Co. Put Options (TIF)

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 12,276 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 598% compared to the average daily volume of 1,760 put options. TIF has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Loop Capital upgraded Tiffany […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Omnicom Group (OMC)

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock investors bought 5,261 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 650% compared to the typical daily volume of 701 call options. In other news, Director Linda Johnson Rice sold 499 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on AXIS Capital (AXS)

AXIS Capital (NYSE:AXS) saw unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 1,002 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,374% compared to the typical volume of 68 call options. Shares of AXS stock opened at $57.51 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current ratio […]

Short Interest in Mondelez International (MDLZ) Increases By 24.5%

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,677,234 shares, a growth of 24.5% from the April 30th total of 12,591,019 shares. Currently, 1.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Short Interest in Rent-A-Center Inc (RCII) Increases By 7.9%

Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII) was the target of a large growth in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 28,960,388 shares, a growth of 7.9% from the April 30th total of 26,846,210 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,193,345 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 24.3 days. Approximately […]

Ultra Petroleum Corp (UPL) Short Interest Update

Ultra Petroleum Corp (NASDAQ:UPL) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 27,042,405 shares, an increase of 12.7% from the April 30th total of 23,999,870 shares. Approximately 14.0% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average […]

iKang Healthcare Group Inc (KANG) Short Interest Up 107.0% in May

iKang Healthcare Group Inc (NASDAQ:KANG) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,070,395 shares, an increase of 107.0% from the April 30th total of 1,966,004 shares. Currently, 6.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an […]