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SPDR Portfolio Aggregate Bond ETF (SPAB) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

SPDR Portfolio Aggregate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:SPAB) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 63,439 shares, a drop of 88.2% from the June 15th total of 539,277 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 369,804 shares, the short-interest […]

Front Yard Residential Corp (RESI) Short Interest Update

Front Yard Residential Corp (NYSE:RESI) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,171,286 shares, a decrease of 60.6% from the June 15th total of 2,971,586 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 574,729 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 5,165,952 shares, an increase of 57.1% from the June 15th total of 3,289,363 shares. Approximately 5.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Short Interest in iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD) Drops By 65.8%

iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (NYSEARCA:IWD) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 508,023 shares, a drop of 65.8% from the June 15th total of 1,485,842 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,096,858 shares, the short-interest […]

National Grid plc (NGG) Short Interest Update

National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 286,767 shares, a decrease of 43.3% from the June 15th total of 505,790 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 503,273 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN) Short Interest Down 40.2% in June

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,047,099 shares, a drop of 40.2% from the June 15th total of 1,751,975 shares. Approximately 10.9% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an […]

Short Interest in ARC Document Solutions Inc (ARC) Decreases By 86.6%

ARC Document Solutions Inc (NYSE:ARC) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 135,760 shares, a drop of 86.6% from the June 15th total of 1,011,981 shares. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Braskem SA (BAK) Short Interest Up 62.2% in June

Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) was the target of a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,050,150 shares, an increase of 62.2% from the June 15th total of 647,461 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 556,386 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. BAK […]

Ion Geophysical Corp (IO) Short Interest Update

Ion Geophysical Corp (NYSE:IO) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 940,590 shares, an increase of 78.0% from the June 15th total of 528,529 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 447,211 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. […]

Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Short Interest Down 28.5% in June

Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) was the target of a large drop in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 10,184,280 shares, a drop of 28.5% from the June 15th total of 14,237,793 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,895,714 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 […]

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) Short Interest Update

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 7,748,745 shares, a decrease of 39.8% from the June 15th total of 12,873,689 shares. Approximately 0.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Global X MSCI Colombia ETF (GXG) Short Interest Update

Global X MSCI Colombia ETF (NYSEARCA:GXG) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 398,273 shares, a decrease of 52.3% from the June 15th total of 834,224 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 169,258 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Engility Holdings Inc (EGL) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Engility Holdings Inc (NYSE:EGL) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 331,118 shares, a drop of 41.7% from the June 15th total of 567,612 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 112,652 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) Short Interest Update

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 13,142,874 shares, a decrease of 23.8% from the June 15th total of 17,251,371 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,251,524 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Approximately […]

SendGrid Inc (SEND) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

SendGrid Inc (NYSE:SEND) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,189,168 shares, a growth of 119.5% from the June 15th total of 541,802 shares. Approximately 5.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK) Short Interest Down 49.4% in June

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,419,203 shares, a drop of 49.4% from the June 15th total of 6,760,521 shares. Currently, 1.8% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average […]

Tidewater Inc. (TDW) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,632,123 shares, a growth of 185.9% from the June 15th total of 570,778 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 514,230 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. […]

Short Interest in NRG Energy Inc (NRG) Drops By 36.4%

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,690,622 shares, a decline of 36.4% from the June 15th total of 18,386,248 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,472,545 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. […]

The Rubicon Project Inc (RUBI) Short Interest Down 75.8% in June

The Rubicon Project Inc (NYSE:RUBI) was the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 504,085 shares, a decline of 75.8% from the June 15th total of 2,085,729 shares. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based […]

CarMax, Inc (KMX) Short Interest Down 22.4% in June

CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX) saw a significant decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 13,101,689 shares, a decline of 22.4% from the June 15th total of 16,885,545 shares. Currently, 7.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 3,417,739 shares, […]

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (NYSE:MUFG) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,071,936 shares, a growth of 64.6% from the June 15th total of 1,866,062 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,441,834 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Centurylink Inc (CTL) Short Interest Down 6.0% in June

Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 91,857,459 shares, a drop of 6.0% from the June 15th total of 97,702,662 shares. Currently, 8.6% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 7,361,444 […]

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) Short Interest Update

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSEARCA:XOP) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 70,755,817 shares, a decline of 5.7% from the June 15th total of 75,019,278 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 18,762,737 shares, the […]

Entergy Co. (ETR) Short Interest Down 23.0% in June

Entergy Co. (NYSE:ETR) was the target of a large decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 13,825,903 shares, a decline of 23.0% from the June 15th total of 17,952,978 shares. Approximately 7.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Short Interest in Jagged Peak Energy Inc (JAG) Increases By 31.9%

Jagged Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:JAG) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 20,474,886 shares, an increase of 31.9% from the June 15th total of 15,527,854 shares. Approximately 37.3% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an […]

SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) Short Interest Update

SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 25,291,092 shares, an increase of 16.5% from the June 15th total of 21,708,273 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,962,688 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK) Short Interest Update

ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (NYSEARCA:HACK) saw a significant increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,200,127 shares, an increase of 68.9% from the June 15th total of 710,732 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 423,210 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Hedge […]

Short Interest in Invesco Senior Loan ETF (BKLN) Increases By 48.3%

Invesco Senior Loan ETF (NYSEARCA:BKLN) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 15,388,485 shares, an increase of 48.3% from the June 15th total of 10,376,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,853,569 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 […]

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) Short Interest Update

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,739,255 shares, a growth of 122.8% from the June 15th total of 1,229,422 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,204,944 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.7 […]

Short Interest in AK Steel Holding Co. (AKS) Expands By 7.0%

AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 81,896,329 shares, a growth of 7.0% from the June 15th total of 76,566,051 shares. Currently, 26.5% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of First Hawaiian Bank Call Options (FHB)

First Hawaiian Bank (NASDAQ:FHB) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 300 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 466% compared to the average daily volume of 53 call options. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. BidaskClub cut First Hawaiian Bank from […]

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Chefs’ Warehouse (CHEF)

Chefs’ Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 328 call options on the company. This is an increase of 496% compared to the typical daily volume of 55 call options. A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on CHEF shares. BidaskClub raised Chefs’ Warehouse […]

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Sees Unusually High Options Volume (GLDD)

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors bought 520 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 900% compared to the typical volume of 52 call options. GLDD has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub […]

Renren Inc (RENN) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Renren Inc (NYSE:RENN) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,573,738 shares, an increase of 96.8% from the June 15th total of 799,516 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,003,344 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

Short Interest in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Declines By 23.0%

Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 33,191,873 shares, a drop of 23.0% from the June 15th total of 43,125,271 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,806,518 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. […]

KeyCorp (KEY) Short Interest Update

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,759,967 shares, a decrease of 31.2% from the June 15th total of 17,082,842 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 9,704,856 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days. Currently, 1.1% […]

Corecivic Inc (CXW) Short Interest Up 238.3% in June

Corecivic Inc (NYSE:CXW) saw a significant growth in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,233,454 shares, a growth of 238.3% from the June 15th total of 955,719 shares. Currently, 2.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 2,675,163 shares, the short-interest […]

Short Interest in AXA Equitable Holdings Inc (EQH) Rises By 35.9%

AXA Equitable Holdings Inc (NYSE:EQH) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 16,309,064 shares, an increase of 35.9% from the June 15th total of 11,999,738 shares. Currently, 10.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Callon Petroleum (CPE) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 50,371,796 shares, an increase of 14.4% from the June 15th total of 44,041,150 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,899,917 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

Sea Ltd (SE) Short Interest Up 36.5% in June

Sea Ltd (NYSE:SE) saw a large growth in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 14,218,495 shares, a growth of 36.5% from the June 15th total of 10,419,586 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,113,236 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.7 days. Large investors have […]