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CRH Medical Corp (CRHM) Short Interest Up 5.2% in November

CRH Medical Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:CRHM) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,483,184 shares, a growth of 5.2% from the November 15th total of 1,410,081 shares. Approximately 2.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of […]

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Short Interest Update

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 57,009,477 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the November 15th total of 53,733,091 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 37,278,565 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. […]

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:ASM) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,329,594 shares, a growth of 1.2% from the November 15th total of 1,313,515 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 133,207 shares, the […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Calpine (CPN)

Calpine Co. (NYSE:CPN) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 32,600 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,885% compared to the typical volume of 1,642 put options. In related news, CEO Thad Hill sold 38,304 shares of Calpine stock in a transaction on […]

Short Interest in Progress Software Corporation (PRGS) Drops By 51.6%

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 400,194 shares, a decline of 51.6% from the November 15th total of 826,328 shares. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Short Interest in iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF (SCZ) Declines By 24.1%

iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF (NASDAQ:SCZ) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 761,665 shares, a decrease of 24.1% from the November 15th total of 1,003,625 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 792,304 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Short Interest Update

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 929,666 shares, a decrease of 27.4% from the November 15th total of 1,281,321 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 481,773 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 […]

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (GSS) Short Interest Update

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSS) saw a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,244,489 shares, a growth of 0.5% from the November 15th total of 17,160,878 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,515,181 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.4 days. Approximately 4.7% […]

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (PARR) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:PARR) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,270,351 shares, a growth of 4.7% from the November 15th total of 3,123,413 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 341,764 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH) Short Interest Update

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH) was the target of a large drop in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,108,395 shares, a drop of 28.5% from the November 15th total of 1,549,997 shares. Currently, 8.3% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond Fd (CSJ) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond Fd (NASDAQ:CSJ) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 245,146 shares, a drop of 62.2% from the November 15th total of 648,002 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 573,029 shares, the short-interest […]

Voya Financial Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (VOYA)

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 1,229 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,059% compared to the average volume of 106 call options. Shares of Voya Financial (NYSE VOYA) opened at $45.57 on Friday. Voya Financial has a 12-month […]

DDR Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (DDR)

DDR Corp (NYSE:DDR) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors purchased 1,546 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 931% compared to the average volume of 150 put options. DDR has been the topic of a number of research reports. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 […]

Pareteum Corp (TEUM) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Pareteum Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:TEUM) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,004,723 shares, an increase of 49.7% from the November 15th total of 1,338,995 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,383,012 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days. Currently, […]

Digital Power Co. (DPW) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Digital Power Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:DPW) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 882,056 shares, a growth of 25.1% from the November 15th total of 705,210 shares. Currently, 10.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

Banc of California Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (BANC)

Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders purchased 2,694 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 873% compared to the typical daily volume of 277 call options. Banc of California (NYSE BANC) opened at $20.40 on Friday. The firm has a market […]

Century Communities Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (CCS)

Century Communities, Inc (NYSE:CCS) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors purchased 1,104 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,652% compared to the typical volume of 63 call options. Shares of Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) opened at $29.55 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.87, a quick […]

Discovery Communications Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (DISCA)

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 9,570 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,890% compared to the average daily volume of 481 put options. Discovery Communications (NASDAQ DISCA) opened at $20.04 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio […]

Investors Buy High Volume of Put Options on Nationstar Mortgage (NSM)

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Investors acquired 2,500 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,176% compared to the typical volume of 196 put options. Shares of Nationstar Mortgage (NSM) opened at $18.13 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization […]

AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) Short Interest Up 36.5% in November

AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) saw a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,154,134 shares, a growth of 36.5% from the November 15th total of 845,803 shares. Approximately 4.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO) Short Interest Update

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVEO) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,805,914 shares, a decline of 15.4% from the November 15th total of 8,047,193 shares. Approximately 7.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average […]

Verifone Systems Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (PAY)

Verifone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders bought 6,160 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,236% compared to the typical daily volume of 461 put options. Shares of Verifone Systems (NYSE PAY) opened at $18.02 on Friday. Verifone Systems has a […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Cars.com Call Options (CARS)

Cars.com Inc (NYSE:CARS) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 3,599 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 934% compared to the typical daily volume of 348 call options. Several analysts have issued reports on CARS shares. B. Riley dropped their price objective on Cars.com […]

Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) Short Interest Up 58.8% in November

Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,348,341 shares, an increase of 58.8% from the November 15th total of 848,965 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 385,395 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) Declines By 25.9%

Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,283,700 shares, a drop of 25.9% from the November 15th total of 5,778,653 shares. Approximately 21.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

Short Interest in Enservco Corp (ENSV) Declines By 19.1%

Enservco Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:ENSV) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 362,989 shares, a decrease of 19.1% from the November 15th total of 448,930 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 83,542 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Superior Drilling Products, Inc. (SDPI) Short Interest Update

Superior Drilling Products, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:SDPI) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 115,898 shares, a decline of 31.0% from the November 15th total of 168,068 shares. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based […]

Short Interest in Energy Fuels Inc. (UUUU) Declines By 6.8%

Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) (TSE:EFR) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,120,430 shares, a drop of 6.8% from the November 15th total of 2,276,242 shares. Currently, 4.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based […]

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) Short Interest Update

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,101,332 shares, a decrease of 7.9% from the November 15th total of 6,627,204 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,732,402 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Karyopharm Therapeutics (KPTI)

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:KPTI) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders purchased 827 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 934% compared to the typical volume of 80 call options. Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) opened at $9.66 on Thursday. Karyopharm Therapeutics has a 52 week low of $7.48 and a […]

Snyder's-Lance Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (LNCE)

Snyder's-Lance Inc (NASDAQ:LNCE) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors bought 2,963 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,035% compared to the typical daily volume of 261 call options. Snyder's-Lance (LNCE) opened at $39.41 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick […]

Short Interest in Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA) Drops By 10.8%

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,029,695 shares, a decline of 10.8% from the November 15th total of 26,949,181 shares. Currently, 6.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of […]

Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) Short Interest Up 26.0% in November

Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) was the target of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,315,984 shares, a growth of 26.0% from the November 15th total of 5,804,403 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,348,694 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX)

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (NYSE:KNX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors bought 1,000 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,135% compared to the typical volume of 81 put options. A number of brokerages have commented on KNX. Morgan Stanley began coverage on Knight-Swift Transportation in […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on iKang Healthcare Group (KANG)

iKang Healthcare Group Inc (NASDAQ:KANG) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors bought 452 call options on the company. This is an increase of 666% compared to the average volume of 59 call options. iKang Healthcare Group (NASDAQ KANG) opened at $14.62 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.76, […]

Short Interest in GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) Declines By 12.6%

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 28,863,132 shares, a decline of 12.6% from the November 15th total of 33,024,921 shares. Currently, 26.7% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

CarGurus, Inc. (CARG) Short Interest Up 79.9% in November

CarGurus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARG) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,246,967 shares, a growth of 79.9% from the November 15th total of 1,805,360 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 278,686 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Cooper Companies Sees Unusually High Options Volume (COO)

Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders purchased 601 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 599% compared to the typical volume of 86 call options. A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. J P Morgan Chase & […]

Mplx Target of Unusually High Options Trading (MPLX)

Mplx Lp (NYSE:MPLX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 25,067 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,643% compared to the average volume of 1,438 put options. Several brokerages have commented on MPLX. BidaskClub lowered Mplx from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in […]

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Short Interest Up 2.7% in November

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,718,217 shares, an increase of 2.7% from the November 15th total of 17,255,784 shares. Currently, 7.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on […]