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Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) Short Interest Down 6.5% in June

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,850,000 shares, a decline of 6.5% from the June 15th total of 6,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Ingevity Corp (NYSE:NGVT) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Ingevity Corp (NYSE:NGVT) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,400,000 shares, a decline of 11.4% from the June 15th total of 1,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 516,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE:SRI) Short Interest Down 8.7% in June

Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE:SRI) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 404,300 shares, a drop of 8.7% from the June 15th total of 442,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 307,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently […]

Carpenter Technology Co. (NYSE:CRS) Short Interest Update

Carpenter Technology Co. (NYSE:CRS) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,120,000 shares, a decline of 11.1% from the June 15th total of 1,260,000 shares. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) Short Interest Down 11.5% in June

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,730,000 shares, a decrease of 11.5% from the June 15th total of 27,950,000 shares. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based […]

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) Short Interest Down 10.7% in June

Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 20,100,000 shares, a drop of 10.7% from the June 15th total of 22,520,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,680,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in Michaels Companies Inc (NASDAQ:MIK) Drops By 10.9%

Michaels Companies Inc (NASDAQ:MIK) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,890,000 shares, a decline of 10.9% from the June 15th total of 27,950,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,720,000 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LITE) Short Interest Down 11.3% in June

Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LITE) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,430,000 shares, a drop of 11.3% from the June 15th total of 8,380,000 shares. Currently, 10.2% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of […]

Gladstone Investment Co. (NASDAQ:GAIN) Short Interest Down 11.2% in June

Gladstone Investment Co. (NASDAQ:GAIN) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,030,000 shares, a decrease of 11.2% from the June 15th total of 1,160,000 shares. Approximately 3.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) Short Interest Down 10.9% in June

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, a decrease of 10.9% from the June 15th total of 1,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 375,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.5 days. […]

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Service Co. International (NYSE:SCI) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,810,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the June 15th total of 6,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,420,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE:SKT) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 51,400,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the June 15th total of 48,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,280,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,450,000 shares, an increase of 7.9% from the June 15th total of 2,270,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 531,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. […]

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) Short Interest Update

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) (TSE:SLF) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,190,000 shares, a decrease of 10.2% from the June 15th total of 2,440,000 shares. Currently, 0.4% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on […]

Superior Industries International Inc (NYSE:SUP) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Superior Industries International Inc (NYSE:SUP) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 798,800 shares, a decline of 10.2% from the June 15th total of 889,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 203,100 shares, the short-interest […]

Short Interest in Steris PLC (NYSE:STE) Drops By 8.8%

Steris PLC (NYSE:STE) saw a significant decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,240,000 shares, a decline of 8.8% from the June 15th total of 1,360,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 672,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.5% of the […]

SolarWinds Corp (NYSE:SWI) Short Interest Update

SolarWinds Corp (NYSE:SWI) was the target of a large decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,870,000 shares, a decline of 10.6% from the June 15th total of 5,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 766,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.4 days. […]

Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,320,000 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the June 15th total of 2,530,000 shares. Currently, 13.5% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading […]

Short Interest in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) Rises By 5.6%

Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,510,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the June 15th total of 9,950,000 shares. Approximately 17.6% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]

Trinity Industries Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:TRN)

Trinity Industries Inc (NYSE:TRN) was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Traders bought 3,978 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 981% compared to the typical volume of 368 call options. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TRN. […]

Skechers USA Inc (NYSE:SKX) Short Interest Down 7.6% in June

Skechers USA Inc (NYSE:SKX) was the target of a large drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,140,000 shares, a drop of 7.6% from the June 15th total of 7,730,000 shares. Approximately 5.4% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average […]

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

Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,150,000 shares, a drop of 7.7% from the June 15th total of 2,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,300,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 […]

Short Interest in Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) Decreases By 7.4%

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) saw a significant decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 133,500 shares, a decline of 7.4% from the June 15th total of 144,200 shares. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]

Short Interest in Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SHLX) Declines By 6.9%

Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SHLX) saw a large decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,790,000 shares, a decline of 6.9% from the June 15th total of 4,070,000 shares. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

Short Interest in SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) Declines By 7.0%

SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,580,000 shares, a decrease of 7.0% from the June 15th total of 6,000,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,110,000 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

ICF International Inc (NASDAQ:ICFI) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

ICF International Inc (NASDAQ:ICFI) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 186,400 shares, a decline of 10.8% from the June 15th total of 209,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 132,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. […]

Montage Resources Corp (NYSE:MR) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Montage Resources Corp (NYSE:MR) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,890,000 shares, a decrease of 10.8% from the June 15th total of 2,120,000 shares. Approximately 9.1% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of […]

Nutrien Ltd (NYSE:NTR) Short Interest Down 10.8% in June

Nutrien Ltd (NYSE:NTR) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,550,000 shares, a drop of 10.8% from the June 15th total of 2,860,000 shares. Currently, 0.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]

Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT) Short Interest Update

Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 290,200 shares, a decline of 10.9% from the June 15th total of 325,600 shares. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Short Interest in GTY Technology Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GTYH) Declines By 10.9%

GTY Technology Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GTYH) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,640,000 shares, a decrease of 10.9% from the June 15th total of 1,840,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 111,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Short Interest in Fluor Co. (NEW) (NYSE:FLR) Drops By 11.0%

Fluor Co. (NEW) (NYSE:FLR) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,230,000 shares, a decrease of 11.0% from the June 15th total of 10,370,000 shares. Approximately 7.4% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]

ICC Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ICCH) Short Interest Down 11.1% in June

ICC Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ICCH) saw a large decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 800 shares, a decline of 11.1% from the June 15th total of 900 shares. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 400 […]

Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) Short Interest Update

Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 757,500 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the June 15th total of 853,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 234,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]

MeiraGTx Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:MGTX) Short Interest Down 11.3% in June

MeiraGTx Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:MGTX) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 563,700 shares, a decline of 11.3% from the June 15th total of 635,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 102,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.5 days. […]

Short Interest in Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:GMLP) Declines By 11.4%

Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:GMLP) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 957,200 shares, a decline of 11.4% from the June 15th total of 1,080,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 495,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Warrior Met Coal Inc (NYSE:HCC) Short Interest Update

Warrior Met Coal Inc (NYSE:HCC) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,540,000 shares, a decrease of 11.5% from the June 15th total of 6,260,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,050,000 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ:ESBK) Short Interest Update

Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ:ESBK) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,700 shares, a drop of 11.5% from the June 15th total of 8,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) saw a significant decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 415,000 shares, a decline of 6.6% from the June 15th total of 444,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 282,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. […]

Matrix Service Co (NASDAQ:MTRX) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Matrix Service Co (NASDAQ:MTRX) saw a significant decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 409,100 shares, a decline of 6.6% from the June 15th total of 438,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 230,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. […]

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) Short Interest Down 6.6% in June

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,860,000 shares, a decrease of 6.6% from the June 15th total of 19,130,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,890,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,540,000 shares, a drop of 6.7% from the June 15th total of 7,010,000 shares. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

National Health Investors Inc (NYSE:NHI) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

National Health Investors Inc (NYSE:NHI) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 989,000 shares, a drop of 6.7% from the June 15th total of 1,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 437,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE:FNV) Short Interest Update

Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE:FNV) (TSE:FNV) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,000,000 shares, a decrease of 6.5% from the June 15th total of 3,210,000 shares. Approximately 1.6% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an […]

Park City Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG) Short Interest Down 6.7% in June

Park City Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCYG) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 166,800 shares, a drop of 6.7% from the June 15th total of 178,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 58,100 shares, the short-interest ratio […]

Short Interest in MarineMax Inc (NYSE:HZO) Declines By 6.7%

MarineMax Inc (NYSE:HZO) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,680,000 shares, a drop of 6.7% from the June 15th total of 1,800,000 shares. Approximately 8.1% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

Short Interest in Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE:NOAH) Drops By 6.6%

Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE:NOAH) was the target of a large drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,100,000 shares, a drop of 6.6% from the June 15th total of 3,320,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 365,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.5 days. […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Hercules Capital Call Options (NYSE:HTGC)

Hercules Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock traders bought 2,330 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 360% compared to the average volume of 506 call options. A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on HTGC shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Hercules Capital from a […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Cloudflare Call Options (NYSE:NET)

Cloudflare Inc (NYSE:NET) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors purchased 17,532 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 50% compared to the typical daily volume of 11,688 call options. In related news, CFO Thomas J. Seifert sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a […]

LexinFintech Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NASDAQ:LX)

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd – (NASDAQ:LX) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock traders acquired 2,206 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 220% compared to the typical daily volume of 689 call options. LX traded down $0.97 during trading on Friday, hitting $12.30. 15,385 shares of the stock traded hands, […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Put Options on CNX Resources (NYSE:CNX)

CNX Resources Corp (NYSE:CNX) saw some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders acquired 46,983 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,160% compared to the typical volume of 3,728 put options. Shares of CNX stock traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.41. The stock had a trading […]