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NASDAQ:AEZS

Aeterna Zentaris Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$0.39
-0.02 (-4.87 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$0.39
Now: $0.39
$0.41
50-Day Range
$0.30
MA: $0.35
$0.42
52-Week Range
$0.29
Now: $0.39
$1.54
Volume981,407 shs
Average Volume2.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.50 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.05

Short Interest

Aeterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:962,900 shares
Previous Short Volume:1,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-24.18%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$337,015.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:62,680,000 shares
Float Size:58,740,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.64%
Today's Trading Volume:981,407 shares
Average Trading Volume:2,026,871 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-51.58%



Aeterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/2020962,900 $337,015.00 -24.2%1.6%0.4$0.35
10/15/20201,270,000 $444,500.00 -19.1%2.2%0.4$0.35
9/30/20201,570,000 $596,600.00 -13.7%2.7%0.4$0.38
9/15/20201,820,000 $637,000.00 -21.2%3.1%0.3$0.35
8/31/20202,310,000 $877,800.00 35.9%3.9%0.5$0.38
8/14/20201,700,000 $748,000.00 84.9%3.0%0.4$0.44
7/31/2020919,600 $450,604.00 33.9%4.7%0.2$0.49
7/15/2020687,000 $322,890.00 317.6%3.5%0.2$0.47
6/30/2020164,500 $77,315.00 192.7%0.7%0.1$0.47
6/15/202056,200 $29,786.00 -43.7%0.2%0.1$0.53
5/29/202099,900 $85,914.00 34.3%0.4%0.3$0.86
5/15/202074,400 $86,304.00 -13.1%0.3%0.2$1.16
4/30/202085,600 $98,440.00 -11.3%0.4%0.2$1.15
4/15/202096,500 $101,325.00 -49.2%0.4%0.3$1.05
3/31/2020190,000 $150,100.00 -16.3%0.8%0.6$0.79
3/13/2020227,100 $156,699.00 37.5%1.1%0.7$0.69
2/28/2020165,200 $80,948.00 -13.5%0.8%0.7$0.49
2/14/2020191,000 $137,520.00 42.6%1.0%0.9$0.72
1/31/2020133,900 $119,171.00 -61.9%0.7%0.8$0.89
1/15/2020351,000 $407,160.00 -5.9%2.1%2.1$1.16
12/31/2019372,800 $451,088.00 -4.1%2.2%2.7$1.21

Aeterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Aeterna Zentaris' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Aeterna Zentaris shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, traders have sold 962,900 shares of AEZS short. 1.64% of Aeterna Zentaris' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Aeterna Zentaris?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 1.64% of Aeterna Zentaris' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Aeterna Zentaris' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Aeterna Zentaris saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 962,900 shares, a decrease of 24.2% from the previous total of 1,270,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Aeterna Zentaris' float size?

Aeterna Zentaris currently has issued a total of 62,680,000 shares. Some of Aeterna Zentaris' outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Aeterna Zentaris currently has a public float of 58,740,000 shares.

How does Aeterna Zentaris' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.64% of Aeterna Zentaris' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Aeterna Zentaris: Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.02%), Verona Pharma plc (0.00%), Clearside Biomedical, Inc. (4.23%), Liminal BioSciences Inc. (3.42%), ObsEva SA (4.62%), Aravive, Inc. (9.53%), Rockwell Medical, Inc. (0.00%), Leap Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2.24%), and NervGen Pharma Corp. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Aeterna Zentaris stock?

Short selling AEZS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Aeterna Zentaris as its price is falling. Aeterna Zentaris' stock is trading down $0.02 today. To short Aeterna Zentaris stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Aeterna Zentaris will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Aeterna Zentaris?

A short squeeze for Aeterna Zentaris occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of AEZS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Aeterna Zentaris' short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including AEZS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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