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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

BioLife Solutions Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.56 (-1.91%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
664,133 shs
Average Volume
360,859 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.17 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$68.20 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/20211,830,000 shares $68.20 million +8.9%4.7%4.3 $37.27
12/15/20211,680,000 shares $58.38 million +0.6%4.3%4.1 $34.75
11/30/20211,670,000 shares $63.73 million +42.7%4.3%4.8 $38.16
11/15/20211,170,000 shares $57.61 million -18.8%3.0%2.2 $49.24
10/29/20211,440,000 shares $76.54 million -8.9%3.8%2.9 $53.15
10/15/20211,580,000 shares $64.67 million -4.8%4.3%3.6 $40.93
9/30/20211,660,000 shares $70.25 million -20.2%4.5%3.8 $42.32
9/15/20212,080,000 shares $99.96 million -16.8%5.6%4.6 $48.06
8/31/20212,500,000 shares $145.90 million +93.8%6.9%5.6 $58.36
8/13/20211,290,000 shares $58.46 million -0.8%3.6%5.3 $45.32
7/30/20211,300,000 shares $60.97 million -9.7%3.6%5.2 $46.90
7/15/20211,440,000 shares $62.71 million +1.4%4.0%5.2 $43.55
6/30/20211,420,000 shares $63.20 million +30.3%3.9%5.1 $44.51
6/15/20211,090,000 shares $43.16 million +35.8%3.0%3.8 $39.60
5/28/2021802,800 shares $26.74 million -0.4%2.3%2.7 $33.31
5/14/2021806,000 shares $23.80 million +20.8%2.3%2.7 $29.53
4/30/2021667,300 shares $23.08 million -7.6%2.3%2.2 $34.59
4/15/2021722,200 shares $24.26 million -27.5%2.5%2.4 $33.59
3/31/2021995,600 shares $35.80 million +28.7%3.4%3.2 $35.96
3/15/2021773,700 shares $29.38 million +20.9%2.7%2.5 $37.97
2/26/2021640,000 shares $24.95 million +10.2%2.2%2.1 $38.99
2/12/2021580,800 shares $24.16 million -5.0%2.0%1.9 $41.59
1/29/2021611,400 shares $23.42 million -12.8%2.1%1.9 $38.31
1/15/2021701,400 shares $29.41 million No Change2.5%2.1 $41.93
1/31/20201,610,000 shares $22.20 million -0.6%10.6%10.7 $13.79

BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is BioLife Solutions' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BioLife Solutions shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 1,830,000 shares of BLFS short. 4.72% of BioLife Solutions' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on BioLife Solutions' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for BioLife Solutions?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. BioLife Solutions currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for BioLife Solutions

Which institutional investors are shorting BioLife Solutions?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of BioLife Solutions: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for BioLife Solutions?

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. 4.72% of BioLife Solutions' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is BioLife Solutions' short interest increasing or decreasing?

BioLife Solutions saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,830,000 shares, an increase of 8.9% from the previous total of 1,680,000 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 BioLife Solutions' float size?

BioLife Solutions currently has issued a total of 40,700,000 shares. Some of BioLife Solutions' 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. BioLife Solutions currently has a public float of 38,740,000 shares.

How does BioLife Solutions' short interest compare to its competitors?

4.72% of BioLife Solutions' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "electromedical equipment" compare to BioLife Solutions: LivaNova PLC (0.00%), CONMED Co. (6.94%), InMode Ltd. (0.00%), Outset Medical, Inc. (0.00%), Natus Medical Incorporated (2.65%), ViewRay, Inc. (4.86%), Cutera, Inc. (8.96%), TransMedics Group, Inc. (4.72%), Stereotaxis, Inc. (1.59%), and AxoGen, Inc. (2.21%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BioLife Solutions stock?

Short selling BLFS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BioLife Solutions as its price is falling. BioLife Solutions' stock is trading down $0.56 today. To short BioLife Solutions 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 BioLife Solutions 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 BioLife Solutions?

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

How often is BioLife Solutions' 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 BLFS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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