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COMPASS Pathways Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.60 (+4.88 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume676,105 shs
Average Volume430,150 shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

COMPASS Pathways (NASDAQ:CMPS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,840,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,610,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+14.29%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$66.15 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.7
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares39,930,000 shares
Float Size35,380,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.20%
Today's Trading Volume676,105 shares
Average Trading Volume430,150 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average57.18%

Short Interest Over Time

COMPASS Pathways (NASDAQ:CMPS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20211,840,000 shares $66.15 million +14.3%5.2%4.7 $35.95
3/31/20211,610,000 shares $56.83 million +5.9%4.6%4.1 $35.30
3/15/20211,520,000 shares $62.78 million +28.8%4.3%4 $41.30
2/26/20211,180,000 shares $56.89 million +24.6%3.3%3.1 $48.21
2/12/2021947,300 shares $47.35 million -5.3%2.7%2.4 $49.98
1/29/20211,000,000 shares $43.97 million +4.3%N/A3 $43.97
1/15/2021959,200 shares $41.08 million No ChangeN/A2.6 $42.83

COMPASS Pathways (NASDAQ:CMPS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is COMPASS Pathways' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of COMPASS Pathways shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 1,840,000 shares of CMPS short. 5.20% of COMPASS Pathways' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for COMPASS Pathways?

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. COMPASS Pathways currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for COMPASS Pathways?

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. 5.20% of COMPASS Pathways' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is COMPASS Pathways' short interest increasing or decreasing?

COMPASS Pathways saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,840,000 shares, an increase of 14.3% from the previous total of 1,610,000 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 COMPASS Pathways' float size?

COMPASS Pathways currently has issued a total of 39,930,000 shares. Some of COMPASS Pathways' 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. COMPASS Pathways currently has a public float of 35,380,000 shares.

How does COMPASS Pathways' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.20% of COMPASS Pathways' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to COMPASS Pathways: Allakos Inc. (9.45%), Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), Galapagos NV (0.00%), TG Therapeutics, Inc. (8.53%), I-Mab (0.00%), Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (0.00%), Schrödinger, Inc. (7.97%), Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), Hypera S.A. (0.00%), and Legend Biotech Co. (1.87%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short COMPASS Pathways stock?

Short selling CMPS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from COMPASS Pathways as its price is falling. COMPASS Pathways' stock is trading up $1.60 today. To short COMPASS Pathways 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 COMPASS Pathways 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 COMPASS Pathways?

A short squeeze for COMPASS Pathways 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 CMPS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is COMPASS Pathways' 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 CMPS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by Staff
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