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NASDAQ:ESPR

Esperion Therapeutics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$8.73
+0.05 (+0.58%)
(As of 11/30/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.10
$9.05
50-Day Range
$7.12
$12.92
52-Week Range
$6.97
$39.49
Volume
2.61 million shs
Average Volume
857,711 shs
Market Capitalization
$253.84 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.91

Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
8,860,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
9,180,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-3.49%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$77.26 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
8.1
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
29,077,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
30.47%
Today's Trading Volume
2,605,330 shares
Average Trading Volume
857,711 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
203.75%
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Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/20218,860,000 shares $77.26 million -3.5%N/A8.1 $8.72
10/29/20219,180,000 shares $82.07 million +15.2%N/A9.5 $8.94
10/15/20217,970,000 shares $72.85 million +8.7%28.7%9.3 $9.14
9/30/20217,330,000 shares $88.33 million -10.0%26.4%9.7 $12.05
9/15/20218,140,000 shares $92.31 million +0.5%29.3%11.4 $11.34
8/31/20218,100,000 shares $105.46 million -7.1%29.2%14.1 $13.02
8/13/20218,720,000 shares $121.30 million -3.3%31.4%15.4 $13.91
7/30/20219,020,000 shares $138.82 million -5.1%32.5%14.5 $15.39
7/15/20219,500,000 shares $167.96 million +5.2%34.3%14.1 $17.68
6/30/20219,030,000 shares $190.98 million +0.9%32.6%13.7 $21.15
6/15/20218,950,000 shares $221.96 million -0.4%32.3%14.2 $24.80
5/28/20218,990,000 shares $178.99 million -1.5%32.4%13.8 $19.91
5/14/20219,130,000 shares $204.51 million -5.8%N/A13.4 $22.40
4/30/20219,690,000 shares $264.63 million -0.8%40.8%14.1 $27.31
4/15/20219,770,000 shares $265.26 million +3.3%N/A14 $27.15
3/31/20219,460,000 shares $259.58 million -3.1%N/A12.1 $27.44
3/15/20219,760,000 shares $296.12 million -3.5%N/A11.7 $30.34
2/26/202110,110,000 shares $279.84 million +5.9%N/A12.2 $27.68
2/12/20219,550,000 shares $293.57 million -5.8%35.5%11.7 $30.74
1/29/202110,140,000 shares $325.70 million -8.5%37.7%12.3 $32.12
1/15/202111,080,000 shares $296.39 million +2.8%N/A12.9 $26.75
12/31/202010,780,000 shares $303.46 million +6.5%N/A15.7 $28.15
12/15/202010,120,000 shares $299.35 million +3.5%44.0%15.5 $29.58
11/30/20209,780,000 shares $264.26 million +0.9%42.5%16 $27.02
11/15/20209,690,000 shares $278.01 million -3.7%42.1%15.2 $28.69

Institutional Investors Shorting Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Esperion Therapeutics. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC11,80073,800+525.4%$889.00
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC382,300399,900+4.6%$4.82 thousand
11/15/2021Caas Capital Management LP100,0000-100.0%$0.00
11/12/2021Wolverine Asset Management LLC1,2002,300+91.7%$27.00
11/12/2021Caption Management LLC140,30015,000-89.3%$181.00
11/12/2021Wolverine Trading LLCN/A11,500N/A$143.00
11/10/2021HAP Trading LLC16,70019,300+15.6%$266.00
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00
10/28/2021Simplex Trading LLC7,5007,500No Change$160.00













Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Esperion Therapeutics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Esperion Therapeutics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of November 15th, traders have sold 8,860,000 shares of ESPR short. Learn More on Esperion Therapeutics' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Esperion Therapeutics?

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. Esperion Therapeutics currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Esperion Therapeutics

Which institutional investors are shorting Esperion Therapeutics?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Esperion Therapeutics: Jane Street Group LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Caption Management LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Esperion Therapeutics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Esperion Therapeutics saw a decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,860,000 shares, a decline of 3.5% from the previous total of 9,180,000 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.

How does Esperion Therapeutics' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Esperion Therapeutics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Esperion Therapeutics: Merus (7.26%), Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (12.80%), PMV Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (9.79%), Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (7.20%), Repare Therapeutics Inc. (9.22%), Generation Bio Co. (13.08%), RAPT Therapeutics, Inc. (4.20%), Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), Zymeworks Inc. (8.38%), and Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (5.70%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($11.06 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($8.74 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.66 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.23 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.46 billion), DoorDash, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.84 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($2.76 billion), and Zscaler, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Esperion Therapeutics stock?

Short selling ESPR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Esperion Therapeutics as its price is falling. Esperion Therapeutics' stock is trading up $0.05 today. To short Esperion Therapeutics 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 Esperion Therapeutics 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 Esperion Therapeutics?

A short squeeze for Esperion Therapeutics 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 ESPR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Esperion Therapeutics' 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 ESPR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 11/30/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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