Forty Seven Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

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(As of 04/7/2020)
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Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.60 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Forty Seven (NASDAQ:FTSV) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume940,300 shares
Previous Short Volume2,070,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-54.57%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$87.69 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateMarch, 13 2020
Outstanding Shares40,730,000 shares
Float Size31,140,000 shares
Short Percent of Float3.02%
Today's Trading Volume0 shares
Average Trading Volume1,606,836 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-100.00%

Short Interest Over Time

Forty Seven (NASDAQ:FTSV) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/13/2020940,300 shares $87.69 million -54.6%3.0%0.2$93.26
2/28/20202,070,000 shares $120.06 million +21.1%6.7%1.2$58.00
2/14/20201,710,000 shares $76.63 million -2.3%5.5%1.9$44.81
1/31/20201,750,000 shares $64.52 million -20.5%5.6%2$36.87
1/15/20202,200,000 shares $80.78 million +6.3%8.2%2.7$36.72
12/31/20192,070,000 shares $81.54 million +1.0%8.7%2.8$39.39
8/15/20191,859,500 shares $11.66 million -9.0%13.8%5.9$6.27

Forty Seven (NASDAQ:FTSV) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Forty Seven's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Forty Seven shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 13th, traders have sold 940,300 shares of FTSV short. 3.02% of Forty Seven's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Forty Seven?

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. 3.02% of Forty Seven's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Forty Seven's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Forty Seven saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 940,300 shares, a decline of 54.6% from the previous total of 2,070,000 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 Forty Seven's float size?

Forty Seven currently has issued a total of 48,156,000 shares. Some of Forty Seven's 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. Forty Seven currently has a public float of 31,140,000 shares.

How does Forty Seven's short interest compare to its competitors?

3.02% of Forty Seven's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Forty Seven: Catalent, Inc. (0.00%), Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (0.00%), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (5.59%), Zai Lab Limited (4.82%), Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Grifols, S.A. (0.70%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (0.94%), Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (5.84%), and Bausch Health Companies Inc. (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: Tesla, Inc. ($9.26 billion), AbbVie Inc. ($6.51 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.96 billion), McKesson Co. ($4.86 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($2.85 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.75 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.50 billion), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.95 billion), Tiffany & Co. ($1.93 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Forty Seven stock?

Short selling FTSV is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Forty Seven as its price is falling. To short Forty Seven 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 Forty Seven 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 Forty Seven?

A short squeeze for Forty Seven 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 FTSV, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Forty Seven's 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 FTSV, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 13 2020.

This page was last updated on 5/10/2021 by Staff
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