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NASDAQ:HCWB

HCW Biologics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$3.43
-0.24 (-6.54 %)
(As of 09/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.40
$3.73
50-Day Range
$3.30
$5.41
52-Week Range
$3.26
$7.78
Volume66,869 shs
Average Volume85,720 shs
Market Capitalization$122.53 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

HCW Biologics (NASDAQ:HCWB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume66,000 shares
Previous Short Volume4,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1,366.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$262,020.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.4
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares35,724,000 shares
Float Size8,740,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.76%
Today's Trading Volume66,869 shares
Average Trading Volume85,720 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-21.99%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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HCW Biologics (NASDAQ:HCWB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202166,000 shares $262,020.00 +1,366.7%0.8%0.4 $3.97
8/13/20214,500 shares $23,040.00 No Change0.1%0 $5.12

HCW Biologics (NASDAQ:HCWB) Short Interest FAQ

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HCW Biologics (NASDAQ:HCWB) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is HCW Biologics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of HCW Biologics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, investors have sold 66,000 shares of HCWB short. 0.76% of HCW Biologics' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on HCW Biologics' current short interest.

What is a good short interest percentage for HCW Biologics?

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. 0.76% of HCW Biologics' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is HCW Biologics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

HCW Biologics saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 66,000 shares, an increase of 1,366.7% from the previous total of 4,500 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 HCW Biologics' float size?

HCW Biologics currently has issued a total of 35,724,000 shares. Some of HCW Biologics' 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. HCW Biologics currently has a public float of 8,740,000 shares.

How does HCW Biologics' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.76% of HCW Biologics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to HCW Biologics: Itamar Medical Ltd. (1.99%), Werewolf Therapeutics, Inc. (4.39%), Apyx Medical Co. (1.59%), Cue Biopharma, Inc. (8.40%), Poseida Therapeutics, Inc. (4.81%), Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (3.25%), Akouos, Inc. (10.61%), AVITA Medical, Inc. (6.14%), PDS Biotechnology Co. (2.04%), and Geron Co. (7.51%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short HCW Biologics stock?

Short selling HCWB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from HCW Biologics as its price is falling. HCW Biologics' stock is trading down $0.24 today. To short HCW Biologics 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 HCW Biologics 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 HCW Biologics?

A short squeeze for HCW Biologics 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 HCWB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is HCW Biologics' 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 HCWB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 9/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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