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Heron Therapeutics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.96 (-12.62 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 01:33 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume109,948 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.38 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume21,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume21,100,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1.47%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$369.75 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover21.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares79,190,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted21.03%
Today's Trading Volume109,948 shares
Average Trading Volume1,168,785 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-90.59%

Short Interest Over Time

Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/202121,410,000 shares $369.75 million +1.5%N/A21.2$17.27
3/31/202121,100,000 shares $322.83 million +2.7%N/A20.9$15.30
3/15/202120,550,000 shares $348.12 million +2.0%N/A19$16.94
2/26/202120,150,000 shares $363.71 million +2.2%N/A19.4$18.05
2/12/202119,710,000 shares $364.83 million +3.0%N/A19.1$18.51
1/29/202119,140,000 shares $351.41 million +7.8%N/A17.9$18.36
1/15/202117,760,000 shares $325.72 million +1.3%N/A17.2$18.34
12/31/202017,530,000 shares $372.86 million -0.4%N/A18.8$21.27
12/15/202017,600,000 shares $316.10 million -5.2%N/A19.8$17.96
11/30/202018,560,000 shares $333.89 million +2.5%N/A23$17.99
11/15/202018,100,000 shares $328.15 million +3.6%N/A23.2$18.13
10/30/202017,480,000 shares $280.38 million +0.5%N/A24.2$16.04
10/15/202017,390,000 shares $272.85 million +2.0%N/A23.5$15.69
9/30/202017,050,000 shares $252.68 million +10.5%N/A20.4$14.82
9/15/202015,430,000 shares $238.86 million +0.8%N/A12.2$15.48
8/31/202015,310,000 shares $218.93 million -6.0%N/A11.6$14.30
8/14/202016,280,000 shares $252.50 million +1.5%N/A12.2$15.51
7/31/202016,040,000 shares $261.29 million -5.3%N/A11.5$16.29
7/15/202016,930,000 shares $277.65 million -9.9%N/A11.8$16.40
6/30/202018,790,000 shares $276.40 million +10.2%N/A13.4$14.71
6/15/202017,050,000 shares $326.68 million +2.6%N/A15.8$19.16
5/29/202016,620,000 shares $306.14 million -0.2%N/A13.5$18.42
5/15/202016,650,000 shares $251.75 million -2.8%N/A12.7$15.12
4/30/202017,120,000 shares $244.13 million +3.2%N/A13$14.26
4/15/202016,590,000 shares $239.56 million -0.4%N/A12.7$14.44

Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Heron Therapeutics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Heron Therapeutics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 21,410,000 shares of HRTX short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Heron 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. Heron Therapeutics currently has a short interest ratio of 21.0.

Is Heron Therapeutics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Heron Therapeutics saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 21,410,000 shares, an increase of 1.5% from the previous total of 21,100,000 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 Heron Therapeutics' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Heron Therapeutics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Heron Therapeutics: Perrigo Company plc (4.21%), Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), Blueprint Medicines Co. (0.00%), Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), Allakos Inc. (9.45%), Galapagos NV (0.00%), TG Therapeutics, Inc. (8.53%), I-Mab (0.00%), Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (0.00%), and Schrödinger, Inc. (7.97%).

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 Heron Therapeutics stock?

Short selling HRTX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Heron Therapeutics as its price is falling. Heron Therapeutics' stock is trading down $1.96 today. To short Heron 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 Heron 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 Heron Therapeutics?

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

How often is Heron 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 HRTX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/14/2021 by Staff
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