iTeos Therapeutics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.63 (-2.57 %)
(As of 05/6/2021 11:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume5,455 shs
Average Volume265,269 shs
Market Capitalization$838.87 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

iTeos Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ITOS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,550,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,320,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+17.42%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$37.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares35,099,000 shares
Float Size29,510,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.25%
Today's Trading Volume5,455 shares
Average Trading Volume265,269 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.94%

Short Interest Over Time

iTeos Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ITOS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20211,550,000 shares $37.18 million +17.4%5.3%5.2$23.99
3/31/20211,320,000 shares $42.73 million +128.4%4.5%4.7$32.37
3/15/2021578,000 shares $22.62 million +24.4%2.0%2.1$39.14
2/26/2021464,700 shares $19.42 million -5.9%1.6%2.1$41.79
2/12/2021493,600 shares $17.92 million -13.8%1.7%2.4$36.31
1/29/2021572,300 shares $18.40 million +0.4%1.9%2.9$32.15
1/15/2021569,800 shares $18.93 million No Change1.9%3.5$33.22

iTeos Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ITOS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iTeos Therapeutics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iTeos Therapeutics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 1,550,000 shares of ITOS short. 5.25% of iTeos Therapeutics' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for iTeos 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. iTeos Therapeutics currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for iTeos Therapeutics?

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. 5.25% of iTeos Therapeutics' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is iTeos Therapeutics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

iTeos Therapeutics saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,550,000 shares, an increase of 17.4% from the previous total of 1,320,000 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 iTeos Therapeutics' float size?

iTeos Therapeutics currently has issued a total of 35,099,000 shares. Some of iTeos Therapeutics' 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. iTeos Therapeutics currently has a public float of 29,510,000 shares.

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

5.25% of iTeos Therapeutics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "biotechnology" compare to iTeos Therapeutics: Seer, Inc. (10.36%), BioAtla, Inc. (12.85%), Nurix Therapeutics, Inc. (17.55%), Kinnate Biopharma Inc. (6.51%), Silverback Therapeutics, Inc. (11.23%), 4D Molecular Therapeutics, Inc. (3.28%), Pharming Group (0.00%), 22nd Century Group, Inc. (0.00%), Sigilon Therapeutics, Inc. (4.02%), and Kaleido Biosciences, Inc. (15.91%).

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 iTeos Therapeutics stock?

Short selling ITOS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iTeos Therapeutics as its price is falling. iTeos Therapeutics' stock is trading down $0.63 today. To short iTeos 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 iTeos 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 iTeos Therapeutics?

A short squeeze for iTeos 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 ITOS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

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

This page was last updated on 5/6/2021 by Staff
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