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Karuna Therapeutics (KRTX) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$315.55
+0.66 (+0.21%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

Karuna Therapeutics Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,690,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+24.85%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$673.91 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.5
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
38,150,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
5.53%
Today's Trading Volume
122,342 shares
Average Trading Volume
867,229 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
14%
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Karuna Therapeutics Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20242,110,000 shares $673.91 million +24.9%N/A2.5 $319.39
1/31/20241,690,000 shares $529.68 million +15.8%N/A2.1 $313.42
1/15/20241,460,000 shares $462.46 million -4.6%N/A2 $316.75
12/31/20231,530,000 shares $484.26 million -24.3%N/A2.5 $316.51
12/15/20232,020,000 shares $443.94 million -1.5%N/A4.7 $219.77
11/30/20232,050,000 shares $391.98 million +7.3%N/A7.7 $191.21
11/15/20231,910,000 shares $328.06 million +3.8%N/A8.1 $171.76
10/31/20231,840,000 shares $306.56 million +12.2%N/A7.7 $166.61
10/15/20231,640,000 shares $280.46 million -1.8%N/A6.5 $171.01
9/30/20231,670,000 shares $282.38 million +18.4%N/A6.6 $169.09
9/15/20231,410,000 shares $255.07 million +4.4%N/A5.3 $180.90
8/31/20231,350,000 shares $253.48 million -6.9%N/A3.9 $187.76
8/15/20231,450,000 shares $260.26 million +16.0%N/A4 $179.49
7/31/20231,250,000 shares $249.71 million -1.6%N/A3.3 $199.77
7/15/20231,270,000 shares $269.01 million -4.5%N/A3.3 $211.82
6/30/20231,330,000 shares $288.41 million -37.0%N/A3.3 $216.85
6/15/20232,110,000 shares $503.34 million -0.9%N/A5 $238.55
5/31/20232,130,000 shares $482.55 million +2.4%N/A5.2 $226.55
5/15/20232,080,000 shares $479.69 million -2.4%N/A5 $230.62
4/30/20232,130,000 shares $422.68 million +1.4%N/A5.1 $198.44
4/15/20232,100,000 shares $383.54 million -1.9%N/A5.2 $182.64
3/31/20232,140,000 shares $388.71 million +22.3%N/A5.5 $181.64
3/15/20231,750,000 shares $327.37 million +0.6%N/A4.8 $187.07
2/28/20231,740,000 shares $346.99 million +4.2%6.1%5.8 $199.42
2/15/20231,670,000 shares $324.23 million No Change5.9%5.8 $194.15
1/31/20231,670,000 shares $332.98 million -0.6%6.0%5.8 $199.39
1/15/20231,680,000 shares $337.26 million -2.9%6.0%5.7 $200.75
12/30/20221,730,000 shares $339.95 million +10.9%6.3%5.8 $196.50
12/15/20221,560,000 shares $312 million +6.1%5.6%4.8 $200.00
11/30/20221,470,000 shares $345.91 million -13.5%5.4%4.1 $235.31
11/15/20221,700,000 shares $392.31 million +4.9%6.2%4.8 $230.77
10/31/20221,620,000 shares $355.33 million No Change6.2%3.6 $219.34
10/15/20221,620,000 shares $333.56 million +14.9%6.4%3 $205.90
9/30/20221,410,000 shares $317.15 million -23.4%5.6%2.7 $224.93
9/15/20221,840,000 shares $449.07 million -1.1%7.3%3.5 $244.06
8/31/20221,860,000 shares $474.41 million -9.7%7.6%3.6 $255.06
8/15/20222,060,000 shares $563.84 million +36.4%8.4%4.2 $273.71
7/31/20221,510,000 shares $196.68 million +6.3%7.0%3.8 $130.25
7/15/20221,420,000 shares $191.97 million +5.2%6.6%4.7 $135.19
6/30/20221,350,000 shares $170.79 million +13.5%6.2%4.5 $126.51













KRTX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Karuna Therapeutics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Karuna Therapeutics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, traders have sold 2,110,000 shares of KRTX short. Learn More on Karuna Therapeutics' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Karuna 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. KRTX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Karuna Therapeutics's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Karuna Therapeutics?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Karuna Therapeutics: Barclays PLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, UBS Group AG, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Karuna Therapeutics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Karuna Therapeutics saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,110,000 shares, an increase of 24.9% from the previous total of 1,690,000 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 Karuna Therapeutics' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Karuna Therapeutics: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (0.42%), Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (5.14%), Legend Biotech Co. (5.47%), United Therapeutics Co. (2.68%), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (1.37%), Roivant Sciences Ltd. (5.98%), Ascendis Pharma A/S (5.15%), Viatris Inc. (3.46%), Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (8.67%), Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (2.43%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Karuna Therapeutics stock?

Short selling KRTX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Karuna Therapeutics as its price is falling. KRTX shares are trading up $0.66 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Karuna Therapeutics?

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

How often is Karuna 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 KRTX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:KRTX) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff