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Kura Oncology Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$25.11
+0.11 (+0.44 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.79
$25.71
50-Day Range
$24.74
$29.88
52-Week Range
$14.21
$43.00
Volume435,156 shs
Average Volume701,143 shs
Market Capitalization$1.66 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.15

Short Interest

Kura Oncology (NASDAQ:KURA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume8,800,000 shares
Previous Short Volume9,150,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-3.83%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$256.96 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover11.7
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares45,220,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted13.28%
Today's Trading Volume435,156 shares
Average Trading Volume701,143 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-37.94%

Short Interest Over Time


Kura Oncology (NASDAQ:KURA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20218,800,000 shares $256.96 million -3.8%N/A11.7 $29.20
3/31/20219,150,000 shares $243.48 million +0.6%N/A12.3 $26.61
3/15/20219,100,000 shares $268.45 million +28.2%N/A11.6 $29.50
2/26/20217,100,000 shares $190.85 million +17.0%N/A7.6 $26.88
2/12/20216,070,000 shares $212.09 million +13.9%N/A7.3 $34.94
1/29/20215,330,000 shares $167.15 million -5.2%N/A6.4 $31.36
1/15/20215,620,000 shares $194.73 million -4.3%N/A6.7 $34.65
12/31/20205,870,000 shares $199.52 million +15.8%N/A7 $33.99
12/15/20205,070,000 shares $209.59 million +8.3%N/A6.1 $41.34
11/30/20204,680,000 shares $170.26 million +8.1%N/A5.9 $36.38
11/15/20204,330,000 shares $173.03 million +25.9%N/A6 $39.96
10/30/20203,440,000 shares $109.91 million +8.5%N/A5 $31.95
10/15/20203,170,000 shares $105.97 million +5.7%N/A4.8 $33.43
9/30/20203,000,000 shares $91.92 million -22.5%N/A4.9 $30.64
9/15/20203,870,000 shares $109.64 million -5.2%N/A6.3 $28.33
8/31/20204,080,000 shares $101.55 million +3.3%N/A6.8 $24.89
8/14/20203,950,000 shares $82.91 million -1.5%N/A7 $20.99
7/31/20204,010,000 shares $65.92 million -1.5%N/A7.1 $16.44
7/15/20204,070,000 shares $72.93 million +6.8%9.7%5.4 $17.92
6/30/20203,810,000 shares $63.21 million +34.6%9.1%5.2 $16.59
6/15/20202,830,000 shares $47.83 million +2.5%6.7%3.9 $16.90
5/29/20202,760,000 shares $45.95 million -1.4%6.7%4.1 $16.65
5/15/20202,800,000 shares $42.84 million +2.6%6.8%4.2 $15.30
4/30/20202,730,000 shares $39.72 million +7.9%6.6%4.7 $14.55
4/15/20202,530,000 shares $25.20 million -11.2%6.1%7.6 $9.96

Kura Oncology (NASDAQ:KURA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Kura Oncology's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kura Oncology shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 8,800,000 shares of KURA short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kura Oncology?

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. Kura Oncology currently has a short interest ratio of 12.0.

Is Kura Oncology's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kura Oncology saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,800,000 shares, a drop of 3.8% from the previous total of 9,150,000 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 Kura Oncology's short interest compare to its competitors?

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

Short selling KURA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kura Oncology as its price is falling. Kura Oncology's stock is trading up $0.11 today. To short Kura Oncology 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 Kura Oncology 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 Kura Oncology?

A short squeeze for Kura Oncology 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 KURA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kura Oncology'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 KURA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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