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aTyr Pharma Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.21 (-4.61 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $4.35
50-Day Range
MA: $4.74
52-Week Range
Now: $4.35
Volume231,968 shs
Average Volume1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.30 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

aTyr Pharma (NASDAQ:LIFE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume159,800 shares
Previous Short Volume43,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+264.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$695,130.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares3,370,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.57%
Today's Trading Volume231,968 shares
Average Trading Volume1,252,252 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-81.48%

Short Interest Over Time

aTyr Pharma (NASDAQ:LIFE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021159,800 shares $695,130.00 +264.0%N/A0.1 $4.35
1/29/202143,900 shares $272,619.00 -30.7%N/A0 $6.21
1/15/202163,300 shares $223,449.00 -6.6%N/A0.1 $3.53
12/31/2020105,500 shares $433,605.00 +157.3%N/A0.2 $4.11
12/15/2020105,500 shares $406,175.00 +157.3%N/A0.2 $3.85
11/30/202041,000 shares $166,460.00 -40.6%N/A0.5 $4.06
11/15/202069,000 shares $300,840.00 +9.2%N/A0.8 $4.36
10/30/202063,200 shares $213,616.00 -11.2%N/A0.7 $3.38
10/15/202071,200 shares $229,264.00 +42.4%N/A0.8 $3.22
9/30/202050,000 shares $183,500.00 -19.4%N/A0.5 $3.67
9/15/202062,000 shares $230,020.00 +4.2%N/A0.6 $3.71
8/31/202059,500 shares $236,810.00 +2.1%N/A0.5 $3.98
8/14/202058,300 shares $227,370.00 +19.2%N/A0.6 $3.90
7/31/202048,900 shares $199,512.00 +57.7%N/A0.5 $4.08
7/15/202031,000 shares $122,450.00 -28.9%N/A0.3 $3.95
6/30/202043,600 shares $191,840.00 +13.5%N/A0.3 $4.40
6/15/202038,400 shares $165,120.00 +46.6%N/A0.2 $4.30
5/29/202026,200 shares $107,682.00 -13.0%N/A0.2 $4.11
5/15/202030,100 shares $112,574.00 -57.8%N/A0.2 $3.74
4/30/202071,300 shares $279,496.00 +32.0%N/A0.4 $3.92
4/15/202054,000 shares $220,860.00 -11.5%N/A0.2 $4.09
3/31/202061,000 shares $220,820.00 +37.4%N/A0.3 $3.62
3/13/202044,400 shares $125,208.00 -6.5%N/A0.3 $2.82
2/28/202047,500 shares $125,875.00 +39.3%N/A0.1 $2.65
2/14/202034,100 shares $116,963.00 -77.1%N/A0.1 $3.43

aTyr Pharma (NASDAQ:LIFE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is aTyr Pharma's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of aTyr Pharma shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 159,800 shares of LIFE short.

Is aTyr Pharma's short interest increasing or decreasing?

aTyr Pharma saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 159,800 shares, an increase of 264.0% from the previous total of 43,900 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 aTyr Pharma's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of aTyr Pharma's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "life sciences tools & services" compare to aTyr Pharma: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (0.72%), Illumina, Inc. (2.61%), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (0.77%), Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (1.57%), Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (2.92%), Waters Co. (1.72%), Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (0.00%), PerkinElmer, Inc. (0.00%), Bio-Techne Co. (0.00%), and Bruker Co. (1.32%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short aTyr Pharma stock?

Short selling LIFE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from aTyr Pharma as its price is falling. aTyr Pharma's stock is trading down $0.21 today. To short aTyr Pharma 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 aTyr Pharma 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 aTyr Pharma?

A short squeeze for aTyr Pharma 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 LIFE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is aTyr Pharma'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 LIFE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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