Milestone Pharmaceuticals Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.17 (+3.06 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume23,861 shs
Average Volume96,396 shs
Market Capitalization$171.02 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Milestone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MIST) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume351,600 shares
Previous Short Volume336,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+4.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.90 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.4
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares24,470,000 shares
Float Size22,260,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.58%
Today's Trading Volume23,861 shares
Average Trading Volume96,396 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-75.25%

Short Interest Over Time

Milestone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MIST) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021351,600 shares $1.90 million +4.4%1.6%3.4$5.40
3/31/2021336,700 shares $1.95 million +11.5%1.5%3.1$5.79
3/15/2021301,900 shares $2.24 million +19.4%1.4%2.9$7.42
2/26/2021252,900 shares $1.87 million +7.0%1.1%2.2$7.38
2/12/2021236,300 shares $1.93 million -5.0%1.1%2.2$8.15
1/29/2021248,600 shares $1.87 million -15.2%1.2%2.2$7.52
1/15/2021293,100 shares $2.07 million -9.6%1.4%2$7.05
12/31/2020324,100 shares $2.21 million -9.6%1.7%2.4$6.82
12/15/2020358,500 shares $2.68 million +1.5%1.8%2.5$7.48
11/30/2020353,200 shares $2.32 million +1.4%2.0%2.3$6.58
11/15/2020348,500 shares $2.21 million -14.0%2.0%1.9$6.34
10/30/2020405,000 shares $2.32 million -6.2%2.6%1.5$5.73
10/15/2020431,700 shares $3.05 million -7.0%3.3%0.7$7.07
9/30/2020464,100 shares $3.40 million -17.7%3.6%0.1$7.32
9/15/2020563,700 shares $4.59 million -30.0%4.3%0.1$8.14
8/31/2020805,100 shares $6.23 million -5.3%7.2%0.2$7.74
8/14/2020850,100 shares $7.27 million -34.1%7.6%0.2$8.55
7/31/20201,290,000 shares $11.22 million -15.1%10.4%0.2$8.70
7/15/20201,520,000 shares $5.08 million +15.2%12.2%0.3$3.34
6/30/20201,320,000 shares $4.99 million +9.1%10.6%0.8$3.78
6/15/20201,210,000 shares $5.13 million +156.4%9.7%0.6$4.24
5/29/2020471,900 shares $1.51 million -14.8%3.8%0.2$3.19
5/15/2020553,800 shares $1.73 million +39.1%4.5%0.3$3.13
4/30/2020398,100 shares $1.20 million -8.8%3.2%0.3$3.01
4/15/2020436,500 shares $1.09 million +25.8%3.5%0.5$2.50

Milestone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MIST) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Milestone Pharmaceuticals' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Milestone Pharmaceuticals shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 351,600 shares of MIST short. 1.58% of Milestone Pharmaceuticals' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Milestone Pharmaceuticals?

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. Milestone Pharmaceuticals currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Milestone Pharmaceuticals?

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. 1.58% of Milestone Pharmaceuticals' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Milestone Pharmaceuticals' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Milestone Pharmaceuticals saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 351,600 shares, an increase of 4.4% from the previous total of 336,700 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 Milestone Pharmaceuticals' float size?

Milestone Pharmaceuticals currently has issued a total of 29,846,000 shares. Some of Milestone Pharmaceuticals' 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. Milestone Pharmaceuticals currently has a public float of 22,260,000 shares.

How does Milestone Pharmaceuticals' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.58% of Milestone Pharmaceuticals' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Milestone Pharmaceuticals: Ardelyx, Inc. (0.00%), Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), IDEAYA Biosciences, Inc. (0.00%), Gossamer Bio, Inc. (20.05%), Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (0.00%), Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (9.25%), Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), and IVERIC bio, Inc. (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 Milestone Pharmaceuticals stock?

Short selling MIST is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Milestone Pharmaceuticals as its price is falling. Milestone Pharmaceuticals' stock is trading up $0.17 today. To short Milestone Pharmaceuticals 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 Milestone Pharmaceuticals 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 Milestone Pharmaceuticals?

A short squeeze for Milestone Pharmaceuticals 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 MIST, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Milestone Pharmaceuticals' 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 MIST, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/8/2021 by Staff
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