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MorphoSys Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.51 (+2.05 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.36
50-Day Range
MA: $28.37
52-Week Range
Now: $25.36
Volume206,637 shs
Average Volume42,598 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio120.77
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

MorphoSys (NASDAQ:MOR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume321,900 shares
Previous Short Volume328,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$8.00 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares127,360,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.24%
Today's Trading Volume206,637 shares
Average Trading Volume42,598 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average385.09%

Short Interest Over Time

MorphoSys (NASDAQ:MOR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021321,900 shares $8.00 million -2.0%N/A7.3 $24.85
1/29/2021328,600 shares $9.56 million -1.1%N/A7.1 $29.08
1/15/2021332,400 shares $9.98 million -8.4%N/A5.6 $30.02
12/31/2020359,300 shares $10.55 million +3.0%N/A5.4 $29.36
12/15/2020359,300 shares $10.48 million +3.0%N/A5.4 $29.18
11/30/2020349,000 shares $9.89 million +7.2%N/A5.5 $28.35
11/15/2020325,500 shares $9.11 million +14.5%N/A5.1 $27.99
10/30/2020284,400 shares $7.38 million -1.2%N/A4.4 $25.94
10/15/2020287,700 shares $7.39 million +5.6%N/A4 $25.70
9/30/2020272,500 shares $7.74 million +27.4%N/A3.4 $28.40
9/15/2020213,900 shares $6.77 million -4.3%N/A2.2 $31.64

MorphoSys (NASDAQ:MOR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is MorphoSys' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of MorphoSys shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 321,900 shares of MOR short.

What is a good short interest ratio for MorphoSys?

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. MorphoSys currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

Is MorphoSys' short interest increasing or decreasing?

MorphoSys saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 321,900 shares, a drop of 2.0% from the previous total of 328,600 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 MorphoSys' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of MorphoSys' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to MorphoSys: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (3.13%), Grifols, S.A. (1.46%), Bausch Health Companies Inc. (4.56%), BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. (11.95%), Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (0.00%), Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (0.00%), Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (7.60%), Zai Lab Limited (0.00%), and Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, 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: 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 MorphoSys stock?

Short selling MOR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from MorphoSys as its price is falling. MorphoSys' stock is trading up $0.51 today. To short MorphoSys 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 MorphoSys 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 MorphoSys?

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

How often is MorphoSys' 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 MOR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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