Regulus Therapeutics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.07 (-5.00 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 11:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1.33
50-Day Range
MA: $1.51
52-Week Range
Now: $1.33
Volume14,579 shs
Average Volume3.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$96.43 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Regulus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RGLS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,670,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,080,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+31.30%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$9.27 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.1
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares20,770,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted9.20%
Today's Trading Volume14,579 shares
Average Trading Volume3,040,162 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.52%

Short Interest Over Time

Regulus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RGLS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20216,670,000 shares $9.27 million +31.3%N/A2.1 $1.39
3/15/20215,080,000 shares $7.72 million +61.8%N/A1.5 $1.52
2/26/20213,140,000 shares $4.27 million +13.8%N/A1.2 $1.36
2/12/20212,760,000 shares $3.42 million +16.0%N/A1.1 $1.24
1/29/20212,380,000 shares $4.09 million +31.5%N/A1.1 $1.72
1/15/20211,810,000 shares $2.53 million +24.0%N/A0.9 $1.40
12/31/20201,080,000 shares $1.46 million +54.8%N/A0.7 $1.35
12/15/20201,080,000 shares $1.36 million +54.8%N/A0.7 $1.26
11/30/2020697,800 shares $837,360.00 -30.0%N/A0.9 $1.20
11/15/2020997,100 shares $628,173.00 +7.0%N/A2.1 $0.63
10/30/2020932,300 shares $484,796.00 +12.9%N/A1.8 $0.52
10/15/2020826,100 shares $429,572.00 -6.8%N/A0.6 $0.52
9/30/2020885,900 shares $496,104.00 -19.5%N/A0.5 $0.56
9/15/20201,100,000 shares $528,000.00 -4.4%N/A0.5 $0.48
8/31/20201,150,000 shares $586,500.00 -27.7%N/A0.4 $0.51
8/14/20201,590,000 shares $795,000.00 -3.6%N/A0.6 $0.50
7/31/20201,650,000 shares $990,000.00 +131.2%N/A0.6 $0.60
7/15/2020713,800 shares $499,660.00 +189.8%N/A0.4 $0.70
6/30/2020246,300 shares $204,429.00 -65.8%N/A0.2 $0.83
6/15/2020720,200 shares $511,342.00 +25.6%N/A0.6 $0.71
5/29/2020573,600 shares $470,352.00 -15.9%N/A1 $0.82
5/15/2020681,900 shares $511,425.00 +17.9%N/A2.1 $0.75
4/30/2020578,500 shares $381,810.00 +3.9%N/A2.1 $0.66
4/15/2020556,600 shares $411,884.00 +2.8%3.5%2.7 $0.74
3/31/2020541,500 shares $254,505.00 -2.7%3.4%3 $0.47

Regulus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RGLS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Regulus Therapeutics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Regulus Therapeutics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 6,670,000 shares of RGLS short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Regulus 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. Regulus Therapeutics currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Regulus Therapeutics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Regulus Therapeutics saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,670,000 shares, an increase of 31.3% from the previous total of 5,080,000 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 Regulus Therapeutics' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Regulus Therapeutics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "biotechnology" compare to Regulus Therapeutics: Amgen Inc. (1.98%), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (1.86%), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (0.00%), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2.16%), Biogen Inc. (2.40%), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (3.58%), Seagen Inc. (0.00%), Exact Sciences Co. (0.00%), Incyte Co. (0.00%), and Alnylam 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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Regulus Therapeutics stock?

Short selling RGLS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Regulus Therapeutics as its price is falling. Regulus Therapeutics' stock is trading down $0.07 today. To short Regulus Therapeutics 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 Regulus Therapeutics 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 Regulus Therapeutics?

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

How often is Regulus 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 RGLS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by Staff
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