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Ritter Pharmaceuticals Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.04 (-1.20 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3.30
50-Day Range
MA: $3.80
52-Week Range
Now: $3.30
Volume1.13 million shs
Average Volume14.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$152.30 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:902,900 shares
Previous Short Volume:754,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+19.65%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$406,305.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:April, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:9,350,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:1,133,256 shares
Average Trading Volume:14,227,727 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-92.03%

Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
4/30/2020902,900 $406,305.00 19.7%0.0%0.1$0.45
4/15/2020754,600 $415,030.00 -51.3%0.0%0.1$0.55
3/31/20201,550,000 $558,000.00 67.2%0.0%0.2$0.36
3/13/2020926,900 $231,725.00 -25.3%0.0%0.1$0.25
2/28/20201,240,000 $558,000.00 -11.4%0.0%0.1$0.45
2/14/20201,400,000 $420,000.00 84.1%0.0%0.3$0.30
1/31/2020760,500 $159,705.00 -25.4%0.0%0.2$0.21
1/15/20201,020,000 $214,200.00 44.1%0.0%0.3$0.21
12/31/2019708,100 $141,620.00 534.5%7.7%0.3$0.20
8/15/2019591,300 $597,213.00 1.9%13.5%2.4$1.01

Ritter Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RTTR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Ritter Pharmaceuticals' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Ritter Pharmaceuticals shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 902,900 shares of RTTR short. 0.00% of Ritter Pharmaceuticals' shares are currently sold short. View details.

Is Ritter Pharmaceuticals' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Ritter Pharmaceuticals saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 902,900 shares, an increase of 19.7% from the previous total of 754,600 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 Ritter Pharmaceuticals' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Ritter Pharmaceuticals' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Ritter Pharmaceuticals: Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (13.88%), Basilea Pharmaceutica AG (0.00%), IVERIC bio, Inc. (0.00%), Geron Co. (0.00%), Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (5.14%), Organogenesis Holdings Inc. (2.77%), Odonate Therapeutics, Inc. (2.45%), Ardelyx, Inc. (0.00%), Atreca, Inc. (9.44%), and XBiotech Inc. (16.24%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($14.10 billion), AbbVie Inc. ($7.67 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($3.29 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($2.85 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.76 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($2.72 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.12 billion), Zillow Group, Inc. ($2.05 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Ritter Pharmaceuticals stock?

Short selling RTTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Ritter Pharmaceuticals as its price is falling. Ritter Pharmaceuticals' stock is trading down $0.04 today. To short Ritter 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 Ritter 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 Ritter Pharmaceuticals?

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

How often is Ritter 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 RTTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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