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Twist Bioscience Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$92.68
+4.55 (+5.16 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$88.50
$96.19
50-Day Range
$88.13
$142.06
52-Week Range
$34.16
$214.07
Volume772,587 shs
Average Volume947,056 shs
Market Capitalization$4.53 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.83

Short Interest

Twist Bioscience (NASDAQ:TWST) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,760,000 shares
Previous Short Volume4,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-8.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$534.03 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.8
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares32,460,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted7.69%
Today's Trading Volume772,587 shares
Average Trading Volume947,056 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-18.42%

Short Interest Over Time


Twist Bioscience (NASDAQ:TWST) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20213,760,000 shares $534.03 million -8.1%N/A3.8 $142.03
3/31/20214,090,000 shares $448.71 million +14.3%N/A4 $109.71
3/15/20213,580,000 shares $506.21 million +39.8%N/A3.6 $141.40
2/26/20212,560,000 shares $344.17 million +28.0%N/A2.7 $134.44
2/12/20212,000,000 shares $330.81 million +8.7%N/A2.3 $165.41
1/29/20211,840,000 shares $312.30 million -22.7%N/A2.4 $169.73
1/15/20212,380,000 shares $450.84 million -5.2%N/A3.4 $189.43
12/31/20202,510,000 shares $369.35 million -14.0%N/A3.8 $147.15
12/15/20202,920,000 shares $409.54 million -20.0%N/A4.5 $140.26
11/30/20203,650,000 shares $418.55 million -10.1%N/A5.9 $114.67
11/15/20204,060,000 shares $435.88 million +2.3%N/A7.2 $107.36
10/30/20203,970,000 shares $315.06 million -7.2%N/A7 $79.36
10/15/20204,280,000 shares $386.06 million -1.6%13.3%7.4 $90.20
9/30/20204,350,000 shares $330.47 million -1.6%13.5%7.8 $75.97
9/15/20204,420,000 shares $272.80 million +5.2%13.7%8.2 $61.72
8/31/20204,200,000 shares $293.71 million -12.5%13.1%8.1 $69.93
8/14/20204,800,000 shares $318.24 million -0.2%14.9%8.4 $66.30
7/31/20204,810,000 shares $269.55 million -2.0%15.1%8.8 $56.04
7/15/20204,910,000 shares $262.05 million +1.9%15.4%9.2 $53.37
6/30/20204,820,000 shares $218.35 million +14.5%15.1%9.3 $45.30
6/15/20204,210,000 shares $155.18 million -2.6%13.7%8.3 $36.86
5/29/20204,320,000 shares $163.94 million +1.7%14.2%7.9 $37.95
5/15/20204,250,000 shares $170.17 million +0.7%15.1%8.3 $40.04
4/30/20204,220,000 shares $138.04 million -4.1%15.2%6.9 $32.71
4/15/20204,400,000 shares $120.30 million +5.0%16.5%7.2 $27.34

Twist Bioscience (NASDAQ:TWST) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Twist Bioscience's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Twist Bioscience shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 3,760,000 shares of TWST short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Twist Bioscience?

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. Twist Bioscience currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is Twist Bioscience's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Twist Bioscience saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,760,000 shares, a decrease of 8.1% from the previous total of 4,090,000 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 Twist Bioscience's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Twist Bioscience's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "biological products, except diagnostic" compare to Twist Bioscience: Novozymes A/S (0.00%), Bio-Techne Co. (0.00%), argenx SE (0.00%), QIAGEN (0.00%), Novavax, Inc. (0.00%), Repligen Co. (3.18%), Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (0.00%), CRISPR Therapeutics AG (0.00%), Acceleron Pharma Inc. (0.00%), and Fate Therapeutics, 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 Twist Bioscience stock?

Short selling TWST is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Twist Bioscience as its price is falling. Twist Bioscience's stock is trading up $4.55 today. To short Twist Bioscience 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 Twist Bioscience 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 Twist Bioscience?

A short squeeze for Twist Bioscience 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 TWST, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Twist Bioscience'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 TWST, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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