NASDAQ:VIE

Viela Bio Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

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VolumeN/A
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.91 billion
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Beta0.43

Short Interest

Viela Bio (NASDAQ:VIE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,920,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,120,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$101.74 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 26 2021
Outstanding Shares54,950,000 shares
Float Size26,620,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.21%
Today's Trading Volume0 shares
Average Trading Volume1,065,058 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-100.00%

Short Interest Over Time


Viela Bio (NASDAQ:VIE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/26/20211,920,000 shares $101.74 million -9.4%7.2%2.3 $52.99
2/12/20212,120,000 shares $112.78 million -36.7%8.0%2.9 $53.20
1/29/20213,350,000 shares $176.88 million -4.3%12.6%5.7 $52.80
1/15/20213,500,000 shares $123.10 million -0.3%13.2%18 $35.17
12/31/20204,530,000 shares $170.51 million -7.9%18.3%22.4 $37.64
12/15/20204,530,000 shares $167.11 million -7.9%18.3%22.4 $36.89
11/30/20204,920,000 shares $172.15 million +7.7%19.8%26.5 $34.99
10/30/20204,140,000 shares $140.43 million +5.1%16.8%22.1 $33.92
10/15/20203,940,000 shares $131.16 million +3.7%16.0%21.6 $33.29

Viela Bio (NASDAQ:VIE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Viela Bio's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Viela Bio shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 26th, investors have sold 1,920,000 shares of VIE short. 7.21% of Viela Bio's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Viela Bio?

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. Viela Bio currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Viela Bio?

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. 7.21% of Viela Bio's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Viela Bio's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Viela Bio saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 1,920,000 shares, a drop of 9.4% from the previous total of 2,120,000 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.

What is Viela Bio's float size?

Viela Bio currently has issued a total of 54,950,000 shares. Some of Viela Bio's 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. Viela Bio currently has a public float of 26,620,000 shares.

How does Viela Bio's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.21% of Viela Bio's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Viela Bio: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (2.92%), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (0.00%), Bausch Health Companies Inc. (3.85%), Maravai LifeSciences Holdings, Inc. (4.00%), Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (8.01%), United Therapeutics Co. (4.42%), BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. (10.77%), Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (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. ($8.73 billion), Aon plc ($5.69 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.19 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.16 billion), GameStop Corp. ($3.76 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.35 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($3.00 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.48 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.23 billion), and Futu Holdings Limited ($2.21 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Viela Bio stock?

Short selling VIE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Viela Bio as its price is falling. To short Viela Bio 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 Viela Bio 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 Viela Bio?

A short squeeze for Viela Bio 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 VIE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Viela Bio'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 VIE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 26 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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