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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Verrica Pharmaceuticals (VRCA) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$6.87
-0.20 (-2.83%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
4,180,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
4,400,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-5.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$24.75 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
28.2
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
42,420,000 shares
Float Size
25,310,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
16.52%
Today's Trading Volume
184,162 shares
Average Trading Volume
161,330 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
114%
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VRCA Short Interest Over Time

VRCA Days to Cover Over Time

VRCA Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Verrica Pharmaceuticals Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20244,180,000 shares $24.75 million -5.0%16.5%28.2 $5.92
3/15/20244,400,000 shares $21.12 million -0.7%17.4%22.4 $4.80
2/29/20244,430,000 shares $23.35 million +1.1%17.4%4.1 $5.27
2/15/20244,380,000 shares $24.35 million -1.1%17.3%4.1 $5.56
1/31/20244,430,000 shares $25.03 million -20.2%17.7%4.1 $5.65
1/15/20245,550,000 shares $31.75 million +5.3%22.1%5.1 $5.72
12/31/20235,270,000 shares $38.58 million +44.4%21.0%4.9 $7.32
12/15/20233,650,000 shares $22.23 million -8.5%14.6%3.4 $6.09
11/30/20233,990,000 shares $14.68 million -6.3%15.9%25 $3.68
11/15/20234,260,000 shares $13.50 million +1.2%17.0%23.9 $3.17
10/31/20234,210,000 shares $15.49 million -2.3%16.7%21.7 $3.68
10/15/20234,310,000 shares $15.73 million -3.8%17.1%15.1 $3.65
9/30/20234,480,000 shares $17.40 million -9.3%17.8%11.8 $3.89
9/15/20234,940,000 shares $20.01 million +1.9%19.6%12.6 $4.05
8/31/20234,850,000 shares $22.07 million +7.5%19.3%11.5 $4.55
8/15/20234,510,000 shares $22.50 million +11.1%17.8%11.1 $4.99
7/31/20234,060,000 shares $23.71 million +34.4%16.0%10.7 $5.84
7/15/20233,020,000 shares $20.20 million +3.8%12.0%9.4 $6.69
6/30/20232,910,000 shares $16.79 million +33.5%11.5%13.3 $5.77
6/15/20232,180,000 shares $13.67 million +6.9%8.6%10.6 $6.27
5/31/20232,040,000 shares $11.57 million +14.6%8.1%13.4 $5.67
5/15/20231,780,000 shares $10.86 million +21.1%7.1%10.9 $6.10
4/30/20231,470,000 shares $9.07 million +55.7%5.9%7.6 $6.17
4/15/2023944,100 shares $5.85 million +60.7%3.8%4.9 $6.20
3/31/2023587,500 shares $3.82 million +94.8%2.4%3 $6.50
3/15/2023301,600 shares $2.01 million +24.8%1.2%1.7 $6.65
2/28/2023241,600 shares $1.87 million -7.5%1.0%1.4 $7.75
2/15/2023261,200 shares $1.97 million +12.1%1.1%1.6 $7.54
1/31/2023233,000 shares $1.08 million -50.7%1.0%1.7 $4.62
1/15/2023472,500 shares $2.29 million -18.4%2.0%4.2 $4.85
12/30/2022579,300 shares $1.59 million -7.9%2.4%5.9 $2.75
12/15/2022629,000 shares $1.98 million -4.2%2.6%8.1 $3.14
11/30/2022656,300 shares $2.13 million -5.7%2.7%6.6 $3.25
11/15/2022695,800 shares $1.59 million +6.0%2.9%7.1 $2.28
10/31/2022656,300 shares $1.63 million +7.0%2.7%6.5 $2.49
10/15/2022613,200 shares $1.67 million -1.9%2.6%5.7 $2.73
9/30/2022625,100 shares $1.83 million -19.6%2.6%4.5 $2.92
9/15/2022777,900 shares $2.96 million -9.8%3.2%2.4 $3.80
8/31/2022862,400 shares $3.38 million -10.1%3.7%2.6 $3.92
8/15/2022958,800 shares $3.75 million -8.7%4.1%1.8 $3.91
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VRCA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Verrica Pharmaceuticals shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 4,180,000 shares of VRCA short. 16.52% of Verrica Pharmaceuticals' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Verrica Pharmaceuticals' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Verrica Pharmaceuticals?

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. VRCA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 28.0. Learn More on Verrica Pharmaceuticals's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Verrica Pharmaceuticals?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Verrica Pharmaceuticals: Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Verrica Pharmaceuticals?

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. 16.52% of Verrica Pharmaceuticals' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Verrica Pharmaceuticals' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,180,000 shares, a decrease of 5.0% from the previous total of 4,400,000 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 Verrica Pharmaceuticals' float size?

Verrica Pharmaceuticals currently has issued a total of 42,420,000 shares. Some of Verrica Pharmaceuticals' 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. Verrica Pharmaceuticals currently has a public float of 25,310,000 shares.

How does Verrica Pharmaceuticals' short interest compare to its competitors?

16.52% of Verrica Pharmaceuticals' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Verrica Pharmaceuticals: Ventyx Biosciences, Inc. (19.58%), Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. (3.10%), Verastem, Inc. (3.10%), XOMA Co. (2.36%), RAPT Therapeutics, Inc. (8.56%), Procaps Group S.A. (0.03%), 2seventy bio, Inc. (14.29%), Pyxis Oncology, Inc. (6.93%), Kamada Ltd. (0.13%), UroGen Pharma Ltd. (17.87%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Verrica Pharmaceuticals stock?

Short selling VRCA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Verrica Pharmaceuticals as its price is falling. VRCA shares are trading down $0.20 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Verrica Pharmaceuticals?

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

How often is Verrica 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 VRCA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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