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Vaxart Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.51 (+7.40 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.40
50-Day Range
MA: $7.42
52-Week Range
Now: $7.40
Volume11.05 million shs
Average Volume18.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$808.09 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Vaxart (NASDAQ:VXRT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:17,430,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:13,430,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+29.78%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$128.98 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:15,790,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:11,052,731 shares
Average Trading Volume:18,216,283 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-39.32%

Vaxart (NASDAQ:VXRT) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/202017,430,000 $128.98 million 29.8%0.0%0.5$7.40
8/31/202013,430,000 $65.54 million -3.0%0.0%0.5$4.88
8/14/202013,840,000 $72.52 million 110.3%0.0%0.5$5.24
7/31/20206,580,000 $66.19 million 7.3%0.0%0.3$10.06
7/15/20206,130,000 $57.56 million -9.5%0.0%0.3$9.39
6/30/20206,770,000 $83.20 million 65.5%0.0%0.4$12.29
6/15/20204,090,000 $33.82 million 24.3%0.0%0.6$8.27
5/29/20203,290,000 $10.50 million 65.3%0.0%0.4$3.19
5/15/20201,990,000 $5.33 million -4.3%0.0%0.2$2.68
4/30/20202,080,000 $5.47 million 245.3%0.0%0.2$2.63
4/15/2020602,400 $1.72 million -52.9%0.0%0$2.85
3/31/20201,280,000 $3.87 million -8.8%0.0%0.1$3.02
3/13/20201,403,500 $2.41 million 43.2%0.0%0.1$1.72
2/28/2020980,400 $1.81 million -72.8%0.0%0.1$1.85
2/14/20203,610,000 $6.86 million 219.5%0.0%0.5$1.90
1/31/20201,130,000 $1.86 million 98.1%0.0%0.2$1.65
1/15/2020570,300 $615,924.00 17.8%0.0%0.6$1.08
12/31/2019484,000 $237,160.00 -10.4%0.0%1.3$0.49
9/30/2019465,500 $176,890.00 116.7%3.8%2.1$0.38
8/15/2019312,200 $206,052.00 0.3%8.5%1.7$0.66

Vaxart (NASDAQ:VXRT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Vaxart's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Vaxart shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 17,430,000 shares of VXRT short. 0.00% of Vaxart's shares are currently sold short. View details.

Is Vaxart's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Vaxart saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 17,430,000 shares, an increase of 29.8% from the previous total of 13,430,000 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 Vaxart's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Vaxart's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "biological products, except diagnostic" compare to Vaxart: Immunovant (4.48%), Kodiak Sciences Inc. (0.00%), Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (0.00%), Mesoblast limited (0.00%), SpringWorks Therapeutics (8.18%), BAVARIAN NORDIC/S (0.00%), Editas Medicine Inc (0.00%), NanoString Technologies Inc (0.00%), Cortexyme, Inc. (12.98%), and Sangamo 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: Charter Communications Inc ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Vaxart stock?

Short selling VXRT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Vaxart as its price is falling. Vaxart's stock is trading up $0.51 today. To short Vaxart 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 Vaxart 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 Vaxart?

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

How often is Vaxart'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 VXRT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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