CEL-SCI Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.53 (+7.70 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume614,499 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$866.92 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest


Current Short Volume10,620,000 shares
Previous Short Volume9,810,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+8.26%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$227.06 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.9
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares33,700,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted26.20%
Today's Trading Volume614,499 shares
Average Trading Volume1,193,856 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-48.53%

Short Interest Over Time

CEL-SCI (NYSEAMERICAN:CVM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/202110,620,000 shares $227.06 million +8.3%N/A7.9 $21.38
3/31/20219,810,000 shares $245.94 million +19.6%N/A8.5 $25.07
3/15/20218,200,000 shares $132.43 million +8.2%N/A7.4 $16.15
2/26/20217,580,000 shares $127.95 million +12.5%N/A6.9 $16.88
2/12/20216,740,000 shares $123.34 million -15.0%N/A6.3 $18.30
1/29/20217,930,000 shares $145.59 million -26.5%N/A7.9 $18.36
1/15/202110,790,000 shares $254.32 million +1.6%N/A13.8 $23.57
12/31/202010,620,000 shares $128.50 million +3.9%N/A19.2$12.10
12/15/202010,220,000 shares $144.61 million +0.3%N/A19.4$14.15
11/30/202010,190,000 shares $131.86 million -1.4%N/A19.2$12.94
11/15/202010,330,000 shares $130.88 million +15.4%N/A20.4$12.67
10/30/20208,950,000 shares $112.32 million +4.4%N/A17.5$12.55
10/15/20208,570,000 shares $132.92 million -4.9%N/A17.2$15.51
9/30/20209,010,000 shares $114.88 million -3.9%N/A18.2$12.75
9/15/20209,380,000 shares $119.31 million +0.4%N/A16.2 $12.72
8/31/20209,340,000 shares $130.85 million -1.3%N/A15.8 $14.01
8/14/20209,460,000 shares $133.95 million -3.3%N/A15 $14.16
7/31/20209,780,000 shares $122.15 million +4.0%N/A14.4 $12.49
7/15/20209,400,000 shares $130.00 million -1.9%N/A11.2$13.83
6/30/20209,580,000 shares $150.69 million +32.7%N/A11.6$15.73
6/15/20207,220,000 shares $93.64 million +0.7%N/A9.1$12.97
5/29/20207,170,000 shares $86.61 million +14.0%N/A8.6$12.08
5/15/20206,290,000 shares $96.93 million +15.2%N/A6.4$15.41
4/30/20205,460,000 shares $96.10 million -10.2%N/A5.5$17.60
4/15/20206,080,000 shares $70.89 million +6.5%N/A6.4$11.66


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What is CEL-SCI's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CEL-SCI shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 10,620,000 shares of CVM short.

What is a good short interest ratio for CEL-SCI?

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. CEL-SCI currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0.

Is CEL-SCI's short interest increasing or decreasing?

CEL-SCI saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,620,000 shares, an increase of 8.3% from the previous total of 9,810,000 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 CEL-SCI's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of CEL-SCI's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "biological products, except diagnostic" compare to CEL-SCI: NanoString Technologies, Inc. (0.00%), Bavarian Nordic A/S (0.00%), Relay Therapeutics, Inc. (16.77%), Vericel Co. (0.00%), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), Editas Medicine, Inc. (0.00%), Revolution Medicines, Inc. (12.30%), Rubius Therapeutics, Inc. (11.20%), Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), and bluebird bio, 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 CEL-SCI stock?

Short selling CVM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CEL-SCI as its price is falling. CEL-SCI's stock is trading up $1.53 today. To short CEL-SCI 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 CEL-SCI 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 CEL-SCI?

A short squeeze for CEL-SCI 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 CVM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is CEL-SCI'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 CVM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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