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Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX)

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 6,836 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 958% compared to the average volume of 646 call options. NBIX opened at $73.83 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.78 billion, a P/E ratio of -45.57, a PEG ratio of 21.94 and a beta of 0.90. Neurocrine Biosciences has a 52 week low of $64.72 and a 52 week high of $126.98. Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) last posted... 
 

Meritor Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (MTOR)

Meritor Inc (NYSE:MTOR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 969 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,014% compared to the typical volume of 87 call options. Shares of NYSE MTOR opened at $16.45 on Thursday. Meritor has a 12-month low of $15.01 and a 12-month high of $29.54. The stock has a market cap of $1.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.43 and a beta of 2.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.30, a current ratio of 1.13 and a quick ratio of 0.69. Meritor... 
 

Investors Purchase High Volume of Brixmor Property Group Put Options (BRX)

Brixmor Property Group Inc (NYSE:BRX) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 632 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,009% compared to the average daily volume of 57 put options. Shares of NYSE:BRX opened at $16.19 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.78. Brixmor Property Group has a 12 month low of $13.74 and a 12 month high of $18.83. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.93 billion,... 
 

Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on KLA-Tencor (KLAC)

KLA-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 2,714 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 960% compared to the average daily volume of 256 call options. KLAC has been the topic of several analyst reports. KeyCorp cut their price target on KLA-Tencor from $152.00 to $133.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 30th. BidaskClub raised KLA-Tencor from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell”... 
 

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Alaska Air Group (ALK)

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors acquired 8,191 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,082% compared to the typical volume of 693 put options. A number of research analysts have commented on ALK shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Alaska Air Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, November 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Alaska Air Group from a “hold” rating to... 
 

Eagle Materials Sees Unusually High Options Volume (EXP)

Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 830 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 812% compared to the typical daily volume of 91 put options. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of Eagle Materials from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, October 29th. Stephens set a $90.00 price target on shares of Eagle Materials and gave the company a “buy”... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (JEF)

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 3,742 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 824% compared to the typical daily volume of 405 put options. Jefferies Financial Group stock opened at $18.69 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 0.57. The firm has a market cap of $6.14 billion, a PE ratio of 11.33 and a beta of 1.03. Jefferies Financial Group has a fifty-two week low... 
 

Short Interest in Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp (NYSEAMERICAN) (ZOM) Expands By 5.1%

Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp (NYSEAMERICAN) (NYSE:ZOM) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,224,850 shares, a growth of 5.1% from the November 15th total of 1,165,944 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 35,958 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 34.1 days. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Northern... 
 

National HealthCare Co. (NHC) Short Interest Update

National HealthCare Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 176,011 shares, a drop of 14.9% from the November 15th total of 206,713 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 29,797 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. In other news, COO Robert Michael Ussery sold 5,257 shares of National HealthCare stock in a transaction dated Tuesday,... 
 

Sanchez Production Partners LP (SNMP) Short Interest Update

Sanchez Production Partners LP (NYSEAMERICAN:SNMP) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 106,137 shares, a decline of 32.4% from the November 15th total of 156,996 shares. Currently, 0.9% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 164,758 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days. Shares of SNMP opened at $1.79 on Thursday. Sanchez Production Partners has a 1-year low of $1.55 and a 1-year high of $13.25.... 
 

InspireMD Inc (NSPR) Short Interest Update

InspireMD Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:NSPR) was the target of a large decline in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,596,673 shares, a decline of 19.7% from the November 15th total of 1,988,804 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,382,359 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days. Currently, 4.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Shares of InspireMD stock opened at $0.18 on Thursday. InspireMD has a one year low of $0.16 and a one year high of $11.20. InspireMD... 
 

Short Interest in Asanko Gold Inc (AKG) Grows By 15.8%

Asanko Gold Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:AKG) (TSE:AKG) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 488,638 shares, an increase of 15.8% from the November 15th total of 422,088 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 149,640 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. AKG opened at $0.70 on Thursday. Asanko Gold has a twelve month low of $0.43 and a twelve month high of $1.38. Asanko Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:AKG) (TSE:AKG) last released its quarterly... 
 

Wells Fargo Utilities and High Incm Fund (ERH) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Wells Fargo Utilities and High Incm Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:ERH) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,842 shares, a drop of 66.4% from the November 15th total of 41,231 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 26,689 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Shares of NYSEAMERICAN:ERH opened at $12.06 on Thursday. Wells Fargo Utilities and High Incm Fund has a one year low... 
 

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (CPHI) Short Interest Down 62.2% in November

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:CPHI) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 93,308 shares, a drop of 62.2% from the November 15th total of 247,088 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 185,283 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. Currently, 0.4% of the company’s shares are sold short. Shares of CPHI opened at $0.25 on Thursday. China Pharma has a 52 week low of $0.17 and a 52 week high of $1.45.... 
 

Traders Buy High Volume of Casey’s General Stores Call Options (CASY)

Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Investors purchased 1,091 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 883% compared to the typical volume of 111 call options. Shares of CASY opened at $135.70 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. Casey’s General Stores has a 12 month low of $90.42 and a 12 month high of $137.08. The company has a market capitalization of $4.45 billion, a price-to-earnings... 
 

Short Interest in Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) Expands By 28.3%

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,809,915 shares, a growth of 28.3% from the November 15th total of 9,206,424 shares. Approximately 4.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 9,108,261 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Several equities analysts recently weighed in on MXIM shares. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on Maxim Integrated Products... 
 

Short Interest in Orchids Paper Products (TIS) Grows By 12.2%

Orchids Paper Products (NYSEAMERICAN:TIS) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,735,144 shares, an increase of 12.2% from the November 15th total of 1,547,050 shares. Approximately 17.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 2,234,045 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Shares of NYSEAMERICAN TIS opened at $1.28 on Thursday. Orchids Paper Products has a fifty-two week low of $0.60 and a fifty-two... 
 

Nevsun Resources (NSU) Short Interest Update

Nevsun Resources (NYSEAMERICAN:NSU) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,002,665 shares, a growth of 101.6% from the November 15th total of 993,590 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 508,826 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp bought a new position in shares of Nevsun Resources in the second quarter valued at approximately... 
 

Short Interest in Liberty Media Formula One Series C (FWONK) Increases By 48.3%

Liberty Media Formula One Series C (NASDAQ:FWONK) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,766,939 shares, a growth of 48.3% from the November 15th total of 9,284,777 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,722,347 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.0 days. Approximately 7.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. FWONK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Liberty... 
 

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (BRG) Short Interest Update

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:BRG) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,188,717 shares, a decline of 0.8% from the November 15th total of 1,197,892 shares. Currently, 5.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 98,299 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 12.1 days. BRG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of... 
 

Short Interest in UQM Technologies Inc (UQM) Expands By 0.9%

UQM Technologies Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:UQM) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 946,774 shares, an increase of 0.9% from the November 15th total of 937,983 shares. Currently, 2.2% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 54,973 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 17.2 days. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Raymond James... 
 

Investors Buy Large Volume of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Put Options (RRGB)

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:RRGB) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 757 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 628% compared to the average daily volume of 104 put options. Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on RRGB shares. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers from $47.00 to $44.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 24th. Loop... 
 

Short Interest in Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) Expands By 146.4%

Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 8,809,364 shares, a growth of 146.4% from the November 15th total of 3,574,931 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,711,347 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. A number of brokerages recently weighed in on VOD. BidaskClub raised shares of Vodafone Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November... 
 

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Fortinet (FTNT)

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors acquired 3,807 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 740% compared to the typical volume of 453 put options. In other Fortinet news, VP Michael Xie sold 73,780 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.71, for a total transaction of $6,028,563.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 9,309 shares... 
 

Verint Systems Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (VRNT)

Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Investors acquired 608 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 881% compared to the average daily volume of 62 call options. NASDAQ:VRNT opened at $45.95 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $2.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 1.09. Verint Systems has a 1-year low of $37.10 and a 1-year high of $52.45. The company has a current ratio of 1.65, a quick ratio of 1.61... 
 

Investors Buy Large Volume of E. W. Scripps Call Options (SSP)

E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders bought 3,648 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 3,865% compared to the typical volume of 92 call options. In other news, major shareholder Charles E. Scripps purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 22nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.82 per share, for a total transaction of $89,100.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this... 
 

Investors Buy High Volume of Put Options on Pivotal Software (PVTL)

Pivotal Software (NASDAQ:PVTL) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Investors bought 4,173 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 3,467% compared to the average daily volume of 117 put options. In other Pivotal Software news, SVP Edward Hieatt sold 44,792 shares of Pivotal Software stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.00, for a total transaction of $895,840.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities &... 
 

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Gates Industrial (GTES)

Gates Industrial Corp PLC (NYSE:GTES) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 2,000 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,639% compared to the typical daily volume of 115 put options. A number of equities analysts have issued reports on GTES shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Gates Industrial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 5th. Morgan Stanley cut their target price on shares... 
 

Investors Buy Large Volume of Vulcan Materials Put Options (VMC)

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 1,044 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 722% compared to the typical volume of 127 put options. Several research firms have weighed in on VMC. Stephens set a $125.00 price target on shares of Vulcan Materials and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Nomura raised shares of Vulcan Materials from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and... 
 

Discovery Inc Series C Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (DISCK)

Discovery Inc Series C (NASDAQ:DISCK) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders bought 866 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,475% compared to the average daily volume of 55 call options. A number of brokerages recently issued reports on DISCK. BidaskClub downgraded Discovery Inc Series C from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 30th. ValuEngine upgraded Discovery Inc Series C from a “sell” rating to a “hold”... 
 

Short Interest in Tompkins Financial Co. (TMP) Expands By 10.1%

Tompkins Financial Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:TMP) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 380,642 shares, an increase of 10.1% from the November 15th total of 345,831 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 21,865 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 17.4 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company’s stock are sold short. A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of TMP. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its... 
 

Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. (FAX) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:FAX) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 89,088 shares, a drop of 64.6% from the November 15th total of 251,662 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 823,098 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days. In other news, Director Peter D. Sacks sold 6,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.96, for... 
 

Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (ATNM) Short Interest Down 22.9% in November

Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ATNM) was the target of a significant drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,293,471 shares, a drop of 22.9% from the November 15th total of 2,974,267 shares. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 921,663 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Essex Investment... 
 

Short Interest in Almaden Minerals Ltd. (AAU) Expands By 3.1%

Almaden Minerals Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:AAU) (TSE:AMM) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,885,286 shares, an increase of 3.1% from the November 15th total of 1,828,265 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 147,820 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 12.8 days. Shares of AAU stock opened at $0.63 on Wednesday. Almaden Minerals has a 12 month low of $0.48 and a 12 month high of $1.05. Almaden Minerals (NYSEAMERICAN:AAU) (TSE:AMM) last... 
 

Taseko Mines Ltd (TGB) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Taseko Mines Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:TGB) (TSE:TKO) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 192,218 shares, a growth of 89.8% from the November 15th total of 101,298 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 191,878 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Shares of TGB stock opened at $0.59 on Wednesday. Taseko Mines has a 52-week low of $0.58 and a 52-week high of $2.38. Taseko Mines (NYSEAMERICAN:TGB) (TSE:TKO) last announced its... 
 

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (GSS) Short Interest Up 12.3% in November

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSS) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,540,636 shares, a growth of 12.3% from the November 15th total of 2,262,518 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 329,737 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.7 days. Approximately 3.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Golden Star Resources... 
 

SRC Energy Inc (SRCI) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

SRC Energy Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:SRCI) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 25,725,386 shares, a growth of 6.1% from the November 15th total of 24,239,605 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,157,928 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.1 days. Approximately 10.7% of the company’s shares are sold short. Shares of SRC Energy stock opened at $4.83 on Wednesday. SRC Energy has a 12 month low of $4.74 and a 12 month high of $13.32. SRC... 
 

Live Nation Entertainment Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (LYV)

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 2,072 put options on the company. This is an increase of 2,556% compared to the average volume of 78 put options. A number of research firms recently commented on LYV. ValuEngine raised shares of Live Nation Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on shares of Live Nation Entertainment from... 
 

Investors Buy Large Volume of Altice USA Call Options (ATUS)

Altice USA Inc (NYSE:ATUS) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 1,077 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 704% compared to the average daily volume of 134 call options. A number of equities analysts have issued reports on ATUS shares. TD Securities upped their target price on Altice USA from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 17th. Citigroup lowered their target price on Altice USA from $30.00 to $28.00 and set a “buy”... 
 

Cornerstone OnDemand Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CSOD)

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders bought 5,015 call options on the company. This is an increase of 887% compared to the average volume of 508 call options. A number of research analysts recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Cornerstone OnDemand from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 28th. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group increased their target price on shares of Cornerstone... 
 

Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (EIV) Short Interest Update

Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:EIV) saw a significant decrease in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,717 shares, a decrease of 70.8% from the November 15th total of 50,421 shares. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 23,735 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days. A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund stock. Bulldog Investors LLC purchased a new position in shares of... 
 

Ur-Energy Inc. (URG) Short Interest Update

Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:URG) (TSE:URE) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,862,194 shares, a drop of 3.6% from the November 15th total of 1,931,089 shares. Approximately 1.4% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 244,469 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.6 days. Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position... 
 

Short Interest in Denison Mines Corp (DNN) Increases By 35.6%

Denison Mines Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:DNN) (TSE:DML) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,700,505 shares, a growth of 35.6% from the November 15th total of 7,890,728 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 456,417 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 23.4 days. DNN traded down $0.01 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $0.52. 864,390 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 589,015. Denison Mines has a 1-year low of... 
 

Short Interest in Imperial Oil Ltd (IMO) Expands By 0.9%

Imperial Oil Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN:IMO) (TSE:IMO) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,539,725 shares, a growth of 0.9% from the November 15th total of 7,471,875 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 351,847 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 21.4 days. Shares of IMO stock traded down $0.52 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $26.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 270,146 shares, compared to its average... 
 

TransEnterix, Inc. (TRXC) Short Interest Up 0.6% in November

TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:TRXC) was the target of a large increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 38,415,394 shares, an increase of 0.6% from the November 15th total of 38,200,890 shares. Currently, 21.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 3,214,929 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 11.9 days. In other news, Director William N. Starling, Jr. sold 1,700,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on... 
 

Regional Health Properties Inc (RHE) Short Interest Up 3.9% in November

Regional Health Properties Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:RHE) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,326,112 shares, an increase of 3.9% from the November 15th total of 1,276,645 shares. Approximately 7.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 342,724 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Shares of NYSEAMERICAN:RHE traded down $0.01 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $0.13. The company had a... 
 

National-Oilwell Varco Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NOV)

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors bought 5,586 put options on the company. This is an increase of 788% compared to the average volume of 629 put options. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in National-Oilwell Varco by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 40,535,826 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at... 
 

Lincoln National Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (LNC)

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 6,359 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 2,817% compared to the average volume of 218 put options. Lincoln National stock opened at $55.47 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 0.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $12.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.12 and a beta of 1.87. Lincoln National has a 52 week low of $54.51 and a 52... 
 

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Veritone (VERI)

Veritone Inc (NASDAQ:VERI) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday. Traders purchased 4,767 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,098% compared to the typical daily volume of 398 call options. In related news, Director G Louis Graziadio III acquired 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $10.10 per share, for a total transaction of $50,500.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns... 
 

Traders Purchase Large Volume of NutriSystem Put Options (NTRI)

NutriSystem Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors bought 1,019 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 899% compared to the typical volume of 102 put options. Shares of NASDAQ:NTRI opened at $43.68 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $1.01 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.29, a P/E/G ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 1.04. NutriSystem has a 12-month low of $26.06 and a 12-month high of $55.10. NutriSystem (NASDAQ:NTRI) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th. The company reported... 
 
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