What Next for Apricus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:APRI) Stock After Decrease in Shorted Shares?

October 2, 2018 - By Hugh Holland

The stock of Apricus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:APRI) registered a decrease of 2.54% in short interest. APRI’s total short interest was 1.14 million shares in October as published by FINRA. Its down 2.54% from 1.17M shares, reported previously. With 415,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their APRI’s short positions.

The stock decreased 5.84% or $0.0216 during the last trading session, reaching $0.3484. About 692,846 shares traded or 15.16% up from the average. Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APRI) has declined 82.06% since October 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 97.68% the S&P500.

Apricus Biosciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of product candidates in the areas of urology and rheumatology. The company has market cap of $8.17 million. The Company’s lead product is Vitaros, a topically-applied cream formulation of alprostadil used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also engages in developing RayVa, which is in Phase 2 development for the treatment of RaynaudÂ’s Phenomenon associated with scleroderma; and Fispemifene, a tissue-specific selective estrogen receptor modulator for the treatment of secondary hypogonadism, chronic prostatitis, and lower urinary tract symptoms in men.

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