Is Buying Antares Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:ATRS), Having Higher Short Interest a Winning Strategy?

November 10, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.61, from 0.8 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Antares Pharma, Inc. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 59.50 million shares or 6.29% more from 55.98 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Falcon Point Cap Limited Liability Company owns 0.11% invested in Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS) for 222,501 shares. 146,034 are owned by Raymond James Serv Advisors. Panagora Asset Management Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.30 million shares. Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 648,649 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company has invested 0% in Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS). State Street Corp reported 2.50 million shares or 0% of all its holdings. American reported 94,049 shares. M&T Savings Bank reported 0% in Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS). 1.82M were reported by Jw Asset Limited Liability Company. Brown Advisory Secs Ltd Liability Corp holds 275,000 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. 4,913 are held by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. Bankshares Of America Corp De holds 43,381 shares. Ameritas Invest Prtn Inc has 12,612 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can reported 1,022 shares. Moreover, Zuckerman Investment Limited Liability Company has 0.06% invested in Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS).

Since May 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $3.18 million activity. Shares for $161,250 were sold by APPLE ROBERT F on Tuesday, August 21.

The stock of Antares Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:ATRS) registered an increase of 9.57% in short interest. ATRS’s total short interest was 6.33M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 9.57% from 5.77 million shares, reported previously. With 1.86M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their ATRS’s short positions. The short interest to Antares Pharma Inc’s float is 4.77%.

The stock increased 0.83% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.64. About 1.24 million shares traded. Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS) has risen 10.07% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.55% the S&P500.

Antares Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing self-administered parenteral pharmaceutical products and technologies worldwide. The company has market cap of $573.07 million. The companyÂ’s injection products include OTREXUP that comprises of pre-filled methotrexate syringe and VIBEX self-injection system to enable rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis patients to self-inject methotrexate at home; Sumatriptan Injection USP for the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headache; ZOMA-Jet and Twin-Jector, a needle-free auto injector to deliver human growth hormone treatment to children without the use of a needle; and VIBEX disposable pressure-assisted auto injectors. It currently has negative earnings. In addition, the firm is developing VIBEX auto injectors for treating anaphylaxis; disposable pen injectors for diabetes and osteoporosis; Makena QuickShot auto injectors for reducing risk of preterm birth; and VIBEX QS Testosterone for testosterone replacement therapy for men who have testosterone deficiency.

More notable recent Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS) news were published by: which released: “Antares Pharma to Report Third Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results” on October 30, 2018, also with their article: “Antares Pharma Reports Third Quarter 2018 Operating and Financial Results” published on November 06, 2018, published: “Antares Pharma to Present at the Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference” on November 08, 2018. More interesting news about Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRS) were released by: and their article: “Robbins Arroyo LLP: Antares Pharma, Inc. (ATRS) Misled Shareholders According to Class Action” published on November 09, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Kohl’s, Activision Blizzard, Amerco, Cree, Antares Pharma, and Uranium …” with publication date: October 24, 2018.

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