Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ) reported a rise of 45.3% or 622,733 shares in its short interest. The short figure came in at 3.4% of the total floats. The average daily volume of 614,188 shares suggests that the days to cover 1,996,316 short positions, as on June 15,2016, will be 3. On May 31,2016, the short interest was 1,373,583 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ): The stock opened at $139.33 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $142.70 for the day. The stock traded down to $137.32 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $137.90 with a loss of -4.90% for the day. The stock had closed at $145.00 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 5,618,345 shares.
The company shares have dropped -19.17% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 31, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $194.73 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $149.05 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $136.69.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ) has tumbled 3.99% during the past week and has dropped 9.33% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 2.4%. Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ) has underperformed the index by 6.59% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.