Short Interest Sector Focus: Healthcare Sector

Short Interest Sector Focus: Healthcare Sector

As of the close of business on Wednesday, 10/19, we captured the Top 10 Highest Short Interest % stocks within the Healthcare Sector.

The average short interest for stocks within the Healthcare sector stands at 3.39%. Therefore, the below stocks are showing a more pessimistic outlook than their peers within the respective sector.


  • CASSAVA SCIENCES I    SAVA    32.14%
  • CUTERA INC        CUTR    29.63%
  • INVITAE CORP        NVTA    23.72%
  • BIONANO GENOMICS    BNGO    23.00%
  • AVID BIOSERVICES I    CDMO    22.81%
  • NOVAVAX INC        NVAX    22.80%

Short Interest is the percentage of a stocks' outstanding shares being sold short, which is utilized as a gauge for stock price sentiment. When short interest increases, this is generally considered a negative "bear" market indicator, whereas when short interest decreases, this is generally considered a positive "bull" market indicator. 

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