Capricor Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAPR) Has Increase in Shorts

September 17, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

 Capricor Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAPR) Has Increase in Shorts

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.33, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 4 investors sold Capricor Therapeutics Inc shares while 2 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 764,994 shares or 9.01% less from 840,701 shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Cordasco Net holds 3,100 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley invested in 0% or 39,000 shares. Susquehanna Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR). Blackrock Fund holds 0% or 16,598 shares. Blackrock Mngmt Limited Liability invested in 410 shares or 0% of the stock. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability Co stated it has 43,929 shares. Vanguard Grp invested in 0% or 50,790 shares. Blackrock Lc owns 1,665 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Brown Advisory has 0% invested in Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) for 71,065 shares. Sabby Llc reported 372,046 shares stake. Bancorp Of America De holds 0% or 3,000 shares. Perceptive Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) for 4,000 shares. Architects Incorporated reported 2,000 shares. Granite Point Capital Mgmt Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.14% or 67,500 shares. Goldman Sachs Group has 75,561 shares.

Since May 9, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $3.66 million activity. The insider CEDARS SINAI MEDICAL CENTER bought 1.15 million shares worth $3.55 million. On Tuesday, May 9 the insider Manzo Louis bought $31,000. Musket David B bought $77,500 worth of stock or 25,000 shares.

The stock of Capricor Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAPR) registered an increase of 16.72% in short interest. CAPR’s total short interest was 916,400 shares in September as published by FINRA. Its up 16.72% from 785,100 shares, reported previously. With 175,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their CAPR’s short positions. The short interest to Capricor Therapeutics Incorporated’s float is 8.88%.

The stock increased 3.09% or $0.03 on September 15, reaching $1. About 1.08 million shares traded or 265.46% up from the average. Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) has declined 72.31% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 89.01% the S&P500.

Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology firm focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics. The company has market cap of $23.50 million. The Firm focuses on discovering, developing and commercializing regenerative medicine and large molecule products for the treatment of disease, with a primary focus on the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including orphan indications. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s product candidate, CAP-1002, a cardiosphere-derived cell product, is being tested in the ALLSTAR Phase II clinical study on patients having suffered a myocardial infarction , while the DYNAMIC clinical study is testing CAP-1002 in patients in the advanced-stage of heart failure.

Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Capricor Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CAPR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Capricor Therapeutics had 4 analyst reports since June 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was reinitiated by H.C. Wainwright with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 6. The stock of Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 15 by Roth Capital. H.C. Wainwright maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6.5 target in Friday, September 15 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 10 by H.C. Wainwright.

More notable recent Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Capricor Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial …” on March 15, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Capricor Therapeutics’ (CAPR) CEO Dr. Linda Marbán on Q2 2017 Results …” published on August 11, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Capricor Therapeutics Completes Enrollment in Phase II ALLSTAR Clinical Trial” on October 05, 2016. More interesting news about Capricor Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CAPR) were released by: Thestreet.com and their article: “Capricor Therapeutics Stock Surging on Positive Muscular Dystrophy Trial Results” published on April 25, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Capricor Trial Failure In Heart Disease Might Offer Another Opportunity” with publication date: May 15, 2017.

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