Short Interest Worth Mentioning: What’s Wafergen Bio Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:WGBS) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?

November 21, 2016 - By Vivian Park   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Mentioning: What's Wafergen Bio Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:WGBS) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?

The stock of Wafergen Bio Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:WGBS) registered a decrease of 4.89% in short interest. WGBS’s total short interest was 1.20M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 4.89% from 1.26M shares, reported previously. With 176,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their WGBS’s short positions. The short interest to Wafergen Bio Systems Incorporated’s float is 7.16%. About 23,377 shares traded hands. WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGBS) has risen 67.86% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.00% the S&P500.

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of genomic technology solutions for single-cell analysis (SCA) and clinical research. The company has a market cap of $18.82 million. The Firm focuses on marketing an open format genetic analysis system, the WaferGen SmartChip System. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s ICELL8 Single-Cell System is a platform that can isolate a range of single cells and process specific cells for analysis, including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.25 in Q2 2016. Its up 1.25, from 1 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 6 funds sold all WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. shares owned while 3 reduced positions. 5 funds bought stakes while 4 increased positions. They now own 2.04 million shares or 5.05% less from 2.15 million shares in 2016Q1.
Sabby Management Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGBS). Northern Trust Corp has 0% invested in the company for 28,549 shares. Ladenburg Thalmann Fincl Services Inc owns 100 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Fund Advsr has 4,485 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Bank Of America De last reported 2,537 shares in the company. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag accumulated 0% or 2 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability holds 0% or 11,459 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Two Sigma Limited Liability Corporation last reported 32,674 shares in the company. Moreover, Merriman Wealth Management Limited Co has 0% invested in WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGBS) for 18,500 shares. First New York Limited Liability Ny last reported 10,000 shares in the company. Vanguard Gp accumulated 34,088 shares or 0% of the stock. Morgan Stanley last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Liability Co owns 16,540 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

WGBS Company Profile

WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (WaferGen), incorporated on August 4, 2005, is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of genomic technology solutions for single-cell analysis (SCA) and clinical research. The Firm focuses on marketing an open format genetic analysis system, the WaferGen SmartChip System. The Company’s ICELL8 Single-Cell System is a platform that can isolate a range of single cells and process specific cells for analysis, including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). ICELL8 is based upon the Company’s SmartChip platform, which is also used for profiling and validating molecular biomarkers.

More notable recent WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGBS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “WaferGen Bio-systems Reports Results for Third Quarter 2016” on November 08, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “WaferGen Bio-systems Reports Strong Revenue Growth in Third Quarter of 2016” published on October 31, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “WaferGen Bio-systems and Takara Bio Inc. Announce Merger Agreement” on May 13, 2016. More interesting news about WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WGBS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “WaferGen Bio-systems Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders” published on October 26, 2016 as well as Quotes.Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “News WaferGen Bio-Systems Inc.WGBS” with publication date: June 08, 2011.

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