Short-term interest in Chemomab Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:CMMB) down 76.8%

Chemomab Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:CMMB – Get Rating) was the target of a significant drop in short-term interest during the month of April. As of April 15, there was short interest totaling 3,900 shares, down 76.8% from the March 31 total of 16,800 shares. Approximately 0.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 66,100 shares, the short-term interest rate ratio is currently 0.1 day.

Several equity analysts weighed in on CMMB shares. Oppenheimer lowered his price target on Chemomab Therapeutics from $30.00 to $20.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a Thursday, March 10 research report. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Chemomab Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a Monday, March 14 report.

Separately, director Neil Harris Cohen purchased 6,000 shares of the company in a transaction dated Monday, March 14. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.35 per share, for a total transaction of $26,100.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available via this hyperlink. Insiders purchased a total of 10,750 shares of the company worth $45,440 over the past ninety days. Company insiders own 12.22% of the company’s shares.

Several hedge funds have recently increased or reduced their holdings in CMMB. Yahav Achim Ve Achayot Provident Funds Management Co Ltd. acquired a new position in Chemomab Therapeutics stock in Q3 worth approximately $34,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position in Chemomab Therapeutics in Q4 worth approximately $78,000. Geode Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Chemomab Therapeutics in Q3 valued at approximately $152,000. Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new position in Chemomab Therapeutics during the fourth quarter worth approximately $155,000. Finally, Advisor Group Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in Chemomab Therapeutics in Q3 valued at approximately $608,000. Institutional investors hold 28.75% of the company’s shares.

Shares of Chemomab Therapeutics opened at $3.14 on Thursday. Chemomab Therapeutics has a 1 year minimum of $3.04 and a 1 year maximum of $35.99. The company’s 50-day moving average is $4.19 and its 200-day moving average is $6.41. The company has a market capitalization of $35.81 million, a P/E ratio of -2.66 and a beta of 0.99.

Chemomab Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CMMB – Get Rating) last released quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 9. The company reported ($0.44) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analyst consensus estimates of ($0.40) by ($0.04). As a group, stock analysts expect Chemomab Therapeutics to post year-to-date EPS of -1.94.

About Chemomab Therapeutics (Get a rating)

Chemomab Therapeutics Ltd., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, discovers and develops therapeutics for the treatment of inflammation and fibrosis. The Company’s lead clinical product candidate is CM-101, a humanized monoclonal antibody that impairs the basic function of the soluble chemokine CCL24 for the treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and systemic sclerosis (SSc).

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