Sanofi (SNY) has 2,671,969 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 2 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 3,350,573 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 1,658,744 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -20.3%, which amounts to -678,604 shares. Short positions are 0.1% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Sanofi (NYSE:SNY): The stock opened at $39.08 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $39.24 for the day. The stock traded down to $38.58 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $38.67 with a loss of -0.97% for the day. The stock had closed at $39.05 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,444,765 shares.
Sanofi SA is a healthcare company focused on patient needs and engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of healthcare products. The Company is organized around three principal activities: Pharmaceuticals, Human Vaccines via Sanofi Pasteur, and Animal Health via Merial. The Company invests in emerging markets, diabetes solutions, vaccines, consumer health care, animal health, genzyme and other products. The emerging markets platform includes products from all three of the Companys principal activities. Under the Companys Pharmaceuticals business, products are grouped into the key fields of diabetes solutions, rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, thrombosis and cardiovascular disease prevention, nephrology and bio-surgery. The Human Vaccines activity is operated through Sanofi Pasteur. The Animal Health activity is carried out through Merial.