Aspira Women’s Health Inc. (NASDAQ:AWH) Short Interest Update

Aspira Women’s Health Inc. (NASDAQ:AWHGet Rating) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,900,000 shares, a decrease of 34.2% from the March 15th total of 7,450,000 shares. Approximately 8.6% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 567,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.6 days.

NASDAQ AWH opened at $1.02 on Friday. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $1.05 and a 200 day simple moving average of $1.80. The company has a market capitalization of $114.38 million, a PE ratio of -3.64 and a beta of 2.78. The company has a current ratio of 5.10, a quick ratio of 5.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. Aspira Women’s Health has a 12 month low of $0.87 and a 12 month high of $6.45.

Aspira Women’s Health (NASDAQ:AWHGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March 23rd. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08). Aspira Women’s Health had a negative return on equity of 75.46% and a negative net margin of 464.80%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.58) earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that Aspira Women’s Health will post -0.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Royal Bank of Canada grew its stake in Aspira Women’s Health by 57.3% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 9,347 shares of the company’s stock valued at $53,000 after acquiring an additional 3,403 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. grew its stake in Aspira Women’s Health by 58.6% in the third quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 9,211 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,000 after acquiring an additional 3,405 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Aspira Women’s Health by 35.1% during the third quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 15,701 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,000 after buying an additional 4,077 shares during the period. Invesco Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Aspira Women’s Health by 26.7% during the third quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 30,504 shares of the company’s stock worth $99,000 after buying an additional 6,434 shares during the period. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in shares of Aspira Women’s Health by 23.1% during the third quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 37,360 shares of the company’s stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the period. 49.28% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on AWH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aspira Women’s Health from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 14th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Aspira Women’s Health in a report on Tuesday, January 11th.

About Aspira Women’s Health (Get Rating)

Aspira Women's Health Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in developing and commercializing diagnostic tests for gynecologic disease in the United States. The company provides OVA1, OVERA, and OVA1plus to detect risk of ovarian malignancy in women with adnexal masses. It also offers ASPiRA GenetiX, a genetic test for the risk of gynecologic cancer.

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