Short Interest: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), JD.com, Inc. (JD), Facebook (FB), GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT)

Recent short interest data for the 9/30/2014 settlement date shows an increase in short interest for shares of Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO). As of September 30, the web portal’s short interest totaled 60,945,288 shares, as compared to 40,896,765 shares since September 15, a jump of 49.02%. Average daily volume [AVM] for the same period rose by 33,956,657 to 74,303,122 shares from 40,346,465 shares. It is worth mentioning that ticker’s short interest has jumped by more than 39.8M shares, or 189%, from the 4/30/2014 settlement date.

Based on the latest AVM, the days-to-cover ratio — a metric that includes both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded — is currently 1.00 days. Days-to-cover for YHOO decreased to 1.00 for the September 30 settlement date, as compared to 1.01 days at the September 15 report.

Yahoo! Inc. has a beta of 1.06 and a short float of 6.62%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Sunnyvale, California-based company have traded between a low of $31.70 and a high of $44.01 and are now at $39.60. Shares are up 16.92% year-over-year ; down 2.08% year-to-date.

Recent short interest data for the 9/30/2014 settlement date shows a decrease in short interest for shares of Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD). As of September 30, the short interest for the biopharmaceutical company totaled 47,996,622 shares, as compared to 62,396,689 shares since September 15, a decline of 23.08%. Average daily volume [AVM] for the same period fell by 1,968,076 to 14,158,926 shares from 16,127,002 shares. It is worth mentioning that ticker’s short interest has fallen by more than 50.4M shares, or 51.25%, from the 7/31/2014 settlement date.

Based on the latest AVM, the days-to-cover ratio — a metric that includes both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded — is currently 3.39 days. Days-to-cover for GILD decreased to 3.39 for the September 30 settlement date, as compared to 3.87 days at the September 15 report.

Gilead Sciences has a beta of 0.98 and a short float of 3.20%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Foster City, California-based company have traded between a low of $61.81 and a high of $110.64 and are now at $103.73. Shares are up 65.33% year-over-year and 38.12% year-to-date.

Recent short interest data for the 9/30/2014 settlement date shows an increase in short interest for shares of JD.com, Inc. (JD). As of September 30, the short interest for the online retailer totaled 28,492,407 shares, as compared to 21,749,882 shares since September 15, a jump of 31.00%. Average daily volume [AVM] for the same period rose by 844,201 to 5,864,517 shares from 5,020,316 shares. It is worth mentioning that ticker’s short interest has jumped by more than 18M shares, or 172%, from the 5/30/2014 settlement date.

Based on the latest AVM, the days-to-cover ratio — a metric that includes both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded — is currently 4.86 days. Days-to-cover for JD increased to 4.86 for the September 30 settlement date, as compared to 4.33 days at the September 15 report.

JD.com, Inc. has a beta of N/A and a short float of 12.06%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Shanghai, China-based company have traded between a low of $19.94 and a high of $33.10 and are now at $25.01. Shares are down nearly 10% over the last 3 months.

Recent short interest data for the 9/30/2014 settlement date shows an increase in short interest for shares of Facebook, Inc. (FB). As of September 30, the short interest for the online social networking service totaled 42,885,436 shares, as compared to 37,118,685 shares since September 15, a jump of 15.54%. Average daily volume [AVM] for the same period rose by 4,621,686 to 36,539,541 shares from 31,917,855 shares. It is worth mentioning that ticker’s short interest has jumped by more than 7.5M shares, or 21.47%, from the 8/15/2014 settlement date.

Based on the latest AVM, the days-to-cover ratio — a metric that includes both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded — is currently 1.17 days. Days-to-cover for FB increased to 1.17 for the September 30 settlement date, as compared to 1.16 days at the September 15 report.

Facebook has a beta of 0.80 and a short float of 2.29%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Menlo Park, California-based company have traded between a low of $43.55 and a high of $79.71 and are now at $72.91. Shares are up 48.64% year-over-year and 33.41% year-to-date.

Recent short interest data for the 9/30/2014 settlement date shows an increase in short interest for shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GTAT). As of September 30, the short interest for the tech company totaled 61,167,834 shares, as compared to 55,585,174 shares since September 15, a jump of 10.04%. Average daily volume [AVM] for the same period fell by 5,658,216 to 11,319,827 shares from 16,978,043 shares. It is worth mentioning that ticker’s short interest has jumped by more than 19.8M shares, or 47.96%, from the 6/30/2014 settlement date.

Based on the latest AVM, the days-to-cover ratio — a metric that includes both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded — is currently 5.40 days. Days-to-cover for GTAT increased to 5.40 for the September 30 settlement date, as compared to 3.27 days at the September 15 report.

GT Advanced Technologies has a beta of 3.28 and a short float of 44.89%. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Merrimack, New Hampshire-based company have traded between a low of $0.75 and a high of $20.54 and are now at $0.81. Shares are down 91.07% year-over-year and 90.71% year-to-date.

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