Short Interest in BIOLINERX LTD/S (BLRX) Drops By 38.1%

BIOLINERX LTD/S (NASDAQ:BLRX) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 714,355 shares, a drop of 38.1% from the February 15th total of 1,154,627 shares. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 1,256,708 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days.

BLRX stock opened at $0.42 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $45.04 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.56 and a beta of 1.70. BIOLINERX LTD/S has a 52-week low of $0.38 and a 52-week high of $1.84.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Two Sigma Securities LLC acquired a new stake in BIOLINERX LTD/S during the fourth quarter worth $25,000. Menta Capital LLC acquired a new stake in BIOLINERX LTD/S during the fourth quarter worth $33,000. ETF Managers Group LLC increased its stake in BIOLINERX LTD/S by 79.4% during the fourth quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 375,909 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock worth $164,000 after acquiring an additional 166,386 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fosun International Ltd acquired a new stake in BIOLINERX LTD/S during the third quarter worth $1,412,000. 33.79% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

BLRX has been the subject of several recent research reports. Oppenheimer set a $3.00 price target on BIOLINERX LTD/S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 12th. HC Wainwright set a $4.00 price target on BIOLINERX LTD/S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 11th. Finally, Maxim Group set a $2.00 price target on BIOLINERX LTD/S and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $2.50.

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About BIOLINERX LTD/S

BioLineRx Ltd., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical development company focused on oncology and immunology. Its development pipeline consists of clinical-stage therapeutic candidates, which include BL-8040, a peptide for the treatment of multiple cancer and hematological indications; AGI-134, an immuno-oncology agent in development for solid tumors; and BL-5010, a customized, proprietary, pen-like applicator for the non-surgical removal of benign skin lesions.

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