Oragenics Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:OGEN) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,314,544 shares, a decrease of 32.2% from the October 15th total of 1,938,732 shares. Approximately 9.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 3,754,165 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days.
Oragenics stock opened at $1.00 on Friday. Oragenics has a 52-week low of $0.38 and a 52-week high of $4.70.
Oragenics (NYSEAMERICAN:OGEN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 13th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.38) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.41) by $0.03.
In other news, major shareholder Family Lp Koski bought 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 17th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.42 per share, for a total transaction of $42,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
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Oragenics Company Profile
Oragenics, Inc focuses on developing antibiotics against infectious diseases and treatments for oral mucositis. It is developing OG716, an antibiotic product candidate, which is in nonclinical testing for healthcare-associated infections, as well as other homolog antibiotic product candidates. The company is also developing AG013, which is in Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of oral mucositis in cancer patients.
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