EXICURE INC (OTCMKTS:XCUR) Shorts Strengthened By 4.34%

EXICURE INC (OTCMKTS:XCUR) showed an increase of 4.34% in short interest. FINRA announced in February XCUR’s total 52,900 short interest. The up change of 4.34% from 50,700 shares was reported. With Average volume 58,600, XCUR’s previous position will take 1 days to recover.

The last price was $2.94.Since February 8, 2018 it’s 0.00% down thus . XCUR by 0.00% the S&P 500.

Exicure, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company, develops gene regulatory and immuno-oncology therapeutics based on spherical nucleic acid technology.The company has $130.41 million market cap. The company's three clinical programs include AST-008, which is in a Phase I clinical trial, an SNA consisting of toll-like receptor 9 that is designed for immuno-oncology applications; XCUR17, which is in a Phase I clinical trial, an antisense SNA that targets the messenger RNA (mRNA) encoding interleukin 17 receptor alpha, a protein that helps in the initiation and maintenance of psoriasis; and AST-005, which is in a Phase I clinical trial, an SNA containing tumor necrosis factor antisense oligonucleotides.Currently it has negative earnings. It is also developing SNAs that target IL-4RA mRNA for the treatment of atopic dermatitis; and marketing dupilumab, a human monoclonal antibody for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in the United States.

There’s an important Exicure, Inc. (OTCMKTS:XCUR) news announced by Seekingalpha.com. It’s an item titled: “Exicure, Inc. announces expected closing of ~$22M private placement offering – Seeking Alpha” on August 22, 2018.

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