Artesian Resources Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.26 (+0.65 %)
(As of 08/4/2021 11:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume2 shs
Average Volume17,123 shs
Market Capitalization$375.29 million
P/E Ratio22.11
Dividend Yield2.64%

Artesian Resources (NASDAQ:ARTNA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume90,000 shares
Previous Short Volume55,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+62.16%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$3.41 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.0
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares9,380,000 shares
Float Size8,140,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.11%
Today's Trading Volume2 shares
Average Trading Volume17,123 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.99%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Artesian Resources (NASDAQ:ARTNA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/202190,000 shares $3.41 million +62.2%1.1%3 $37.84
6/30/202155,500 shares $2.04 million -29.6%0.7%1.8 $36.77
6/15/202178,800 shares $3.23 million +6.3%1.0%3.9 $40.96
5/28/202174,100 shares $3.06 million +9.3%0.9%3.8 $41.24
5/14/202167,800 shares $2.69 million +7.3%0.8%3.2 $39.62
4/30/202163,200 shares $2.49 million +3.4%0.8%2.8 $39.42
4/15/202161,100 shares $2.46 million -10.7%0.8%2.6 $40.28
3/31/202168,400 shares $2.71 million -19.1%0.8%2.9 $39.64
3/15/202184,500 shares $3.58 million -6.5%1.1%3.3 $42.33
2/26/202190,400 shares $3.41 million +2.8%1.1%4.1 $37.70
2/12/202187,900 shares $3.44 million +4.9%1.1%4 $39.17
1/29/202183,800 shares $3.30 million -7.8%1.0%3.6 $39.32
1/15/202190,900 shares $3.54 million -14.3%1.1%4.1 $38.89
12/31/2020106,100 shares $3.90 million +17.9%1.3%4.1 $36.80
12/15/202090,000 shares $3.50 million +16.0%1.1%3.4 $38.91
11/30/202077,600 shares $2.96 million +4.2%1.0%3.2 $38.10
11/15/202074,500 shares $2.91 million +6.6%0.9%3.1 $39.06
10/30/202069,900 shares $2.46 million -2.1%0.9%2.8 $35.16
10/15/202071,400 shares $2.60 million -12.5%0.9%2.8 $36.43
9/30/202081,600 shares $2.81 million +18.3%N/A3.4 $34.47
9/15/202069,000 shares $2.36 million -18.3%0.9%2.1 $34.24
8/31/202084,400 shares $2.97 million +4.2%1.1%2.3 $35.19
8/14/202081,000 shares $2.97 million -24.3%1.0%2.1 $36.66
7/31/2020107,000 shares $3.75 million -18.2%1.3%2.6 $35.08
7/15/2020130,800 shares $4.61 million -9.7%1.6%3.2 $35.28

Artesian Resources (NASDAQ:ARTNA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Artesian Resources' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Artesian Resources shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, investors have sold 90,000 shares of ARTNA short. 1.11% of Artesian Resources' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Artesian Resources' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Artesian Resources?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. Artesian Resources currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Artesian Resources

What is a good short interest percentage for Artesian Resources?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 1.11% of Artesian Resources' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Artesian Resources' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Artesian Resources saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 90,000 shares, an increase of 62.2% from the previous total of 55,500 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Artesian Resources' float size?

Artesian Resources currently has issued a total of 9,380,000 shares. Some of Artesian Resources' outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Artesian Resources currently has a public float of 8,140,000 shares.

How does Artesian Resources' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.11% of Artesian Resources' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "water supply" compare to Artesian Resources: American Water Works Company, Inc. (0.82%), Essential Utilities, Inc. (3.93%), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (0.50%), American States Water (1.69%), California Water Service Group (1.48%), SJW Group (1.07%), Middlesex Water (2.66%), The York Water Company (1.73%), Cadiz Inc. (6.26%), and Global Water Resources, Inc. (1.10%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Artesian Resources stock?

Short selling ARTNA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Artesian Resources as its price is falling. Artesian Resources' stock is trading up $0.26 today. To short Artesian Resources stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Artesian Resources will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Artesian Resources?

A short squeeze for Artesian Resources occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of ARTNA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Artesian Resources' short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including ARTNA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 8/4/2021 by Staff
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