NASDAQ:BANF

BancFirst Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$58.83
+2.30 (+4.07 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$56.97
$59.20
50-Day Range
$53.97
$58.83
52-Week Range
$39.25
$77.38
Volume87,857 shs
Average Volume101,575 shs
Market Capitalization$1.93 billion
P/E Ratio13.34
Dividend Yield2.41%
Beta1.42

BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume834,800 shares
Previous Short Volume785,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+6.34%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$47.22 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover8.1
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares32,785,000 shares
Float Size17,420,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.79%
Today's Trading Volume87,857 shares
Average Trading Volume101,575 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-13.51%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/2021834,800 shares $47.22 million +6.3%4.8%8.1 $56.56
8/13/2021785,000 shares $45.58 million -5.1%4.5%7.8 $58.06
7/30/2021827,300 shares $45.90 million +10.4%4.8%7.7 $55.48
7/15/2021749,200 shares $44.52 million -8.7%4.3%7.5 $59.42
6/30/2021820,700 shares $51.24 million -12.1%4.7%8.6 $62.43
6/15/2021933,500 shares $62.00 million +2.4%5.4%11 $66.42
5/28/2021912,000 shares $62.90 million -4.9%5.2%11.2 $68.97
5/14/2021958,900 shares $70.30 million +2.1%5.5%11 $73.31
4/30/2021939,000 shares $66.09 million +0.9%5.4%11.7 $70.38
4/15/2021930,600 shares $65.26 million +2.9%5.4%11.1 $70.13
3/31/2021904,200 shares $65.02 million -4.5%5.3%10.7 $71.91
3/15/2021946,600 shares $73.10 million -5.3%5.5%9.8 $77.22
2/26/20211,000,000 shares $64.54 million -9.1%5.8%10.5 $64.54
2/12/20211,100,000 shares $70.14 million -2.7%6.3%11.8 $63.76
1/29/20211,130,000 shares $67.38 million -2.6%6.5%11.8 $59.63
1/15/20211,160,000 shares $75.25 million -4.1%6.7%12.1 $64.87
12/31/20201,210,000 shares $70.26 million +8.0%7.0%12.7 $58.07
12/15/20201,120,000 shares $63.27 million +2.8%6.5%12.2 $56.49
11/30/20201,090,000 shares $62.40 million -6.8%6.3%12.8 $57.25
11/15/20201,170,000 shares $61.95 million +0.9%6.7%13.9 $52.95
10/30/20201,160,000 shares $51.31 million -2.5%6.7%13.7 $44.23
10/15/20201,190,000 shares $51.86 million -1.7%7.0%6.7 $43.58
9/30/20201,210,000 shares $49.42 million +4.3%7.1%6.7 $40.84
9/15/20201,160,000 shares $50.74 million -9.4%6.8%6.1 $43.74
8/31/20201,280,000 shares $56.32 million -10.5%7.5%6.3 $44.00

BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) Short Interest FAQ

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BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is BancFirst's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BancFirst shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, investors have sold 834,800 shares of BANF short. 4.79% of BancFirst's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on BancFirst's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for BancFirst?

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. BancFirst currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for BancFirst

What is a good short interest percentage for BancFirst?

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. 4.79% of BancFirst's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is BancFirst's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BancFirst saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 834,800 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the previous total of 785,000 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 BancFirst's float size?

BancFirst currently has issued a total of 32,785,000 shares. Some of BancFirst's 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. BancFirst currently has a public float of 17,420,000 shares.

How does BancFirst's short interest compare to its competitors?

4.79% of BancFirst's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to BancFirst: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.16%), Truist Financial Co. (0.86%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (2.03%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (0.00%), KeyCorp (1.25%), Regions Financial Co. (1.94%), M&T Bank Co. (3.50%), and Signature Bank (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BancFirst stock?

Short selling BANF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BancFirst as its price is falling. BancFirst's stock is trading up $2.30 today. To short BancFirst 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 BancFirst 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 BancFirst?

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

How often is BancFirst's 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 BANF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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