Balchem (BCPC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$155.83
-0.80 (-0.51%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Balchem Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
322,600 shares
Previous Short Volume
337,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-4.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$45.61 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.2
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
32,423,000 shares
Float Size
32,150,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.00%
Today's Trading Volume
81,568 shares
Average Trading Volume
92,048 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
89%
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BCPC Short Interest Over Time

BCPC Days to Cover Over Time

BCPC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Balchem Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024322,600 shares $45.61 million -4.4%1.0%3.2 $141.38
4/15/2024337,300 shares $49.50 million -5.7%1.1%3.4 $146.76
3/31/2024357,800 shares $55.44 million -0.1%1.1%3.5 $154.95
3/15/2024358,200 shares $56.02 million +15.2%1.1%3.3 $156.39
2/29/2024311,000 shares $48.89 million +23.9%1.0%2.6 $157.19
2/15/2024251,000 shares $36.74 million -8.7%0.8%2 $146.39
1/31/2024274,800 shares $38.52 million +6.0%0.9%2.5 $140.16
1/15/2024259,300 shares $36.52 million +6.0%0.8%2.4 $140.84
12/31/2023244,700 shares $36.40 million -11.6%0.8%2.4 $148.75
12/15/2023276,900 shares $38.84 million +7.8%0.9%2.7 $140.25
11/30/2023256,900 shares $32.04 million +0.0%0.8%2.8 $124.72
11/15/2023256,800 shares $31.94 million +19.9%0.8%3 $124.38
10/31/2023214,200 shares $24.90 million +1.9%0.7%2.5 $116.24
10/15/2023210,200 shares $26.28 million +2.3%0.7%2.4 $125.00
9/30/2023205,400 shares $25.48 million -7.7%0.6%2.3 $124.04
9/15/2023222,600 shares $30.00 million +5.9%0.7%2.6 $134.78
8/31/2023210,300 shares $29.55 million +4.2%0.7%2.4 $140.50
8/15/2023201,800 shares $27.96 million -29.9%0.6%2.2 $138.55
7/31/2023288,000 shares $38.81 million +3.6%0.9%3.1 $134.74
7/15/2023278,000 shares $36.35 million -3.4%0.9%3.1 $130.76
6/30/2023287,800 shares $38.80 million -4.8%0.9%3.2 $134.81
6/15/2023302,300 shares $41.17 million -4.3%1.0%3.4 $136.20
5/31/2023316,000 shares $39.07 million +2.0%1.0%3.6 $123.63
5/15/2023309,900 shares $39.35 million -7.4%1.0%3.5 $126.97
4/30/2023334,700 shares $43.98 million +24.2%1.1%3.6 $131.40
4/15/2023269,600 shares $34.24 million +1.8%0.9%2.7 $127.00
3/31/2023264,900 shares $33.50 million -16.0%0.8%2.6 $126.48
3/15/2023315,300 shares $40.01 million +25.1%1.0%3.1 $126.88
2/28/2023252,000 shares $32.76 million -3.7%0.8%2.5 $130.00
2/15/2023261,600 shares $36.00 million +0.4%0.8%2.6 $137.62
1/31/2023260,700 shares $34.06 million -19.3%0.8%2.7 $130.63
1/15/2023323,200 shares $42.15 million +6.1%1.0%3.6 $130.41
12/30/2022304,500 shares $37.18 million +16.2%1.0%3.5 $122.11
12/15/2022262,000 shares $32.14 million -16.0%0.8%3 $122.69
11/30/2022312,000 shares $43.93 million -21.3%1.0%3.6 $140.80
11/15/2022396,400 shares $56.58 million -12.7%1.2%4.6 $142.73
10/31/2022454,200 shares $63.50 million -14.2%1.4%5.3 $139.80
10/15/2022529,200 shares $66.85 million +13.6%1.7%5.8 $126.32
9/30/2022466,000 shares $56.66 million +1.8%1.5%4.9 $121.58
9/15/2022457,700 shares $57.54 million -6.6%1.4%4.3 $125.71
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BCPC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Balchem's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Balchem shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 322,600 shares of BCPC short. 1.00% of Balchem's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Balchem's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Balchem?

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. BCPC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Balchem's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Balchem?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Balchem: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Balchem?

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. 1.00% of Balchem's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Balchem's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Balchem saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 322,600 shares, a decline of 4.4% from the previous total of 337,300 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 Balchem's float size?

Balchem currently has issued a total of 32,420,000 shares. Some of Balchem'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. Balchem currently has a public float of 32,150,000 shares.

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

1.00% of Balchem's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to Balchem: Ashland Inc. (1.79%), Innospec Inc. (0.78%), Huntsman Co. (3.02%), The Chemours Company (3.90%), Olin Co. (2.10%), Livent Co. (14.27%), Ingevity Co. (1.93%), FMC Co. (7.21%), Hawkins, Inc. (2.65%), Arcadium Lithium plc (6.58%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Balchem stock?

Short selling BCPC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Balchem as its price is falling. BCPC shares are trading down $0.80 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Balchem?

A short squeeze for Balchem 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 BCPC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Balchem'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 BCPC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:BCPC) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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