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First Busey (BUSE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$23.05
-0.09 (-0.39%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

First Busey Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
746,700 shares
Previous Short Volume
859,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-13.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$17.58 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.7
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
55,259,000 shares
Float Size
51,220,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.46%
Today's Trading Volume
106,239 shares
Average Trading Volume
166,513 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
64%
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First Busey Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024746,700 shares $17.58 million -13.1%1.5%4.7 $23.54
1/15/2024859,000 shares $20.34 million -2.5%1.7%5.6 $23.68
12/31/2023880,800 shares $21.86 million -8.6%1.7%5.9 $24.82
12/15/2023964,100 shares $23.50 million +3.2%1.9%6.7 $24.38
11/30/2023934,100 shares $20.27 million -4.0%1.8%7.1 $21.70
11/15/2023973,100 shares $21.24 million -5.5%1.9%7.9 $21.83
10/31/20231,030,000 shares $20.46 million +1.0%2.0%8.2 $19.86
10/15/20231,020,000 shares $19.46 million -4.7%2.0%7.1 $19.08
9/30/20231,070,000 shares $20.57 million +3.9%2.1%6.9 $19.22
9/15/20231,030,000 shares $20.50 million -2.8%2.0%6.3 $19.90
8/31/20231,060,000 shares $21.41 million No Change2.1%5.9 $20.20
8/15/20231,060,000 shares $21.87 million +16.3%2.1%5.4 $20.63
7/31/2023911,700 shares $19.75 million -9.7%1.8%4.5 $21.66
7/15/20231,010,000 shares $21.35 million +4.0%2.0%5 $21.14
6/30/2023971,600 shares $19.53 million +19.7%1.9%5 $20.10
6/15/2023812,000 shares $17.08 million -15.1%1.6%4.3 $21.03
5/31/2023956,100 shares $17.88 million +20.7%1.9%4.7 $18.70
5/15/2023792,200 shares $13.86 million +24.2%1.6%4.1 $17.50
4/30/2023637,800 shares $11.60 million +23.6%1.3%3.4 $18.18
4/15/2023516,100 shares $9.88 million +1.7%1.0%2.7 $19.15
3/31/2023507,700 shares $10.33 million -22.0%1.1%2.7 $20.34
3/15/2023650,600 shares $13.55 million +15.9%1.3%3.7 $20.82
2/28/2023561,200 shares $13.55 million -11.7%1.1%3.7 $24.14
2/15/2023635,400 shares $15.70 million +17.9%1.2%4.4 $24.71
1/31/2023538,900 shares $12.86 million +15.6%1.1%3.6 $23.87
1/15/2023466,100 shares $11.64 million -9.6%0.9%3.4 $24.97
12/30/2022515,500 shares $12.74 million +15.2%1.0%3.7 $24.72
12/15/2022447,600 shares $10.98 million -3.1%0.9%3.2 $24.54
11/30/2022461,900 shares $12.04 million +1.7%0.9%3.4 $26.07
11/15/2022454,200 shares $12.18 million -26.5%0.9%3.3 $26.82
10/31/2022618,100 shares $16.32 million -17.7%1.2%4.6 $26.41
10/15/2022751,100 shares $17.83 million -12.1%1.5%5.9 $23.74
9/30/2022854,900 shares $18.79 million -5.3%1.7%7 $21.98
9/15/2022902,600 shares $21.02 million +15.4%1.8%6.6 $23.29
8/31/2022782,000 shares $17.99 million -7.2%1.5%5.1 $23.00
8/15/2022842,400 shares $21.06 million -10.6%1.7%5.3 $25.00
7/31/2022942,400 shares $23.23 million -2.9%1.8%5.7 $24.65
7/15/2022970,400 shares $23.06 million +4.0%1.9%5 $23.76
6/30/2022933,400 shares $21.33 million +7.6%1.8%4.7 $22.85
6/15/2022867,400 shares $19.53 million +4.0%1.7%4.5 $22.51













BUSE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Busey's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Busey shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 746,700 shares of BUSE short. 1.46% of First Busey's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on First Busey's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Busey?

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. BUSE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on First Busey's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting First Busey?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of First Busey: 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 First Busey?

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. 1.46% of First Busey's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is First Busey's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Busey saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 746,700 shares, a drop of 13.1% from the previous total of 859,000 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 First Busey's float size?

First Busey currently has issued a total of 55,259,000 shares. Some of First Busey'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. First Busey currently has a public float of 51,220,000 shares.

How does First Busey's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.46% of First Busey's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to First Busey: 1st Source Co. (0.74%), S&T Bancorp, Inc. (2.23%), Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (6.40%), TriCo Bancshares (1.13%), Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (1.37%), First Bancorp (2.33%), Veritex Holdings, Inc. (3.99%), Enterprise Financial Services Corp (1.25%), Banner Co. (2.14%), Preferred Bank (6.99%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Busey stock?

Short selling BUSE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Busey as its price is falling. BUSE shares are trading down $0.09 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 First Busey?

A short squeeze for First Busey 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 BUSE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Busey'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 BUSE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:BUSE) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff