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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
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Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$35.24
+0.19 (+0.54%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

Cathay General Bancorp Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,910,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,560,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-25.39%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$72.26 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
5.3
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
72,670,000 shares
Float Size
68,830,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.77%
Today's Trading Volume
250,692 shares
Average Trading Volume
494,663 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
51%
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CATY Short Interest Over Time

CATY Days to Cover Over Time

CATY Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Cathay General Bancorp Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20241,910,000 shares $72.26 million -25.4%2.8%5.3 $37.83
3/15/20242,560,000 shares $96.82 million -3.0%3.7%7.7 $37.82
2/29/20242,640,000 shares $103.09 million +5.6%3.8%8.6 $39.05
2/15/20242,500,000 shares $102.20 million -1.2%3.6%8.3 $40.88
1/31/20242,530,000 shares $104.16 million -1.6%3.7%8.3 $41.17
1/15/20242,570,000 shares $109.87 million -10.8%3.7%8.4 $42.75
12/31/20232,880,000 shares $128.36 million -4.0%4.2%8.9 $44.57
12/15/20233,000,000 shares $132.72 million +0.3%4.4%8.5 $44.24
11/30/20232,990,000 shares $109.67 million -0.3%4.3%5.5 $36.68
11/15/20233,000,000 shares $112.71 million +4.9%4.4%5.3 $37.57
10/31/20232,860,000 shares $96.98 million -30.6%4.2%5.1 $33.91
10/15/20234,120,000 shares $141.11 million No Change6.0%7.3 $34.25
9/30/20234,120,000 shares $143.21 million +114.6%6.0%7.6 $34.76
9/15/20231,920,000 shares $71.37 million +9.1%2.8%3.7 $37.17
8/31/20231,760,000 shares $62.71 million -10.7%2.6%5.5 $35.63
8/15/20231,970,000 shares $68.63 million -1.5%2.9%6.3 $34.84
7/31/20232,000,000 shares $76.08 million +1.0%2.9%6.4 $38.04
7/15/20231,980,000 shares $66.33 million +5.9%2.9%5.9 $33.50
6/30/20231,870,000 shares $60.20 million -10.1%2.7%5.6 $32.19
6/15/20232,080,000 shares $71.88 million +5.1%3.0%5.9 $34.56
5/31/20231,980,000 shares $57.90 million +6.5%2.9%4.8 $29.24
5/15/20231,860,000 shares $53.70 million +64.6%2.7%4.5 $28.87
4/30/20231,130,000 shares $36.01 million -0.9%1.6%2.8 $31.87
4/15/20231,140,000 shares $37.41 million -14.3%1.7%3 $32.82
3/31/20231,330,000 shares $45.91 million -40.9%1.9%3.5 $34.52
3/15/20232,250,000 shares $82.58 million +21.0%3.3%6.2 $36.70
2/28/20231,860,000 shares $79.83 million +12.7%2.7%6.6 $42.92
2/15/20231,650,000 shares $73.61 million +11.5%2.4%6 $44.61
1/31/20231,480,000 shares $65.06 million +14.7%2.1%5.2 $43.96
1/15/20231,290,000 shares $55.78 million +2.4%1.8%4.3 $43.24
12/30/20221,260,000 shares $51.40 million +4.1%1.8%4.1 $40.79
12/15/20221,210,000 shares $49.28 million -0.8%1.7%3.9 $40.73
11/30/20221,220,000 shares $56.69 million -6.9%1.7%3.9 $46.47
11/15/20221,310,000 shares $60.36 million -5.8%1.9%4.2 $46.08
10/31/20221,390,000 shares $63.38 million -8.0%2.0%4.7 $45.60
10/15/20221,510,000 shares $64.33 million +6.3%2.1%5.2 $42.60
9/30/20221,420,000 shares $54.61 million -6.0%2.0%5.5 $38.46
9/15/20221,510,000 shares $63.42 million +4.9%2.1%5.8 $42.00
8/31/20221,440,000 shares $60.39 million -3.4%2.0%5.2 $41.94
8/15/20221,490,000 shares $66.87 million -10.2%2.1%5.2 $44.88
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CATY Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cathay General Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Cathay General Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 1,910,000 shares of CATY short. 2.77% of Cathay General Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Cathay General Bancorp's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Cathay General Bancorp?

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. CATY shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Cathay General Bancorp's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Cathay General Bancorp?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Cathay General Bancorp: Citadel Advisors LLC, and 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 Cathay General Bancorp?

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. 2.77% of Cathay General Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Cathay General Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Cathay General Bancorp saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,910,000 shares, a drop of 25.4% from the previous total of 2,560,000 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 Cathay General Bancorp's float size?

Cathay General Bancorp currently has issued a total of 72,670,000 shares. Some of Cathay General Bancorp'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. Cathay General Bancorp currently has a public float of 68,830,000 shares.

How does Cathay General Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.77% of Cathay General Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Cathay General Bancorp: First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (2.62%), Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (4.77%), First BanCorp. (1.33%), Bank of Hawaii Co. (13.74%), CVB Financial Corp. (4.84%), United Community Banks, Inc. (2.34%), Associated Banc-Corp (2.57%), Ameris Bancorp (2.04%), Independent Bank Corp. (1.70%), Seacoast Banking Co. of Florida (2.53%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Cathay General Bancorp stock?

Short selling CATY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Cathay General Bancorp as its price is falling. CATY shares are trading up $0.19 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 Cathay General Bancorp?

A short squeeze for Cathay General Bancorp 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 CATY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Cathay General Bancorp'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 CATY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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