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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda

Central Garden & Pet (CENT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$39.98
+0.71 (+1.81%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Central Garden & Pet Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,190,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,160,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$50.97 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
10.6
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
67,220,000 shares
Float Size
9,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
12.49%
Today's Trading Volume
63,118 shares
Average Trading Volume
73,488 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
86%
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CENT Short Interest Over Time

CENT Days to Cover Over Time

CENT Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Central Garden & Pet Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20241,190,000 shares $50.97 million +2.6%12.5%10.6 $42.83
3/15/20241,160,000 shares $49.13 million +5.5%14.5%10.3 $42.35
2/29/20241,100,000 shares $48.26 million +4.8%13.7%9.1 $43.87
2/15/20241,050,000 shares $45.79 million +7.5%13.1%8.9 $43.61
1/31/2024976,600 shares $36.64 million +4.7%10.6%9.7 $37.52
1/15/2024932,600 shares $44.25 million +5.8%10.1%10.3 $47.45
12/31/2023881,900 shares $35.35 million +20.1%9.5%10.3 $40.09
12/15/2023734,500 shares $35.36 million +19.8%8.0%8.9 $48.14
11/30/2023613,200 shares $24.88 million +4.3%6.6%7.4 $40.58
11/15/2023587,700 shares $26.55 million -3.4%6.4%8.1 $45.18
10/31/2023608,300 shares $26.54 million +9.6%6.6%9.1 $43.63
10/15/2023554,900 shares $24.24 million -6.4%6.0%8.3 $43.68
9/30/2023592,600 shares $26.16 million +106.1%6.4%9.2 $44.14
9/15/2023287,600 shares $13.49 million -0.1%3.1%4.7 $46.92
8/31/2023287,800 shares $12.70 million +9.4%3.1%7.1 $44.14
8/15/2023263,100 shares $11.79 million -12.1%2.9%5.9 $44.80
7/31/2023299,400 shares $12.12 million -1.1%3.3%6.4 $40.48
7/15/2023302,800 shares $11.91 million +5.1%3.3%6.8 $39.32
6/30/2023288,100 shares $11.17 million -17.4%3.1%6.2 $38.77
6/15/2023348,600 shares $13.52 million +4.3%3.8%7.8 $38.78
5/31/2023334,300 shares $12.14 million +20.5%3.6%7.6 $36.30
5/15/2023277,400 shares $10.22 million -0.4%3.0%6.8 $36.83
4/30/2023278,600 shares $10.26 million -0.6%3.0%7.3 $36.84
4/15/2023280,200 shares $11.13 million -5.3%3.0%7.6 $39.73
3/31/2023295,800 shares $12.15 million -0.7%3.2%8.3 $41.06
3/15/2023297,800 shares $11.69 million +23.5%3.2%8.3 $39.27
2/28/2023241,200 shares $9.77 million -5.3%2.6%6.9 $40.50
2/15/2023254,700 shares $10.86 million -3.0%2.7%7.1 $42.65
1/31/2023262,600 shares $11.01 million +13.0%2.8%7.1 $41.94
1/15/2023232,500 shares $9.37 million -0.1%2.5%6.4 $40.32
12/30/2022232,700 shares $8.71 million -0.8%2.5%5.8 $37.45
12/15/2022234,600 shares $8.59 million +0.3%2.6%5.4 $36.63
11/30/2022233,900 shares $9.60 million -16.4%2.6%5.3 $41.05
11/15/2022279,900 shares $12.42 million -0.1%3.0%6.2 $44.37
10/31/2022280,100 shares $11.56 million -7.3%3.0%6.4 $41.27
10/15/2022302,200 shares $11.15 million +5.0%3.3%6.6 $36.88
9/30/2022287,800 shares $10.37 million -7.4%3.1%6.8 $36.04
9/15/2022310,900 shares $11.49 million +8.9%3.4%6.5 $36.97
8/31/2022285,500 shares $11.40 million -4.1%3.1%5.9 $39.92
8/15/2022297,600 shares $13.42 million +1.1%3.2%6.2 $45.11
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CENT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Garden & Pet's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Central Garden & Pet shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 1,190,000 shares of CENT short. 12.49% of Central Garden & Pet's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Central Garden & Pet's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Central Garden & Pet?

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. CENT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on Central Garden & Pet's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Central Garden & Pet?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Central Garden & Pet: Citadel Advisors LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Central Garden & Pet?

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. 12.49% of Central Garden & Pet's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Central Garden & Pet's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, an increase of 2.6% from the previous total of 1,160,000 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 Central Garden & Pet's float size?

Central Garden & Pet currently has issued a total of 67,220,000 shares. Some of Central Garden & Pet'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. Central Garden & Pet currently has a public float of 9,530,000 shares.

How does Central Garden & Pet's short interest compare to its competitors?

12.49% of Central Garden & Pet's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Central Garden & Pet: Central Garden & Pet (1.24%), Carter's, Inc. (10.39%), Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (2.33%), Savers Value Village, Inc. (6.25%), Playtika Holding Corp. (7.88%), Under Armour, Inc. (6.75%), PENN Entertainment, Inc. (19.01%), Stride, Inc. (12.77%), RLX Technology Inc. (4.15%), Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. (10.40%),

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 Central Garden & Pet stock?

Short selling CENT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Central Garden & Pet as its price is falling. CENT shares are trading up $0.71 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 Central Garden & Pet?

A short squeeze for Central Garden & Pet 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 CENT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Central Garden & Pet'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 CENT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:CENT) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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