Columbia Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.06 (+0.35 %)
(As of 09/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume338,626 shs
Average Volume171,283 shs
Market Capitalization$1.85 billion
P/E Ratio21.96
Dividend YieldN/A

Columbia Financial (NASDAQ:CLBK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,580,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,560,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1.28%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$28.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover9.8
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares106,789,000 shares
Float Size37,510,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.21%
Today's Trading Volume338,626 shares
Average Trading Volume171,283 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average97.70%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Columbia Financial (NASDAQ:CLBK) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20211,580,000 shares $28.49 million +1.3%4.2%9.8 $18.03
8/13/20211,560,000 shares $28.59 million No Change4.1%9.3 $18.33
7/30/20211,560,000 shares $28.14 million +2.6%4.0%8.9 $18.04
7/15/20211,520,000 shares $26.58 million No Change3.9%8.3 $17.49
6/30/20211,520,000 shares $26.17 million -20.4%3.9%8.1 $17.22
6/15/20211,910,000 shares $32.34 million No Change4.9%12 $16.93
5/28/20211,910,000 shares $33.94 million +1.6%4.9%12.5 $17.77
5/14/20211,880,000 shares $33.37 million +0.5%4.8%10.9 $17.75
4/30/20211,870,000 shares $34.41 million -2.6%4.9%10.5 $18.40
4/15/20211,920,000 shares $34.50 million +0.5%5.0%10.4 $17.97
3/31/20211,910,000 shares $33.69 million -7.7%4.4%9.9 $17.64
3/15/20212,070,000 shares $37.14 million +34.4%4.7%9.9 $17.94
2/26/20211,540,000 shares $25.83 million +12.4%3.5%7.7 $16.77
2/12/20211,370,000 shares $21.84 million +0.7%3.1%7.3 $15.94
1/29/20211,360,000 shares $21.35 million -4.9%3.1%7 $15.70
1/15/20211,430,000 shares $22.85 million +10.9%3.1%7.2 $15.98
12/31/20201,290,000 shares $20.09 million +4.9%2.8%6.3 $15.57
12/15/20201,230,000 shares $18.55 million +5.1%2.7%5.9 $15.08
11/30/20201,170,000 shares $17.20 million +25.1%2.5%5.4 $14.70
11/15/2020935,500 shares $13.46 million -19.4%1.9%4.3 $14.39
10/30/20201,160,000 shares $14.99 million +16.0%2.4%5.5 $12.92
10/15/20201,000,000 shares $11.90 million +27.6%2.1%5 $11.90
9/30/2020783,700 shares $8.70 million +1.6%1.6%4.3 $11.10
9/15/2020771,600 shares $8.62 million +12.6%1.6%4.1 $11.17
8/31/2020685,200 shares $7.31 million -7.4%1.4%3.9 $10.67

Institutional Investors Shorting Columbia Financial (NASDAQ:CLBK)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Columbia Financial. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLCN/A200N/A$3.00

Columbia Financial (NASDAQ:CLBK) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Columbia Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Columbia Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 1,580,000 shares of CLBK short. 4.21% of Columbia Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Columbia Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Columbia Financial?

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. Columbia Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 10.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Columbia Financial

Which institutional investors are shorting Columbia Financial?

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

What is a good short interest percentage for Columbia Financial?

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. 4.21% of Columbia Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Columbia Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Columbia Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,580,000 shares, an increase of 1.3% from the previous total of 1,560,000 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 Columbia Financial's float size?

Columbia Financial currently has issued a total of 106,789,000 shares. Some of Columbia Financial'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. Columbia Financial currently has a public float of 37,510,000 shares.

How does Columbia Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

4.21% of Columbia Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "federal savings institutions" compare to Columbia Financial: People's United Financial, Inc. (2.29%), TFS Financial Co. (1.22%), Umpqua Holdings Co. (2.06%), BankUnited, Inc. (2.17%), Eastern Bankshares, Inc. (1.81%), Axos Financial, Inc. (3.62%), Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (3.07%), Provident Financial Services, Inc. (1.29%), Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (3.93%), and OceanFirst Financial Corp. (1.53%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: 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 Columbia Financial stock?

Short selling CLBK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Columbia Financial as its price is falling. Columbia Financial's stock is trading up $0.06 today. To short Columbia Financial 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 Columbia Financial 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 Columbia Financial?

A short squeeze for Columbia Financial 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 CLBK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Columbia Financial'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 CLBK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by Staff
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