Columbia Sportswear Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.34 (+0.31 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 10:51 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $111.15
50-Day Range
MA: $106.00
52-Week Range
Now: $111.15
Volume6,382 shs
Average Volume369,657 shs
Market Capitalization$7.38 billion
P/E Ratio60.41
Dividend Yield0.96%

Short Interest

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume578,900 shares
Previous Short Volume773,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-25.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$61.80 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.6
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares68,300,000 shares
Float Size33,440,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.73%
Today's Trading Volume6,382 shares
Average Trading Volume369,657 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.27%

Short Interest Over Time

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021578,900 shares $61.80 million -25.2%1.7%1.6 $106.75
3/15/2021773,600 shares $84.21 million -17.4%2.3%2.3 $108.86
2/26/2021936,100 shares $96.90 million +18.9%2.8%2.8 $103.51
2/12/2021787,500 shares $81.17 million -39.4%2.4%2.4 $103.07
1/29/20211,300,000 shares $132.20 million -9.1%4.1%3.9 $101.69
1/15/20211,430,000 shares $125.18 million +16.3%4.5%4.2 $87.54
12/31/20201,160,000 shares $104.31 million No Change3.6%3.2 $89.92
12/15/20201,160,000 shares $98.76 million No Change3.6%3.2 $85.14
11/30/20201,160,000 shares $102.40 million -13.4%3.6%3.1 $88.28
11/15/20201,340,000 shares $109.79 million +3.9%4.2%3.5 $81.93
10/30/20201,290,000 shares $101.06 million +3.2%4.2%3.6 $78.34
10/15/20201,250,000 shares $120.03 million -16.7%4.2%3.8 $96.02
9/30/20201,500,000 shares $139.49 million +4.2%5.0%4.9 $92.99
9/15/20201,440,000 shares $129.74 million -8.3%4.8%4.5 $90.10
8/31/20201,570,000 shares $140.52 million +2.6%5.3%5 $89.50
8/14/20201,530,000 shares $136.87 million -6.7%5.1%4.7 $89.46
7/31/20201,640,000 shares $133.79 million -15.0%5.7%4.6 $81.58
7/15/20201,930,000 shares $146.37 million -15.4%6.2%5.5 $75.84
6/30/20202,280,000 shares $183.33 million -12.6%7.8%6.2 $80.41
6/15/20202,610,000 shares $209.82 million -6.8%9.1%6.8 $80.39
5/29/20202,800,000 shares $217.67 million -2.4%9.8%6.6 $77.74
5/15/20202,870,000 shares $209.68 million +10.4%10.0%6.1 $73.06
4/30/20202,600,000 shares $196.85 million -1.1%8.8%5.3 $75.71
4/15/20202,630,000 shares $172.24 million -3.7%9.0%5.2 $65.49
3/31/20202,730,000 shares $190.34 million -2.5%9.1%5.4 $69.72

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Columbia Sportswear's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Columbia Sportswear shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 578,900 shares of COLM short. 1.73% of Columbia Sportswear's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Columbia Sportswear?

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 Sportswear currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Columbia Sportswear?

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. 1.73% of Columbia Sportswear's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Columbia Sportswear's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Columbia Sportswear saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 578,900 shares, a decrease of 25.2% from the previous total of 773,600 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 Sportswear's float size?

Columbia Sportswear currently has issued a total of 66,386,000 shares. Some of Columbia Sportswear'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 Sportswear currently has a public float of 33,440,000 shares.

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

1.73% of Columbia Sportswear's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "apparel accessories & luxury goods" compare to Columbia Sportswear: V.F. Co. (2.07%), Tapestry, Inc. (3.33%), Ralph Lauren Co. (4.50%), PVH Corp. (2.42%), Hanesbrands Inc. (5.10%), Carter's, Inc. (9.35%), G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (11.21%), Oxford Industries, Inc. (3.14%), Movado Group, Inc. (4.78%), and Fossil Group, Inc. (9.81%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Columbia Sportswear stock?

Short selling COLM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Columbia Sportswear as its price is falling. Columbia Sportswear's stock is trading up $0.34 today. To short Columbia Sportswear 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 Sportswear 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 Sportswear?

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

How often is Columbia Sportswear'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 COLM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by Staff
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