Capital Southwest (CSWC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$26.20
+0.21 (+0.81%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Capital Southwest Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
832,200 shares
Previous Short Volume
713,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+16.70%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$21.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.5
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
42,981,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.94%
Today's Trading Volume
244,364 shares
Average Trading Volume
232,866 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
105%
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CSWC Short Interest Over Time

CSWC Days to Cover Over Time

CSWC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Capital Southwest Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024832,200 shares $21.49 million +16.7%N/A2.5 $25.82
4/15/2024713,100 shares $17.39 million +10.3%N/A2 $24.39
3/31/2024646,800 shares $16.14 million -40.1%N/A1.7 $24.96
3/15/20241,080,000 shares $25.83 million +47.5%N/A2.5 $23.92
2/29/2024732,300 shares $17.66 million +7.9%N/A1.7 $24.12
2/15/2024678,600 shares $16.18 million -14.5%N/A1.7 $23.84
1/31/2024793,900 shares $19.50 million -11.4%N/A2.1 $24.56
1/15/2024896,000 shares $22.71 million -10.0%N/A2.4 $25.35
12/31/2023995,600 shares $23.60 million -3.3%N/A2.7 $23.70
12/15/20231,030,000 shares $23.87 million -19.5%N/A3 $23.17
11/30/20231,280,000 shares $28.83 million -15.2%N/A3.7 $22.52
11/15/20231,510,000 shares $33.28 million +17.1%N/A4.4 $22.04
10/31/20231,290,000 shares $27.92 million +11.2%N/A3.8 $21.64
10/15/20231,160,000 shares $25.39 million +3.6%N/A3.9 $21.89
9/30/20231,120,000 shares $25.65 million +10.9%N/A3.4 $22.90
9/15/20231,010,000 shares $22.32 million +55.6%N/A3.2 $22.10
8/31/2023649,100 shares $14.32 million +21.6%N/A2 $22.06
8/15/2023533,900 shares $11.69 million +44.5%N/A1.6 $21.89
7/31/2023369,400 shares $7.68 million -11.8%N/A1.2 $20.79
7/15/2023419,000 shares $8.74 million +10.3%N/A1.1 $20.85
6/30/2023380,000 shares $7.49 million +19.7%N/A1.1 $19.72
6/15/2023317,600 shares $6.14 million +10.9%N/A1 $19.32
5/31/2023286,500 shares $5.24 million -10.1%N/A0.9 $18.30
5/15/2023318,600 shares $5.68 million -14.8%N/A1 $17.82
4/30/2023374,000 shares $6.78 million -32.1%N/A1.2 $18.13
4/15/2023551,000 shares $10.06 million +50.6%N/A1.9 $18.26
3/31/2023366,000 shares $6.51 million +8.2%N/A1.4 $17.78
3/15/2023338,300 shares $5.71 million +39.5%N/A1.2 $16.89
2/28/2023242,500 shares $4.56 million -6.8%N/A0.8 $18.79
2/15/2023260,100 shares $4.98 million -7.8%N/A0.8 $19.16
1/31/2023282,200 shares $5.59 million -10.9%N/A0.8 $19.81
1/15/2023316,800 shares $5.81 million +17.3%N/A1 $18.34
12/30/2022270,000 shares $4.62 million +22.2%N/A0.8 $17.10
12/15/2022221,000 shares $3.84 million -11.7%N/A0.7 $17.38
11/30/2022250,200 shares $4.54 million +44.5%N/A0.9 $18.14
11/15/2022173,200 shares $3.21 million -9.0%N/A0.7 $18.51
10/31/2022190,300 shares $3.59 million -29.9%N/A1 $18.85
10/15/2022271,600 shares $4.56 million +23.9%N/A1.4 $16.80
9/30/2022219,300 shares $3.71 million -14.7%N/A1.2 $16.94
9/15/2022257,200 shares $4.70 million +3.2%N/A1.5 $18.28
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CSWC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Capital Southwest's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Capital Southwest shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 832,200 shares of CSWC short. Learn More on Capital Southwest's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Capital Southwest?

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. CSWC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Capital Southwest's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Capital Southwest?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Capital Southwest: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Capital Southwest's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Capital Southwest saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 832,200 shares, an increase of 16.7% from the previous total of 713,100 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.

How does Capital Southwest's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Capital Southwest: Gladstone Investment Co. (6.95%), Stellus Capital Investment Co. (0.63%), Prospect Capital Co. (7.81%), Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (2.50%), New Mountain Finance Co. (2.19%), TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (7.71%), Sixth Street Specialty Lending, Inc. (1.35%), Apartment Investment and Management (2.84%), Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund (0.02%), Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (0.97%),

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. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Capital Southwest stock?

Short selling CSWC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Capital Southwest as its price is falling. CSWC shares are trading up $0.21 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 Capital Southwest?

A short squeeze for Capital Southwest 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 CSWC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Capital Southwest'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 CSWC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:CSWC) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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