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CareTrust REIT Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.64 (+2.89 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.82
50-Day Range
MA: $22.74
52-Week Range
Now: $22.82
Volume690,313 shs
Average Volume607,517 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio26.85
Dividend Yield4.51%

Short Interest

CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ:CTRE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,670,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,560,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+4.30%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$59.22 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.7
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares95,580,000 shares
Float Size94,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.84%
Today's Trading Volume690,313 shares
Average Trading Volume607,517 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average13.63%

Short Interest Over Time

CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ:CTRE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20212,670,000 shares $59.22 million +4.3%2.8%3.7 $22.18
1/29/20212,560,000 shares $59.14 million +14.8%2.7%3.5 $23.10
1/15/20212,230,000 shares $50.82 million +9.9%2.4%3.2 $22.79
12/31/20201,920,000 shares $42.85 million +24.7%2.0%2.8 $22.32
12/15/20201,920,000 shares $42.39 million +24.7%2.0%2.8 $22.08
11/30/20201,540,000 shares $35.62 million -1.3%1.6%2.3 $23.13
11/15/20201,560,000 shares $30.31 million +6.9%1.7%2.5 $19.43
10/30/20201,460,000 shares $28.91 million +50.2%1.6%2.5 $19.80
10/15/2020971,800 shares $17.00 million -21.0%1.0%1.6 $17.49
9/30/20201,230,000 shares $22.55 million -1.6%1.3%1.8 $18.33
9/15/20201,250,000 shares $21.60 million -21.9%1.3%1.6 $17.28
8/31/20201,600,000 shares $30.32 million -11.6%1.7%1.9 $18.95
8/14/20201,810,000 shares $34.84 million +3.4%1.9%2.1 $19.25
7/31/20201,750,000 shares $32.90 million +30.6%1.9%1.9 $18.80
7/15/20201,340,000 shares $24.15 million -18.8%1.4%1.4 $18.02
6/30/20201,650,000 shares $28.12 million -7.8%1.8%1.8 $17.04
6/15/20201,790,000 shares $31.07 million -16.4%1.9%2.1 $17.36
5/29/20202,140,000 shares $36.34 million +27.4%2.3%2.2 $16.98
5/15/20201,680,000 shares $31.30 million -6.2%1.8%1.7 $18.63
4/30/20201,790,000 shares $35.42 million -15.6%1.9%1.8 $19.79
4/15/20202,120,000 shares $37.38 million -2.8%2.3%1.9 $17.63
3/31/20202,180,000 shares $32.72 million +1.3%2.3%1.8 $15.01
3/13/20202,152,400 shares $40.44 million +8.7%2.5%1.8 $18.79
2/28/20201,980,000 shares $26.99 million -18.9%2.3%1.9 $13.63
2/14/20202,440,000 shares $48.02 million +5.2%2.6%2.4 $19.68

CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ:CTRE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is CareTrust REIT's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CareTrust REIT shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 2,670,000 shares of CTRE short. 2.84% of CareTrust REIT's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for CareTrust REIT?

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. CareTrust REIT currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for CareTrust REIT?

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. 2.84% of CareTrust REIT's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is CareTrust REIT's short interest increasing or decreasing?

CareTrust REIT saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 2,670,000 shares, an increase of 4.3% 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 CareTrust REIT's float size?

CareTrust REIT currently has issued a total of 95,894,000 shares. Some of CareTrust REIT'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. CareTrust REIT currently has a public float of 94,170,000 shares.

How does CareTrust REIT's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.84% of CareTrust REIT's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to CareTrust REIT: Lamar Advertising Company (REIT) (1.68%), AGNC Investment Corp. (1.96%), Vornado Realty Trust (8.94%), Kimco Realty Corp (5.35%), Federal Realty Investment Trust (3.65%), CyrusOne Inc. (0.00%), Klépierre SA (0.00%), National Retail Properties, Inc. (0.00%), Kilroy Realty Co. (0.00%), and Americold Realty Trust (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short CareTrust REIT stock?

Short selling CTRE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CareTrust REIT as its price is falling. CareTrust REIT's stock is trading up $0.64 today. To short CareTrust REIT 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 CareTrust REIT 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 CareTrust REIT?

A short squeeze for CareTrust REIT 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 CTRE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is CareTrust REIT'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 CTRE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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