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Performance Shipping Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.
+0.29 (+5.45 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.61
50-Day Range
MA: $0.78
52-Week Range
Now: $5.61
Volume166,755 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market Capitalization$281.34 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Performance Shipping (NASDAQ:DCIX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:398,800 shares
Previous Short Volume:171,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+133.08%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$239,280.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:March, 13 2020
Outstanding Shares:36,280,000 shares
Float Size:21,370,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.87%
Today's Trading Volume:166,755 shares
Average Trading Volume:0 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:

Performance Shipping (NASDAQ:DCIX) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
3/13/2020398,800 $239,280.00 133.1%1.9%0.7$0.60
2/28/2020171,100 $65,018.00 -6.1%0.8%0.7$0.38
2/14/2020182,300 $94,796.00 -25.4%0.9%1$0.52
1/31/2020244,200 $148,962.00 12.1%1.1%1.4$0.61
1/15/2020217,800 $176,418.00 5.0%1.0%1.2$0.81
12/31/2019207,500 $166,000.00 -8.6%1.8%1$0.80

Performance Shipping (NASDAQ:DCIX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Performance Shipping's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Performance Shipping shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 13th, traders have sold 398,800 shares of DCIX short. 1.87% of Performance Shipping's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Performance Shipping?

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. Performance Shipping currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Performance Shipping?

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. 1.87% of Performance Shipping's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Performance Shipping's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Performance Shipping saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 398,800 shares, an increase of 133.1% from the previous total of 171,100 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.

What is Performance Shipping's float size?

Performance Shipping currently has issued a total of 50,150,000 shares. Some of Performance Shipping'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. Performance Shipping currently has a public float of 21,370,000 shares.

How does Performance Shipping's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.87% of Performance Shipping's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "deep sea foreign transportation of freight" compare to Performance Shipping: Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (3.46%), Costamare Inc. (2.82%), Seacor Holdings Inc. (0.00%), Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (0.00%), DHT Holdings, Inc. (6.56%), SFL Co. Ltd. (7.81%), Danaos Co. (4.71%), Scorpio Tankers Inc. (7.52%), Dorian LPG Ltd. (2.46%), and Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (2.69%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($9.26 billion), AbbVie Inc. ($6.51 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.96 billion), McKesson Co. ($4.86 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($2.85 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.75 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.50 billion), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.95 billion), Tiffany & Co. ($1.93 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Performance Shipping stock?

Short selling DCIX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Performance Shipping as its price is falling. Performance Shipping's stock is trading up $0.29 today. To short Performance Shipping 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 Performance Shipping 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 Performance Shipping?

A short squeeze for Performance Shipping occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of DCIX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Performance Shipping'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 DCIX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 13 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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