DISH Network Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.12 (-2.72 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume2.83 million shs
Average Volume4.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.11 billion
P/E Ratio10.35
Dividend YieldN/A

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume28,160,000 shares
Previous Short Volume30,350,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-7.22%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.23 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover8.0
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares527,345,000 shares
Float Size247,890,000 shares
Short Percent of Float11.36%
Today's Trading Volume2,829,613 shares
Average Trading Volume4,166,985 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.09%

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DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/202128,160,000 shares $1.23 billion -7.2%11.4%8 $43.52
5/14/202130,350,000 shares $1.35 billion -4.5%N/A7.9 $44.62
4/30/202131,790,000 shares $1.43 billion +2.2%N/A7.8 $45.05
4/15/202131,100,000 shares $1.17 billion +4.1%N/A6.6 $37.68
3/31/202129,890,000 shares $1.07 billion +1.0%N/A6.6 $35.87
3/15/202129,600,000 shares $1.10 billion -4.2%N/A6 $37.27
2/26/202130,890,000 shares $974.58 million -5.4%N/A5.9 $31.55
2/12/202132,660,000 shares $1.03 billion -20.0%N/A6.6 $31.69
1/29/202140,830,000 shares $1.22 billion +58.0%N/A8.3 $29.93
1/15/202125,840,000 shares $866.42 million +3.2%N/A6 $33.53
12/31/202025,040,000 shares $789.26 million +96.2%N/A6.6 $31.52
12/15/202012,760,000 shares $446.98 million -2.2%N/A3.7 $35.03
11/30/202013,040,000 shares $468.27 million +12.4%N/A4.8 $35.91
11/15/202011,600,000 shares $365.86 million +3.3%N/A4.3 $31.54
10/30/202011,230,000 shares $285.24 million -7.0%N/A4.6 $25.40
10/15/202012,080,000 shares $338.96 million +4.4%N/A4.8 $28.06
9/30/202011,570,000 shares $335.88 million -3.6%N/A4.6 $29.03
9/15/202012,000,000 shares $392.88 million +6.2%N/A4.5 $32.74
8/31/202011,300,000 shares $401.38 million -1.1%N/A3.9 $35.52
8/14/202011,430,000 shares $396.28 million -0.9%N/A3.7 $34.67
7/31/202011,530,000 shares $370.23 million -15.1%N/A3.5 $32.11
7/15/202013,580,000 shares $458.73 million +3.0%N/A4.2 $33.78
6/30/202013,180,000 shares $454.84 million +11.4%N/A3.9 $34.51
6/15/202011,830,000 shares $402.69 million -4.3%N/A3.4 $34.04
5/29/202012,360,000 shares $391.19 million +7.4%N/A3.3 $31.65

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) Short Interest FAQ

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What is DISH Network's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of DISH Network shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 28th, investors have sold 28,160,000 shares of DISH short. 11.36% of DISH Network's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for DISH Network?

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. DISH Network currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for DISH Network?

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. 11.36% of DISH Network's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is DISH Network's short interest increasing or decreasing?

DISH Network saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 28,160,000 shares, a decrease of 7.2% from the previous total of 30,350,000 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 DISH Network's float size?

DISH Network currently has issued a total of 527,345,000 shares. Some of DISH Network'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. DISH Network currently has a public float of 247,890,000 shares.

How does DISH Network's short interest compare to its competitors?

11.36% of DISH Network's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "cable & other pay television services" compare to DISH Network: Roku, Inc. (3.10%), Liberty Broadband Co. (2.67%), Liberty Broadband Co. (1.15%), Rogers Communications Inc. (0.55%), Liberty Global plc (0.00%), Altice USA, Inc. (19.99%), Liberty Global plc (3.55%), Liberty Global plc (2.26%), Discovery, Inc. (18.99%), and Discovery, Inc. (4.63%).

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. ($25.04 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($7.50 billion), Aon plc ($7.09 billion), Square, Inc. ($6.95 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.90 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.79 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.18 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($5.54 billion), Sea Limited ($4.96 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($4.25 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short DISH Network stock?

Short selling DISH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from DISH Network as its price is falling. DISH Network's stock is trading down $1.12 today. To short DISH Network 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 DISH Network 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 DISH Network?

A short squeeze for DISH Network 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 DISH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is DISH Network'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 DISH, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by Staff
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