Dawson Geophysical Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.02 (+0.84 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $2.41
50-Day Range
MA: $2.67
52-Week Range
Now: $2.41
Volume108,386 shs
Average Volume156,779 shs
Market Capitalization$56.58 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume149,400 shares
Previous Short Volume144,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+3.46%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$357,066.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.9
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares23,478,000 shares
Float Size21,780,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.69%
Today's Trading Volume108,386 shares
Average Trading Volume156,779 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-30.87%

Short Interest Over Time

Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021149,400 shares $357,066.00 +3.5%0.7%0.9 $2.39
3/15/2021144,400 shares $371,108.00 +68.7%0.7%0.8 $2.57
2/26/202185,600 shares $261,080.00 +182.5%0.4%0.5 $3.05
2/12/202130,300 shares $86,355.00 -29.4%0.1%0.2 $2.85
1/29/202142,900 shares $123,123.00 -29.2%0.2%0.7 $2.87
1/15/202160,600 shares $158,772.00 No Change0.3%1 $2.62
1/31/2020368,900 shares $818,958.00 +57.8%1.7%6.4 $2.22
1/15/2020368,900 shares $844,781.00 +57.8%1.7%6.4 $2.29
12/31/2019233,800 shares $614,894.00 +77.0%1.1%4.1 $2.63
8/15/2019331,400 shares $725,766.00 -22.7%1.6%2.4 $2.19

Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Dawson Geophysical's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Dawson Geophysical shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 149,400 shares of DWSN short. 0.69% of Dawson Geophysical's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Dawson Geophysical?

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. Dawson Geophysical currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Dawson Geophysical?

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. 0.69% of Dawson Geophysical's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Dawson Geophysical's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Dawson Geophysical saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 149,400 shares, an increase of 3.5% from the previous total of 144,400 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 Dawson Geophysical's float size?

Dawson Geophysical currently has issued a total of 23,478,000 shares. Some of Dawson Geophysical'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. Dawson Geophysical currently has a public float of 21,780,000 shares.

How does Dawson Geophysical's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.69% of Dawson Geophysical's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas equipment & services" compare to Dawson Geophysical: Schlumberger Limited (0.00%), Halliburton (0.00%), NOV Inc. (0.00%), TechnipFMC plc (3.27%), RPC, Inc. (11.44%), Oceaneering International, Inc. (1.68%), Dril-Quip, Inc. (5.18%), Seacor Holdings Inc. (0.00%), Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (6.76%), and Tidewater Inc. (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: 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 Dawson Geophysical stock?

Short selling DWSN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Dawson Geophysical as its price is falling. Dawson Geophysical's stock is trading up $0.02 today. To short Dawson Geophysical 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 Dawson Geophysical 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 Dawson Geophysical?

A short squeeze for Dawson Geophysical 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 DWSN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Dawson Geophysical'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 DWSN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by Staff
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