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Esquire Financial (ESQ) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$45.27
-1.40 (-3.00%)
(As of 04:00 PM ET)

Esquire Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
177,700 shares
Previous Short Interest
201,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-11.90%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$8.73 million
Short Interest Ratio
4.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
8,293,000 shares
Float Size
6,980,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.55%
Today's Trading Volume
19,818 shares
Average Trading Volume
38,542 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
51%
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ESQ Short Interest Over Time

ESQ Days to Cover Over Time

ESQ Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Esquire Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/2024177,700 shares $8.73 million -11.9%2.6%4.7 $49.10
4/30/2024201,700 shares $9.49 million -9.4%2.9%4.9 $47.06
4/15/2024222,700 shares $10.09 million -9.5%3.2%4.7 $45.30
3/31/2024246,000 shares $11.68 million +2.0%3.6%6 $47.47
3/15/2024241,300 shares $11.43 million +3.4%3.5%6.8 $47.35
2/29/2024233,400 shares $11.85 million +3.6%3.4%7.1 $50.78
2/15/2024225,200 shares $11.37 million +23.1%3.3%7.1 $50.51
1/31/2024183,000 shares $9.12 million -10.0%2.7%6.1 $49.86
1/15/2024203,400 shares $9.55 million -1.7%3.0%10.9 $46.95
12/31/2023207,000 shares $10.34 million +4.2%3.1%10.5 $49.96
12/15/2023198,600 shares $9.60 million +4.8%2.9%9.5 $48.32
11/30/2023189,500 shares $8.83 million -8.9%2.8%9.3 $46.57
11/15/2023208,000 shares $9.95 million +1.8%3.1%10.3 $47.84
10/31/2023204,400 shares $9.36 million -7.3%3.0%10.6 $45.80
10/15/2023220,400 shares $10.06 million +3.1%3.2%10.2 $45.64
9/30/2023213,700 shares $9.76 million +4.0%3.1%9.3 $45.69
9/15/2023205,500 shares $9.49 million -0.1%3.0%8.6 $46.16
8/31/2023205,700 shares $9.62 million -4.8%3.0%7.9 $46.76
8/15/2023216,000 shares $10.38 million +2.2%3.2%8 $48.06
7/31/2023211,300 shares $10.55 million +1.2%3.1%7 $49.95
7/15/2023208,800 shares $9.66 million -3.8%3.1%7 $46.27
6/30/2023217,000 shares $9.93 million +2.2%3.2%7.6 $45.74
6/15/2023212,300 shares $9.63 million -8.9%3.1%6.1 $45.34
5/31/2023233,000 shares $9.86 million -9.4%3.4%6.5 $42.33
5/15/2023257,200 shares $10.32 million No Change3.8%7.2 $40.11
10/31/2022172,700 shares $7.80 million -7.4%2.6%5.9 $45.18
10/15/2022186,400 shares $7.16 million -14.7%2.8%6.6 $38.42
9/30/2022218,400 shares $8.20 million -1.2%3.3%8.5 $37.55
9/15/2022221,100 shares $8.58 million +6.0%3.3%4.8 $38.79
8/31/2022208,600 shares $7.80 million -19.2%3.1%4 $37.38
8/15/2022258,100 shares $10.39 million +52.2%3.9%4.7 $40.25
7/31/2022169,600 shares $6.14 million +15.1%2.5%3.1 $36.22
7/15/2022147,300 shares $5.00 million -7.1%2.1%2.5 $33.96
6/30/2022158,600 shares $5.28 million +146.7%2.3%2.8 $33.30
6/15/202264,300 shares $2.20 million -0.3%0.9%1.3 $34.15
5/31/202264,500 shares $2.46 million +7.3%0.9%2.5 $38.18
5/15/202260,100 shares $2.12 million +20.4%0.9%2.7 $35.20
4/30/202249,900 shares $1.80 million +29.3%0.7%2.6 $36.00
4/15/202238,600 shares $1.32 million +27.0%0.6%2.6 $34.18
3/31/202230,400 shares $1.02 million -16.7%N/A2.3 $33.61
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3/15/202236,500 shares $1.19 million +17.7%0.5%2.4 $32.51
2/28/202231,000 shares $1.05 million +0.7%0.5%1.6 $33.75
2/15/202230,800 shares $1.07 million -15.2%0.5%1.5 $34.71
1/31/202236,300 shares $1.25 million +4.9%0.6%1.7 $34.47
1/15/202234,600 shares $1.19 million +17.3%N/A1.4 $34.46
12/31/202129,500 shares $929,250.00 +8.1%0.4%1.2 $31.50
12/15/202127,300 shares $820,638.00 -37.4%0.4%1.1 $30.06
11/30/202143,600 shares $1.44 million -7.0%0.7%1.7 $33.01
11/15/202146,900 shares $1.73 million -12.3%0.7%1.8 $36.98
10/29/202153,500 shares $1.71 million -7.0%0.8%2 $31.98
10/15/202157,500 shares $1.86 million +29.2%0.9%2.6 $32.43
9/30/202144,500 shares $1.28 million -6.1%0.7%2 $28.66
9/15/202147,400 shares $1.28 million +59.6%0.7%1.2 $27.08
8/31/202129,700 shares $772,200.00 +18.3%0.4%0.8 $26.00
8/13/202125,100 shares $646,074.00 -16.3%0.4%0.7 $25.74
7/30/202130,000 shares $723,900.00 -12.3%0.5%0.8 $24.13
7/15/202134,200 shares $818,064.00 +29.6%0.5%0.9 $23.92
6/30/202126,400 shares $625,680.00 -86.4%0.4%0.7 $23.70
6/15/2021193,900 shares $4.73 million +3.9%2.9%10.1 $24.40
5/28/2021186,700 shares $4.60 million +5.9%2.8%9.8 $24.63
5/14/2021176,300 shares $4.15 million +47.2%2.6%9.5 $23.53
4/30/2021119,800 shares $2.76 million +21.3%1.8%6.7 $23.04
4/15/202198,800 shares $2.26 million +5.0%1.5%5.1 $22.88
3/31/202194,100 shares $2.15 million -2.7%1.4%4.4 $22.85
3/15/202196,700 shares $2.49 million +3.0%1.5%4.6 $25.70
2/26/202193,900 shares $2.09 million +8.4%1.4%4.6 $22.25
2/12/202186,600 shares $2.00 million +4.8%1.3%3.8 $23.11
1/29/202182,600 shares $1.84 million +6.2%1.2%3.7 $22.31
1/15/202177,800 shares $1.63 million +3.5%1.2%3.4 $20.96
12/31/202075,200 shares $1.46 million -2.3%1.2%4.2 $19.41
12/15/202077,000 shares $1.53 million +31.6%1.2%4.2 $19.89
11/30/202058,500 shares $1.07 million +39.0%0.9%3.1 $18.30
11/15/202042,100 shares $723,278.00 -3.2%0.6%2.8 $17.18
10/30/202043,500 shares $691,650.00 -28.9%0.7%2.6 $15.90
10/15/202061,200 shares $1.02 million -17.5%0.9%3.8 $16.64
9/30/202074,200 shares $1.11 million -10.7%1.1%4.3 $15.00
9/15/202083,100 shares $1.33 million -5.1%1.3%4.6 $15.98
8/31/202087,600 shares $1.45 million -5.8%1.3%4.9 $16.50
8/14/202093,000 shares $1.58 million +1.8%1.4%4.3 $16.99
7/31/202091,400 shares $1.42 million -4.5%1.4%2.9 $15.55
7/15/202095,700 shares $1.46 million -7.6%1.4%2.8 $15.23
6/30/2020103,600 shares $1.74 million +48.9%1.6%2.8 $16.81
6/15/202069,600 shares $1.14 million -8.5%1.1%1.9 $16.40
5/29/202076,100 shares $1.30 million +36.1%1.1%1.8 $17.13
5/15/202055,900 shares $804,401.00 +207.1%0.8%1.4 $14.39
4/30/202018,200 shares $303,030.00 +20.5%0.3%0.7 $16.65
4/15/202015,100 shares $206,719.00 -27.8%0.2%0.6 $13.69
3/31/202020,900 shares $313,291.00 -38.4%0.3%0.9 $14.99
3/13/202033,900 shares $508,500.00 +26.0%0.5%1.6 $15.00
2/28/202026,900 shares $337,864.00 -2.9%0.4%1.4 $12.56
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2/14/202027,700 shares $576,160.00 +4.1%0.4%1.3 $20.80
1/31/202026,600 shares $616,854.00 -22.5%0.4%1 $23.19
1/15/202034,300 shares $823,543.00 -9.0%0.5%1.4 $24.01
12/31/201937,700 shares $893,490.00 +39.1%0.6%1.5 $23.70
8/15/201944,000 shares $1.05 million +2.8%0.7%4.3 $23.76

ESQ Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Esquire Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Esquire Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 15th, investors have sold 177,700 shares of ESQ short. 2.55% of Esquire Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Esquire Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Esquire Financial?

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. ESQ shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Esquire Financial's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Esquire Financial?

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. 2.55% of Esquire Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Esquire Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Esquire Financial saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 177,700 shares, a decrease of 11.9% from the previous total of 201,700 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 Esquire Financial's float size?

Esquire Financial currently has issued a total of 8,290,000 shares. Some of Esquire Financial'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. Esquire Financial currently has a public float of 6,980,000 shares.

How does Esquire Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.55% of Esquire Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Esquire Financial: Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S. A. (0.57%), Peapack-Gladstone Financial Co. (3.38%), VersaBank (0.21%), Banco Macro S.A. (1.13%), Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (2.55%), Intercorp Financial Services Inc. (0.36%), Royal Bank of Canada (1.34%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (0.08%), HDFC Bank Limited (0.52%), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (0.60%),

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. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.30 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.10 billion), General Motors ($2.84 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.77 billion), AppLovin Co. ($2.22 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.16 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($2.12 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Esquire Financial stock?

Short selling ESQ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Esquire Financial as its price is falling. ESQ shares are trading down $0.95 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 Esquire Financial?

A short squeeze for Esquire Financial 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 ESQ, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Esquire Financial'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 ESQ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:ESQ) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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