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National Vision Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.44 (+3.26 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.66
50-Day Range
MA: $48.82
52-Week Range
Now: $45.66
Volume1.29 million shs
Average Volume690,679 shs
Market Capitalization$3.70 billion
P/E Ratio1,141.79
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume7,270,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.55%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$345.25 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover12.4
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares78,220,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted8.97%
Today's Trading Volume1,289,689 shares
Average Trading Volume690,679 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average86.73%

Short Interest Over Time

National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20217,270,000 shares $345.25 million -2.6%N/A12.4 $47.49
1/29/20217,460,000 shares $379.12 million +1.2%N/A11.8 $50.82
1/15/20217,370,000 shares $343.00 million -3.9%N/A11.7 $46.54
12/31/20207,680,000 shares $382.00 million -1.2%N/A13.3 $49.74
12/15/20207,680,000 shares $362.96 million -1.2%N/A13.3 $47.26
11/30/20207,770,000 shares $356.25 million -5.0%N/A12.7 $45.85
11/15/20208,180,000 shares $350.19 million -4.1%N/A13.4 $42.81
10/30/20208,530,000 shares $376.51 million +4.2%N/A14.3 $44.14
10/15/20208,190,000 shares $345.37 million -3.3%N/A13.3 $42.17
9/30/20208,470,000 shares $347.02 million -3.0%N/A13.1 $40.97
9/15/20208,730,000 shares $321.70 million +1.4%N/A12.4 $36.85
8/31/20208,610,000 shares $328.13 million +4.0%N/A11.9 $38.11
8/14/20208,280,000 shares $328.38 million +1.4%N/A10.5 $39.66
7/31/20208,170,000 shares $291.10 million -5.0%N/A9.8 $35.63
7/15/20208,600,000 shares $275.11 million -1.5%N/A7.8 $31.99
6/30/20208,730,000 shares $273.51 million +0.6%N/A7.6 $31.33
6/15/20208,680,000 shares $268.21 million -6.4%N/A7.2 $30.90
5/29/20209,270,000 shares $282.18 million -2.7%N/A7.3 $30.44
5/15/20209,530,000 shares $255.21 million +55.7%N/A7.7 $26.78
4/30/20206,120,000 shares $174.48 million +0.8%N/A5.1 $28.51
4/15/20206,070,000 shares $159.64 million -3.2%9.0%7 $26.30
3/31/20206,270,000 shares $160.95 million -4.5%9.3%7.3 $25.67
3/13/20206,563,700 shares $159.96 million +0.4%9.7%11.1 $24.37
2/28/20206,540,000 shares $89.60 million -0.2%9.7%10.6 $13.70
2/14/20206,550,000 shares $227.29 million -5.1%8.5%11 $34.70

National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is National Vision's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of National Vision shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 7,270,000 shares of EYE short.

What is a good short interest ratio for National Vision?

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. National Vision currently has a short interest ratio of 12.0.

Is National Vision's short interest increasing or decreasing?

National Vision saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 7,270,000 shares, a decline of 2.5% from the previous total of 7,460,000 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.

How does National Vision's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of National Vision's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to National Vision: Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (0.00%), BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (0.00%), Bio-Techne Co. (0.00%), argenx SE (0.00%), Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (0.00%), Abiomed, Inc. (2.89%), Guardant Health, Inc. (4.21%), NovoCure Limited (5.34%), DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (1.33%), and Molina Healthcare, Inc. (1.36%).

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 National Vision stock?

Short selling EYE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from National Vision as its price is falling. National Vision's stock is trading up $1.44 today. To short National Vision 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 National Vision 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 National Vision?

A short squeeze for National Vision 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 EYE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is National Vision'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 EYE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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