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First Community Bankshares (FCBC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$32.30
-0.78 (-2.36%)
(As of 02/20/2024 ET)

First Community Bankshares Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
168,700 shares
Previous Short Volume
171,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.46%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$5.78 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.8
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
18,540,000 shares
Float Size
15,660,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.08%
Today's Trading Volume
19,895 shares
Average Trading Volume
32,444 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
61%
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First Community Bankshares Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024168,700 shares $5.78 million -1.5%1.1%4.8 $34.28
1/15/2024171,200 shares $6.06 million -0.1%1.1%4.8 $35.42
12/31/2023171,400 shares $6.36 million -6.5%1.1%4.8 $37.10
12/15/2023183,300 shares $6.86 million +6.1%1.2%4.7 $37.41
11/30/2023172,700 shares $5.64 million -7.3%1.1%4.9 $32.66
11/15/2023186,300 shares $6.44 million +13.4%1.2%5.1 $34.58
10/31/2023164,300 shares $5.36 million -3.5%1.0%4.7 $32.65
10/15/2023170,300 shares $5.17 million -8.4%1.1%4.8 $30.35
9/30/2023185,900 shares $5.47 million No Change1.2%4.8 $29.45
9/15/2023185,900 shares $5.73 million +0.3%1.2%4.6 $30.81
8/31/2023185,400 shares $5.73 million -3.3%1.2%3.9 $30.93
8/15/2023191,800 shares $6.13 million -13.9%1.2%3.9 $31.95
7/31/2023222,800 shares $7.49 million -10.6%1.3%4.4 $33.63
7/15/2023249,300 shares $7.71 million +3.7%1.5%5 $30.91
6/30/2023240,500 shares $7.15 million +0.8%1.4%5.3 $29.73
6/15/2023238,600 shares $7.36 million +12.7%1.4%5.9 $30.85
5/31/2023211,700 shares $5.64 million +3.1%1.2%6.6 $26.66
5/15/2023205,400 shares $4.98 million +16.8%1.2%7.2 $24.23
4/30/2023175,800 shares $4.12 million +2.3%1.1%6.9 $23.41
4/15/2023171,900 shares $4.05 million -1.2%1.2%7.4 $23.56
3/31/2023174,000 shares $4.36 million -2.3%1.2%7.6 $25.05
3/15/2023178,000 shares $4.83 million -7.1%1.3%7.6 $27.11
2/28/2023191,600 shares $5.98 million +6.3%1.4%7.3 $31.22
2/15/2023180,300 shares $5.77 million +1.8%1.3%7 $32.01
1/31/2023177,100 shares $5.76 million -1.9%1.3%6.4 $32.51
1/15/2023180,600 shares $6.14 million -7.4%1.3%6.4 $33.98
12/30/2022195,000 shares $6.61 million -15.2%1.4%6.8 $33.90
12/15/2022230,000 shares $7.88 million +15.9%1.6%7.8 $34.25
11/30/2022198,500 shares $7.33 million -8.2%1.4%7.3 $36.95
11/15/2022216,300 shares $8.35 million -11.1%1.5%8.1 $38.61
10/31/2022243,400 shares $9.06 million -14.6%1.7%9.5 $37.24
10/15/2022285,100 shares $9.75 million +0.9%2.0%11 $34.20
9/30/2022282,500 shares $9.05 million -0.5%2.0%10.7 $32.03
9/15/2022284,000 shares $9.09 million +8.7%2.0%10.3 $32.01
8/31/2022261,300 shares $8.24 million -2.7%1.8%8.9 $31.53
8/15/2022268,500 shares $8.96 million +1.8%1.9%8.7 $33.37
7/31/2022263,700 shares $8.46 million +0.3%1.9%8 $32.08
7/15/2022263,000 shares $7.85 million +9.5%1.9%7.6 $29.84
6/30/2022240,100 shares $7.06 million -11.5%1.7%7.2 $29.41
6/15/2022271,200 shares $7.67 million +12.5%2.0%8.1 $28.29













FCBC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Community Bankshares' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Community Bankshares shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, investors have sold 168,700 shares of FCBC short. 1.08% of First Community Bankshares' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on First Community Bankshares' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Community Bankshares?

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. FCBC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on First Community Bankshares's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting First Community Bankshares?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of First Community Bankshares: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for First Community Bankshares?

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. 1.08% of First Community Bankshares' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is First Community Bankshares' short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Community Bankshares saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 168,700 shares, a drop of 1.5% from the previous total of 171,200 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 First Community Bankshares' float size?

First Community Bankshares currently has issued a total of 18,540,000 shares. Some of First Community Bankshares' 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. First Community Bankshares currently has a public float of 15,660,000 shares.

How does First Community Bankshares' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.08% of First Community Bankshares' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to First Community Bankshares: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (1.59%), Mercantile Bank Co. (0.89%), HBT Financial, Inc. (0.71%), MetroCity Bankshares, Inc. (1.36%), Univest Financial Co. (0.91%), Business First Bancshares, Inc. (0.77%), Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (1.85%), Midland States Bancorp, Inc. (1.11%), Farmers National Banc Corp. (1.61%), Independent Bank Co. (1.19%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Community Bankshares stock?

Short selling FCBC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Community Bankshares as its price is falling. FCBC shares are trading down $0.57 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 First Community Bankshares?

A short squeeze for First Community Bankshares 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 FCBC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Community Bankshares' 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 FCBC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:FCBC) was last updated on 2/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff