NASDAQ:FCCO

First Community Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$19.56
+0.23 (+1.19 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.25
$19.93
50-Day Range
$18.85
$21.23
52-Week Range
$12.95
$22.00
Volume17,996 shs
Average Volume23,315 shs
Market Capitalization$147.48 million
P/E Ratio11.44
Dividend Yield2.48%
Beta0.71

First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume12,600 shares
Previous Short Volume17,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-29.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$256,662.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.4
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares7,540,000 shares
Float Size7,050,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.18%
Today's Trading Volume17,996 shares
Average Trading Volume23,315 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-22.81%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202112,600 shares $256,662.00 -29.2%0.2%0.4 $20.37
8/13/202117,800 shares $377,894.00 -38.6%0.3%0.5 $21.23
7/30/202129,000 shares $593,050.00 -5.8%0.4%0.8 $20.45
7/15/202130,800 shares $639,716.00 -20.2%0.4%0.8 $20.77
6/30/202138,600 shares $779,720.00 -84.0%0.6%1 $20.20
6/15/2021240,800 shares $4.84 million -9.5%3.4%11.5 $20.10
5/28/2021266,100 shares $5.35 million +16.1%3.8%12.8 $20.10
5/14/2021229,200 shares $4.38 million +40.9%3.3%10.5 $19.11
4/30/2021162,700 shares $3.01 million +7.4%2.3%7.4 $18.50
4/15/2021151,500 shares $2.90 million +17.2%2.2%7.1 $19.12
3/31/2021129,300 shares $2.70 million +12.7%1.8%6.4 $20.89
3/15/2021114,700 shares $2.29 million +26.0%1.6%5.8 $19.94
2/26/202191,000 shares $1.62 million +8.6%1.3%4.9 $17.80
2/12/202183,800 shares $1.51 million -17.7%1.2%5 $17.97
1/29/2021101,800 shares $1.75 million +38.3%1.4%6.4 $17.20
1/15/202173,600 shares $1.28 million -0.8%1.0%4.9 $17.39
12/31/202074,200 shares $1.28 million +14.5%1.1%4.2 $17.27
12/15/202064,800 shares $1.11 million -12.4%0.9%3.6 $17.20
11/30/202074,000 shares $1.29 million +1.7%1.0%4.9 $17.44
11/15/202072,800 shares $1.22 million -14.5%1.0%4.8 $16.81
10/30/202085,100 shares $1.24 million -12.5%1.2%5.7 $14.61
10/15/202097,200 shares $1.32 million -11.7%1.4%6.6 $13.57
9/30/2020110,100 shares $1.50 million -7.9%1.6%8.9 $13.63
9/15/2020119,500 shares $1.60 million -3.9%1.7%4.6 $13.41
8/31/2020124,300 shares $1.58 million -10.8%1.8%4.4 $12.68

First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) Short Interest FAQ

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First Community (NASDAQ:FCCO) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Community's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Community shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 12,600 shares of FCCO short. 0.18% of First Community's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on First Community's current short interest.

What is a good short interest percentage for First Community?

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. 0.18% of First Community's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is First Community's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Community saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,600 shares, a drop of 29.2% from the previous total of 17,800 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's float size?

First Community currently has issued a total of 7,540,000 shares. Some of First Community'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. First Community currently has a public float of 7,050,000 shares.

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

0.18% of First Community's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to First Community: Cambridge Bancorp (1.27%), MetroCity Bankshares, Inc. (1.46%), Midland States Bancorp, Inc. (1.20%), First Community Bankshares, Inc. (0.99%), First Financial Co. (1.23%), Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc. (2.65%), Mercantile Bank Co. (1.04%), Equity Bancshares, Inc. (0.80%), Capstar Financial Holdings, Inc. (1.38%), and West Bancorporation, Inc. (2.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Community stock?

Short selling FCCO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Community as its price is falling. First Community's stock is trading up $0.23 today. To short First Community 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 First Community 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?

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

How often is First Community'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 FCCO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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