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NASDAQ:FHB

First Hawaiian Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$28.63
-0.28 (-0.97 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 11:25 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.46
Now: $28.63
$29.39
50-Day Range
$23.25
MA: $25.99
$29.32
52-Week Range
$13.56
Now: $28.63
$29.99
Volume21,709 shs
Average Volume689,071 shs
Market Capitalization$3.75 billion
P/E Ratio19.48
Dividend Yield3.65%
Beta1.34

Short Interest

First Hawaiian (NASDAQ:FHB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,640,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,260,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-11.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$129.41 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.8
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares133,290,000 shares
Float Size129,090,000 shares
Short Percent of Float3.59%
Today's Trading Volume21,709 shares
Average Trading Volume689,071 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.85%

Short Interest Over Time


First Hawaiian (NASDAQ:FHB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20214,640,000 shares $129.41 million -11.8%3.6%6.8 $27.89
1/29/20215,260,000 shares $137.18 million +3.8%4.1%7.1 $26.08
1/15/20215,070,000 shares $122.59 million -9.8%3.9%6.3 $24.18
12/31/20206,150,000 shares $156.58 million -3.8%4.7%6.5 $25.46
12/15/20206,150,000 shares $145.32 million -3.8%4.7%6.5 $23.63
11/30/20206,390,000 shares $144.99 million -5.2%4.9%5.8 $22.69
11/15/20206,740,000 shares $147.74 million +2.6%5.2%5.8 $21.92
10/30/20206,570,000 shares $139.74 million +3.5%5.1%5.7 $21.27
10/15/20206,350,000 shares $106.24 million -13.7%4.9%5.2 $16.73
9/30/20207,360,000 shares $114.01 million -9.7%5.7%4.2 $15.49
9/15/20208,150,000 shares $118.09 million -11.4%6.3%4.6 $14.49
8/31/20209,200,000 shares $142.05 million -10.5%7.1%5.3 $15.44
8/14/202010,280,000 shares $167.56 million -7.9%8.0%5.8 $16.30
7/31/202011,160,000 shares $199.76 million +221.6%8.7%6.3 $17.90
7/15/20203,470,000 shares $60.31 million -5.7%2.7%2 $17.38
6/30/20203,680,000 shares $64.92 million +12.2%2.9%2.9 $17.64
6/15/20203,280,000 shares $54.87 million +27.1%2.5%2.5 $16.73
5/29/20202,580,000 shares $43.37 million -1.2%2.0%1.9 $16.81
5/15/20202,610,000 shares $45.02 million -5.4%2.0%1.8 $17.25
4/30/20202,760,000 shares $49.49 million +5.8%2.1%2.1 $17.93
4/15/20202,610,000 shares $41.55 million -13.0%2.0%2.1 $15.92
3/31/20203,000,000 shares $50.10 million +21.7%2.3%2.7 $16.70
3/13/20202,465,800 shares $43.45 million +37.0%1.9%1.4 $17.62
2/28/20201,800,000 shares $28.22 million +5.3%1.4%2.4 $15.68
2/14/20201,710,000 shares $34.15 million +10.3%1.3%2.9 $19.97

First Hawaiian (NASDAQ:FHB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is First Hawaiian's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Hawaiian shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 4,640,000 shares of FHB short. 3.59% of First Hawaiian's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Hawaiian?

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. First Hawaiian currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for First Hawaiian?

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. 3.59% of First Hawaiian's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is First Hawaiian's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Hawaiian saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 4,640,000 shares, a decline of 11.8% from the previous total of 5,260,000 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.

What is First Hawaiian's float size?

First Hawaiian currently has issued a total of 130,919,000 shares. Some of First Hawaiian'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 Hawaiian currently has a public float of 129,090,000 shares.

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

3.59% of First Hawaiian's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to First Hawaiian: Signature Bank (3.75%), East West Bancorp, Inc. (1.45%), Western Alliance Bancorporation (1.67%), Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (0.00%), First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (3.36%), Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (0.00%), First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (3.93%), South State Co. (1.95%), Popular, Inc. (2.22%), and Glacier Bancorp, 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: 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 First Hawaiian stock?

Short selling FHB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Hawaiian as its price is falling. First Hawaiian's stock is trading down $0.28 today. To short First Hawaiian 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 Hawaiian 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 Hawaiian?

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

How often is First Hawaiian'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 FHB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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