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Financial Institutions Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.21 (+0.65 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume38,458 shs
Average Volume67,825 shs
Market Capitalization$515.87 million
P/E Ratio14.48
Dividend Yield3.34%

Short Interest

Financial Institutions (NASDAQ:FISI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume197,400 shares
Previous Short Volume193,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1.86%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$6.09 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.8
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares16,000,000 shares
Float Size15,440,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.28%
Today's Trading Volume38,458 shares
Average Trading Volume67,825 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-43.30%

Short Interest Over Time

Financial Institutions (NASDAQ:FISI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021197,400 shares $6.09 million +1.9%1.3%2.8 $30.87
3/31/2021193,800 shares $5.80 million -6.0%1.3%2.6 $29.94
3/15/2021206,100 shares $6.60 million -5.8%1.3%2.7 $32.00
2/26/2021218,700 shares $6.05 million +4.7%1.4%3 $27.65
2/12/2021208,800 shares $5.33 million -0.3%1.3%3 $25.54
1/29/2021209,400 shares $4.95 million +2.2%1.3%3.2 $23.62
1/15/2021204,900 shares $5.15 million +12.5%1.3%3.2 $25.11
12/31/2020182,100 shares $4.06 million +15.0%1.2%3.1 $22.31
12/15/2020158,300 shares $3.56 million +15.6%1.0%2.7 $22.51
11/30/2020136,900 shares $2.86 million +18.0%0.9%2.2 $20.86
11/15/2020116,000 shares $2.24 million -9.2%0.7%2 $19.28
10/30/2020127,800 shares $2.07 million +3.6%0.8%2.2 $16.22
10/15/2020123,400 shares $1.95 million -2.8%0.8%2 $15.78
9/30/2020126,900 shares $1.95 million -27.9%0.8%2 $15.40
9/15/2020176,000 shares $3.03 million +2.0%1.1%2.7 $17.20
8/31/2020172,500 shares $2.97 million -7.3%1.1%2.9 $17.23
8/14/2020186,000 shares $3.28 million -7.0%1.2%3.1 $17.64
7/31/2020200,000 shares $2.95 million -9.3%1.3%3.2 $14.77
7/15/2020220,400 shares $3.76 million -4.3%1.4%3.8 $17.08
6/30/2020230,400 shares $4.05 million +105.4%1.5%4 $17.59
6/15/2020112,200 shares $1.99 million -12.0%0.7%2 $17.77
5/29/2020127,500 shares $2.33 million +26.1%0.8%2.1 $18.24
5/15/2020101,100 shares $1.45 million +24.2%0.7%1.7 $14.37
4/30/202081,400 shares $1.58 million -0.5%0.5%1.6 $19.35
4/15/202081,800 shares $1.42 million -8.6%0.5%1.7 $17.37

Financial Institutions (NASDAQ:FISI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Financial Institutions' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Financial Institutions shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 197,400 shares of FISI short. 1.28% of Financial Institutions' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Financial Institutions?

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. Financial Institutions currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Financial Institutions?

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. 1.28% of Financial Institutions' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Financial Institutions' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Financial Institutions saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 197,400 shares, an increase of 1.9% from the previous total of 193,800 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 Financial Institutions' float size?

Financial Institutions currently has issued a total of 15,829,000 shares. Some of Financial Institutions' 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. Financial Institutions currently has a public float of 15,440,000 shares.

How does Financial Institutions' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.28% of Financial Institutions' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to Financial Institutions: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.38%), Truist Financial Co. (0.77%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (0.99%), KeyCorp (1.36%), Regions Financial Co. (1.99%), M&T Bank Co. (3.13%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (4.29%), and Signature Bank (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Financial Institutions stock?

Short selling FISI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Financial Institutions as its price is falling. Financial Institutions' stock is trading up $0.21 today. To short Financial Institutions 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 Financial Institutions 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 Financial Institutions?

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

How often is Financial Institutions' 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 FISI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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