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Fifth Third Bancorp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.68 (-2.09 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.87
50-Day Range
MA: $27.98
52-Week Range
Now: $31.87
Volume4.43 million shs
Average Volume5.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.70 billion
P/E Ratio15.85
Dividend Yield3.39%

Short Interest

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:10,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:8,810,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+14.76%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$317.25 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:732,100,000 shares
Float Size:709,020,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.43%
Today's Trading Volume:4,431,805 shares
Average Trading Volume:5,514,770 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-19.64%

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202010,110,000 $317.25 million 14.8%1.4%1.8$31.38
12/15/202010,110,000 $279.14 million 14.8%1.4%1.8$27.61
11/30/20208,810,000 $234.61 million -12.1%1.2%1.5$26.63
11/15/202010,020,000 $253.91 million -9.8%1.4%1.7$25.34
10/30/202011,110,000 $282.08 million -20.2%1.6%2$25.39
10/15/202013,930,000 $319.14 million -5.0%2.0%2.5$22.91
9/30/202014,660,000 $338.94 million 50.5%2.1%2.6$23.12
9/15/20209,740,000 $199.38 million -3.2%1.4%1.6$20.47
8/31/202010,060,000 $207.54 million -3.6%1.4%1.5$20.63
8/14/202010,440,000 $217.67 million 7.6%1.5%1.4$20.85
7/31/20209,700,000 $200.01 million -14.1%1.4%1.2$20.62
7/15/202011,290,000 $224.22 million -25.1%1.6%1.4$19.86
6/30/202015,070,000 $294.47 million 22.6%2.1%1.7$19.54
6/15/202012,290,000 $227.37 million -3.2%1.7%1.3$18.50
5/29/202012,700,000 $252.60 million 1.6%1.8%1.4$19.89
5/15/202012,500,000 $242.38 million -9.2%1.8%1.3$19.39
4/30/202013,760,000 $288.55 million 1.7%1.9%1.6$20.97
4/15/202013,530,000 $232.58 million 14.0%1.9%1.6$17.19
3/31/202011,870,000 $203.21 million -3.4%1.7%1.6$17.12
3/13/202012,285,100 $218.92 million 17.3%1.7%1.2$17.82
2/28/202010,470,000 $127.32 million 12.1%1.5%2$12.16
2/14/20209,340,000 $179.89 million -4.4%1.3%2.1$19.26
1/31/20209,770,000 $260.37 million 3.5%1.4%2.2$26.65
1/15/20209,440,000 $278.57 million 12.5%1.3%2$29.51
12/31/20198,390,000 $241.97 million -16.9%1.2%1.8$28.84

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Fifth Third Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fifth Third Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, investors have sold 10,110,000 shares of FITB short. 1.43% of Fifth Third Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fifth Third Bancorp?

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. Fifth Third Bancorp currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Fifth Third Bancorp?

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. 1.43% of Fifth Third Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Fifth Third Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fifth Third Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,110,000 shares, an increase of 14.8% from the previous total of 8,810,000 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 Fifth Third Bancorp's float size?

Fifth Third Bancorp currently has issued a total of 712,420,000 shares. Some of Fifth Third Bancorp'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. Fifth Third Bancorp currently has a public float of 709,020,000 shares.

How does Fifth Third Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.43% of Fifth Third Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to Fifth Third Bancorp: Truist Financial Co. (0.77%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.39%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), M&T Bank Co. (1.78%), KeyCorp (1.14%), Regions Financial Co. (2.21%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (1.74%), East West Bancorp, Inc. (1.32%), and First Horizon Co. (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Fifth Third Bancorp stock?

Short selling FITB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fifth Third Bancorp as its price is falling. Fifth Third Bancorp's stock is trading down $0.68 today. To short Fifth Third Bancorp 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 Fifth Third Bancorp 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 Fifth Third Bancorp?

A short squeeze for Fifth Third Bancorp 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 FITB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Fifth Third Bancorp'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 FITB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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