Franchise Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.93 (-2.44 %)
(As of 05/6/2021 12:14 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1,949 shs
Average Volume156,349 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.86%

Short Interest

Franchise Group (NASDAQ:FRG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume703,400 shares
Previous Short Volume584,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+20.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$25.84 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.0
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares40,157,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.75%
Today's Trading Volume1,949 shares
Average Trading Volume156,349 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.75%

Short Interest Over Time

Franchise Group (NASDAQ:FRG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021703,400 shares $25.84 million +20.5%N/A0$36.73
3/31/2021584,000 shares $20.59 million -3.1%2.1%3.7$35.26
3/15/2021602,900 shares $24.25 million +14.9%2.2%3.4$40.22
2/26/2021524,900 shares $18.35 million +0.9%2.1%3.1$34.96
2/12/2021520,300 shares $18.80 million -6.3%2.0%3.1$36.13
1/29/2021555,000 shares $20.22 million -24.7%2.2%3.3$36.44
1/15/2021737,100 shares $23.40 million +11.9%2.8%4.5$31.74
12/31/2020659,000 shares $19.05 million +42.9%2.5%4.6$28.91
12/15/2020461,300 shares $11.86 million -18.5%1.8%3.1$25.71
11/30/2020566,000 shares $15.42 million -10.2%2.2%3.6$27.25
11/15/2020630,500 shares $16.80 million +7.4%2.4%4$26.64
10/30/2020587,000 shares $13.76 million -6.9%2.2%3.6$23.44
10/15/2020630,800 shares $16.07 million -20.1%2.4%3.4$25.47
9/30/2020789,900 shares $20.03 million +23.7%3.0%4$25.36
9/15/2020638,500 shares $15.64 million -2.0%2.4%2.2$24.50

Franchise Group (NASDAQ:FRG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Franchise Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Franchise Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 703,400 shares of FRG short.

Is Franchise Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Franchise Group saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 703,400 shares, an increase of 20.4% from the previous total of 584,000 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.

How does Franchise Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Franchise Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "patent owners & lessors" compare to Franchise Group: Digital Turbine, Inc. (0.00%), Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (10.93%), InterDigital, Inc. (0.00%), The Joint Corp. (8.31%), VirnetX Holding Corp (9.90%), Acacia Research Co. (3.58%), Quarterhill Inc. (0.00%), Research Frontiers Incorporated (9.08%), Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (0.08%), and Xcel Brands, Inc. (1.54%).

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 Franchise Group stock?

Short selling FRG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Franchise Group as its price is falling. Franchise Group's stock is trading down $0.93 today. To short Franchise Group 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 Franchise Group 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 Franchise Group?

A short squeeze for Franchise Group 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 FRG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Franchise Group'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 FRG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/6/2021 by Staff
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