Genius Brands International Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.08 (-4.85 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume4.12 million shs
Average Volume5.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$472.24 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume45,790,000 shares
Previous Short Volume49,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-7.72%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$72.81 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.4
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares300,790,000 shares
Float Size286,240,000 shares
Short Percent of Float16.00%
Today's Trading Volume4,115,043 shares
Average Trading Volume5,175,888 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-20.50%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/202145,790,000 shares $72.81 million -7.7%16.0%4.4 $1.59
6/30/202149,620,000 shares $91.30 million +19.3%17.3%4.1 $1.84
6/15/202141,590,000 shares $82.35 million -9.3%14.5%2.3 $1.98
5/28/202145,830,000 shares $80.66 million +7.9%16.0%1.9 $1.76
5/14/202142,470,000 shares $58.18 million -8.7%N/A1.6 $1.37
4/30/202146,530,000 shares $83.29 million No ChangeN/A1.7 $1.79
4/15/202146,530,000 shares $75.38 million +42.2%N/A1.2 $1.62
3/31/202132,730,000 shares $67.75 million +2.1%N/A0.9 $2.07
3/15/202132,070,000 shares $67.67 million +19.8%N/A1 $2.11
2/26/202126,780,000 shares $44.99 million -1.9%N/A0.9 $1.68
2/12/202127,310,000 shares $55.44 million +1.6%N/A0.9 $2.03
1/29/202126,870,000 shares $52.93 million -5.5%N/A0.8 $1.97
1/15/202128,430,000 shares $42.36 million +1.8%N/A1.1 $1.49
12/31/202027,940,000 shares $38.56 million -6.0%N/A1.1 $1.38
12/15/202029,710,000 shares $54.37 million -2.6%N/A1 $1.83
11/30/202030,490,000 shares $44.21 million +10.6%N/A1.1 $1.45
11/15/202027,580,000 shares $33.65 million -3.9%N/A1.1 $1.22
10/30/202028,700,000 shares $33.29 million -2.5%N/A1.2 $1.16
10/15/202029,420,000 shares $41.19 million +4.6%N/A1.2 $1.40
9/30/202028,140,000 shares $33.49 million +35.8%N/A1.1 $1.19
9/15/202020,720,000 shares $22.17 million -2.5%N/A0.7 $1.07
8/31/202021,240,000 shares $22.73 million -3.6%N/A0.5 $1.07
8/14/202022,030,000 shares $35.25 million -9.6%N/A0.4 $1.60
7/31/202024,380,000 shares $35.59 million +33.4%N/A0.4 $1.46
7/15/202018,270,000 shares $42.02 million -14.9%N/A0.3 $2.30

Institutional Investors Shorting Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Genius Brands International. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP231,70064,200-72.3%$41.00

Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Genius Brands International's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Genius Brands International shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of July 15th, investors have sold 45,790,000 shares of GNUS short. 16.00% of Genius Brands International's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Genius Brands International's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Genius Brands International?

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. Genius Brands International currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Genius Brands International

Which institutional investors are shorting Genius Brands International?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Genius Brands International: Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Genius Brands International?

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. 16.00% of Genius Brands International's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Genius Brands International's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Genius Brands International saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 45,790,000 shares, a decrease of 7.7% from the previous total of 49,620,000 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 Genius Brands International's float size?

Genius Brands International currently has issued a total of 300,790,000 shares. Some of Genius Brands International'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. Genius Brands International currently has a public float of 286,240,000 shares.

How does Genius Brands International's short interest compare to its competitors?

16.00% of Genius Brands International's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Genius Brands International: Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (18.16%), Adtalem Global Education Inc. (3.75%), Ceconomy AG (0.00%), Malibu Boats, Inc. (4.81%), Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (0.00%), BrightView Holdings, Inc. (4.57%), GoPro, Inc. (13.71%), The E.W. Scripps Company (4.70%), Betterware de Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.32%), and La-Z-Boy Incorporated (4.64%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Genius Brands International stock?

Short selling GNUS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Genius Brands International as its price is falling. Genius Brands International's stock is trading down $0.08 today. To short Genius Brands International 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 Genius Brands International 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 Genius Brands International?

A short squeeze for Genius Brands International 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 GNUS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Genius Brands International'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 GNUS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by Staff
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