HBT Financial (HBT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+0.05 (+0.26%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

HBT Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.57 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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HBT Short Interest Over Time

HBT Days to Cover Over Time

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HBT Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202485,100 shares $1.57 million -10.1%0.7%3 $18.46
4/15/202494,700 shares $1.74 million +3.5%0.8%3.3 $18.41
3/31/202491,500 shares $1.74 million -26.7%0.7%3.5 $19.04
3/15/2024124,800 shares $2.37 million +7.4%1.0%4.6 $19.00
2/29/2024116,200 shares $2.21 million +20.5%0.9%3.6 $19.06
2/15/202496,400 shares $1.92 million +7.6%0.8%2.9 $19.87
1/31/202489,600 shares $1.74 million -12.8%0.7%2.7 $19.47
1/15/2024102,700 shares $2.02 million -14.2%0.8%3.1 $19.69
12/31/2023119,700 shares $2.53 million -10.6%1.0%3.5 $21.11
12/15/2023133,900 shares $2.81 million +21.0%1.1%3.8 $21.00
11/30/2023110,700 shares $2.08 million -9.1%0.9%3.4 $18.75
11/15/2023121,800 shares $2.41 million +2.7%1.0%3.8 $19.80
10/31/2023118,600 shares $2.13 million -8.6%0.9%3.6 $18.00
10/15/2023129,700 shares $2.32 million -11.0%1.0%4.1 $17.91
9/30/2023145,800 shares $2.66 million +7.7%1.1%4.9 $18.24
9/15/2023135,400 shares $2.58 million -23.6%1.1%4.5 $19.08
8/31/2023177,100 shares $3.31 million +21.0%1.4%4.5 $18.70
8/15/2023146,400 shares $2.80 million -7.8%1.1%3.5 $19.11
7/31/2023158,800 shares $3.15 million -9.4%1.2%3.7 $19.84
7/15/2023175,200 shares $3.28 million -6.7%1.4%3.8 $18.70
6/30/2023187,700 shares $3.46 million +9.1%1.5%3.8 $18.44
6/15/2023172,000 shares $3.34 million -11.6%1.3%3.2 $19.40
5/31/2023194,600 shares $3.42 million -32.6%1.5%3.2 $17.60
5/15/2023288,600 shares $5.03 million +35.8%2.2%4.9 $17.42
4/30/2023212,600 shares $3.75 million +5.3%1.7%3.5 $17.64
4/15/2023201,900 shares $3.74 million -4.5%1.6%3.4 $18.50
3/31/2023211,400 shares $4.17 million +103.9%2.0%3.6 $19.72
3/15/2023103,700 shares $2.06 million +27.2%1.0%2 $19.83
2/28/202381,500 shares $1.85 million +5.8%0.9%2.1 $22.72
2/15/202377,000 shares $1.71 million -38.3%0.8%2 $22.20
1/31/2023124,800 shares $2.62 million -3.2%1.3%3.2 $20.97
1/15/2023128,900 shares $2.61 million No Change1.4%3.5 $20.21
12/30/2022128,900 shares $2.52 million +20.8%1.4%3.7 $19.57
12/15/2022106,700 shares $2.05 million +29.7%1.1%3.1 $19.19
11/30/202282,300 shares $1.62 million -24.9%0.9%3 $19.65
11/15/2022109,600 shares $2.36 million -7.2%1.2%5 $21.52
10/31/2022118,100 shares $2.41 million +0.2%1.2%6 $20.39
10/15/2022117,900 shares $2.22 million +25.0%1.2%7.2 $18.81
9/30/202294,300 shares $1.71 million +13.1%1.0%6.3 $18.15
9/15/202283,400 shares $1.49 million -5.6%0.9%5.9 $17.92
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HBT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is HBT Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of HBT Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 85,100 shares of HBT short. 0.68% of HBT Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on HBT Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for HBT Financial?

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. HBT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on HBT Financial's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for HBT Financial?

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. 0.68% of HBT Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is HBT Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

HBT Financial saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 85,100 shares, a decrease of 10.1% from the previous total of 94,700 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 HBT Financial's float size?

HBT Financial currently has issued a total of 31,590,000 shares. Some of HBT Financial'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. HBT Financial currently has a public float of 12,460,000 shares.

How does HBT Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.68% of HBT Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to HBT Financial: Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (6.75%), Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (1.63%), Coastal Financial Co. (3.99%), Mercantile Bank Co. (1.03%), MetroCity Bankshares, Inc. (0.88%), CrossFirst Bankshares, Inc. (2.95%), Central Pacific Financial Corp. (2.03%), First Community Bankshares, Inc. (0.93%), Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (1.79%), Univest Financial Co. (1.13%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short HBT Financial stock?

Short selling HBT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from HBT Financial as its price is falling. HBT shares are trading up $0.05 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 HBT Financial?

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

How often is HBT Financial'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 HBT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.

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This page (NASDAQ:HBT) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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