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Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$11.76
+0.48 (+4.26%)
(As of 07/16/2024 ET)

Healthcare Services Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
2,010,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
2,050,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$21.27 million
Short Interest Ratio
3.6 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
June 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
73,650,000 shares
Float Size
72,890,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.76%
Today's Trading Volume
446,949 shares
Average Trading Volume
639,402 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
70%
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HCSG Short Interest Over Time

HCSG Days to Cover Over Time

HCSG Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Healthcare Services Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/20242,010,000 shares $21.27 million -2.0%2.8%3.6 $10.58
6/15/20242,050,000 shares $20.97 million -3.3%2.8%4.3 $10.23
5/31/20242,120,000 shares $22.85 million -28.1%2.9%4.4 $10.78
5/15/20242,950,000 shares $34.04 million +1.7%4.0%6.2 $11.54
4/30/20242,900,000 shares $30.80 million -0.3%4.0%5.5 $10.62
4/15/20242,910,000 shares $33.58 million -1.4%4.0%5.6 $11.54
3/31/20242,950,000 shares $36.82 million -8.1%4.0%5.6 $12.48
3/15/20243,210,000 shares $38.84 million +7.7%4.4%5.7 $12.10
2/29/20242,980,000 shares $38.02 million +4.2%4.1%4.8 $12.76
2/15/20242,860,000 shares $35.52 million +11.3%3.9%4.5 $12.42
1/31/20242,570,000 shares $24.26 million +3.2%3.5%4.3 $9.44
1/15/20242,490,000 shares $24.68 million -9.1%3.4%3.5 $9.91
12/31/20232,740,000 shares $28.41 million -11.0%3.7%3.6 $10.37
12/15/20233,080,000 shares $30.86 million +5.1%4.2%4 $10.02
11/30/20232,930,000 shares $28.45 million +2.5%4.0%3.5 $9.71
11/15/20232,860,000 shares $29.14 million +16.3%3.9%3.6 $10.19
10/31/20232,460,000 shares $23.37 million -10.2%3.4%3.1 $9.50
10/15/20232,740,000 shares $27.54 million +10.5%3.7%3.6 $10.05
9/30/20232,480,000 shares $25.87 million +6.0%3.4%3.1 $10.43
9/15/20232,340,000 shares $24.80 million +5.9%3.2%3.1 $10.60
8/31/20232,210,000 shares $25.53 million +3.8%3.0%3.1 $11.55
8/15/20232,130,000 shares $26.92 million -12.4%2.9%2.8 $12.64
7/31/20232,430,000 shares $30.64 million -39.1%3.3%3.1 $12.61
7/15/20233,990,000 shares $59.05 million -4.6%5.4%5.1 $14.80
6/30/20234,180,000 shares $62.41 million -11.4%5.7%5.8 $14.93
6/15/20234,720,000 shares $68.11 million +4.4%6.4%6 $14.43
5/31/20234,520,000 shares $61.07 million +1.4%6.1%4.8 $13.51
5/15/20234,460,000 shares $66.28 million -9.4%6.1%4.5 $14.86
4/30/20234,920,000 shares $76.80 million -3.9%6.7%4.6 $15.61
4/15/20235,120,000 shares $75.67 million -2.1%6.9%4.9 $14.78
3/31/20235,230,000 shares $72.54 million -2.6%7.1%5.2 $13.87
3/15/20235,370,000 shares $70.72 million +5.1%7.3%5.9 $13.17
2/28/20235,110,000 shares $67.81 million +22.5%6.9%7.4 $13.27
2/15/20234,170,000 shares $56.46 million +6.9%5.7%6.7 $13.54
1/31/20233,900,000 shares $52.53 million +4.6%5.3%7.9 $13.47
1/15/20233,730,000 shares $51.36 million -7.2%5.1%8 $13.77
12/30/20224,020,000 shares $48.24 million -6.5%5.5%8.2 $12.00
12/15/20224,300,000 shares $54.31 million -4.9%5.9%7.7 $12.63
11/30/20224,520,000 shares $63.05 million +3.4%6.1%8.1 $13.95
11/15/20224,370,000 shares $62.84 million -14.7%5.9%7.8 $14.38
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10/31/20225,120,000 shares $71.48 million -6.4%7.0%8.9 $13.96
10/15/20225,470,000 shares $69.09 million No Change7.4%8.9 $12.63
9/30/20225,470,000 shares $66.13 million -8.4%7.4%8.1 $12.09
9/15/20225,970,000 shares $82.86 million -1.2%8.1%9.6 $13.88
8/31/20226,040,000 shares $84.98 million -15.5%8.2%9.6 $14.07
8/15/20227,150,000 shares $106.82 million -10.2%9.7%10.9 $14.94
7/31/20227,960,000 shares $114.15 million -9.6%10.8%11.5 $14.34
7/15/20228,800,000 shares $163.33 million -1.7%12.0%12.3 $18.56
6/30/20228,950,000 shares $155.82 million +1.8%12.2%10.9 $17.41
6/15/20228,790,000 shares $143.63 million +4.5%12.0%10.1 $16.34
5/31/20228,410,000 shares $144.40 million -1.2%11.5%8.6 $17.17
5/15/20228,510,000 shares $144.24 million +3.8%11.6%7.8 $16.95
4/30/20228,200,000 shares $140.14 million +11.0%11.2%6.7 $17.09
4/15/20227,390,000 shares $126.44 million -2.3%10.1%5.9 $17.11
3/31/20227,560,000 shares $140.39 million -2.2%10.3%6.7 $18.57
3/15/20227,730,000 shares $138.60 million -8.0%10.5%6.9 $17.93
2/28/20228,400,000 shares $132.89 million -6.6%11.4%7.9 $15.82
2/15/20228,990,000 shares $146.09 million +19.7%12.2%8.6 $16.25
1/31/20227,510,000 shares $136.61 million +13.8%10.2%8 $18.19
1/15/20226,600,000 shares $123.55 million +12.4%8.9%7 $18.72
12/31/20215,870,000 shares $104.43 million -5.3%7.9%5.8 $17.79
12/15/20216,200,000 shares $106.70 million -8.2%8.4%6.3 $17.21
11/30/20216,750,000 shares $118.13 million +2.7%9.1%5.6 $17.50
11/15/20216,570,000 shares $127.26 million -8.2%8.9%5.6 $19.37
10/29/20217,160,000 shares $137.40 million -10.3%9.7%6.3 $19.19
10/15/20217,980,000 shares $181.31 million +4.6%10.8%8.1 $22.72
9/30/20217,630,000 shares $190.67 million -0.9%10.3%8.6 $24.99
9/15/20217,700,000 shares $202.36 million +2.4%10.4%8.9 $26.28
8/31/20217,520,000 shares $196.72 million -9.0%10.1%13.4 $26.16
8/13/20218,260,000 shares $223.85 million +1.0%11.1%15.8 $27.10
7/30/20218,180,000 shares $213.50 million -8.1%11.0%16.1 $26.10
7/15/20218,900,000 shares $275.54 million -17.4%12.0%17.8 $30.96
6/30/202110,780,000 shares $340.32 million -5.1%14.5%23.5 $31.57
6/15/202111,360,000 shares $360.11 million -4.1%15.3%28.3 $31.70
5/28/202111,850,000 shares $355.38 million +0.2%16.0%27.9 $29.99
5/14/202111,830,000 shares $362.71 million +0.3%N/A25.9 $30.66
4/30/202111,790,000 shares $352.87 million -1.3%N/A23.2 $29.93
4/15/202111,950,000 shares $344.28 million +0.8%16.1%20.2 $28.81
3/31/202111,850,000 shares $335.59 million +2.9%16.0%19.6 $28.32
3/15/202111,520,000 shares $339.84 million +7.9%15.6%17.7 $29.50
2/26/202110,680,000 shares $305.23 million +3.6%14.4%15.6 $28.58
2/12/202110,310,000 shares $322.19 million -0.7%14.0%15.4 $31.25
1/29/202110,380,000 shares $345.34 million -13.7%14.1%15.8 $33.27
1/15/202112,030,000 shares $390.01 million +1.5%16.3%19.2 $32.42
12/31/202011,850,000 shares $329.07 million -1.1%16.1%20.5 $27.77
12/15/202011,980,000 shares $300.58 million -2.1%16.2%22 $25.09
11/30/202012,240,000 shares $294.98 million +1.8%16.6%22.7 $24.10
11/15/202012,030,000 shares $276.45 million +2.0%16.3%22.4 $22.98
10/30/202011,800,000 shares $263.85 million +6.0%16.0%22.1 $22.36
10/15/202011,130,000 shares $262.33 million -1.9%15.1%19.3 $23.57
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9/30/202011,350,000 shares $244.37 million -4.6%15.4%18.4 $21.53
9/15/202011,900,000 shares $247.76 million +0.3%16.1%17.8 $20.82
8/31/202011,860,000 shares $246.69 million +5.5%16.1%17.9 $20.80
8/14/202011,240,000 shares $254.70 million -2.9%15.2%15.9 $22.66
7/31/202011,570,000 shares $303.02 million +5.1%15.7%15.4 $26.19
7/15/202011,010,000 shares $277.45 million -5.4%14.9%14.2 $25.20
6/30/202011,640,000 shares $285.30 million +2.3%15.8%15.1 $24.51
6/15/202011,380,000 shares $275.74 million -2.4%15.4%14.6 $24.23
5/29/202011,660,000 shares $278.91 million -5.1%15.8%12 $23.92
5/15/202012,290,000 shares $275.17 million -5.8%16.7%12.3 $22.39
4/30/202013,040,000 shares $332.39 million -2.2%17.7%13.6 $25.49
4/15/202013,330,000 shares $292.59 million -4.6%18.0%14.5 $21.95
3/31/202013,970,000 shares $331.09 million -17.7%18.9%16.2 $23.70
3/13/202016,983,000 shares $393.16 million -0.8%23.0%18.4 $23.15
2/28/202017,120,000 shares $346.17 million -4.6%23.1%26.9 $20.22
2/14/202017,950,000 shares $426.49 million +0.6%24.3%29.8 $23.76
1/31/202017,840,000 shares $535.74 million +2.1%24.2%32.9 $30.03
1/15/202017,470,000 shares $457.54 million +4.0%23.7%29.3 $26.19
12/31/201916,800,000 shares $443.35 million -1.5%22.8%28.1 $26.39

HCSG Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Healthcare Services Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Healthcare Services Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of June 30th, traders have sold 2,010,000 shares of HCSG short. 2.76% of Healthcare Services Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Healthcare Services Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Healthcare Services Group?

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. HCSG shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Healthcare Services Group's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Healthcare Services Group?

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. 2.76% of Healthcare Services Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Healthcare Services Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Healthcare Services Group saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,010,000 shares, a decline of 2.0% from the previous total of 2,050,000 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 Healthcare Services Group's float size?

Healthcare Services Group currently has issued a total of 73,646,000 shares. Some of Healthcare Services Group'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. Healthcare Services Group currently has a public float of 72,890,000 shares.

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

2.76% of Healthcare Services Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Healthcare Services Group: UniFirst Co. (1.75%), McGrath RentCorp (2.39%), OPENLANE, Inc. (3.34%), Viad Corp (1.37%), Performant Financial Co. (0.94%), Cintas Co. (2.01%), Copart, Inc. (1.57%), Iron Mountain Incorporated (5.02%), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (8.57%), ATI Physical Therapy, Inc. (0.71%),

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. ($3.71 billion), TC Energy Co. ($2.95 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.63 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.53 billion), Paychex, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Cencora, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Tractor Supply ($1.91 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.50 billion), and United Therapeutics Co. ($1.40 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Healthcare Services Group stock?

Short selling HCSG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Healthcare Services Group as its price is falling. HCSG shares are trading up $0.48 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 Healthcare Services Group?

A short squeeze for Healthcare Services Group 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 HCSG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Healthcare Services 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 HCSG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2024.



This page (NASDAQ:HCSG) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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