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NASDAQ:HEES

H&E Equipment Services Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$33.32
+0.16 (+0.48 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 11:02 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$32.95
Now: $33.32
$33.45
50-Day Range
$27.05
MA: $30.37
$32.48
52-Week Range
$9.12
Now: $33.32
$34.13
Volume5,132 shs
Average Volume222,930 shs
Market Capitalization$1.20 billion
P/E Ratio333.20
Dividend Yield3.41%
Beta2.4

Short Interest

H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume886,500 shares
Previous Short Volume790,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+12.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$27.42 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares35,780,000 shares
Float Size31,540,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.81%
Today's Trading Volume5,132 shares
Average Trading Volume222,930 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.70%

Short Interest Over Time


H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021886,500 shares $27.42 million +12.1%2.8%3.9 $30.93
1/29/2021790,800 shares $24.21 million -12.8%2.5%3.5 $30.61
1/15/2021907,100 shares $26.01 million -11.1%2.9%3.8 $28.67
12/31/2020841,000 shares $26.67 million +6.4%2.6%3.3 $31.71
12/15/2020841,000 shares $24.80 million +6.4%2.6%3.3 $29.49
11/30/2020790,500 shares $23.53 million -27.5%2.5%2.9 $29.76
11/15/20201,090,000 shares $29.30 million -1.8%3.4%3.8 $26.88
10/30/20201,110,000 shares $28.17 million +21.0%3.5%4 $25.38
10/15/2020917,200 shares $19.66 million -11.0%2.9%3.3 $21.44
9/30/20201,030,000 shares $22.98 million -5.5%3.3%3.7 $22.31
9/15/20201,090,000 shares $20.55 million -5.2%3.4%3.7 $18.85
8/31/20201,150,000 shares $23.02 million +1.8%3.6%3.9 $20.02
8/14/20201,130,000 shares $23.72 million -2.6%3.6%3.5 $20.99
7/31/20201,160,000 shares $24.73 million -5.7%3.7%3.4 $21.32
7/15/20201,230,000 shares $21.64 million -8.2%3.9%3.4 $17.59
6/30/20201,340,000 shares $24.48 million +5.5%4.2%3.3 $18.27
6/15/20201,270,000 shares $22.36 million -10.6%4.0%2.8 $17.61
5/29/20201,420,000 shares $23.96 million -13.9%4.5%2.9 $16.87
5/15/20201,650,000 shares $28.28 million +5.8%5.2%3.5 $17.14
4/30/20201,560,000 shares $27.92 million +7.6%4.9%3.4 $17.90
4/15/20201,450,000 shares $20.89 million +19.8%4.6%3.4 $14.41
3/31/20201,210,000 shares $16.31 million +6.6%3.8%3.2 $13.48
3/13/20201,135,400 shares $17.11 million +2.3%3.6%3.5 $15.07
2/28/20201,110,000 shares $12.25 million +9.9%3.5%4.7 $11.04
2/14/20201,010,000 shares $18.20 million -3.8%3.2%4.7 $18.02

H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES) Short Interest FAQ

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What is H&E Equipment Services' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of H&E Equipment Services shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 886,500 shares of HEES short. 2.81% of H&E Equipment Services' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for H&E Equipment Services?

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. H&E Equipment Services currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for H&E Equipment Services?

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. 2.81% of H&E Equipment Services' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is H&E Equipment Services' short interest increasing or decreasing?

H&E Equipment Services saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 886,500 shares, an increase of 12.1% from the previous total of 790,800 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 H&E Equipment Services' float size?

H&E Equipment Services currently has issued a total of 36,113,000 shares. Some of H&E Equipment Services' 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. H&E Equipment Services currently has a public float of 31,540,000 shares.

How does H&E Equipment Services' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.81% of H&E Equipment Services' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "trading companies & distributors" compare to H&E Equipment Services: Fastenal (2.34%), United Rentals, Inc. (4.81%), W.W. Grainger, Inc. (1.47%), Watsco, Inc. (0.00%), Air Lease Co. (5.91%), MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (0.00%), WESCO International, Inc. (4.21%), Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (4.92%), Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (1.30%), and GATX Co. (11.44%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short H&E Equipment Services stock?

Short selling HEES is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from H&E Equipment Services as its price is falling. H&E Equipment Services' stock is trading up $0.16 today. To short H&E Equipment Services 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 H&E Equipment Services 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 H&E Equipment Services?

A short squeeze for H&E Equipment Services 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 HEES, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is H&E Equipment Services' 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 HEES, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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