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Heritage Financial (HFWA) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$18.58
+0.25 (+1.36%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

Heritage Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
647,600 shares
Previous Short Volume
468,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+38.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$13.05 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.4
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
34,901,000 shares
Float Size
34,300,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.89%
Today's Trading Volume
182,452 shares
Average Trading Volume
223,161 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
82%
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Heritage Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024647,600 shares $13.05 million +38.2%1.9%3.4 $20.15
1/15/2024468,700 shares $9.51 million +9.9%1.4%2.6 $20.30
12/31/2023426,600 shares $9.12 million -26.7%1.2%2.4 $21.39
12/15/2023581,700 shares $12.54 million -4.9%1.7%3.1 $21.56
11/30/2023611,500 shares $10.90 million -1.2%1.8%3.4 $17.82
11/15/2023618,600 shares $11.20 million -9.3%1.8%3.5 $18.10
10/31/2023682,100 shares $11.10 million -13.3%2.0%3.7 $16.27
10/15/2023786,600 shares $12.64 million +9.8%2.3%4.1 $16.07
9/30/2023716,300 shares $11.68 million -18.8%2.1%3.6 $16.31
9/15/2023882,400 shares $15.24 million +3.8%2.6%4.4 $17.28
8/31/2023849,800 shares $14.63 million -5.0%2.5%4.2 $17.22
8/15/2023894,700 shares $15.80 million +16.0%2.6%4 $17.66
7/31/2023771,600 shares $14.48 million -6.0%2.2%3.1 $18.76
7/15/2023820,900 shares $14.09 million -3.2%2.4%3 $17.17
6/30/2023848,000 shares $13.71 million +15.9%2.5%3.1 $16.17
6/15/2023731,500 shares $12.87 million -1.0%2.1%2.7 $17.60
5/31/2023738,800 shares $12.08 million -22.9%2.2%2.5 $16.35
5/15/2023957,700 shares $14.76 million +1.5%2.8%3.3 $15.41
4/30/2023943,600 shares $16.62 million -7.5%2.7%3.6 $17.61
4/15/20231,020,000 shares $19.53 million +2.8%3.0%4.3 $19.15
3/31/2023992,300 shares $21.24 million -8.1%2.9%4.3 $21.40
3/15/20231,080,000 shares $24.66 million +34.6%3.1%4.9 $22.83
2/28/2023802,700 shares $22.37 million +16.8%2.3%3.9 $27.87
2/15/2023687,500 shares $19.83 million -0.1%2.0%3.6 $28.85
1/31/2023687,900 shares $19.63 million -20.9%2.0%3.4 $28.53
1/15/2023870,100 shares $26.14 million -17.9%2.5%3.9 $30.04
12/30/20221,060,000 shares $32.48 million +7.1%3.1%4.9 $30.64
12/15/2022989,500 shares $29.74 million +14.6%2.9%4.5 $30.06
11/30/2022863,500 shares $28.41 million -8.1%2.5%4.1 $32.90
11/15/2022939,700 shares $30.93 million 0.0%2.7%4.4 $32.92
10/31/2022939,800 shares $31.66 million -19.0%2.7%4.4 $33.69
10/15/20221,160,000 shares $34.95 million +12.6%3.4%5.7 $30.13
9/30/20221,030,000 shares $27.26 million -8.0%3.0%5.5 $26.47
9/15/20221,120,000 shares $30.17 million +14.5%3.3%6 $26.94
8/31/2022978,500 shares $25.43 million +10.0%2.8%5.3 $25.99
8/15/2022889,600 shares $24.40 million -2.1%2.6%5 $27.43
7/31/2022909,100 shares $23.65 million -5.9%2.6%5.5 $26.02
7/15/2022965,900 shares $24.73 million +3.9%2.8%5.9 $25.60
6/30/2022929,600 shares $23.39 million -11.5%2.7%5.9 $25.16
6/15/20221,050,000 shares $25.50 million +5.4%3.0%6.4 $24.29













HFWA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heritage Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Heritage Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 647,600 shares of HFWA short. 1.89% of Heritage Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Heritage Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Heritage 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. HFWA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Heritage Financial's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Heritage Financial?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Heritage Financial: Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Heritage 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. 1.89% of Heritage Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Heritage Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Heritage Financial saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 647,600 shares, an increase of 38.2% from the previous total of 468,700 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 Heritage Financial's float size?

Heritage Financial currently has issued a total of 34,901,000 shares. Some of Heritage 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. Heritage Financial currently has a public float of 34,300,000 shares.

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

1.89% of Heritage Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Heritage Financial: Greene County Bancorp, Inc. (0.83%), Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (0.55%), Hingham Institution for Savings (10.53%), Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (2.30%), Home Bancorp, Inc. (0.50%), Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. (0.34%), FS Bancorp, Inc. (0.75%), Blue Foundry Bancorp (2.31%), Northeast Community Bancorp, Inc. (1.60%), Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (0.56%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Heritage Financial stock?

Short selling HFWA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Heritage Financial as its price is falling. HFWA shares are trading up $0.25 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 Heritage Financial?

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

How often is Heritage 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 HFWA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:HFWA) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff