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Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$179.17
-5.93 (-3.20%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)

Hingham Institution for Savings Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
194,900 shares
Previous Short Interest
190,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$32.92 million
Short Interest Ratio
12.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
2,150,000 shares
Float Size
1,550,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
12.57%
Today's Trading Volume
3,480 shares
Average Trading Volume
8,715 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
40%
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HIFS Short Interest Over Time

HIFS Days to Cover Over Time

HIFS Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Hingham Institution for Savings Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024194,900 shares $32.92 million +2.5%12.6%12.7 $168.90
4/15/2024190,100 shares $31.39 million +10.0%12.3%11.6 $165.13
3/31/2024172,800 shares $30.15 million +0.8%11.2%11.2 $174.46
3/15/2024171,400 shares $28.34 million +2.9%11.1%11.4 $165.35
2/29/2024166,600 shares $27.99 million +3.1%10.8%11.7 $167.98
2/15/2024161,600 shares $27.63 million -1.0%10.4%10.6 $170.99
1/31/2024163,200 shares $30.17 million -2.1%10.5%11 $184.86
1/15/2024166,700 shares $32.76 million -1.6%10.8%10.9 $196.54
12/31/2023169,400 shares $32.93 million -5.3%10.9%11.3 $194.40
12/15/2023178,800 shares $35.36 million -2.7%11.5%11.7 $197.79
11/30/2023183,800 shares $29.96 million -2.5%11.9%11.9 $163.00
11/15/2023188,500 shares $32.05 million -6.5%12.2%13 $170.00
10/31/2023201,600 shares $29.95 million +9.5%13.0%14.7 $148.58
10/15/2023184,100 shares $32.50 million +5.0%11.9%16 $176.53
9/30/2023175,400 shares $32.76 million +7.6%11.3%16.9 $186.75
9/15/2023163,000 shares $31.86 million +3.0%10.7%15.8 $195.45
8/31/2023158,200 shares $31.51 million +0.5%10.3%13.2 $199.19
8/15/2023157,400 shares $31.95 million -8.9%10.3%12.1 $202.99
7/31/2023172,700 shares $38.42 million +5.4%11.3%11.8 $222.45
7/15/2023163,800 shares $34.13 million +6.0%10.7%9.1 $208.34
6/30/2023154,600 shares $32.96 million +5.8%10.1%7.7 $213.18
6/15/2023146,200 shares $31.87 million +7.4%9.6%7.4 $218.00
5/31/2023136,100 shares $26.24 million +2.6%8.9%7 $192.82
5/15/2023132,600 shares $24.65 million +10.5%8.7%6.9 $185.90
4/30/2023120,000 shares $23.35 million +26.5%7.8%6.5 $194.56
4/15/202394,900 shares $20.33 million +24.5%6.2%5.6 $214.20
3/31/202376,200 shares $17.79 million +7.0%5.0%6.1 $233.44
3/15/202371,200 shares $16.81 million +49.3%4.7%6.7 $236.11
2/28/202347,700 shares $13.58 million +12.8%3.1%5.7 $284.70
2/15/202342,300 shares $12.44 million +11.6%2.8%5.3 $294.05
1/31/202337,900 shares $11.08 million +1.9%2.5%5.1 $292.34
1/15/202337,200 shares $11.01 million +3.1%2.4%5.6 $295.97
12/30/202236,100 shares $9.96 million +13.2%2.4%5.4 $275.96
12/15/202231,900 shares $8.69 million +10.8%2.1%4.8 $272.43
11/30/202228,800 shares $8.45 million +3.6%1.9%4.9 $293.48
11/15/202227,800 shares $7.17 million -19.2%1.8%5.8 $258.00
10/31/202234,400 shares $8.51 million +22.0%2.3%8.2 $247.25
10/15/202228,200 shares $6.96 million -5.1%1.8%8.5 $246.65
9/30/202229,700 shares $7.46 million +0.7%1.9%9.6 $251.11
9/15/202229,500 shares $8.35 million +1.7%1.9%8.9 $282.90
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8/31/202229,000 shares $8.61 million -1.4%1.9%7.6 $296.90
8/15/202229,400 shares $9.11 million -0.3%1.9%7.7 $309.80
7/31/202229,500 shares $8.56 million +10.5%1.9%7.6 $290.01
7/15/202226,700 shares $8.38 million +2.7%1.8%7.2 $313.80
6/30/202226,000 shares $7.38 million -0.4%1.7%7 $283.77
6/15/202226,100 shares $7.47 million +23.1%2.0%7.1 $286.30
5/31/202221,200 shares $6.84 million +7.1%1.6%6.6 $322.80
5/15/202219,800 shares $6.24 million No Change1.5%6.2 $315.17
4/30/202219,800 shares $6.40 million -1.0%1.5%6.2 $323.07
4/15/202220,000 shares $6.84 million -5.7%1.5%6.7 $341.87
3/31/202221,200 shares $7.28 million +6.0%1.6%7.3 $343.20
3/15/202220,000 shares $6.82 million +14.9%1.5%7.1 $341.00
2/28/202217,400 shares $6.26 million -7.0%1.3%6 $359.84
2/15/202218,700 shares $6.81 million +21.4%1.4%5.5 $364.25
1/31/202215,400 shares $5.97 million -1.3%1.1%4.1 $387.83
1/15/202215,600 shares $6.39 million -10.3%1.2%3.8 $409.48
12/31/202117,400 shares $7.31 million -16.4%1.3%4.1 $419.88
12/15/202120,800 shares $8.19 million +14.9%1.5%4.2 $393.51
11/30/202118,100 shares $7.07 million -9.5%N/A0 $390.60
11/15/202120,000 shares $7.83 million No Change1.5%2.9 $391.65
10/29/202120,000 shares $7.22 million -4.8%1.5%3 $361.24
10/15/202121,000 shares $7.52 million -5.0%1.5%3.4 $358.01
9/30/202122,100 shares $7.44 million -3.9%1.6%3.7 $336.70
9/15/202123,000 shares $7.64 million +9.0%1.7%4.5 $332.00
8/31/202121,100 shares $6.85 million +8.8%1.6%6 $324.50
8/13/202119,400 shares $5.86 million -3.0%1.4%7.8 $302.26
7/30/202120,000 shares $5.98 million +3.6%1.5%8.7 $299.00
7/15/202119,300 shares $5.79 million +12.2%1.4%6.7 $300.07
6/30/202117,200 shares $5.00 million -12.2%1.3%6.4 $290.50
6/15/202119,600 shares $5.80 million +2.1%1.4%7.3 $295.84
5/28/202119,200 shares $5.57 million +1.6%1.4%5.3 $290.25
5/14/202118,900 shares $5.59 million -2.1%1.4%4.6 $295.94
4/30/202119,300 shares $5.80 million -7.7%1.4%4.4 $300.49
4/15/202120,900 shares $6.01 million +2.0%1.5%4.9 $287.35
3/31/202120,500 shares $5.77 million -9.7%1.5%4.6 $281.45
3/15/202122,700 shares $6.69 million +9.1%1.7%4.2 $294.70
2/26/202120,800 shares $5.16 million +3.5%1.6%4.5 $247.93
2/12/202120,100 shares $4.97 million +4.2%1.5%4 $247.36
1/29/202119,300 shares $4.26 million -2.5%1.4%3.5 $220.63
1/15/202119,800 shares $4.52 million No Change1.5%3.5 $228.50
1/31/202020,600 shares $4.31 million -3.7%1.6%5.2 $209.39
1/15/202020,600 shares $4.31 million -3.7%1.6%5.2 $209.01
12/31/201921,400 shares $4.50 million +3.4%1.6%5.8 $210.20
8/15/201920,300 shares $3.92 million +1.0%1.5%3.7 $193.00

HIFS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hingham Institution for Savings' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hingham Institution for Savings shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 194,900 shares of HIFS short. 12.57% of Hingham Institution for Savings' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hingham Institution for Savings' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hingham Institution for Savings?

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. HIFS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 13.0. Learn More on Hingham Institution for Savings's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hingham Institution for Savings?

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. 12.57% of Hingham Institution for Savings' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hingham Institution for Savings' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hingham Institution for Savings saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 194,900 shares, an increase of 2.5% from the previous total of 190,100 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 Hingham Institution for Savings' float size?

Hingham Institution for Savings currently has issued a total of 2,150,000 shares. Some of Hingham Institution for Savings' 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. Hingham Institution for Savings currently has a public float of 1,550,000 shares.

How does Hingham Institution for Savings' short interest compare to its competitors?

12.57% of Hingham Institution for Savings' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Hingham Institution for Savings: Home Bancorp, Inc. (0.46%), ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (0.38%), Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (2.15%), Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (0.50%), Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. (0.85%), Greene County Bancorp, Inc. (0.76%), FS Bancorp, Inc. (0.41%), Northeast Community Bancorp, Inc. (1.37%), Blue Foundry Bancorp (2.47%), Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (0.46%),

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 Hingham Institution for Savings stock?

Short selling HIFS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hingham Institution for Savings as its price is falling. HIFS shares are trading down $5.93 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 Hingham Institution for Savings?

A short squeeze for Hingham Institution for Savings 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 HIFS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hingham Institution for Savings' 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 HIFS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:HIFS) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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