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Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.06 (+0.37 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.43
50-Day Range
MA: $16.01
52-Week Range
Now: $16.43
Volume338,748 shs
Average Volume901,412 shs
Market Capitalization$2.71 billion
P/E Ratio13.25
Dividend Yield3.18%

Short Interest

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (NASDAQ:HOMB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:6,860,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:7,000,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$114.29 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:9.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:167,470,000 shares
Float Size:151,490,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:4.53%
Today's Trading Volume:338,748 shares
Average Trading Volume:901,412 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-62.42%

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (NASDAQ:HOMB) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/20206,860,000 $114.29 million -2.0%4.5%9.3$16.66
9/15/20207,000,000 $104.30 million -2.0%4.6%8.2$14.90
8/31/20207,140,000 $110.81 million -5.3%4.7%7.9$15.52
8/14/20207,540,000 $123.88 million 1.5%5.0%7.9$16.43
7/31/20207,430,000 $127.72 million -6.0%4.9%7.3$17.19
7/15/20207,900,000 $129.01 million -2.8%5.2%7.4$16.33
6/30/20208,130,000 $136.67 million 18.0%5.4%7.5$16.81
6/15/20206,890,000 $104.38 million -10.4%4.6%6.4$15.15
5/29/20207,690,000 $112.20 million 7.0%5.1%6.6$14.59
5/15/20207,190,000 $104.04 million 1.6%4.8%6.1$14.47
4/30/20207,080,000 $111.16 million 12.6%4.7%6.5$15.70
4/15/20206,290,000 $88.06 million -1.1%4.1%6.2$14.00
3/31/20206,360,000 $83.32 million -14.8%4.2%6.6$13.10
3/13/20207,460,300 $104.22 million 15.1%4.9%6.4$13.97
2/28/20206,480,000 $66.03 million 5.5%4.3%9.2$10.19
2/14/20206,140,000 $91.12 million 1.0%4.0%9.8$14.84
1/31/20206,080,000 $109.99 million -7.2%4.0%9.8$18.09
1/15/20206,550,000 $128.58 million -8.4%4.3%10.7$19.63
12/31/20197,150,000 $139.35 million -4.8%4.7%12.4$19.49

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (NASDAQ:HOMB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 6,860,000 shares of HOMB short. 4.53% of Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)?

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. Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)?

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. 4.53% of Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s short interest increasing or decreasing?

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,860,000 shares, a decrease of 2.0% from the previous total of 7,000,000 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 Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s float size?

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) currently has issued a total of 165,206,000 shares. Some of Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'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. Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) currently has a public float of 151,490,000 shares.

How does Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s short interest compare to its competitors?

4.53% of Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR): Truist Financial Co. (1.03%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc (1.44%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (2.07%), SVB Financial Group (2.12%), M&T Bank Co. (1.74%), Regions Financial Co. (2.20%), KeyCorp (1.86%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (2.11%), and Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (3.63%).

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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) stock?

Short selling HOMB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) as its price is falling. Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'s stock is trading up $0.06 today. To short Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) 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 Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) 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 Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)?

A short squeeze for Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) 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 HOMB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)'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 HOMB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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