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Hope Bancorp (HOPE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$10.17
+0.28 (+2.83%)
(As of 04:16 PM ET)

Hope Bancorp Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
2,480,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
2,420,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.48%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$26.11 million
Short Interest Ratio
3.8 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
120,610,000 shares
Float Size
114,410,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.17%
Today's Trading Volume
652,057 shares
Average Trading Volume
686,743 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
95%
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HOPE Short Interest Over Time

HOPE Days to Cover Over Time

HOPE Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Hope Bancorp Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20242,480,000 shares $26.11 million +2.5%2.2%3.8 $10.53
5/15/20242,420,000 shares $26.31 million +27.4%2.1%3.9 $10.87
4/30/20241,900,000 shares $19.04 million +6.7%1.7%2.8 $10.02
4/15/20241,780,000 shares $18.78 million -1.1%1.6%2.7 $10.55
3/31/20241,800,000 shares $20.72 million -18.6%1.6%2.7 $11.51
3/15/20242,210,000 shares $23.80 million +16.3%1.9%3.2 $10.77
2/29/20241,900,000 shares $20.84 million -1.6%1.7%2.5 $10.97
2/15/20241,930,000 shares $22.14 million +63.6%1.7%2.4 $11.47
1/31/20241,180,000 shares $13.07 million -23.4%1.0%1.6 $11.08
1/15/20241,540,000 shares $17.79 million -4.9%1.4%2 $11.55
12/31/20231,620,000 shares $19.57 million -26.4%1.4%2.1 $12.08
12/15/20232,200,000 shares $26.18 million +27.9%1.9%2.8 $11.90
11/30/20231,720,000 shares $16.86 million +7.5%1.5%2.2 $9.80
11/15/20231,600,000 shares $16.24 million +11.1%1.4%2.2 $10.15
10/31/20231,440,000 shares $12.61 million -13.3%1.3%1.8 $8.76
10/15/20231,660,000 shares $14.86 million -14.9%1.5%2.1 $8.95
9/30/20231,950,000 shares $17.26 million -20.4%1.7%2.4 $8.85
9/15/20232,450,000 shares $22.56 million +3.4%2.2%3 $9.21
8/31/20232,370,000 shares $22.92 million -20.5%2.1%2.8 $9.67
8/15/20232,980,000 shares $29.38 million +20.2%2.6%3.2 $9.86
7/31/20232,480,000 shares $26.93 million -6.8%2.2%2.6 $10.86
7/15/20232,660,000 shares $23.46 million -6.0%2.4%2.5 $8.82
6/30/20232,830,000 shares $23.83 million -3.7%2.6%2.6 $8.42
6/15/20232,940,000 shares $26.40 million -2.3%2.6%2.5 $8.98
5/31/20233,010,000 shares $24.14 million -17.5%2.7%2.3 $8.02
5/15/20233,650,000 shares $28.51 million No Change3.2%2.9 $7.81
10/31/20223,070,000 shares $41.66 million +0.3%2.7%4.2 $13.57
10/15/20223,060,000 shares $41.40 million -3.8%2.7%4.4 $13.53
9/30/20223,180,000 shares $40.20 million -2.5%2.8%4.5 $12.64
9/15/20223,260,000 shares $46.55 million +8.0%2.9%4.6 $14.28
8/31/20223,020,000 shares $43.70 million -12.0%2.7%4 $14.47
8/15/20223,430,000 shares $53.06 million -9.7%3.0%4.3 $15.47
7/31/20223,800,000 shares $57.15 million +11.8%3.4%4.5 $15.04
7/15/20223,400,000 shares $47.46 million +1.8%2.8%3.7 $13.96
6/30/20223,340,000 shares $46.23 million +5.7%2.8%3.6 $13.84
6/15/20223,160,000 shares $44.94 million +1.0%2.6%3.4 $14.22
5/31/20223,130,000 shares $45.64 million -0.6%2.8%3.5 $14.58
5/15/20223,150,000 shares $44.48 million -9.0%2.8%3.5 $14.12
4/30/20223,460,000 shares $49.48 million +11.6%3.0%3.9 $14.30
4/15/20223,100,000 shares $48.24 million +5.4%2.7%3.4 $15.56
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3/31/20222,940,000 shares $47.28 million +1.0%N/A0 $16.08
3/15/20222,910,000 shares $47.99 million +2.8%2.6%3.5 $16.49
2/28/20222,830,000 shares $48.00 million +1.1%2.5%3.3 $16.96
2/15/20222,800,000 shares $48.10 million -0.7%2.5%3.4 $17.18
1/31/20222,820,000 shares $47.24 million +3.7%2.5%3.6 $16.75
1/15/20222,720,000 shares $45.67 million +25.9%N/A0 $16.79
12/31/20212,160,000 shares $31.77 million -20.3%1.9%3.3 $14.71
12/15/20212,710,000 shares $38.54 million +1.5%2.4%4.2 $14.22
11/30/20212,670,000 shares $38.31 million +14.1%2.3%4.4 $14.35
11/15/20212,340,000 shares $36.53 million +7.3%2.1%4 $15.61
10/29/20212,180,000 shares $31.81 million No Change1.9%3.8 $14.59
10/15/20212,180,000 shares $31.81 million -3.5%1.9%3.5 $14.59
9/30/20212,260,000 shares $32.63 million -16.3%1.9%3.1 $14.44
9/15/20212,700,000 shares $36.21 million -4.9%2.3%3.6 $13.41
8/31/20212,840,000 shares $39.16 million -3.1%2.4%3.7 $13.79
8/13/20212,930,000 shares $41.02 million +19.6%2.5%3.7 $14.00
7/30/20212,450,000 shares $32.46 million -9.3%2.1%3 $13.25
7/15/20212,700,000 shares $36.80 million +0.4%2.3%3.5 $13.63
6/30/20212,690,000 shares $38.14 million -8.5%2.3%3.7 $14.18
6/15/20212,940,000 shares $44.51 million +2.1%2.5%4 $15.14
5/28/20212,880,000 shares $44.06 million +4.4%2.5%3.8 $15.30
5/14/20212,760,000 shares $42.84 million -11.8%2.3%3.4 $15.52
4/30/20213,130,000 shares $47.44 million -13.8%2.7%3.7 $15.16
4/15/20213,630,000 shares $55.47 million -3.5%N/A0 $15.28
3/31/20213,760,000 shares $57.90 million +14.3%3.2%4.6 $15.40
3/15/20213,290,000 shares $53.40 million +33.7%2.8%3.9 $16.23
2/26/20212,460,000 shares $32.87 million +12.3%2.1%3.2 $13.36
2/12/20212,190,000 shares $26.41 million -13.8%1.9%3 $12.06
1/29/20212,540,000 shares $29.31 million +1.2%2.2%3.3 $11.54
1/15/20212,510,000 shares $31.64 million No Change2.1%3.1 $12.61
1/31/20203,550,000 shares $49.36 million +1.1%3.0%5.9 $13.91
1/15/20203,550,000 shares $51.69 million +1.1%3.0%5.9 $14.56
12/31/20193,510,000 shares $52.16 million +9.4%2.9%6 $14.86
8/15/20193,717,800 shares $49.30 million -6.4%3.1%7.2 $13.26

HOPE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hope Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hope Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, traders have sold 2,480,000 shares of HOPE short. 2.17% of Hope Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hope Bancorp's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hope Bancorp?

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. HOPE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Hope Bancorp's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hope Bancorp?

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. 2.17% of Hope Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hope Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hope Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,480,000 shares, an increase of 2.5% from the previous total of 2,420,000 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 Hope Bancorp's float size?

Hope Bancorp currently has issued a total of 120,610,000 shares. Some of Hope Bancorp'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. Hope Bancorp currently has a public float of 114,410,000 shares.

How does Hope Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.17% of Hope Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Hope Bancorp: Westamerica Bancorporation (1.41%), Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (3.07%), Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (1.66%), F.N.B. Co. (1.99%), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (2.22%), United Bankshares, Inc. (1.98%), First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (6.21%), Columbia Banking System, Inc. (3.61%), UMB Financial Co. (4.67%), International Bancshares Co. (1.88%),

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. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hope Bancorp stock?

Short selling HOPE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hope Bancorp as its price is falling. HOPE shares are trading up $0.28 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 Hope Bancorp?

A short squeeze for Hope Bancorp 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 HOPE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hope Bancorp'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 HOPE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:HOPE) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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