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NASDAQ:HQY

HealthEquity Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$78.28
-1.55 (-1.94 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$77.96
Now: $78.28
$81.60
50-Day Range
$73.99
MA: $82.35
$91.01
52-Week Range
$34.40
Now: $78.28
$93.32
Volume45,595 shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.43 billion
P/E Ratio1,565.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.56

Short Interest

HealthEquity (NASDAQ:HQY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,920,000 shares
Previous Short Volume4,240,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-7.55%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$322.81 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.2
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares70,490,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted4.77%
Today's Trading Volume45,595 shares
Average Trading Volume1,001,236 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-95.45%

Short Interest Over Time


HealthEquity (NASDAQ:HQY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20213,920,000 shares $322.81 million -7.6%N/A4.2 $82.35
1/29/20214,240,000 shares $365.53 million -29.6%N/A5 $86.21
1/15/20216,020,000 shares $501.17 million +3.6%N/A7.1 $83.25
12/31/20205,820,000 shares $430.62 million -1.4%N/A7.5 $73.99
12/15/20205,820,000 shares $411.77 million -1.4%N/A7.5 $70.75
11/30/20205,900,000 shares $385.03 million -5.9%N/A7.2 $65.26
11/15/20206,270,000 shares $449.50 million +1.5%N/A7.9 $71.69
10/30/20206,180,000 shares $418.14 million +5.5%N/A8 $67.66
10/15/20205,860,000 shares $322.42 million +4.5%N/A7.8 $55.02
9/30/20205,610,000 shares $311.92 million +3.5%N/A6.8 $55.60
9/15/20205,420,000 shares $257.83 million +18.9%N/A6 $47.57
8/31/20204,560,000 shares $239.81 million +22.3%N/A5.3 $52.59
8/14/20203,730,000 shares $221.38 million -4.9%N/A4.1 $59.35
7/31/20203,920,000 shares $226.62 million -4.9%N/A4.2 $57.81
7/15/20204,120,000 shares $212.43 million -9.9%N/A4.3 $51.56
6/30/20204,570,000 shares $252.68 million +2.5%6.6%4.7 $55.29
6/15/20204,460,000 shares $266.22 million +17.7%6.4%4.8 $59.69
5/29/20203,790,000 shares $227.55 million -2.1%5.4%3.4 $60.04
5/15/20203,870,000 shares $239.82 million No Change5.6%3.6 $61.97
4/30/20203,870,000 shares $244.70 million +9.3%5.6%3.6 $63.23
4/15/20203,540,000 shares $201.43 million +1.7%5.1%3.3 $56.90
3/31/20203,480,000 shares $178.66 million -28.1%5.0%3.4 $51.34
3/13/20204,841,900 shares $236.72 million +26.1%7.0%4 $48.89
2/28/20203,840,000 shares $161.01 million -16.7%5.6%4.7 $41.93
2/14/20204,610,000 shares $261.02 million -28.2%6.7%5.9 $56.62

HealthEquity (NASDAQ:HQY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is HealthEquity's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of HealthEquity shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 3,920,000 shares of HQY short.

What is a good short interest ratio for HealthEquity?

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. HealthEquity currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is HealthEquity's short interest increasing or decreasing?

HealthEquity saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 3,920,000 shares, a decrease of 7.5% from the previous total of 4,240,000 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.

How does HealthEquity's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of HealthEquity's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "business services, not elsewhere classified" compare to HealthEquity: FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (2.56%), Trip.com Group Limited (2.33%), Farfetch Ltd (0.00%), Lyft, Inc. (9.86%), Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (1.69%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (4.81%), Fair Isaac Co. (2.46%), The Western Union Company (7.67%), WEX Inc. (0.00%), and Nielsen Holdings plc (5.09%).

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 HealthEquity stock?

Short selling HQY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from HealthEquity as its price is falling. HealthEquity's stock is trading down $1.55 today. To short HealthEquity 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 HealthEquity 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 HealthEquity?

A short squeeze for HealthEquity 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 HQY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is HealthEquity'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 HQY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



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

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