Host Hotels & Resorts Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.66 (-3.71 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume18.26 million shs
Average Volume8.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.10 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Host Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ:HST) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume60,960,000 shares
Previous Short Volume50,600,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+20.47%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.05 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.9
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares706,086,000 shares
Float Size697,090,000 shares
Short Percent of Float8.74%
Today's Trading Volume18,258,950 shares
Average Trading Volume8,105,952 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average125.25%

Short Interest Over Time

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Host Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ:HST) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/202160,960,000 shares $1.05 billion +20.5%8.7%7.9 $17.17
5/14/202150,600,000 shares $845.02 million +24.4%7.3%6.5 $16.70
4/30/202140,680,000 shares $749.73 million +10.8%5.9%5.1 $18.43
4/15/202136,730,000 shares $640.39 million +4.0%5.3%4.6 $17.44
3/31/202135,310,000 shares $610.86 million +2.5%5.1%4.4 $17.30
3/15/202134,440,000 shares $593.40 million +4.7%5.0%4.3 $17.23
2/26/202132,890,000 shares $538.08 million -24.3%4.8%4.1 $16.36
2/12/202143,460,000 shares $634.52 million +1.4%6.3%5.2 $14.60
1/29/202142,880,000 shares $611.04 million +5.2%6.2%4.7 $14.25
1/15/202140,770,000 shares $611.96 million +5.9%5.9%4.3 $15.01
11/30/202039,150,000 shares $572.37 million +14.6%5.6%3.9 $14.62
11/15/202034,150,000 shares $452.49 million -13.1%4.9%3.5 $13.25
10/30/202039,280,000 shares $413.23 million -7.5%5.6%4.4 $10.52
10/15/202042,470,000 shares $465.05 million +4.9%6.1%4.8 $10.95
9/30/202040,500,000 shares $437.00 million +13.9%5.8%4.4 $10.79
9/15/202035,570,000 shares $427.55 million +7.5%5.1%3.5 $12.02
8/31/202033,090,000 shares $371.60 million -4.0%4.8%3 $11.23
8/14/202034,460,000 shares $387.68 million -10.7%4.9%2.8 $11.25
7/31/202038,590,000 shares $416.00 million +2.8%5.8%2.8 $10.78
7/15/202037,530,000 shares $398.19 million -13.2%5.7%2.8 $10.61
6/30/202043,220,000 shares $473.69 million +7.0%6.5%3.1 $10.96
6/15/202040,380,000 shares $510.40 million -3.2%6.1%2.9 $12.64
5/29/202041,730,000 shares $498.26 million -12.4%6.3%2.8 $11.94
5/15/202047,640,000 shares $479.26 million +14.9%7.2%3.2 $10.06
4/30/202041,480,000 shares $510.62 million +2.6%6.0%3 $12.31

Host Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ:HST) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Host Hotels & Resorts' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Host Hotels & Resorts shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 28th, investors have sold 60,960,000 shares of HST short. 8.74% of Host Hotels & Resorts' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Host Hotels & Resorts?

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. Host Hotels & Resorts currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Host Hotels & Resorts?

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. 8.74% of Host Hotels & Resorts' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Host Hotels & Resorts' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Host Hotels & Resorts saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 60,960,000 shares, an increase of 20.5% from the previous total of 50,600,000 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 Host Hotels & Resorts' float size?

Host Hotels & Resorts currently has issued a total of 706,086,000 shares. Some of Host Hotels & Resorts' 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. Host Hotels & Resorts currently has a public float of 697,090,000 shares.

How does Host Hotels & Resorts' short interest compare to its competitors?

8.74% of Host Hotels & Resorts' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to Host Hotels & Resorts: Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (3.21%), Simon Property Group, Inc. (4.28%), SBA Communications Co. (1.60%), Welltower Inc. (1.57%), Equity Residential (2.47%), AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (1.74%), Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (1.67%), Weyerhaeuser (0.89%), Realty Income Co. (4.52%), and Extra Space Storage Inc. (1.64%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($25.04 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($7.50 billion), Aon plc ($7.09 billion), Square, Inc. ($6.95 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.90 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.79 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.18 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($5.54 billion), Sea Limited ($4.96 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($4.25 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Host Hotels & Resorts stock?

Short selling HST is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Host Hotels & Resorts as its price is falling. Host Hotels & Resorts' stock is trading down $0.66 today. To short Host Hotels & Resorts 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 Host Hotels & Resorts 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 Host Hotels & Resorts?

A short squeeze for Host Hotels & Resorts occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of HST, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Host Hotels & Resorts' 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 HST, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by Staff
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