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Heartland Financial USA (HTLF) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$34.80
+1.32 (+3.94%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Heartland Financial USA Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
617,800 shares
Previous Short Volume
666,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$21.72 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.4
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
42,780,000 shares
Float Size
39,500,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.56%
Today's Trading Volume
232,738 shares
Average Trading Volume
208,984 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
111%
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HTLF Short Interest Over Time

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HTLF Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Heartland Financial USA Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024617,800 shares $21.72 million -7.4%1.6%2.4 $35.15
3/15/2024666,900 shares $21.99 million +13.8%1.7%2.6 $32.97
2/29/2024586,100 shares $19.93 million +72.2%1.5%2.6 $34.00
2/15/2024340,300 shares $11.61 million -37.0%0.9%1.6 $34.13
1/31/2024539,800 shares $19.15 million +7.4%1.4%2.7 $35.47
1/15/2024502,400 shares $18.52 million +2.2%1.3%2.8 $36.86
12/31/2023491,600 shares $18.49 million -5.8%1.2%2.9 $37.61
12/15/2023521,900 shares $19.40 million +28.0%1.3%3.2 $37.17
11/30/2023407,600 shares $12.61 million +15.7%1.0%2.7 $30.93
11/15/2023352,200 shares $10.87 million -29.7%0.9%2.3 $30.85
10/31/2023501,100 shares $13.73 million -3.2%1.3%3.4 $27.40
10/15/2023517,800 shares $15.01 million -5.8%1.3%3.4 $28.98
9/30/2023549,700 shares $16.18 million -11.8%1.4%3.4 $29.43
9/15/2023623,400 shares $19.23 million +7.8%1.6%3.7 $30.84
8/31/2023578,300 shares $17.72 million +29.7%1.5%3.2 $30.64
8/15/2023445,900 shares $13.64 million -9.0%1.1%2.4 $30.59
7/31/2023490,100 shares $16.83 million -2.7%1.3%2.4 $34.34
7/15/2023503,500 shares $15.08 million -1.7%1.3%2.3 $29.95
6/30/2023512,300 shares $14.28 million -2.3%1.3%2.4 $27.87
6/15/2023524,600 shares $16.26 million -1.9%1.3%2.4 $31.00
5/31/2023534,500 shares $14.75 million +6.2%1.4%2.3 $27.59
5/15/2023503,300 shares $13.64 million -1.4%1.3%2.3 $27.11
4/30/2023510,600 shares $16.63 million +16.2%1.3%2.5 $32.56
4/15/2023439,500 shares $15.54 million +14.0%1.1%2.2 $35.35
3/31/2023385,600 shares $14.79 million -0.6%1.0%2.1 $38.36
3/15/2023388,100 shares $15.54 million +33.8%1.0%2.1 $40.03
2/28/2023290,000 shares $14.34 million -4.3%0.7%1.8 $49.44
2/15/2023303,100 shares $15.19 million -32.5%0.8%2 $50.10
1/31/2023448,700 shares $22.20 million +2.8%1.2%3.1 $49.47
1/15/2023436,300 shares $20.55 million -0.1%1.1%3.4 $47.11
12/30/2022436,600 shares $20.35 million +5.8%1.1%3.3 $46.62
12/15/2022412,600 shares $18.22 million +40.2%1.1%3.2 $44.16
11/30/2022294,400 shares $14.36 million -40.7%0.8%2.5 $48.79
11/15/2022496,500 shares $25.12 million -0.7%1.3%4.4 $50.60
10/31/2022500,200 shares $24.67 million -3.6%1.3%4.6 $49.32
10/15/2022518,700 shares $23.37 million +26.0%1.3%4.8 $45.06
9/30/2022411,700 shares $17.85 million -6.5%1.1%4 $43.36
9/15/2022440,300 shares $19.54 million +11.4%1.1%4.5 $44.37
8/31/2022395,400 shares $17.66 million -13.6%1.0%3.9 $44.67
8/15/2022457,500 shares $21.83 million -15.6%1.2%4.4 $47.72
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HTLF Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heartland Financial USA's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Heartland Financial USA shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 617,800 shares of HTLF short. 1.56% of Heartland Financial USA's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Heartland Financial USA's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Heartland Financial USA?

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. HTLF shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Heartland Financial USA's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Heartland Financial USA?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Heartland Financial USA: Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Heartland Financial USA?

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. 1.56% of Heartland Financial USA's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Heartland Financial USA's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Heartland Financial USA saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 617,800 shares, a drop of 7.4% from the previous total of 666,900 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 Heartland Financial USA's float size?

Heartland Financial USA currently has issued a total of 42,780,000 shares. Some of Heartland Financial USA'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. Heartland Financial USA currently has a public float of 39,500,000 shares.

How does Heartland Financial USA's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.56% of Heartland Financial USA's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Heartland Financial USA: Enterprise Financial Services Corp (1.48%), Banner Co. (2.62%), Lakeland Financial Co. (8.62%), First Bancorp (2.63%), OFG Bancorp (0.61%), Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (6.64%), Renasant Co. (1.03%), First Busey Co. (1.76%), 1st Source Co. (1.02%), FB Financial Co. (1.10%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Heartland Financial USA stock?

Short selling HTLF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Heartland Financial USA as its price is falling. HTLF shares are trading up $1.32 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 Heartland Financial USA?

A short squeeze for Heartland Financial USA 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 HTLF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Heartland Financial USA'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 HTLF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:HTLF) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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