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Hancock Whitney (HWC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$43.88
-0.01 (-0.02%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)

Hancock Whitney Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,480,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,490,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-0.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$66.76 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.7
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
86,150,000 shares
Float Size
85,150,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.74%
Today's Trading Volume
553,116 shares
Average Trading Volume
478,320 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
116%
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Hancock Whitney Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20241,480,000 shares $66.76 million -0.7%1.7%2.7 $45.11
1/15/20241,490,000 shares $67.93 million -11.3%1.8%2.6 $45.59
12/31/20231,680,000 shares $81.63 million -21.9%2.0%2.8 $48.59
12/15/20232,150,000 shares $101.59 million +1.4%2.5%3.5 $47.25
11/30/20232,120,000 shares $87.45 million -15.2%2.5%3.5 $41.25
11/15/20232,500,000 shares $103.53 million +3.7%2.9%4.2 $41.41
10/31/20232,410,000 shares $82.98 million -4.7%2.8%4.1 $34.43
10/15/20232,530,000 shares $88.17 million +5.0%3.0%4.4 $34.85
9/30/20232,410,000 shares $89.15 million +9.6%2.8%4.2 $36.99
9/15/20232,200,000 shares $84.26 million +4.8%2.6%4 $38.30
8/31/20232,100,000 shares $86.63 million +2.9%2.5%3.9 $41.25
8/15/20232,040,000 shares $84.25 million -6.4%2.4%3.6 $41.30
7/31/20232,180,000 shares $95.94 million -22.1%2.6%3.7 $44.01
7/15/20232,800,000 shares $115.86 million +9.4%3.4%4.4 $41.38
6/30/20232,560,000 shares $98.25 million -9.9%3.1%4.2 $38.38
6/15/20232,840,000 shares $117.32 million +6.0%3.3%4.5 $41.31
5/31/20232,680,000 shares $97.90 million +0.4%3.2%3.8 $36.53
5/15/20232,670,000 shares $89.61 million +14.1%3.1%3.9 $33.56
4/30/20232,340,000 shares $85.46 million -10.3%2.8%3.5 $36.52
4/15/20232,610,000 shares $95.13 million +30.5%3.1%4.1 $36.45
3/31/20232,000,000 shares $72.80 million -24.8%2.4%3.1 $36.40
3/15/20232,660,000 shares $99.01 million +10.4%3.1%4.5 $37.22
2/28/20232,410,000 shares $118.38 million +19.3%2.8%4.9 $49.12
2/15/20232,020,000 shares $105.08 million -4.7%2.4%4.4 $52.02
1/31/20232,120,000 shares $109.14 million -10.6%2.5%4.7 $51.48
1/15/20232,370,000 shares $120.80 million -5.2%2.8%5 $50.97
12/30/20222,500,000 shares $120.98 million +26.9%3.0%5.3 $48.39
12/15/20221,970,000 shares $94.70 million +4.8%2.3%4 $48.07
11/30/20221,880,000 shares $103.10 million -7.4%2.2%3.8 $54.84
11/15/20222,030,000 shares $109.60 million -10.2%2.4%4.2 $53.99
10/31/20222,260,000 shares $126.27 million +19.0%2.7%4.8 $55.87
10/15/20221,900,000 shares $92.91 million +8.0%2.2%4.3 $48.90
9/30/20221,760,000 shares $80.63 million -17.0%2.1%4.4 $45.81
9/15/20222,120,000 shares $106.83 million +12.2%2.5%5.5 $50.39
8/31/20221,890,000 shares $91.15 million -12.1%2.2%5.1 $48.23
8/15/20222,150,000 shares $111.63 million -2.3%2.5%5.8 $51.92
7/31/20222,200,000 shares $107.38 million +6.3%2.6%5.5 $48.81
7/15/20222,070,000 shares $91.06 million -5.9%2.4%4.9 $43.99
6/30/20222,200,000 shares $97.53 million No Change2.6%5.1 $44.33
6/15/20222,200,000 shares $99.97 million -2.7%2.6%5 $45.44













HWC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hancock Whitney's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hancock Whitney shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 1,480,000 shares of HWC short. 1.74% of Hancock Whitney's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hancock Whitney's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hancock Whitney?

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. HWC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Hancock Whitney's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Hancock Whitney?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Hancock Whitney: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hancock Whitney?

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. 1.74% of Hancock Whitney's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hancock Whitney's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hancock Whitney saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,480,000 shares, a drop of 0.7% from the previous total of 1,490,000 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 Hancock Whitney's float size?

Hancock Whitney currently has issued a total of 86,150,000 shares. Some of Hancock Whitney'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. Hancock Whitney currently has a public float of 85,150,000 shares.

How does Hancock Whitney's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.74% of Hancock Whitney's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Hancock Whitney: Columbia Banking System, Inc. (1.55%), International Bancshares Co. (1.37%), Ameris Bancorp (1.78%), United Community Banks, Inc. (2.39%), Associated Banc-Corp (2.67%), First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (6.63%), Cathay General Bancorp (3.67%), First BanCorp. (1.25%), United Bankshares, Inc. (2.39%), Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (5.54%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hancock Whitney stock?

Short selling HWC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hancock Whitney as its price is falling. HWC shares are trading down $0.01 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 Hancock Whitney?

A short squeeze for Hancock Whitney 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 HWC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hancock Whitney'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 HWC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:HWC) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff