International Bancshares Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.17 (-2.51 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.51
50-Day Range
MA: $47.49
52-Week Range
Now: $45.51
Volume120,048 shs
Average Volume213,775 shs
Market Capitalization$2.88 billion
P/E Ratio17.24
Dividend Yield2.38%

Short Interest

International Bancshares (NASDAQ:IBOC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume709,600 shares
Previous Short Volume991,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-28.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$33.12 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares65,650,000 shares
Float Size53,230,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.33%
Today's Trading Volume120,048 shares
Average Trading Volume213,775 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-43.84%

Short Interest Over Time

International Bancshares (NASDAQ:IBOC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021709,600 shares $33.12 million -28.4%1.3%3.3 $46.68
3/15/2021991,500 shares $48.41 million +5.7%1.9%4.4 $48.83
2/26/2021938,500 shares $47.75 million +9.7%1.8%4.6 $50.88
2/12/2021855,300 shares $37.27 million -11.6%1.6%4.5 $43.58
1/29/2021967,300 shares $40.11 million +11.6%1.8%5 $41.47
1/15/2021866,600 shares $34.10 million +1.6%1.6%4.6 $39.35
12/31/2020546,700 shares $22.20 million +9.7%1.0%3.1 $40.60
12/15/2020546,700 shares $20.38 million +9.7%1.0%3.1 $37.27
11/30/2020498,300 shares $18.06 million +23.3%0.9%2.7 $36.25
11/15/2020404,000 shares $13.09 million +3.8%0.8%2.1 $32.41
10/30/2020389,200 shares $11.98 million -6.1%0.7%2.2 $30.77
10/15/2020414,400 shares $11.36 million +6.6%0.8%2.4 $27.41
9/30/2020388,900 shares $10.92 million -39.0%0.7%2.2 $28.09
9/15/2020637,900 shares $16.37 million -15.3%1.2%3.3 $25.66
8/31/2020753,100 shares $22.39 million -11.3%1.4%3.5 $29.73
8/14/2020848,600 shares $26.29 million +2.2%1.6%3.8 $30.98
7/31/2020830,200 shares $27.65 million -12.3%1.6%3.3 $33.30
7/15/2020946,200 shares $28.78 million -7.2%1.8%3.5 $30.42
6/30/20201,020,000 shares $31.86 million +28.9%1.9%3.6 $31.24
6/15/2020791,200 shares $24.18 million -16.2%1.5%2.3 $30.56
5/29/2020944,100 shares $27.53 million +4.8%1.8%2.5 $29.16
5/15/2020900,700 shares $27.72 million -2.0%1.7%2.3 $30.78
4/30/2020919,100 shares $30.22 million -7.9%1.7%2.6 $32.88
4/15/2020997,400 shares $27.45 million +15.7%1.9%3 $27.52
3/31/2020862,100 shares $23.26 million -6.1%1.6%2.6 $26.98

International Bancshares (NASDAQ:IBOC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is International Bancshares' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of International Bancshares shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 709,600 shares of IBOC short. 1.33% of International Bancshares' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for International Bancshares?

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. International Bancshares currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for International Bancshares?

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. 1.33% of International Bancshares' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is International Bancshares' short interest increasing or decreasing?

International Bancshares saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 709,600 shares, a decrease of 28.4% from the previous total of 991,500 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 International Bancshares' float size?

International Bancshares currently has issued a total of 63,299,000 shares. Some of International Bancshares' 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. International Bancshares currently has a public float of 53,230,000 shares.

How does International Bancshares' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.33% of International Bancshares' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to International Bancshares: Truist Financial Co. (0.80%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.48%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (1.31%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Regions Financial Co. (1.97%), M&T Bank Co. (2.31%), KeyCorp (1.25%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (3.85%), and Signature Bank (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short International Bancshares stock?

Short selling IBOC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from International Bancshares as its price is falling. International Bancshares' stock is trading down $1.17 today. To short International Bancshares 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 International Bancshares 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 International Bancshares?

A short squeeze for International Bancshares 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 IBOC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is International Bancshares' 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 IBOC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by Staff
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