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IPG Photonics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+2.27 (+1.13 %)
(As of 11/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $203.00
50-Day Range
MA: $191.98
52-Week Range
Now: $203.00
Volume150,325 shs
Average Volume388,763 shs
Market Capitalization$10.82 billion
P/E Ratio103.05
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:1,370,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:1,490,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-8.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$275.37 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:5.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:53,140,000 shares
Float Size:35,490,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:3.86%
Today's Trading Volume:150,325 shares
Average Trading Volume:388,763 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-61.33%

IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/20201,370,000 $275.37 million -8.1%3.9%5.3$201.00
10/15/20201,490,000 $300.67 million 8.0%4.2%5.2$201.79
9/30/20201,380,000 $253.71 million -2.1%3.9%4.7$183.85
9/15/20201,410,000 $232.62 million 18.5%4.0%4.6$164.98
8/31/20201,190,000 $192.54 million 0.0%3.4%3.7$161.80
8/14/20201,190,000 $191.38 million -3.3%3.4%3.5$160.82
7/31/20201,230,000 $199.72 million -3.9%3.5%3.4$162.37
7/15/20201,280,000 $229.13 million -2.3%3.6%3.4$179.01
6/30/20201,310,000 $229.63 million -10.3%3.7%3.5$175.29
6/15/20201,460,000 $227.96 million -2.0%4.2%3.5$156.14
5/29/20201,490,000 $234.24 million -16.8%4.2%3$157.21
5/15/20201,790,000 $278.17 million -15.2%5.1%3.5$155.40
4/30/20202,110,000 $325.81 million -3.7%6.0%3.9$154.41
4/15/20202,190,000 $336.76 million -8.4%6.2%4.2$153.77
3/31/20202,390,000 $288.95 million -12.9%6.8%4.5$120.90
3/13/20202,742,800 $326.53 million 4.3%7.8%5.5$119.05
2/28/20202,630,000 $289.35 million -6.1%7.5%5.8$110.02
2/14/20202,800,000 $345.38 million 6.5%8.0%6.6$123.35
1/31/20202,630,000 $333.30 million -9.0%7.5%7$126.73
1/15/20202,890,000 $406.77 million -2.0%8.3%7$140.75
12/31/20192,950,000 $425.77 million -11.4%8.4%7.2$144.33
8/15/20192,958,000 $348.81 million 7.4%8.4%5.5$117.92

IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is IPG Photonics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of IPG Photonics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, investors have sold 1,370,000 shares of IPGP short. 3.86% of IPG Photonics' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for IPG Photonics?

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. IPG Photonics currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for IPG Photonics?

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. 3.86% of IPG Photonics' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is IPG Photonics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

IPG Photonics saw a decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,370,000 shares, a decrease of 8.1% 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 IPG Photonics' float size?

IPG Photonics currently has issued a total of 53,301,000 shares. Some of IPG Photonics' 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. IPG Photonics currently has a public float of 35,490,000 shares.

How does IPG Photonics' short interest compare to its competitors?

3.86% of IPG Photonics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "electronic manufacturing services" compare to IPG Photonics: Trimble Inc. (0.92%), Jabil Inc. (2.33%), Mercury Systems, Inc. (1.95%), Fabrinet (1.05%), Plexus Corp. (2.18%), Sanmina Co. (2.86%), TTM Technologies, Inc. (7.38%), Methode Electronics, Inc. (1.28%), CTS Co. (1.86%), and Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (1.90%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), Clorox Co ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short IPG Photonics stock?

Short selling IPGP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from IPG Photonics as its price is falling. IPG Photonics' stock is trading up $2.27 today. To short IPG Photonics 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 IPG Photonics 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 IPG Photonics?

A short squeeze for IPG Photonics 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 IPGP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is IPG Photonics' 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 IPGP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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