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NASDAQ:JCS

Communications Systems Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$5.63
+0.05 (+0.90 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.50
Now: $5.63
$5.72
50-Day Range
$4.48
MA: $5.15
$6.20
52-Week Range
$3.50
Now: $5.63
$6.55
Volume32,860 shs
Average Volume62,263 shs
Market Capitalization$52.48 million
P/E Ratio35.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.09

Short Interest

Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:24,600 shares
Previous Short Volume:9,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+151.02%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$147,600.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:January, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares:9,320,000 shares
Float Size:7,070,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.35%
Today's Trading Volume:32,860 shares
Average Trading Volume:62,263 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-47.22%


Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/202124,600 shares $147,600.00 +151.0%0.4%0.6 $6.00
1/15/20219,800 shares $47,432.00 -19.7%0.1%0.3 $4.84
12/31/202011,900 shares $56,049.00 -20.1%0.2%0.6 $4.71
12/15/202011,900 shares $53,312.00 -20.1%0.2%0.6 $4.48
11/30/202014,900 shares $67,795.00 -21.2%0.2%0.7 $4.55
11/15/202018,900 shares $81,648.00 +10.5%0.3%0.9 $4.32
10/30/202017,100 shares $74,385.00 +3.6%0.2%0.9 $4.35
10/15/202016,500 shares $67,815.00 -9.8%0.2%1 $4.11
9/30/202018,300 shares $72,651.00 -23.8%0.3%0 $3.97
9/15/202024,000 shares $94,800.00 +2.6%0.3%1.6 $3.95
8/31/202023,400 shares $97,344.00 +14.7%0.3%1.5 $4.16
8/14/202020,400 shares $89,760.00 -30.4%0.3%1.1 $4.40
7/31/202029,300 shares $138,589.00 -25.5%0.4%1.3 $4.73
7/15/202039,300 shares $190,605.00 -16.4%0.6%1.6 $4.85
6/30/202047,000 shares $236,410.00 -25.0%0.7%1.8 $5.03
6/15/202062,700 shares $304,095.00 -27.4%0.9%2.3 $4.85
5/29/202086,400 shares $406,080.00 -19.3%1.2%2.7 $4.70
5/15/2020107,100 shares $550,494.00 -15.2%1.5%3.2 $5.14
4/30/2020126,300 shares $637,815.00 -10.2%1.8%3.8 $5.05
4/15/2020140,600 shares $769,082.00 -10.5%2.0%3.7 $5.47
3/31/2020157,000 shares $817,970.00 -11.8%2.2%3.3 $5.21
3/13/2020178,000 shares $825,920.00 -0.2%2.5%5.1 $4.64
2/28/2020178,300 shares $729,247.00 -11.9%2.5%1.7 $4.09
2/14/2020202,300 shares $1.04 million -3.9%2.9%1.5 $5.14
1/31/2020210,600 shares $1.22 million -2.2%3.0%1.4 $5.80

Communications Systems (NASDAQ:JCS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Communications Systems' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Communications Systems shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, investors have sold 24,600 shares of JCS short. 0.35% of Communications Systems' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Communications Systems?

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. Communications Systems currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Communications Systems?

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. 0.35% of Communications Systems' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Communications Systems' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Communications Systems saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 24,600 shares, an increase of 151.0% from the previous total of 9,800 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 Communications Systems' float size?

Communications Systems currently has issued a total of 9,321,000 shares. Some of Communications Systems' 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. Communications Systems currently has a public float of 7,070,000 shares.

How does Communications Systems' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.35% of Communications Systems' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "telephone & telegraph apparatus" compare to Communications Systems: Ciena Co. (2.60%), Fabrinet (1.68%), Avaya Holdings Corp. (11.17%), Infinera Co. (0.00%), Plantronics, Inc. (7.99%), Telkom SA SOC Limited (0.00%), NETGEAR, Inc. (11.15%), AudioCodes Ltd. (1.84%), ADTRAN, Inc. (3.29%), and Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (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: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Communications Systems stock?

Short selling JCS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Communications Systems as its price is falling. Communications Systems' stock is trading up $0.05 today. To short Communications Systems 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 Communications Systems 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 Communications Systems?

A short squeeze for Communications Systems 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 JCS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Communications Systems' 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 JCS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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