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51job Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.83 (-1.25 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $65.60
50-Day Range
MA: $68.66
52-Week Range
Now: $65.60
Volume311,655 shs
Average Volume171,549 shs
Market Capitalization$4.42 billion
P/E Ratio30.94
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume707,400 shares
Previous Short Volume727,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.72%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$49.65 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares61,780,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.05%
Today's Trading Volume311,655 shares
Average Trading Volume171,549 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average81.67%

Short Interest Over Time

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/2021707,400 shares $49.65 million -2.7%N/A3.5 $70.19
1/15/2021727,200 shares $47.39 million -5.5%N/A3.4 $65.17
12/31/2020762,400 shares $53.37 million -33.1%N/A3.2 $70.00
12/15/2020762,400 shares $52.97 million -33.1%N/A3.2 $69.48
11/30/20201,140,000 shares $81.54 million +7.6%N/A4.6 $71.53
11/15/20201,060,000 shares $74.73 million +39.6%N/A4.3 $70.50
10/30/2020759,300 shares $52.92 million -18.3%N/A3.4 $69.70
10/15/2020929,000 shares $63.23 million -33.6%N/A5 $68.06
9/30/20201,400,000 shares $106.51 million -25.9%N/A8.5 $76.08
9/15/20201,890,000 shares $146.30 million +1.6%N/A11.8 $77.41
8/31/20201,860,000 shares $123.95 million +4.5%N/A12.8 $66.64
8/14/20201,780,000 shares $119.49 million -4.3%N/A11.8 $67.13
7/31/20201,860,000 shares $123.82 million +0.5%N/A10.5 $66.57
7/15/20201,850,000 shares $125.58 million No ChangeN/A9.3 $67.88
6/30/20201,850,000 shares $122.99 million -17.4%N/A9.3 $66.48
6/15/20202,240,000 shares $152.34 million +12.0%N/A10.8 $68.01
5/29/20202,000,000 shares $137.62 million +2.6%N/A8.5 $68.81
5/15/20201,950,000 shares $125.76 million -3.0%N/A8.6 $64.49
4/30/20202,010,000 shares $126.39 million +4.2%N/A10.3 $62.88
4/15/20201,930,000 shares $121.17 million No ChangeN/A10.7 $62.78
3/31/20201,930,000 shares $124.50 million -7.7%N/A10.9 $64.51
3/13/20202,090,700 shares $137.94 million +3.5%N/A13.7 $65.98
2/28/20202,020,000 shares $110.27 million +4.1%N/A14.9 $54.59
2/14/20201,940,000 shares $135.30 million -2.5%N/A14.3 $69.74
1/31/20201,990,000 shares $148.27 million +0.5%N/A13.7 $74.51

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is 51job's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of 51job shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 29th, investors have sold 707,400 shares of JOBS short.

What is a good short interest ratio for 51job?

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. 51job currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is 51job's short interest increasing or decreasing?

51job saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 707,400 shares, a decrease of 2.7% from the previous total of 727,200 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.

How does 51job's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of 51job's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to 51job: Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (0.00%), Conagra Brands, Inc. (0.00%), Symrise AG (0.00%), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (0.00%), Campbell Soup (9.54%), Davide Campari-Milano (0.00%), The J. M. Smucker Company (8.09%), The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (6.86%), Mowi ASA (0.00%), and Jbs S.A. (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 51job stock?

Short selling JOBS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from 51job as its price is falling. 51job's stock is trading down $0.83 today. To short 51job 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 51job 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 51job?

A short squeeze for 51job 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 JOBS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is 51job'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 JOBS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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