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NBT Bancorp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.31 (-0.84 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.80
50-Day Range
MA: $35.07
52-Week Range
Now: $36.80
Volume89,392 shs
Average Volume158,667 shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E Ratio16.36
Dividend Yield2.91%

Short Interest

NBT Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBTB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume557,000 shares
Previous Short Volume617,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$20.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.4
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares43,760,000 shares
Float Size42,500,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.31%
Today's Trading Volume89,392 shares
Average Trading Volume158,667 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-43.66%

Short Interest Over Time

NBT Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBTB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021557,000 shares $20.18 million -9.8%1.3%3.4 $36.23
1/29/2021617,200 shares $21.92 million -12.7%1.5%3.7 $35.52
1/15/2021706,800 shares $23.44 million -18.8%1.7%4.4 $33.16
12/31/2020566,100 shares $19.63 million +2.6%1.3%4 $34.68
12/15/2020566,100 shares $18.12 million +2.6%1.3%4 $32.01
11/30/2020551,800 shares $17.80 million +8.8%1.3%4 $32.25
11/15/2020507,100 shares $15.19 million -8.2%1.2%3.8 $29.95
10/30/2020552,400 shares $16.68 million -7.0%1.3%4.4 $30.20
10/15/2020594,200 shares $16.85 million -11.5%1.4%4.8 $28.35
9/30/2020671,400 shares $18.79 million -16.8%1.6%5 $27.98
9/15/2020806,500 shares $21.51 million -7.3%1.9%5.9 $26.67
8/31/2020869,900 shares $25.21 million -12.1%2.0%6.2 $28.98
8/14/2020989,700 shares $30.14 million -6.6%2.3%6.6 $30.45
7/31/20201,060,000 shares $33.39 million -10.9%2.5%6.4 $31.50
7/15/20201,190,000 shares $35.45 million -4.0%2.8%7 $29.79
6/30/20201,240,000 shares $37.06 million -7.5%2.9%7.1 $29.89
6/15/20201,340,000 shares $39.41 million No Change3.1%7.3 $29.41
5/29/20201,340,000 shares $38.63 million -0.7%3.1%6.7 $28.83
5/15/20201,350,000 shares $42.28 million -10.6%3.2%6.7 $31.32
4/30/20201,510,000 shares $50.46 million -5.6%3.5%8.3 $33.42
4/15/20201,600,000 shares $48.30 million -7.0%3.8%9.2 $30.19
3/31/20201,720,000 shares $53.68 million +7.6%4.0%10.5 $31.21
3/13/20201,599,100 shares $55.92 million +5.2%3.7%9 $34.97
2/28/20201,520,000 shares $44.92 million No Change3.5%11.6 $29.55
2/14/20201,520,000 shares $47.03 million No Change3.5%12.2 $30.94

NBT Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBTB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is NBT Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of NBT Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 557,000 shares of NBTB short. 1.31% of NBT Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for NBT Bancorp?

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. NBT Bancorp currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for NBT Bancorp?

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. 1.31% of NBT Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is NBT Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

NBT Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 557,000 shares, a decline of 9.8% from the previous total of 617,200 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.

What is NBT Bancorp's float size?

NBT Bancorp currently has issued a total of 43,625,000 shares. Some of NBT Bancorp'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. NBT Bancorp currently has a public float of 42,500,000 shares.

How does NBT Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.31% of NBT Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to NBT Bancorp: Truist Financial Co. (0.97%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.35%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (1.40%), Regions Financial Co. (2.68%), KeyCorp (1.38%), M&T Bank Co. (1.59%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (4.08%), and Signature Bank (3.75%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short NBT Bancorp stock?

Short selling NBTB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from NBT Bancorp as its price is falling. NBT Bancorp's stock is trading down $0.31 today. To short NBT Bancorp 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 NBT Bancorp 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 NBT Bancorp?

A short squeeze for NBT Bancorp 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 NBTB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is NBT Bancorp'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 NBTB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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