Napco Security Technologies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.50 (+1.49 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 04:30 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume37,211 shs
Average Volume82,463 shs
Market Capitalization$626.18 million
P/E Ratio81.26
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,180,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,120,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+5.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$39.59 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover13.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares18,480,000 shares
Float Size14,400,000 shares
Short Percent of Float8.19%
Today's Trading Volume37,211 shares
Average Trading Volume82,463 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-54.88%

Short Interest Over Time

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20211,180,000 shares $39.59 million +5.4%8.2%13.2$33.55
3/31/20211,120,000 shares $38.40 million +13.8%7.8%11.8$34.29
3/15/2021983,900 shares $33.64 million +12.8%6.8%10.2$34.19
2/26/2021872,500 shares $27.55 million +23.3%6.1%7$31.58
2/12/2021707,400 shares $21.99 million +1.3%4.9%5.9$31.08
1/29/2021698,400 shares $18.52 million -3.1%4.9%6.1$26.52
1/15/2021720,600 shares $20.35 million +3.9%5.0%6.6$28.24
12/31/2020693,600 shares $18.25 million -10.2%4.8%6.7$26.31
12/15/2020772,400 shares $20.09 million -15.5%5.5%7.2$26.01
11/30/2020913,600 shares $27.32 million +5.1%7.8%13$29.90
11/15/2020869,000 shares $24.81 million +3.0%7.4%11.3$28.55
10/30/2020844,100 shares $20.50 million -1.6%7.2%11.5$24.29
10/15/2020857,600 shares $21.44 million +2.4%7.3%11.7$25.00
9/30/2020837,600 shares $19.68 million +8.1%7.2%11$23.50
9/15/2020775,100 shares $17.52 million +9.1%6.6%10.7$22.60
8/31/2020710,500 shares $17.70 million -5.4%6.1%9.9$24.91
8/14/2020751,300 shares $18.87 million -4.6%6.4%10.8$25.11
7/31/2020787,600 shares $20.78 million -6.1%6.8%10.7$26.38
7/15/2020838,600 shares $20.39 million -3.6%7.2%10$24.31
6/30/2020869,500 shares $20.34 million +3.4%7.5%9.4$23.39
6/15/2020841,300 shares $19.91 million -2.1%7.2%8.1$23.66
5/29/2020859,700 shares $19.40 million -8.9%7.4%7.3$22.57
5/15/2020943,300 shares $20.75 million +7.2%8.1%7.5$22.00
4/30/2020879,900 shares $17.63 million +1.7%7.6%6$20.04
4/15/2020865,400 shares $15.14 million -8.4%7.5%4.9$17.50

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Napco Security Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Napco Security Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 1,180,000 shares of NSSC short. 8.19% of Napco Security Technologies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Napco Security Technologies?

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. Napco Security Technologies currently has a short interest ratio of 13.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Napco Security Technologies?

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. 8.19% of Napco Security Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Napco Security Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Napco Security Technologies saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,180,000 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the previous total of 1,120,000 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 Napco Security Technologies' float size?

Napco Security Technologies currently has issued a total of 18,347,000 shares. Some of Napco Security Technologies' 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. Napco Security Technologies currently has a public float of 14,400,000 shares.

How does Napco Security Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

8.19% of Napco Security Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "communications equipment, not elsewhere classified" compare to Napco Security Technologies: Vocera Communications, Inc. (0.00%), Inseego Corp. (0.00%), Rekor Systems, Inc. (0.00%), ADVA Optical Networking SE (0.00%), Turtle Beach Co. (0.00%), Iteris, Inc. (0.00%), PowerFleet, Inc. (2.72%), Magal Security Systems Ltd. (0.12%), Vislink Technologies, Inc. (0.00%), and UTStarcom Holdings Corp. (3.93%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Napco Security Technologies stock?

Short selling NSSC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Napco Security Technologies as its price is falling. Napco Security Technologies' stock is trading up $0.50 today. To short Napco Security Technologies 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 Napco Security Technologies 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 Napco Security Technologies?

A short squeeze for Napco Security Technologies 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 NSSC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Napco Security Technologies' 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 NSSC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/7/2021 by Staff
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