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NASDAQ:NUAN

Nuance Communications Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$49.61
-0.60 (-1.19 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 10:10 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$49.50
Now: $49.61
$50.90
50-Day Range
$41.48
MA: $43.91
$48.57
52-Week Range
$13.51
Now: $49.61
$50.60
Volume3,978 shs
Average Volume3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.13 billion
P/E Ratio496.10
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.22

Short Interest

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:25,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:22,730,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+10.47%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.21 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:8.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:290,150,000 shares
Float Size:282,860,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:8.88%
Today's Trading Volume:3,978 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,094,144 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.87%



Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202025,110,000 $1.21 billion 10.5%8.9%7.9$48.10
12/15/202025,110,000 $1.09 billion 10.5%8.9%7.9$43.47
11/30/202022,730,000 $984.44 million 15.9%8.1%6.1$43.31
11/15/202019,620,000 $846.21 million -6.8%7.0%5.3$43.13
10/30/202021,060,000 $729.52 million 9.9%7.6%6.8$34.64
10/15/202019,160,000 $639.37 million 1.1%6.9%5.5$33.37
9/30/202018,960,000 $667.39 million -4.9%6.8%5.5$35.20
9/15/202019,930,000 $660.48 million 16.1%0.0%5.4$33.14
8/31/202017,170,000 $525.57 million -3.2%6.2%4.7$30.61
8/14/202017,740,000 $555.08 million -0.7%6.4%5$31.29
7/31/202017,860,000 $522.58 million -0.6%6.4%4.9$29.26
7/15/202017,970,000 $491.48 million 0.7%6.5%5.2$27.35
6/30/202017,840,000 $467.76 million 39.8%6.4%5$26.22
6/15/202012,760,000 $326.91 million 9.9%4.6%3.5$25.62
5/29/202011,610,000 $285.49 million 6.5%4.2%3.2$24.59
5/15/202010,900,000 $249.39 million 13.9%3.9%2.8$22.88
4/30/20209,570,000 $216.76 million 5.3%3.4%2.3$22.65
4/15/20209,090,000 $187.80 million 11.7%3.3%2.2$20.66
3/31/20208,140,000 $155.96 million -46.2%2.9%1.9$19.16
3/13/202015,141,500 $257.25 million 13.2%5.4%2.9$16.99
2/28/202013,380,000 $197.89 million 12.7%4.8%3.8$14.79
2/14/202011,870,000 $239.42 million 5.8%4.3%3.6$20.17
1/31/202011,220,000 $249.87 million -0.1%4.0%3.7$22.27
1/15/202011,230,000 $254.02 million 9.7%4.0%4.1$22.62
12/31/201910,240,000 $200.91 million -1.3%3.7%3.9$19.62

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Nuance Communications' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Nuance Communications shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 25,110,000 shares of NUAN short. 8.88% of Nuance Communications' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Nuance Communications?

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. Nuance Communications currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Nuance Communications?

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. 8.88% of Nuance Communications' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Nuance Communications' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nuance Communications saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 25,110,000 shares, an increase of 10.5% from the previous total of 22,730,000 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 Nuance Communications' float size?

Nuance Communications currently has issued a total of 284,897,000 shares. Some of Nuance Communications' 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. Nuance Communications currently has a public float of 282,860,000 shares.

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

8.88% of Nuance Communications' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "application software" compare to Nuance Communications: Adobe Inc. (1.03%), salesforce.com, inc. (0.00%), Intuit Inc. (0.00%), Autodesk, Inc. (1.11%), Workday, Inc. (0.00%), Synopsys, Inc. (0.00%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.03%), ANSYS, Inc. (0.00%), Splunk Inc. (0.00%), and SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (0.97%).

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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Nuance Communications stock?

Short selling NUAN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Nuance Communications as its price is falling. Nuance Communications' stock is trading down $0.60 today. To short Nuance Communications 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 Nuance Communications 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 Nuance Communications?

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

How often is Nuance Communications' 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 NUAN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 1/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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