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NASDAQ:NXGN

NextGen Healthcare Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$18.70
+0.33 (+1.80 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.24
Now: $18.70
$19.02
50-Day Range
$18.23
MA: $20.31
$23.35
52-Week Range
$5.10
Now: $18.70
$23.80
Volume479,442 shs
Average Volume409,720 shs
Market Capitalization$1.25 billion
P/E Ratio116.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.23

Short Interest

NextGen Healthcare (NASDAQ:NXGN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,250,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,310,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.58%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$24.84 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares64,670,000 shares
Float Size54,090,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.31%
Today's Trading Volume479,442 shares
Average Trading Volume409,720 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average17.02%

Short Interest Over Time


NextGen Healthcare (NASDAQ:NXGN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20211,250,000 shares $24.84 million -4.6%2.3%3.7 $19.87
1/15/20211,310,000 shares $26.17 million -0.8%2.4%4 $19.98
12/31/20201,390,000 shares $27.22 million -4.8%2.6%4.5 $19.58
12/15/20201,390,000 shares $26.03 million -4.8%2.6%4.5 $18.73
11/30/20201,460,000 shares $27.07 million -2.7%2.7%4.5 $18.54
11/15/20201,500,000 shares $26.61 million -7.4%2.8%4.9 $17.74
10/30/20201,620,000 shares $25.35 million +8.0%3.0%5.4 $15.65
10/15/20201,500,000 shares $21.20 million -8.0%2.8%4.6 $14.13
9/30/20201,630,000 shares $22.09 million +23.5%3.0%5.2 $13.55
9/15/20201,320,000 shares $16.14 million -0.8%2.4%4 $12.23
8/31/20201,330,000 shares $17.70 million +6.4%2.5%4 $13.31
8/14/20201,250,000 shares $16.76 million -8.8%2.3%3.1 $13.41
7/31/20201,370,000 shares $19.08 million +22.3%2.5%3.3 $13.93
7/15/20201,120,000 shares $16.37 million -3.5%2.1%2.8 $14.62
6/30/20201,160,000 shares $13.49 million +16.0%2.2%2.8 $11.63
6/15/20201,000,000 shares $11 million +6.3%1.9%2.3 $11.00
5/29/2020940,400 shares $9.79 million +8.6%1.8%1.8 $10.41
5/15/2020865,600 shares $8.93 million -1.3%1.7%1.8 $10.32
4/30/2020877,000 shares $10.02 million +8.4%1.7%2 $11.42
4/15/2020809,200 shares $7.87 million +19.0%1.6%1.9 $9.73
3/31/2020680,100 shares $7.16 million -44.3%1.4%1.6 $10.53
3/13/20201,221,300 shares $13.13 million -21.2%2.5%2.3 $10.75
2/28/20201,550,000 shares $12.88 million +1.3%3.2%4.9 $8.31
2/14/20201,530,000 shares $17.21 million -5.0%3.2%5.1 $11.25
1/31/20201,610,000 shares $21.28 million +2.6%3.3%5.5 $13.22

NextGen Healthcare (NASDAQ:NXGN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is NextGen Healthcare's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of NextGen Healthcare shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, investors have sold 1,250,000 shares of NXGN short. 2.31% of NextGen Healthcare's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for NextGen Healthcare?

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. NextGen Healthcare currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for NextGen Healthcare?

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. 2.31% of NextGen Healthcare's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is NextGen Healthcare's short interest increasing or decreasing?

NextGen Healthcare saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,250,000 shares, a decrease of 4.6% from the previous total of 1,310,000 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 NextGen Healthcare's float size?

NextGen Healthcare currently has issued a total of 67,003,000 shares. Some of NextGen Healthcare'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. NextGen Healthcare currently has a public float of 54,090,000 shares.

How does NextGen Healthcare's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.31% of NextGen Healthcare's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "computer integrated systems design" compare to NextGen Healthcare: Scientific Games Co. (7.82%), Parsons Co. (0.00%), Verint Systems Inc. (5.36%), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (13.02%), Telos Co. (0.53%), NetScout Systems, Inc. (6.05%), Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (2.21%), Unisys Co. (0.00%), Simulations Plus, Inc. (9.94%), and Agilysys, Inc. (2.76%).

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 NextGen Healthcare stock?

Short selling NXGN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from NextGen Healthcare as its price is falling. NextGen Healthcare's stock is trading up $0.33 today. To short NextGen Healthcare 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 NextGen Healthcare 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 NextGen Healthcare?

A short squeeze for NextGen Healthcare 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 NXGN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is NextGen Healthcare'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 NXGN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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