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Nexstar Media Group (NXST) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$156.10
-7.59 (-4.64%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

Nexstar Media Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,310,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,320,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-0.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$401.64 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
7.0
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
33,430,000 shares
Float Size
32,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
7.22%
Today's Trading Volume
589,237 shares
Average Trading Volume
399,495 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
147%
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Nexstar Media Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20242,310,000 shares $401.64 million -0.4%7.2%7 $173.87
1/31/20242,320,000 shares $412.29 million +4.0%7.3%7.2 $177.71
1/15/20242,230,000 shares $383.16 million No Change7.0%7.1 $171.82
12/31/20232,230,000 shares $349.55 million +5.7%7.0%7.2 $156.75
12/15/20232,110,000 shares $326.27 million +0.5%6.6%6.7 $154.63
11/30/20232,100,000 shares $298.05 million +0.5%6.6%5.4 $141.93
11/15/20232,090,000 shares $312.41 million -1.0%6.5%4.7 $149.48
10/31/20232,110,000 shares $295.57 million -8.3%6.4%4.7 $140.08
10/15/20232,300,000 shares $323.17 million -4.6%6.9%5.2 $140.51
9/30/20232,410,000 shares $345.52 million -2.8%7.3%5.5 $143.37
9/15/20232,480,000 shares $377.06 million +5.5%7.5%5.7 $152.04
8/31/20232,350,000 shares $382.58 million +4.9%7.1%6.3 $162.80
8/15/20232,240,000 shares $362.52 million No Change6.7%7.6 $161.84
7/31/20232,240,000 shares $418.25 million +8.2%6.6%7.4 $186.72
7/15/20232,070,000 shares $362.25 million +3.0%6.1%7.3 $175.00
6/30/20232,010,000 shares $334.77 million -0.5%5.9%7.1 $166.55
6/15/20232,020,000 shares $337.14 million +2.0%5.9%6.8 $166.90
5/31/20231,980,000 shares $298.82 million -8.8%5.8%6.1 $150.92
5/15/20232,170,000 shares $350.35 million -3.1%6.4%6.1 $161.45
4/30/20232,240,000 shares $388.53 million -3.9%6.4%6.4 $173.45
4/15/20232,330,000 shares $415.97 million -0.4%6.7%6.4 $178.53
3/31/20232,340,000 shares $404.02 million +16.4%6.7%6.4 $172.66
3/15/20232,010,000 shares $322.50 million +3.6%5.7%5.6 $160.45
2/28/20231,940,000 shares $360.65 million -3.5%5.5%5.4 $185.90
2/15/20232,010,000 shares $406.36 million -7.4%5.6%4.3 $202.17
1/31/20232,170,000 shares $444.35 million -3.6%6.0%4.3 $204.77
1/15/20232,250,000 shares $414.20 million -10.0%6.3%4.2 $184.09
12/30/20222,500,000 shares $437.58 million -4.9%6.9%4.5 $175.03
12/15/20222,630,000 shares $459.17 million +55.6%7.3%4.6 $174.59
11/30/20221,690,000 shares $320.36 million +3.7%4.7%3.1 $189.56
11/15/20221,630,000 shares $278.05 million -7.4%4.5%4.3 $170.58
10/31/20221,760,000 shares $301.49 million +14.3%4.8%4.8 $171.30
10/15/20221,540,000 shares $265.19 million -1.3%4.2%5.1 $172.20
9/30/20221,560,000 shares $260.29 million +1.3%4.2%5.4 $166.85
9/15/20221,540,000 shares $296.48 million +1.3%4.2%5.3 $192.52
8/31/20221,520,000 shares $290.81 million -9.0%4.1%5.3 $191.32
8/15/20221,670,000 shares $332.76 million -5.7%4.5%5.3 $199.26
7/31/20221,770,000 shares $333.41 million +1.1%4.6%5.4 $188.37
7/15/20221,750,000 shares $297.34 million -1.7%4.5%5.4 $169.91
6/30/20221,780,000 shares $289.93 million +14.8%4.6%5.2 $162.88













NXST Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nexstar Media Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Nexstar Media Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 2,310,000 shares of NXST short. 7.22% of Nexstar Media Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Nexstar Media Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Nexstar Media Group?

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. NXST shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on Nexstar Media Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Nexstar Media Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Nexstar Media Group: Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Wolverine Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Nexstar Media Group?

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. 7.22% of Nexstar Media Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Nexstar Media Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nexstar Media Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,310,000 shares, a drop of 0.4% from the previous total of 2,320,000 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 Nexstar Media Group's float size?

Nexstar Media Group currently has issued a total of 33,430,000 shares. Some of Nexstar Media Group'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. Nexstar Media Group currently has a public float of 32,000,000 shares.

How does Nexstar Media Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.22% of Nexstar Media Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Nexstar Media Group: Paramount Global (14.24%), TEGNA Inc. (3.20%), Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (2.16%), Sinclair, Inc. (9.99%), Gray Television, Inc. (7.09%), The E.W. Scripps Company (4.04%), Entravision Communications Co. (3.07%), Fox Co. (2.41%), Fox Co. (7.37%), Paramount Global (7.68%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Nexstar Media Group stock?

Short selling NXST is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Nexstar Media Group as its price is falling. NXST shares are trading down $7.59 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Nexstar Media Group?

A short squeeze for Nexstar Media Group 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 NXST, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Nexstar Media Group'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 NXST, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:NXST) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff