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Ollie's Bargain Outlet Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.47 (+0.49 %)
(As of 01/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $96.50
50-Day Range
MA: $84.90
52-Week Range
Now: $96.50
Volume2.23 million shs
Average Volume1.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.31 billion
P/E Ratio30.25
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Ollie's Bargain Outlet (NASDAQ:OLLI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:11,650,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:9,580,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+21.61%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.11 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:12.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:63,480,000 shares
Float Size:48,250,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:24.15%
Today's Trading Volume:2,225,553 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,615,518 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:37.76%

Ollie's Bargain Outlet (NASDAQ:OLLI) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202011,650,000 $1.11 billion 21.6%24.2%12.5$95.39
12/15/202011,650,000 $980.00 million 21.6%24.2%12.5$84.12
11/30/20209,580,000 $784.12 million -3.9%19.9%10.5$81.85
11/15/20209,970,000 $877.96 million 11.3%20.7%11.9$88.06
10/30/20208,960,000 $766.35 million 4.7%18.6%10.2$85.53
10/15/20208,560,000 $788.72 million -2.6%17.8%9.5$92.14
9/30/20208,790,000 $831.01 million 1.9%18.2%8.3$94.54
9/15/20208,630,000 $755.38 million 5.1%17.9%7.3$87.53
8/31/20208,210,000 $753.43 million -11.2%17.0%6.6$91.77
8/14/20209,240,000 $874.29 million 1.3%19.0%6.6$94.62
7/31/20209,120,000 $987.88 million -3.8%18.8%6.5$108.32
7/15/20209,480,000 $996.35 million -1.2%19.5%5.9$105.10
6/30/20209,590,000 $1.01 billion -8.3%19.9%6.1$105.75
6/15/202010,460,000 $998.30 million -11.8%21.8%6.4$95.44
5/29/202011,860,000 $1.16 billion -15.9%24.7%6.5$97.94
5/15/202014,100,000 $1.29 billion -8.1%30.2%7.8$91.45
4/30/202015,340,000 $1.38 billion 1.5%32.9%8.2$89.87
4/15/202015,120,000 $1.11 billion 4.6%27.4%8.5$73.23
3/31/202014,460,000 $897.82 million -12.7%26.2%8$62.09
3/13/202016,556,400 $904.64 million 12.8%30.5%10.9$54.64
2/28/202014,680,000 $588.52 million 4.6%27.1%9$40.09
2/14/202014,030,000 $696.17 million 11.4%25.5%8.8$49.62
1/31/202012,590,000 $664.75 million 3.1%22.9%8.7$52.80
1/15/202012,210,000 $622.95 million 3.1%22.2%9.3$51.02
12/31/201911,840,000 $689.80 million 8.5%21.5%9.8$58.26

Ollie's Bargain Outlet (NASDAQ:OLLI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Ollie's Bargain Outlet's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Ollie's Bargain Outlet shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, investors have sold 11,650,000 shares of OLLI short. 24.15% of Ollie's Bargain Outlet's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Ollie's Bargain Outlet?

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. Ollie's Bargain Outlet currently has a short interest ratio of 12.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Ollie's Bargain Outlet?

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. 24.15% of Ollie's Bargain Outlet's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Ollie's Bargain Outlet's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Ollie's Bargain Outlet saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,650,000 shares, an increase of 21.6% from the previous total of 9,580,000 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 Ollie's Bargain Outlet's float size?

Ollie's Bargain Outlet currently has issued a total of 65,418,000 shares. Some of Ollie's Bargain Outlet'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. Ollie's Bargain Outlet currently has a public float of 48,250,000 shares.

How does Ollie's Bargain Outlet's short interest compare to its competitors?

24.15% of Ollie's Bargain Outlet's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "variety stores" compare to Ollie's Bargain Outlet: Walmart Inc. (1.00%), Costco Wholesale Co. (0.00%), Target Co. (1.53%), Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Dollar General Co. (1.01%), Tesco PLC (0.00%), Dollar Tree, Inc. (1.13%), Five Below, Inc. (8.36%), BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (13.62%), and PriceSmart, Inc. (3.34%).

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 Ollie's Bargain Outlet stock?

Short selling OLLI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Ollie's Bargain Outlet as its price is falling. Ollie's Bargain Outlet's stock is trading up $0.47 today. To short Ollie's Bargain Outlet 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 Ollie's Bargain Outlet 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 Ollie's Bargain Outlet?

A short squeeze for Ollie's Bargain Outlet 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 OLLI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Ollie's Bargain Outlet'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 OLLI, 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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