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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda

Optex Systems (OPXS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$7.17
-0.05 (-0.69%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Optex Systems Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
4,600 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+27.78%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$35,144.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
0.2
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
6,824,000 shares
Float Size
5,010,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.09%
Today's Trading Volume
5,038 shares
Average Trading Volume
19,317 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
26%
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OPXS Short Interest Over Time

OPXS Days to Cover Over Time

OPXS Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Optex Systems Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20244,600 shares $35,144.00 +27.8%0.1%0.2 $7.64
3/15/20243,600 shares $25,848.00 -54.4%0.1%0.1 $7.18
2/29/20247,900 shares $50,560.00 +54.9%0.2%0.2 $6.40
2/15/20245,100 shares $34,119.00 -41.4%0.1%0.1 $6.69
1/31/20248,700 shares $47,415.00 -79.6%0.2%0.3 $5.45
1/15/202442,700 shares $240,828.00 -40.2%0.8%1.5 $5.64
12/31/202371,400 shares $467,998.44 +1,486.7%1.4%2.7 $6.55
12/15/20234,500 shares $18,675.00 -48.3%0.1%0.2 $4.15
11/30/20238,700 shares $37,062.00 -1.1%0.2%0.8 $4.26
11/15/20238,800 shares $36,520.00 +166.7%0.2%0.8 $4.15
10/31/20233,300 shares $12,969.00 +73.7%0.1%0.3 $3.93
10/15/20231,900 shares $7,163.00 -74.0%0.0%0.2 $3.77
9/30/20237,300 shares $30,331.50 +25.9%0.1%0.7 $4.16
9/15/20235,800 shares $23,026.00 -50.9%0.1%0.4 $3.97
8/31/202311,800 shares $46,964.00 -55.8%0.2%0.7 $3.98
2/28/20231,600 shares $4,736.00 -20.0%N/A0.3 $2.96
2/15/20232,000 shares $5,940.00 -20.0%N/A0.1 $2.97
1/31/20232,500 shares $7,700.00 -7.4%N/A0.1 $3.08
1/15/20232,700 shares $8,370.00 No ChangeN/A0.2 $3.10
12/15/2022700 shares $2,058.00 No ChangeN/A0.2 $2.94
11/15/2022200 shares $549.40 -95.2%N/A0 $2.75
10/31/20224,200 shares $10,206.00 No ChangeN/A0.2 $2.43
9/30/2022700 shares $1,778.00 -63.2%N/A0.1 $2.54
9/15/20221,900 shares $4,769.00 -66.1%N/A0.1 $2.51
8/31/20225,600 shares $15,064.00 No ChangeN/A0.1 $2.69
6/30/2022100 shares $194.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.94
6/15/2022100 shares $190.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.90
5/15/2022200 shares $382.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.91
4/30/2022200 shares $450.00 -77.8%N/A0 $2.25
4/15/2022900 shares $1,944.09 +50.0%N/A0.2 $2.16
3/31/2022600 shares $1,350.00 No ChangeN/A0.1 $2.25
2/28/2022100 shares $180.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.80
12/31/2021100 shares $187.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.87
11/30/2021100 shares $194.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.94
9/15/20213,000 shares $5,250.00 +900.0%N/A0 $1.75
8/31/2021300 shares $476.40 -99.4%N/A0 $1.59
8/13/202146,000 shares $68,540.00 -2.8%N/A0.9 $1.49
7/30/202147,300 shares $70,477.00 -19.0%N/A1.7 $1.49
7/15/202158,400 shares $87,600.00 -0.2%N/A4.9 $1.50
6/30/202158,500 shares $90,090.00 -2.2%N/A0.7 $1.54
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OPXS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Optex Systems' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Optex Systems shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 4,600 shares of OPXS short. 0.09% of Optex Systems' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Optex Systems' current short interest.

What is a good short interest percentage for Optex Systems?

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. 0.09% of Optex Systems' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Optex Systems' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Optex Systems saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,600 shares, an increase of 27.8% from the previous total of 3,600 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 Optex Systems' float size?

Optex Systems currently has issued a total of 6,824,000 shares. Some of Optex Systems' 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. Optex Systems currently has a public float of 5,010,000 shares.

How does Optex Systems' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.09% of Optex Systems' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "aerospace" compare to Optex Systems: A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. (0.67%), Astrotech Co. (1.15%), Astra Space, Inc. (10.11%), Pegasus Digital Mobility Acquisition Corp. (0.02%), TAT Technologies Ltd. (0.07%), VirTra, Inc. (0.82%), Vertical Aerospace Ltd. (1.07%), Sidus Space, Inc. (8.94%), ParaZero Technologies Ltd. (0.42%), Momentus Inc. (1.88%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Optex Systems stock?

Short selling OPXS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Optex Systems as its price is falling. OPXS shares are trading down $0.05 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 Optex Systems?

A short squeeze for Optex Systems 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 OPXS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Optex Systems' 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 OPXS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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