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NASDAQ:OZK

Bank OZK Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$41.71
-1.32 (-3.07 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.68
Now: $41.71
$43.67
50-Day Range
$33.80
MA: $37.16
$41.41
52-Week Range
$14.20
Now: $41.71
$43.67
Volume641,353 shs
Average Volume990,128 shs
Market Capitalization$5.39 billion
P/E Ratio19.86
Dividend Yield2.58%
Beta1.9

Short Interest

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,140,000 shares
Previous Short Volume8,030,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-23.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$239.28 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares128,600,000 shares
Float Size121,050,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.07%
Today's Trading Volume641,353 shares
Average Trading Volume990,128 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-35.23%

Short Interest Over Time


Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20216,140,000 shares $239.28 million -23.5%5.1%6.9 $38.97
1/15/20218,030,000 shares $300.40 million +0.3%6.6%8.5 $37.41
12/31/20208,220,000 shares $282.36 million -7.1%6.8%9.1 $34.35
12/15/20208,220,000 shares $262.88 million -7.1%6.8%9.1 $31.98
11/30/20208,850,000 shares $265.68 million -8.7%7.3%9.4 $30.02
11/15/20209,690,000 shares $270.93 million -14.6%8.0%10.3 $27.96
10/30/202011,350,000 shares $323.70 million +3.8%9.4%12.4 $28.52
10/15/202010,940,000 shares $261.36 million +0.3%9.0%12.6 $23.89
9/30/202010,910,000 shares $238.93 million +2.4%9.0%12.4 $21.90
9/15/202010,650,000 shares $222.27 million +2.4%8.8%11.6 $20.87
8/31/202010,400,000 shares $228.07 million +2.5%8.6%10.8 $21.93
8/14/202010,150,000 shares $237.92 million -4.1%8.4%9.5 $23.44
7/31/202010,580,000 shares $269.79 million -2.5%8.8%9.1 $25.50
7/15/202010,850,000 shares $260.94 million +0.9%9.0%8.1 $24.05
6/30/202010,750,000 shares $261.44 million -0.7%8.9%7.6 $24.32
6/15/202010,820,000 shares $244.86 million -0.6%9.0%7.2 $22.63
5/29/202010,880,000 shares $249.04 million +10.3%9.0%6.6 $22.89
5/15/20209,860,000 shares $221.75 million +14.3%8.2%6.1 $22.49
4/30/20208,630,000 shares $206.86 million +9.5%7.1%5.8 $23.97
4/15/20207,880,000 shares $171.39 million +6.3%6.5%5.9 $21.75
3/31/20207,410,000 shares $146.57 million -5.7%6.1%6 $19.78
3/13/20207,860,100 shares $156.02 million +10.1%6.5%7.2 $19.85
2/28/20207,140,000 shares $117.02 million +0.7%5.9%8.6 $16.39
2/14/20207,090,000 shares $161.37 million -7.3%5.9%9.3 $22.76
1/31/20207,650,000 shares $197.22 million +4.2%6.3%9.8 $25.78

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Bank OZK's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Bank OZK shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 6,140,000 shares of OZK short. 5.07% of Bank OZK's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Bank OZK?

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. Bank OZK currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Bank OZK?

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. 5.07% of Bank OZK's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Bank OZK's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Bank OZK saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 6,140,000 shares, a decrease of 23.5% from the previous total of 8,030,000 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 Bank OZK's float size?

Bank OZK currently has issued a total of 129,342,000 shares. Some of Bank OZK'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. Bank OZK currently has a public float of 121,050,000 shares.

How does Bank OZK's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.07% of Bank OZK's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Bank OZK: Northern Trust Co. (1.41%), M&T Bank Co. (1.51%), Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (1.61%), Ally Financial Inc. (2.36%), Signature Bank (2.41%), East West Bancorp, Inc. (1.75%), Western Alliance Bancorporation (1.76%), Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (0.00%), First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (3.83%), and Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (0.00%).

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 Bank OZK stock?

Short selling OZK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Bank OZK as its price is falling. Bank OZK's stock is trading down $1.32 today. To short Bank OZK 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 Bank OZK 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 Bank OZK?

A short squeeze for Bank OZK 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 OZK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Bank OZK'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 OZK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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