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PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

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PacWest Bancorp Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
25,060,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
23,500,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.64%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$206.75 million
Short Interest Ratio
7.1 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
November 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
118,590,000 shares
Float Size
116,190,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
21.57%
Today's Trading Volume
24,715,925 shares
Average Trading Volume
12,983,972 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
190%
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PACW Short Interest Over Time

PACW Days to Cover Over Time

PACW Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

PacWest Bancorp Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/202325,060,000 shares $206.75 million +6.6%21.6%7.1 $8.25
10/31/202323,500,000 shares $166.38 million +31.4%N/A6.9 $7.08
10/15/202317,880,000 shares $135.53 million +1.6%15.4%3.6 $7.58
9/30/202317,600,000 shares $139.22 million +25.4%15.2%3 $7.91
9/15/202314,040,000 shares $116.95 million +10.3%12.1%2.1 $8.33
8/31/202312,730,000 shares $101.20 million -11.8%11.0%1.5 $7.95
8/15/202314,430,000 shares $116.02 million -21.3%12.4%1.1 $8.04
7/31/202318,330,000 shares $170.47 million -25.6%15.8%0.9 $9.30
7/15/202324,630,000 shares $200.49 million -7.9%21.3%0.9 $8.14
6/30/202326,730,000 shares $217.85 million -2.1%23.1%1.1 $8.15
6/15/202327,290,000 shares $224.05 million -5.8%23.6%1 $8.21
5/31/202328,960,000 shares $186.79 million +4.0%25.1%0.9 $6.45
5/15/202327,850,000 shares $149.00 million +41.1%24.1%1 $5.35
4/30/202319,740,000 shares $200.36 million -6.5%17.1%0.9 $10.15
4/15/202321,110,000 shares $210.68 million -11.3%18.3%1.6 $9.98
3/31/202323,790,000 shares $231.48 million +108.0%20.6%2 $9.73
3/15/202311,440,000 shares $130.07 million +176.3%9.9%1.2 $11.37
2/28/20234,140,000 shares $114.89 million -16.2%3.6%2.7 $27.75
2/15/20234,940,000 shares $137.88 million +14.1%N/A3.7 $27.91
1/31/20234,330,000 shares $119.77 million -14.3%3.7%3.4 $27.66
1/15/20235,050,000 shares $123.22 million +3.5%4.4%3.9 $24.40
12/30/20224,880,000 shares $112.00 million +2.7%4.2%3.8 $22.95
12/15/20224,750,000 shares $108.68 million +14.5%4.1%3.6 $22.88
11/30/20224,150,000 shares $108.40 million +3.8%3.6%3.2 $26.12
11/15/20224,000,000 shares $108.48 million -5.4%3.5%3.1 $27.12
10/31/20224,230,000 shares $105.16 million +20.9%3.6%3.4 $24.86
10/15/20223,500,000 shares $80.96 million -5.7%3.0%3.1 $23.13
9/30/20223,710,000 shares $83.85 million +22.0%3.3%3.3 $22.60
9/15/20223,040,000 shares $79.40 million +8.6%2.7%2.8 $26.12
8/31/20222,800,000 shares $73.72 million -21.1%2.5%2.4 $26.33
8/15/20223,550,000 shares $105.75 million +9.2%3.1%2.8 $29.79
7/31/20223,250,000 shares $91.10 million -17.1%2.8%2.4 $28.03
7/15/20223,920,000 shares $106.98 million -6.2%N/A2.9 $27.29
6/30/20224,180,000 shares $111.44 million +18.8%N/A3.1 $26.66
6/15/20223,520,000 shares $96.34 million -11.8%N/A2.5 $27.37
5/31/20223,990,000 shares $126.00 million +42.0%3.5%3.2 $31.58
5/15/20222,810,000 shares $85.73 million -7.0%2.5%2.2 $30.51
4/30/20223,020,000 shares $99.33 million +4.9%2.6%2.6 $32.89
4/15/20222,880,000 shares $107.51 million -4.0%2.5%2.5 $37.33
3/31/20223,000,000 shares $129.39 million -4.8%2.6%2.9 $43.13
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3/15/20223,150,000 shares $138.60 million +1.0%2.7%3.3 $44.00
2/28/20223,120,000 shares $154.19 million -1.9%2.7%3.4 $49.42
2/15/20223,180,000 shares $162.34 million -0.6%2.8%3.8 $51.05
1/31/20223,200,000 shares $148.58 million -12.1%2.8%4 $46.43
1/15/20223,640,000 shares $186.37 million +2.0%3.2%4.6 $51.20
12/31/20213,570,000 shares $161.26 million -2.2%N/A0 $45.17
12/15/20213,650,000 shares $163.16 million -0.8%3.2%5 $44.70
11/30/20213,680,000 shares $164.64 million -3.9%3.2%5.2 $44.74
11/15/20213,830,000 shares $187.29 million -2.1%3.3%5.6 $48.90
10/29/20213,910,000 shares $185.61 million +18.8%3.4%5.9 $47.47
10/15/20213,290,000 shares $156.44 million +1.5%2.8%5.1 $47.55
9/30/20213,240,000 shares $146.84 million -4.4%2.9%4.9 $45.32
9/15/20213,390,000 shares $142.65 million +37.3%3.0%4.9 $42.08
8/31/20212,470,000 shares $105.10 million +6.5%2.2%3.4 $42.55
8/13/20212,320,000 shares $97.97 million -9.7%2.1%3.2 $42.23
7/30/20212,570,000 shares $102.34 million -0.4%2.3%3.3 $39.82
7/15/20212,580,000 shares $101.47 million +14.7%2.2%3.1 $39.33
6/30/20212,250,000 shares $92.61 million -6.3%2.0%2.8 $41.16
6/15/20212,400,000 shares $104.64 million -1.6%2.1%2.9 $43.60
5/28/20212,440,000 shares $110.21 million -7.2%2.2%2.5 $45.17
5/14/20212,630,000 shares $116.01 million +5.6%2.3%2.5 $44.11
4/30/20212,490,000 shares $109.16 million -8.8%2.2%2.2 $43.84
4/15/20212,730,000 shares $108.85 million +1.9%2.4%2.4 $39.87
3/31/20212,680,000 shares $105.32 million -12.4%2.4%2.3 $39.30
3/15/20213,060,000 shares $123.90 million +6.3%2.7%2.6 $40.49
2/26/20212,880,000 shares $107.25 million +11.2%2.6%2.9 $37.24
2/12/20212,590,000 shares $89.67 million +19.4%2.3%2.7 $34.62
1/29/20212,170,000 shares $67.38 million +14.2%1.9%2.3 $31.05
1/15/20211,900,000 shares $61.39 million +21.0%1.6%2 $32.31
12/31/20201,570,000 shares $39.64 million -7.7%1.4%1.6 $25.25
12/15/20201,700,000 shares $41.94 million -7.6%1.5%1.7 $24.67
11/30/20201,840,000 shares $45.60 million -15.2%1.6%1.7 $24.78
11/15/20202,170,000 shares $51.47 million -8.1%1.9%1.9 $23.72
10/30/20202,360,000 shares $44.30 million -16.9%2.1%2.1 $18.77
10/15/20202,840,000 shares $53.22 million +2.5%2.5%2.6 $18.74
9/30/20202,770,000 shares $47.31 million -12.6%2.4%2.4 $17.08
9/15/20203,170,000 shares $56.90 million -14.6%2.8%2.7 $17.95
8/31/20203,710,000 shares $70.79 million +8.5%3.2%3 $19.08
8/14/20203,420,000 shares $70.25 million -9.5%3.0%2.6 $20.54
7/31/20203,780,000 shares $69.06 million -7.1%3.3%2.7 $18.27
7/15/20204,070,000 shares $76.48 million +11.8%3.5%2.8 $18.79
6/30/20203,640,000 shares $71.74 million +5.5%3.2%2.4 $19.71
6/15/20203,450,000 shares $66.69 million +0.6%3.0%2.3 $19.33
5/29/20203,430,000 shares $59.37 million +6.2%3.0%2.1 $17.31
5/15/20203,230,000 shares $50.23 million +5.2%2.8%2 $15.55
4/30/20203,070,000 shares $62.14 million +4.4%2.7%2 $20.24
4/15/20202,940,000 shares $51.92 million +1.7%2.5%2 $17.66
3/31/20202,890,000 shares $48.81 million -32.0%2.5%2 $16.89
3/13/20204,249,500 shares $87.20 million +12.4%3.6%2.6 $20.52
2/28/20203,780,000 shares $53.45 million +26.4%3.2%3.7 $14.14
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2/14/20202,990,000 shares $85.33 million -22.9%2.5%3.4 $28.54
1/31/20203,880,000 shares $132.39 million -8.9%3.3%4.6 $34.12
1/15/20204,260,000 shares $150.97 million -2.1%3.6%5.7 $35.44
12/31/20194,350,000 shares $154.73 million +6.9%3.7%6.3 $35.57

PACW Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is PacWest Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PacWest Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of November 15th, investors have sold 25,060,000 shares of PACW short. 21.57% of PacWest Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on PacWest Bancorp's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for PacWest Bancorp?

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. PACW shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on PacWest Bancorp's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for PacWest Bancorp?

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. 21.57% of PacWest Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PacWest Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PacWest Bancorp saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 25,060,000 shares, an increase of 6.6% from the previous total of 23,500,000 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 PacWest Bancorp's float size?

PacWest Bancorp currently has issued a total of 118,590,000 shares. Some of PacWest Bancorp'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. PacWest Bancorp currently has a public float of 116,190,000 shares.

How does PacWest Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

21.57% of PacWest Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "regional banks" compare to PacWest Bancorp: International Bancshares Co. (1.88%), Ameris Bancorp (1.53%), United Community Banks, Inc. (1.85%), First BanCorp. (2.14%), Fulton Financial Co. (3.96%), BancFirst Co. (1.73%), Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (3.65%), First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (2.17%), Cathay General Bancorp (2.51%), Community Bank System, Inc. (3.15%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: RTX Co. ($7.24 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.02 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.72 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($2.80 billion), Lululemon Athletica Inc. ($2.48 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.38 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.35 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.79 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.73 billion), and Moderna, Inc. ($1.71 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PacWest Bancorp stock?

Short selling PACW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PacWest Bancorp as its price is falling. 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 PacWest Bancorp?

A short squeeze for PacWest Bancorp 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 PACW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is PacWest Bancorp'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 PACW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2023.



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This page (NASDAQ:PACW) was last updated on 6/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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