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People's United Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.28 (-1.90 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.42
50-Day Range
MA: $13.19
52-Week Range
Now: $14.42
Volume5.70 million shs
Average Volume3.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.13 billion
P/E Ratio12.43
Dividend Yield5.03%

Short Interest

People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:12,390,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:15,340,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-19.23%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$175.07 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:398,540,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:5,702,641 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,515,810 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:62.20%

People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202012,390,000 $175.07 million -19.2%0.0%2.5$14.13
12/15/202012,390,000 $159.58 million -19.2%0.0%2.5$12.88
11/30/202015,340,000 $195.74 million -9.5%0.0%3$12.76
11/15/202016,950,000 $210.18 million -9.4%0.0%3.6$12.40
10/30/202018,710,000 $237.24 million 21.3%0.0%4.4$12.68
10/15/202015,430,000 $164.18 million 6.3%0.0%3.7$10.64
9/30/202014,520,000 $151.30 million 0.3%0.0%3.5$10.42
9/15/202014,480,000 $143.79 million 2.8%0.0%3.5$9.93
8/31/202014,090,000 $142.31 million -2.8%0.0%3.3$10.10
8/14/202014,500,000 $153.12 million -10.4%0.0%3.3$10.56
7/31/202016,190,000 $182.14 million 0.9%0.0%3.6$11.25
7/15/202016,040,000 $173.07 million 13.7%0.0%3.9$10.79
6/30/202014,110,000 $169.32 million -15.3%0.0%3.4$12.00
6/15/202016,650,000 $187.15 million -6.6%0.0%3.7$11.24
5/29/202017,830,000 $198.63 million -4.1%0.0%3.7$11.14
5/15/202018,600,000 $212.97 million 0.8%0.0%3.6$11.45
4/30/202018,450,000 $226.57 million 2.9%0.0%3.6$12.28
4/15/202017,930,000 $207.63 million 1.1%0.0%3.4$11.58
3/31/202017,740,000 $210.75 million -5.9%0.0%3.5$11.88
3/13/202018,843,400 $231.77 million 12.0%0.0%2.8$12.30
2/28/202016,830,000 $180.08 million 11.3%0.0%4.4$10.70
2/14/202015,120,000 $208.81 million -15.2%0.0%4.8$13.81
1/31/202017,820,000 $268.01 million 20.7%0.0%6$15.04
1/15/202014,770,000 $238.68 million -11.9%0.0%4.6$16.16
12/31/201916,760,000 $265.65 million 5.1%0.0%5.3$15.85

People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is People's United Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of People's United Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 12,390,000 shares of PBCT short. 0.00% of People's United Financial's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for People's United Financial?

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. People's United Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is People's United Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

People's United Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,390,000 shares, a decline of 19.2% from the previous total of 15,340,000 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.

How does People's United Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of People's United Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "thrifts & mortgage finance" compare to People's United Financial: TFS Financial Co. (1.56%), New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (4.06%), MGIC Investment Co. (9.96%), Radian Group Inc. (7.04%), LendingTree, Inc. (15.95%), Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (2.23%), The Simply Good Foods Company (0.00%), WSFS Financial Co. (2.36%), Washington Federal, Inc. (0.00%), and Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (4.67%).

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 People's United Financial stock?

Short selling PBCT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from People's United Financial as its price is falling. People's United Financial's stock is trading down $0.28 today. To short People's United Financial 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 People's United Financial 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 People's United Financial?

A short squeeze for People's United Financial 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 PBCT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is People's United Financial'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 PBCT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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