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Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
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DOW   39,087.38
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
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Paylocity (PCTY) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$168.68
+0.07 (+0.04%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Paylocity Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,610,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,210,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+18.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$456.62 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.8
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
56,300,000 shares
Float Size
43,840,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.95%
Today's Trading Volume
376,044 shares
Average Trading Volume
629,692 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
60%
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PCTY Short Interest Over Time

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Paylocity Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20242,610,000 shares $456.62 million +18.1%6.0%4.8 $174.95
1/31/20242,210,000 shares $350.09 million +24.2%5.1%4.1 $158.41
1/15/20241,780,000 shares $275.22 million +0.6%4.1%3.2 $154.62
12/31/20231,770,000 shares $291.78 million +1.7%4.1%3.4 $164.85
12/15/20231,740,000 shares $287.54 million +4.2%4.0%3.3 $165.25
11/30/20231,670,000 shares $261.64 million -5.7%3.8%3.5 $156.67
11/15/20231,770,000 shares $272.90 million +16.5%4.1%4.1 $154.18
10/31/20231,520,000 shares $272.69 million -1.9%3.5%3.8 $179.40
10/15/20231,550,000 shares $302.20 million -10.9%3.6%4.8 $194.97
9/30/20231,740,000 shares $316.16 million +4.8%4.1%4.9 $181.70
9/15/20231,660,000 shares $320.28 million +1.8%3.9%4.8 $192.94
8/31/20231,630,000 shares $326.82 million -8.4%3.9%4.5 $200.50
8/15/20231,780,000 shares $346.76 million No Change4.2%4.3 $194.81
7/31/20231,780,000 shares $403.79 million -5.3%4.2%3.8 $226.85
7/15/20231,880,000 shares $407.83 million -9.6%4.5%3.9 $216.93
6/30/20232,080,000 shares $383.82 million -9.2%4.9%4.5 $184.53
6/15/20232,290,000 shares $434.57 million +0.9%5.4%4.9 $189.77
5/31/20232,270,000 shares $392.14 million -15.3%5.4%4.5 $172.75
5/15/20232,680,000 shares $454.07 million -2.2%6.4%5.3 $169.43
4/30/20232,740,000 shares $529.61 million +6.2%6.6%5.6 $193.29
4/15/20232,580,000 shares $510.38 million +1.2%6.2%5.6 $197.82
3/31/20232,550,000 shares $506.89 million -4.9%6.1%5.4 $198.78
3/15/20232,680,000 shares $473.64 million +10.3%6.4%5.9 $176.73
2/28/20232,430,000 shares $468.04 million +6.6%5.8%5.9 $192.61
2/15/20232,280,000 shares $497.20 million -10.2%5.5%5.3 $218.07
1/31/20232,540,000 shares $529.06 million +27.6%6.2%5.8 $208.29
1/15/20231,990,000 shares $386.12 million +3.7%4.9%4.3 $194.03
12/30/20221,920,000 shares $372.98 million No Change5.2%4 $194.26
12/15/20221,920,000 shares $385.00 million +7.9%4.7%3.8 $200.52
11/30/20221,780,000 shares $387.74 million +5.3%4.4%3.5 $217.83
11/15/20221,690,000 shares $383.49 million -1.7%4.1%3.7 $226.92
10/31/20221,720,000 shares $398.68 million +4.2%4.2%3.8 $231.79
10/15/20221,650,000 shares $357.21 million +19.6%4.1%4 $216.49
9/30/20221,380,000 shares $333.38 million +15.0%3.4%3.7 $241.58
9/15/20221,200,000 shares $303.94 million No Change3.0%3.6 $253.28
8/31/20221,200,000 shares $289.20 million -11.1%3.0%3.8 $241.00
8/15/20221,350,000 shares $367.52 million -21.5%3.4%4.2 $272.24
7/31/20221,720,000 shares $354.20 million +7.5%4.3%5.1 $205.93
7/15/20221,600,000 shares $288.86 million +33.3%4.0%5.1 $180.54
6/30/20221,200,000 shares $209.30 million -4.8%3.0%4 $174.42













PCTY Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paylocity's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Paylocity shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 2,610,000 shares of PCTY short. 5.95% of Paylocity's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Paylocity's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Paylocity?

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. PCTY shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Paylocity's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Paylocity?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Paylocity: GTS Securities LLC, Torno Capital LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Paylocity?

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. 5.95% of Paylocity's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Paylocity's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Paylocity saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,610,000 shares, an increase of 18.1% from the previous total of 2,210,000 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 Paylocity's float size?

Paylocity currently has issued a total of 56,300,000 shares. Some of Paylocity'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. Paylocity currently has a public float of 43,840,000 shares.

How does Paylocity's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.95% of Paylocity's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Paylocity: Informatica Inc. (2.09%), Guidewire Software, Inc. (3.42%), AppFolio, Inc. (1.71%), Twilio Inc. (1.67%), monday.com Ltd. (5.08%), Paycom Software, Inc. (4.48%), Dropbox, Inc. (6.71%), CyberArk Software Ltd. (5.28%), Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (5.41%), GitLab Inc. (4.59%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Paylocity stock?

Short selling PCTY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Paylocity as its price is falling. PCTY shares are trading up $0.07 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 Paylocity?

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

How often is Paylocity'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 PCTY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:PCTY) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff