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Pacific Mercantile Bancorp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$8.68
+0.10 (+1.17 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.60
$8.75
50-Day Range
$8.35
$9.10
52-Week Range
$3.10
$9.45
Volume92,255 shs
Average Volume113,384 shs
Market Capitalization$193.75 million
P/E Ratio41.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9

Short Interest

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume24,300 shares
Previous Short Volume63,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-61.55%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$219,915.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares22,322,000 shares
Float Size21,650,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.11%
Today's Trading Volume92,255 shares
Average Trading Volume113,384 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-18.63%

Short Interest Over Time


Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/202124,300 shares $219,915.00 -61.6%0.1%0.2 $9.05
3/31/202163,200 shares $573,856.00 -35.6%0.3%0.5 $9.08
3/15/202198,100 shares $799,515.00 +12.4%0.5%1 $8.15
2/26/202187,300 shares $639,036.00 +9.7%0.4%2.2 $7.32
2/12/202179,600 shares $517,400.00 -20.4%0.3%2.4 $6.50
1/29/2021100,000 shares $590,000.00 +14.9%0.5%2.3 $5.90
1/15/202187,000 shares $504,600.00 No Change0.4%1.9 $5.80
1/31/202068,600 shares $475,398.00 -30.0%0.4%1.2 $6.93
1/15/202068,600 shares $507,640.00 -30.0%0.4%1.2 $7.40
12/31/201998,000 shares $794,780.00 +46.9%0.5%1.7 $8.11
8/15/201972,000 shares $550,080.00 -10.5%0.4%2 $7.64

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 24,300 shares of PMBC short. 0.11% of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Pacific Mercantile 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. 0.11% of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 24,300 shares, a decrease of 61.6% from the previous total of 63,200 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 Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's float size?

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp currently has issued a total of 22,322,000 shares. Some of Pacific Mercantile 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. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp currently has a public float of 21,650,000 shares.

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

0.11% of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to Pacific Mercantile Bancorp: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.38%), Truist Financial Co. (0.77%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (0.99%), KeyCorp (1.36%), Regions Financial Co. (1.99%), M&T Bank Co. (3.13%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (4.29%), and Signature Bank (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Pacific Mercantile Bancorp stock?

Short selling PMBC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Pacific Mercantile Bancorp as its price is falling. Pacific Mercantile Bancorp's stock is trading up $0.10 today. To short Pacific Mercantile Bancorp 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 Pacific Mercantile Bancorp 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 Pacific Mercantile Bancorp?

A short squeeze for Pacific Mercantile 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 PMBC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Pacific Mercantile 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 PMBC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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