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Perdoceo Education (PRDO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$23.43
-0.07 (-0.30%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)

Perdoceo Education Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
5,230,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
3,310,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+58.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$95.71 million
Short Interest Ratio
8.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
65,603,000 shares
Float Size
63,830,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
8.19%
Today's Trading Volume
248,483 shares
Average Trading Volume
523,188 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
47%
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PRDO Short Interest Over Time

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PRDO Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Perdoceo Education Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20245,230,000 shares $95.71 million +58.0%8.2%8.7 $18.30
4/15/20243,310,000 shares $55.77 million +25.9%5.2%6.1 $16.85
3/31/20242,630,000 shares $46.18 million +16.4%4.1%5.4 $17.56
3/15/20242,260,000 shares $39.89 million +5.6%3.6%4.8 $17.65
2/29/20242,140,000 shares $38.11 million -11.6%3.4%4.8 $17.81
2/15/20242,420,000 shares $42.81 million +5.2%3.8%5.4 $17.69
1/31/20242,300,000 shares $41.63 million +9.0%3.6%5.2 $18.10
1/15/20242,110,000 shares $36.52 million -4.1%3.3%4.6 $17.31
12/31/20232,200,000 shares $38.63 million -7.6%3.5%4.8 $17.56
12/15/20232,380,000 shares $40.27 million +36.8%3.8%4.9 $16.92
11/30/20231,740,000 shares $30.31 million +4.8%2.7%3.7 $17.42
11/15/20231,660,000 shares $29.38 million -8.8%2.6%3.5 $17.70
10/31/20231,820,000 shares $32.92 million +5.2%2.9%4 $18.09
10/15/20231,730,000 shares $30.21 million -3.4%2.7%4 $17.46
9/30/20231,790,000 shares $30.61 million -9.1%2.8%4.4 $17.10
9/15/20231,970,000 shares $32.37 million +4.8%3.1%5.2 $16.43
8/31/20231,880,000 shares $31.15 million -3.1%3.0%5.1 $16.57
8/15/20231,940,000 shares $31.80 million -4.4%3.1%5.7 $16.39
7/31/20232,030,000 shares $27.10 million +0.5%3.2%6.1 $13.35
7/15/20232,020,000 shares $25.65 million -6.9%3.1%6 $12.70
6/30/20232,170,000 shares $26.63 million -8.1%3.3%6.3 $12.27
6/15/20232,360,000 shares $29.90 million -4.5%3.6%7.1 $12.67
5/31/20232,470,000 shares $29.12 million -9.9%3.8%7.3 $11.79
5/15/20232,740,000 shares $32.61 million -8.1%4.2%7.3 $11.90
4/30/20232,980,000 shares $38.68 million +4.9%4.6%7.5 $12.98
4/15/20232,840,000 shares $38.48 million -0.7%4.4%7 $13.55
3/31/20232,860,000 shares $38.41 million -10.3%4.4%7 $13.43
3/15/20233,190,000 shares $42.04 million +2.9%4.9%7.5 $13.18
2/28/20233,100,000 shares $42.73 million +0.3%4.8%6.7 $13.79
2/15/20233,090,000 shares $44.16 million +0.7%4.8%7 $14.29
1/31/20233,070,000 shares $45.96 million -5.8%4.7%6.4 $14.97
1/15/20233,260,000 shares $49.00 million +2.5%5.0%7 $15.03
12/30/20223,180,000 shares $44.20 million -11.4%4.9%6.6 $13.90
12/15/20223,590,000 shares $49.08 million +13.6%5.5%7.2 $13.67
11/30/20223,160,000 shares $45.35 million +10.9%4.9%6.7 $14.35
11/15/20222,850,000 shares $40.53 million -4.4%4.4%5.9 $14.22
10/31/20222,980,000 shares $34.06 million -10.5%4.6%6.1 $11.43
10/15/20223,330,000 shares $34.57 million -7.2%5.1%7.1 $10.38
9/30/20223,590,000 shares $36.98 million +0.3%5.5%7.8 $10.30
9/15/20223,580,000 shares $39.49 million -7.5%5.5%7.3 $11.03
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8/31/20223,870,000 shares $44.81 million -5.8%5.9%7.7 $11.58
8/15/20224,110,000 shares $51.33 million +3.5%6.3%7.9 $12.49
7/31/20223,970,000 shares $54.39 million -3.6%6.0%7 $13.70
7/15/20224,120,000 shares $50.68 million -1.7%6.2%7.1 $12.30
6/30/20224,190,000 shares $49.36 million -7.9%6.3%7.4 $11.78
6/15/20224,550,000 shares $46.41 million +3.2%6.9%8.1 $10.20
5/31/20224,410,000 shares $48.11 million +8.1%6.7%8.2 $10.91
5/15/20224,080,000 shares $40.88 million +1.5%6.1%7.2 $10.02
4/30/20224,020,000 shares $44.94 million +1.0%6.1%7.6 $11.18
4/15/20223,980,000 shares $46.41 million -3.2%6.0%7.6 $11.66
3/31/20224,110,000 shares $47.18 million -8.1%6.2%7.5 $11.48
3/15/20224,470,000 shares $49.53 million -3.0%6.7%8 $11.08
2/28/20224,610,000 shares $48.27 million +0.2%6.9%7.7 $10.47
2/15/20224,600,000 shares $47.93 million +17.1%6.8%7.9 $10.42
1/31/20223,930,000 shares $43.31 million +0.8%5.8%6.6 $11.02
1/15/20223,900,000 shares $47.11 million -6.0%5.7%6.6 $12.08
12/31/20214,150,000 shares $48.80 million -0.5%6.1%7.5 $11.76
12/15/20214,170,000 shares $48.96 million +13.9%6.1%7.8 $11.74
11/30/20213,660,000 shares $36.05 million -5.2%5.4%7.3 $9.85
11/15/20213,860,000 shares $40.49 million -11.5%5.7%8.6 $10.49
10/29/20214,360,000 shares $46.30 million +0.5%6.4%11 $10.62
10/15/20214,340,000 shares $47.13 million -5.0%6.4%11.5 $10.86
9/30/20214,570,000 shares $48.26 million -5.2%6.8%11.5 $10.56
9/15/20214,820,000 shares $51.53 million +2.3%7.1%10.8 $10.69
8/31/20214,710,000 shares $51.72 million +1.5%7.0%10.9 $10.98
8/13/20214,640,000 shares $52.62 million -0.4%6.9%10.2 $11.34
7/30/20214,660,000 shares $55.27 million -4.1%6.9%9.5 $11.86
7/15/20214,860,000 shares $55.70 million +0.6%7.1%9.8 $11.46
6/30/20214,830,000 shares $59.26 million -3.8%7.1%9.9 $12.27
6/15/20215,020,000 shares $65.76 million -3.7%7.4%10.9 $13.10
5/28/20215,210,000 shares $63.51 million +7.4%7.7%11.4 $12.19
5/14/20214,850,000 shares $57.72 million +0.2%7.1%9.9 $11.90
4/30/20214,840,000 shares $58.27 million +2.5%7.1%10 $12.04
4/15/20214,720,000 shares $53.95 million -2.1%6.9%10.4 $11.43
3/31/20214,820,000 shares $57.60 million +9.3%7.1%10.5 $11.95
3/15/20214,410,000 shares $56.01 million +23.2%6.5%9.6 $12.70
2/26/20213,580,000 shares $46.68 million +6.9%5.3%7.8 $13.04
2/12/20213,350,000 shares $44.59 million -4.3%5.0%7.5 $13.31
1/29/20213,500,000 shares $41.48 million -6.7%5.2%7.3 $11.85
1/15/20213,750,000 shares $48 million No Change5.6%7.8 $12.80
1/31/20205,150,000 shares $94.71 million -12.7%7.5%9.4 $18.39
1/15/20205,150,000 shares $94.71 million -12.7%7.5%9.4 $18.39
12/31/20195,900,000 shares $108.38 million No Change8.6%10.3 $18.37
12/13/20195,560,000 shares $96.30 million +5.3%8.1%8.5 $17.32
8/15/20191,487,200 shares $32.29 million -4.5%2.2%2.5 $21.71

PRDO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Perdoceo Education's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Perdoceo Education shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 5,230,000 shares of PRDO short. 8.19% of Perdoceo Education's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Perdoceo Education's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Perdoceo Education?

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. PRDO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 9.0. Learn More on Perdoceo Education's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Perdoceo Education?

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. 8.19% of Perdoceo Education's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Perdoceo Education's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Perdoceo Education saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,230,000 shares, an increase of 58.0% from the previous total of 3,310,000 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 Perdoceo Education's float size?

Perdoceo Education currently has issued a total of 65,603,000 shares. Some of Perdoceo Education'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. Perdoceo Education currently has a public float of 63,830,000 shares.

How does Perdoceo Education's short interest compare to its competitors?

8.19% of Perdoceo Education's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Perdoceo Education: Afya Limited (4.47%), Adtalem Global Education Inc. (5.07%), Laureate Education, Inc. (3.06%), Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (3.73%), American Public Education, Inc. (3.31%), Strategic Education, Inc. (1.69%), Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (0.05%), Stride, Inc. (10.85%), Graham Holdings (1.77%), Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (1.45%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Perdoceo Education stock?

Short selling PRDO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Perdoceo Education as its price is falling. PRDO shares are trading down $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 Perdoceo Education?

A short squeeze for Perdoceo Education 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 PRDO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Perdoceo Education'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 PRDO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:PRDO) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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