Provident Financial (PROV) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$12.54
-0.01 (-0.08%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Provident Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
34,500 shares
Previous Short Volume
36,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-6.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$446,430.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
7.3
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
6,880,000 shares
Float Size
5,550,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.62%
Today's Trading Volume
3,328 shares
Average Trading Volume
5,335 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
62%
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PROV Short Interest Over Time

PROV Days to Cover Over Time

PROV Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Provident Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202434,500 shares $446,430.00 -6.5%0.6%7.3 $12.94
4/15/202436,900 shares $490,770.00 -17.1%0.7%7.4 $13.30
3/31/202444,500 shares $595,410.00 -5.1%0.8%7.9 $13.38
3/15/202446,900 shares $660,352.00 +3.3%0.9%7.1 $14.08
2/29/202445,400 shares $643,772.00 -9.7%0.8%5.9 $14.18
2/15/202450,300 shares $725,829.00 +18.6%0.9%6.3 $14.43
1/31/202442,400 shares $640,240.00 +1.2%0.8%5.2 $15.10
1/15/202441,900 shares $555,175.00 +16.1%0.8%4.8 $13.25
12/31/202336,100 shares $455,221.00 +10.7%0.7%4.1 $12.61
12/15/202332,600 shares $391,200.00 +28.4%0.6%3.7 $12.00
11/30/202325,400 shares $290,830.00 -0.8%0.5%3.7 $11.45
11/15/202325,600 shares $292,352.00 +1.2%0.5%4.1 $11.42
10/31/202325,300 shares $302,335.00 -10.3%0.5%4.4 $11.95
10/15/202328,200 shares $354,756.00 -7.2%0.5%6.1 $12.58
9/30/202330,400 shares $397,936.00 -17.4%0.6%5.7 $13.09
9/15/202336,800 shares $460,000.00 +21.1%0.7%8.2 $12.50
8/31/202330,400 shares $399,760.00 +6.3%0.6%6.7 $13.15
8/15/202328,600 shares $390,962.00 -1.4%0.5%6.2 $13.67
7/31/202329,000 shares $413,830.00 -0.7%0.6%6 $14.27
7/15/202329,200 shares $400,332.00 No Change0.6%6 $13.71
6/30/202329,200 shares $377,264.00 No Change0.6%7 $12.92
6/15/202329,200 shares $358,868.00 -3.0%0.6%7.5 $12.29
5/31/202330,100 shares $356,384.00 -11.0%0.6%6.3 $11.84
5/15/202333,800 shares $421,148.00 +1.2%0.6%6.5 $12.46
4/30/202333,400 shares $460,920.00 -2.6%0.6%6.2 $13.80
4/15/202334,300 shares $465,451.00 +10.7%0.6%6.1 $13.57
3/31/202331,000 shares $422,530.00 +12.3%0.6%5.3 $13.63
3/15/202327,600 shares $384,744.00 +7.8%0.5%4.1 $13.94
2/28/202325,600 shares $364,800.00 -10.5%0.5%3.8 $14.25
2/15/202328,600 shares $405,262.00 -6.5%0.5%4.2 $14.17
1/31/202330,600 shares $434,826.00 +5.9%0.5%4.5 $14.21
1/15/202328,900 shares $418,761.00 -6.8%0.5%4.1 $14.49
12/30/202231,000 shares $426,870.00 -2.8%0.5%4 $13.77
12/15/202231,900 shares $443,410.00 +1.3%0.6%4.6 $13.90
11/30/202231,500 shares $454,230.00 +17.1%0.5%3.5 $14.42
11/15/202226,900 shares $385,746.00 +0.8%0.5%2.9 $14.34
10/31/202226,700 shares $364,455.00 -15.0%0.5%2.9 $13.65
10/15/202231,400 shares $444,310.00 +6.1%0.5%3.1 $14.15
9/30/202229,600 shares $420,320.00 -7.8%0.5%3.3 $14.20
9/15/202232,100 shares $452,610.00 +11.9%0.5%3.6 $14.10
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PROV Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Provident Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Provident Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, traders have sold 34,500 shares of PROV short. 0.62% of Provident Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Provident Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Provident 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. PROV shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on Provident Financial's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Provident Financial?

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. 0.62% of Provident Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Provident Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Provident Financial saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 34,500 shares, a decrease of 6.5% from the previous total of 36,900 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 Provident Financial's float size?

Provident Financial currently has issued a total of 6,880,000 shares. Some of Provident Financial'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. Provident Financial currently has a public float of 5,550,000 shares.

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

0.62% of Provident Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Provident Financial: Territorial Bancorp Inc. (0.52%), Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. (0.12%), BankFinancial Co. (0.15%), Waterstone Financial, Inc. (1.10%), Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (0.19%), HMN Financial, Inc. (0.12%), First Capital, Inc. (0.34%), Magyar Bancorp, Inc. (0.06%), Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. (0.08%), Finward Bancorp (0.21%),

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 Provident Financial stock?

Short selling PROV is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Provident Financial as its price is falling. PROV shares are trading down $0.01 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 Provident Financial?

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

How often is Provident 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 PROV, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:PROV) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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