QuinStreet Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.12 (+0.66 %)
(As of 07/23/2021 01:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume384 shs
Average Volume241,289 shs
Market Capitalization$988.75 million
P/E Ratio46.10
Dividend YieldN/A

QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,190,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+9.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$22.11 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.5
Last Record DateJune, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares53,620,000 shares
Float Size48,730,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.44%
Today's Trading Volume384 shares
Average Trading Volume241,289 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.84%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/20211,190,000 shares $22.11 million +9.2%2.4%4.5 $18.58
6/15/20211,090,000 shares $19.17 million -2.7%2.2%3.9 $17.59
5/28/20211,120,000 shares $20.28 million No Change2.3%3.9 $18.11
5/14/20211,120,000 shares $20.04 million +34.2%2.3%3.8 $17.89
4/30/2021834,500 shares $16.97 million +1.4%1.7%2.6 $20.33
4/15/2021823,300 shares $16.43 million +17.7%1.7%2.4 $19.96
3/31/2021699,600 shares $14.18 million -37.5%1.5%2 $20.27
3/15/20211,120,000 shares $26.22 million +24.3%2.3%3.4 $23.41
2/26/2021901,300 shares $20.96 million -6.1%1.9%2.7 $23.26
2/12/2021959,900 shares $23.55 million -6.8%2.0%3 $24.53
1/29/20211,030,000 shares $22.42 million +16.2%2.1%3.2 $21.77
1/15/2021886,100 shares $18.22 million -9.7%1.9%3.1 $20.56
12/31/2020981,700 shares $21.16 million -4.7%2.1%3.5 $21.55
12/15/20201,030,000 shares $21.33 million -2.8%2.2%3.6 $20.71
11/30/20201,060,000 shares $19.20 million -5.4%2.2%3.5 $18.11
11/15/20201,120,000 shares $19.43 million -15.8%2.4%3.5 $17.35
10/30/20201,330,000 shares $22.46 million -11.9%2.8%4.2 $16.89
10/15/20201,510,000 shares $24.55 million -7.4%3.2%4.5 $16.26
9/30/20201,630,000 shares $25.82 million +6.5%3.5%4.6 $15.84
9/15/20201,530,000 shares $22.32 million +11.7%3.2%4.4 $14.59
8/31/20201,370,000 shares $18.02 million -1.4%2.9%3.9 $13.15
8/14/20201,390,000 shares $18.83 million +11.2%3.0%4.1 $13.55
7/31/20201,250,000 shares $14.60 million -7.4%2.7%3.3 $11.68
7/15/20201,350,000 shares $14.90 million -8.2%2.9%3.4 $11.04
6/30/20201,470,000 shares $15.38 million +3.5%3.2%3.6 $10.46

QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) Short Interest FAQ

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What is QuinStreet's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of QuinStreet shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of June 30th, investors have sold 1,190,000 shares of QNST short. 2.44% of QuinStreet's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on QuinStreet's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for QuinStreet?

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. QuinStreet currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for QuinStreet

What is a good short interest percentage for QuinStreet?

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. 2.44% of QuinStreet's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is QuinStreet's short interest increasing or decreasing?

QuinStreet saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the previous total of 1,090,000 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 QuinStreet's float size?

QuinStreet currently has issued a total of 53,620,000 shares. Some of QuinStreet'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. QuinStreet currently has a public float of 48,730,000 shares.

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

2.44% of QuinStreet's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" compare to QuinStreet: Facebook, Inc. (1.16%), Sea Limited (4.58%), Equinix, Inc. (REIT) (1.60%), Twitter, Inc. (2.62%), eBay Inc. (4.04%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), VeriSign, Inc. (0.91%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (5.40%), Opendoor Technologies Inc. (16.32%), and J2 Global, Inc. (8.92%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($8.32 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($8.20 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.79 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($7.16 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.07 billion), Aon plc ($6.17 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.38 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.80 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($4.28 billion), and Snowflake Inc. ($3.19 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short QuinStreet stock?

Short selling QNST is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from QuinStreet as its price is falling. QuinStreet's stock is trading up $0.12 today. To short QuinStreet 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 QuinStreet 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 QuinStreet?

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

How often is QuinStreet'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 QNST, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/23/2021 by Staff
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