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Rent-A-Center - RCII Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$25.51
-0.11 (-0.43%)
(As of 01/27/2023 10:14 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.47
$25.79
50-Day Range
$21.38
$25.72
52-Week Range
$16.82
$43.36
Volume
14,967 shs
Average Volume
429,743 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.42 billion
P/E Ratio
85.03
Dividend Yield
5.31%
Price Target
$34.80

Rent-A-Center Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,910,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
5,790,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$148.10 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
9.7
Last Record Date
January 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
55,670,000 shares
Float Size
49,350,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
11.98%
Today's Trading Volume
14,967 shares
Average Trading Volume
429,743 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-96.52%
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Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/15/20235,910,000 shares $148.10 million +2.1%12.0%9.7 $25.06
12/30/20225,790,000 shares $130.56 million -4.1%11.7%8.5 $22.55
12/15/20226,040,000 shares $143.03 million +3.1%12.3%7.5 $23.68
11/30/20225,860,000 shares $141.17 million -3.3%11.8%7.7 $24.09
11/15/20226,060,000 shares $134.84 million -8.5%12.2%8 $22.25
10/31/20226,620,000 shares $138.03 million +7.1%13.3%8.8 $20.85
10/15/20226,180,000 shares $116.43 million +25.9%11.7%7.8 $18.84
9/30/20224,910,000 shares $85.97 million +6.1%9.3%6.5 $17.51
9/15/20224,630,000 shares $120.89 million +24.5%8.8%6.7 $26.11
8/31/20223,720,000 shares $96.12 million -6.1%7.0%4.7 $25.84
8/15/20223,960,000 shares $118.80 million -18.2%7.5%4.8 $30.00
7/31/20224,840,000 shares $113.89 million -5.1%9.2%4.9 $23.53
7/15/20225,100,000 shares $108.63 million +5.4%9.7%5 $21.30
6/30/20224,840,000 shares $94.14 million -9.0%9.2%4.5 $19.45
6/15/20225,320,000 shares $124.86 million -1.1%10.1%4.6 $23.47
5/31/20225,380,000 shares $148.17 million -10.3%10.2%5.1 $27.54
5/15/20226,000,000 shares $169.26 million -16.6%11.4%4.9 $28.21
4/30/20227,190,000 shares $173.42 million +8.6%13.6%6.2 $24.12
4/15/20226,620,000 shares $165.43 million -14.6%12.6%6.1 $24.99
3/31/20227,750,000 shares $195.22 million +2.1%14.5%7.4 $25.19
3/15/20227,590,000 shares $202.43 million +1.6%14.2%7.8 $26.67
2/28/20227,470,000 shares $212.22 million +8.0%12.4%7.5 $28.41
2/15/20226,920,000 shares $289.46 million +23.6%11.5%7.4 $41.83
1/31/20225,600,000 shares $236.04 million +4.1%9.2%6.7 $42.15
1/15/20225,380,000 shares $243.45 million +8.7%8.9%6.3 $45.25
12/31/20214,950,000 shares $237.80 million +13.3%8.2%6 $48.04
12/15/20214,370,000 shares $208.89 million +35.3%7.2%5.3 $47.80
11/30/20213,230,000 shares $142.67 million +9.9%5.3%4.6 $44.17
11/15/20212,940,000 shares $136.68 million +24.6%4.9%4.4 $46.49
10/29/20212,360,000 shares $125.69 million +3.1%3.9%4 $53.26
10/15/20212,290,000 shares $121.21 million +53.7%3.8%4.5 $52.93
9/30/20211,490,000 shares $83.75 million +0.7%2.5%3.1 $56.21
9/15/20211,480,000 shares $89.66 million -10.8%2.4%2.8 $60.58
8/31/20211,660,000 shares $104.71 million -5.1%2.7%2.6 $63.08
8/13/20211,750,000 shares $111.35 million -12.5%2.9%2.7 $63.63
7/30/20212,000,000 shares $114.44 million -2.4%3.3%3.1 $57.22
7/15/20212,050,000 shares $106.54 million -5.1%3.4%3 $51.97
6/30/20212,160,000 shares $114.63 million +43.1%3.6%3.2 $53.07
6/15/20211,510,000 shares $93.62 million +1.3%2.5%2.4 $62.00
5/28/20211,490,000 shares $92.10 million -0.7%2.5%2.7 $61.81













RCII Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rent-A-Center's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Rent-A-Center shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 15th, traders have sold 5,910,000 shares of RCII short. 11.98% of Rent-A-Center's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Rent-A-Center's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Rent-A-Center?

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. RCII shares currently have a short interest ratio of 10.0. Learn More on Rent-A-Center's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Rent-A-Center?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Rent-A-Center: Jane Street Group LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Wolverine Trading LLC, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Group One Trading L.P., Simplex Trading LLC, and Boundary Creek Advisors LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Rent-A-Center?

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. 11.98% of Rent-A-Center's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Rent-A-Center's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Rent-A-Center saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,910,000 shares, an increase of 2.1% from the previous total of 5,790,000 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 Rent-A-Center's float size?

Rent-A-Center currently has issued a total of 55,670,000 shares. Some of Rent-A-Center'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. Rent-A-Center currently has a public float of 49,350,000 shares.

How does Rent-A-Center's short interest compare to its competitors?

11.98% of Rent-A-Center's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Rent-A-Center: The Aaron's Company, Inc. (6.58%), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (22.83%), Afya Limited (0.87%), Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (7.34%), Corsair Gaming, Inc. (11.53%), Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (2.88%), Super Group Limited (0.12%), Monro, Inc. (12.18%), Guess', Inc. (17.17%), and Xponential Fitness, Inc. (14.42%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.43 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Paramount Global ($1.77 billion), Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.69 billion), United Rentals, Inc. ($1.53 billion), American Airlines Group Inc. ($1.52 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.48 billion), and Voya Financial, Inc. ($1.47 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Rent-A-Center stock?

Short selling RCII is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Rent-A-Center as its price is falling. RCII shares are trading up $0.22 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 Rent-A-Center?

A short squeeze for Rent-A-Center 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 RCII, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Rent-A-Center'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 RCII, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 15 2023.



This page (NASDAQ:RCII) was last updated on 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff