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NASDAQ:SBAC

SBA Communications Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$235.92
-3.24 (-1.35 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$235.32
Now: $235.92
$242.24
50-Day Range
$246.33
MA: $265.84
$281.90
52-Week Range
$205.20
Now: $235.92
$328.37
Volume49,716 shs
Average Volume810,937 shs
Market Capitalization$26.21 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.76%
Beta0.21

Short Interest

SBA Communications (NASDAQ:SBAC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,390,000 shares
Previous Short Volume976,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+42.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$354.63 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares113,090,000 shares
Float Size108,730,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.28%
Today's Trading Volume49,716 shares
Average Trading Volume810,937 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-93.87%

Short Interest Over Time


SBA Communications (NASDAQ:SBAC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20211,390,000 shares $354.63 million +42.3%1.3%2 $255.13
1/29/2021976,600 shares $259.80 million -17.2%0.9%1.5 $266.02
1/15/20211,180,000 shares $318.43 million +13.5%1.1%1.8 $269.86
12/31/20201,240,000 shares $322.85 million +8.8%1.1%2.1 $260.36
12/15/20201,240,000 shares $338.00 million +8.8%1.1%2.1 $272.58
11/30/20201,140,000 shares $315.70 million +14.0%1.0%1.9 $276.93
11/15/20201,000,000 shares $287.18 million +4.0%0.9%1.8 $287.18
10/30/2020961,900 shares $292.42 million -11.8%0.9%1.9 $304.00
10/15/20201,090,000 shares $328.99 million +21.3%1.0%2.1 $301.83
9/30/2020898,800 shares $277.57 million -25.7%0.8%1.7 $308.82
9/15/20201,210,000 shares $379.96 million -7.6%1.1%2 $314.02
8/31/20201,310,000 shares $397.07 million No Change1.2%2 $303.11
8/14/20201,310,000 shares $401.67 million -16.0%1.2%1.9 $306.62
7/31/20201,560,000 shares $476.74 million +2.6%1.4%2.1 $305.60
7/15/20201,520,000 shares $473.54 million -7.9%1.4%1.9 $311.54
6/30/20201,650,000 shares $492.82 million +11.5%1.5%2 $298.68
6/15/20201,480,000 shares $444.37 million -2.0%1.3%1.7 $300.25
5/29/20201,510,000 shares $434.53 million +6.3%1.4%1.6 $287.77
5/15/20201,420,000 shares $446.06 million +4.4%1.3%1.4 $314.13
4/30/20201,360,000 shares $411.93 million -9.9%1.2%1.3 $302.89
4/15/20201,510,000 shares $447.81 million -10.1%1.4%1.6 $296.56
3/31/20201,680,000 shares $513.73 million -23.2%1.5%1.8 $305.79
3/13/20202,187,000 shares $668.81 million +10.5%2.0%2 $305.81
2/28/20201,980,000 shares $426.61 million -11.6%1.8%2.7 $215.46
2/14/20202,240,000 shares $631.43 million +28.0%2.0%3.5 $281.89

SBA Communications (NASDAQ:SBAC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is SBA Communications' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of SBA Communications shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 1,390,000 shares of SBAC short. 1.28% of SBA Communications' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for SBA Communications?

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. SBA Communications currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for SBA Communications?

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. 1.28% of SBA Communications' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is SBA Communications' short interest increasing or decreasing?

SBA Communications saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 1,390,000 shares, an increase of 42.3% from the previous total of 976,600 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 SBA Communications' float size?

SBA Communications currently has issued a total of 111,115,000 shares. Some of SBA Communications' 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. SBA Communications currently has a public float of 108,730,000 shares.

How does SBA Communications' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.28% of SBA Communications' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to SBA Communications: American Tower Co. (REIT) (0.00%), Prologis, Inc. (0.00%), Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (0.00%), Equinix, Inc. (REIT) (0.00%), Public Storage (1.94%), Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Simon Property Group, Inc. (0.00%), Welltower Inc. (0.00%), Equity Residential (2.67%), and AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (1.83%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short SBA Communications stock?

Short selling SBAC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from SBA Communications as its price is falling. SBA Communications' stock is trading down $3.24 today. To short SBA Communications 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 SBA Communications 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 SBA Communications?

A short squeeze for SBA Communications 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 SBAC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is SBA Communications' 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 SBAC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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