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NASDAQ:SIGI

Selective Insurance Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$69.23
+0.59 (+0.86 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$68.38
Now: $69.23
$70.16
50-Day Range
$63.60
MA: $67.16
$70.27
52-Week Range
$37.05
Now: $69.23
$70.74
Volume8,896 shs
Average Volume238,367 shs
Market Capitalization$4.15 billion
P/E Ratio20.73
Dividend Yield1.43%
Beta0.84

Short Interest

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume795,000 shares
Previous Short Volume862,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-7.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$53.92 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.5
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares59,230,000 shares
Float Size58,670,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.36%
Today's Trading Volume8,896 shares
Average Trading Volume238,367 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.27%

Short Interest Over Time


Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021795,000 shares $53.92 million -7.8%1.4%3.5 $67.83
1/29/2021862,200 shares $57.25 million -0.6%1.5%3.8 $66.40
1/15/2021867,500 shares $58.27 million -6.6%1.5%3.6 $67.17
12/31/2020760,500 shares $52.53 million +16.7%1.3%3 $69.07
12/15/2020760,500 shares $49.83 million +16.7%1.3%3 $65.52
11/30/2020651,800 shares $44.34 million +14.5%1.1%2.4 $68.02
11/15/2020569,200 shares $35.19 million +2.7%1.0%2.1 $61.82
10/30/2020554,300 shares $33.60 million -1.9%1.0%2 $60.62
10/15/2020564,900 shares $30.53 million +1.9%1.0%2 $54.04
9/30/2020554,200 shares $29.26 million -0.6%1.0%2 $52.80
9/15/2020557,700 shares $27.44 million +4.6%1.0%1.9 $49.20
8/31/2020533,300 shares $29.83 million -39.0%0.9%1.9 $55.94
8/14/2020874,700 shares $52.59 million +8.1%1.5%3 $60.12
7/31/2020809,100 shares $44.31 million +16.7%1.4%2.6 $54.76
7/15/2020693,200 shares $37.67 million +2.5%1.2%2.2 $54.34
6/30/2020676,100 shares $39.07 million +19.1%1.2%2.1 $57.79
6/15/2020567,700 shares $29.49 million -18.9%1.0%1.7 $51.94
5/29/2020699,700 shares $35.35 million +8.7%1.2%1.7 $50.52
5/15/2020644,000 shares $33.78 million +20.9%1.1%1.5 $52.45
4/30/2020532,700 shares $29.29 million -5.8%0.9%1.4 $54.98
4/15/2020565,600 shares $26.87 million -34.4%1.0%1.5 $47.51
3/31/2020861,900 shares $41.65 million -19.6%1.5%2.5 $48.32
3/13/20201,072,300 shares $56.53 million +21.4%1.8%2.6 $52.72
2/28/2020883,100 shares $40.38 million +37.8%1.5%3.4 $45.72
2/14/2020640,900 shares $34.81 million +7.4%1.1%2.6 $54.31

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Selective Insurance Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Selective Insurance Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 795,000 shares of SIGI short. 1.36% of Selective Insurance Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Selective Insurance Group?

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. Selective Insurance Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Selective Insurance Group?

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. 1.36% of Selective Insurance Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Selective Insurance Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Selective Insurance Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 795,000 shares, a decrease of 7.8% from the previous total of 862,200 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 Selective Insurance Group's float size?

Selective Insurance Group currently has issued a total of 59,882,000 shares. Some of Selective Insurance Group'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. Selective Insurance Group currently has a public float of 58,670,000 shares.

How does Selective Insurance Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.36% of Selective Insurance Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" compare to Selective Insurance Group: The Progressive Co. (0.91%), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (2.11%), The Allstate Co. (1.18%), Cincinnati Financial Co. (4.33%), Markel Co. (0.83%), Arch Capital Group Ltd. (0.97%), W. R. Berkley Co. (1.15%), CNA Financial Co. (1.85%), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (2.66%), and Erie Indemnity (3.67%).

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 Selective Insurance Group stock?

Short selling SIGI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Selective Insurance Group as its price is falling. Selective Insurance Group's stock is trading up $0.59 today. To short Selective Insurance Group 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 Selective Insurance Group 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 Selective Insurance Group?

A short squeeze for Selective Insurance Group 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 SIGI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Selective Insurance Group'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 SIGI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



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

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