Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$78.55
+1.16 (+1.50%)
(As of 10:18 AM ET)

Silicon Motion Technology Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
931,800 shares
Previous Short Interest
840,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+10.92%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$68.78 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.3 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
33,680,000 shares
Float Size
33,400,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.79%
Today's Trading Volume
27,303 shares
Average Trading Volume
437,556 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
6%
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SIMO Short Interest Over Time

SIMO Days to Cover Over Time

SIMO Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Silicon Motion Technology Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024931,800 shares $68.78 million +10.9%2.8%2.3 $73.81
4/15/2024840,100 shares $62.03 million -4.2%2.5%2 $73.84
3/31/2024876,900 shares $67.47 million -16.5%2.6%1.9 $76.94
3/15/20241,050,000 shares $76.10 million +6.2%3.1%2.2 $72.48
2/29/2024988,900 shares $70.00 million -5.8%3.0%2 $70.79
2/15/20241,050,000 shares $72.68 million -25.5%3.1%2.2 $69.22
1/31/20241,410,000 shares $88.80 million -30.5%4.2%3 $62.98
1/15/20242,030,000 shares $130.37 million +52.6%6.1%4.7 $64.22
12/31/20231,330,000 shares $81.49 million +25.5%4.0%3.2 $61.27
12/15/20231,060,000 shares $63.57 million +11.7%3.2%2.6 $59.97
11/30/2023949,300 shares $55.82 million +4.7%2.8%2.4 $58.80
11/15/2023906,600 shares $52.67 million +4.7%2.7%2.3 $58.10
10/31/2023866,300 shares $46.42 million -19.8%2.6%1.8 $53.58
10/15/20231,080,000 shares $60.25 million +30.0%3.2%1.1 $55.79
9/30/2023831,000 shares $42.59 million -24.5%2.5%0.8 $51.25
9/15/20231,100,000 shares $56.45 million +25.3%3.3%1 $51.32
8/31/2023878,100 shares $47.69 million -50.7%2.6%0.8 $54.31
8/15/20231,780,000 shares $103.26 million -29.9%5.3%1.4 $58.01
7/31/20232,540,000 shares $161.04 million +46.0%7.6%2.1 $63.40
7/15/20231,740,000 shares $110.06 million +15.2%5.2%2.7 $63.25
6/30/20231,510,000 shares $108.51 million +20.8%4.5%2.8 $71.86
6/15/20231,250,000 shares $89.39 million +57.4%3.7%2.7 $71.51
5/31/2023794,100 shares $48.63 million +6.2%2.4%1.8 $61.24
5/15/2023747,500 shares $40.21 million -6.0%2.2%2.2 $53.79
4/30/2023795,500 shares $50.63 million -24.2%2.3%2.1 $63.64
4/15/20231,050,000 shares $69.48 million -13.9%3.1%2.9 $66.17
3/31/20231,220,000 shares $79.93 million -46.0%3.5%3.2 $65.52
3/15/20232,260,000 shares $134.65 million +27.7%6.6%6.2 $59.58
2/28/20231,770,000 shares $118.98 million +21.2%5.1%5.3 $67.22
2/15/20231,460,000 shares $95.56 million -23.2%4.2%4.4 $65.45
1/31/20231,900,000 shares $121.79 million +9.8%5.5%6.9 $64.10
1/15/20231,730,000 shares $112.97 million -1.1%5.0%6.1 $65.30
12/30/20221,750,000 shares $113.73 million +11.5%5.1%5.7 $64.99
12/15/20221,570,000 shares $103.01 million +27.6%4.6%4.9 $65.61
11/30/20221,230,000 shares $77.61 million +3.4%3.6%3.7 $63.10
11/15/20221,190,000 shares $74.92 million -45.9%3.5%3.3 $62.96
10/31/20222,200,000 shares $117.68 million +10.6%6.4%5.9 $53.49
10/15/20221,990,000 shares $118.13 million No Change5.8%5.1 $59.36
9/30/20221,990,000 shares $129.73 million +59.2%5.8%5.2 $65.19
9/15/20221,250,000 shares $88.20 million +80.0%3.6%3.4 $70.56
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8/31/2022694,400 shares $53.55 million +30.7%2.0%1.9 $77.11
8/15/2022531,400 shares $43.44 million -2.0%1.5%1.3 $81.74
7/31/2022542,400 shares $46.27 million -28.1%1.6%1 $85.31
7/15/2022754,300 shares $65.03 million +4.3%N/A1 $86.21
6/30/2022723,400 shares $60.55 million -1.6%N/A0.9 $83.70
6/15/2022734,800 shares $64.27 million +5.9%N/A0.8 $87.47
5/31/2022694,000 shares $62.68 million +38.7%2.0%0.8 $90.31
5/15/2022500,300 shares $46.00 million -22.2%1.5%0.6 $91.94
4/30/2022643,200 shares $48.84 million -42.1%1.9%0.8 $75.93
4/15/20221,110,000 shares $84.68 million +5.7%3.2%1.8 $76.29
3/31/20221,050,000 shares $70.16 million +1.9%3.0%2 $66.82
3/15/20221,030,000 shares $68.60 million +11.2%3.0%2.1 $66.60
2/28/2022926,700 shares $67.22 million +41.9%2.7%1.9 $72.54
2/15/2022653,200 shares $50.66 million -14.9%1.9%1.4 $77.55
1/31/2022767,300 shares $60.62 million -17.1%2.2%1.7 $79.00
1/15/2022925,900 shares $85.18 million -10.1%2.7%2.4 $92.00
12/31/20211,030,000 shares $97.88 million +44.1%3.0%3 $95.03
12/15/2021714,800 shares $62.30 million -21.7%2.1%2.2 $87.16
11/30/2021912,300 shares $62.98 million +0.6%2.6%3.3 $69.03
11/15/2021907,200 shares $62.94 million -4.9%2.6%3.5 $69.38
10/29/2021953,800 shares $68.11 million -14.1%2.7%3.3 $71.41
10/15/20211,110,000 shares $75.10 million -0.9%3.2%3.1 $67.66
9/30/20211,120,000 shares $77.26 million -11.1%3.2%3.1 $68.98
9/15/20211,260,000 shares $94.97 million +2.4%3.6%3.6 $75.37
8/31/20211,230,000 shares $91.83 million +26.4%3.5%3.5 $74.66
8/13/2021972,800 shares $73.04 million +23.0%2.8%2.9 $75.08
7/30/2021791,000 shares $59.32 million -3.4%2.3%2.2 $74.99
7/15/2021818,700 shares $51.58 million -10.3%2.4%2.4 $63.00
6/30/2021912,700 shares $58.50 million +0.9%2.6%2.4 $64.10
6/15/2021904,600 shares $58.68 million +1.0%2.6%2.2 $64.87
5/28/2021895,900 shares $59.10 million +16.1%2.6%2 $65.97
5/14/2021771,400 shares $49.16 million +36.6%2.2%1.5 $63.73
4/30/2021564,700 shares $40.97 million +15.0%1.6%1 $72.56
4/15/2021491,100 shares $32.62 million +30.3%1.4%0.9 $66.42
3/31/2021377,000 shares $21.77 million -42.4%1.1%0.7 $57.75
3/15/2021654,700 shares $41.19 million +100.9%1.9%1.3 $62.92
2/26/2021325,900 shares $19.16 million -6.8%0.9%0.7 $58.78
2/12/2021349,500 shares $21.96 million +81.8%1.0%0.8 $62.84
1/29/2021192,300 shares $9.26 million -9.1%0.6%0.5 $48.15
1/15/2021211,500 shares $10.57 million -0.9%0.6%0.7 $49.97
12/31/2020213,400 shares $10.03 million -26.2%0.6%0.7 $47.00
12/15/2020289,200 shares $13.19 million +44.1%0.8%1 $45.61
11/30/2020200,700 shares $7.95 million -4.8%0.6%0.7 $39.62
11/15/2020210,700 shares $7.78 million -30.1%0.6%0.8 $36.93
10/30/2020301,200 shares $11.52 million +25.5%0.9%1.1 $38.24
10/15/2020240,000 shares $10.13 million -56.8%0.7%0.8 $42.20
9/30/2020555,600 shares $20.99 million +63.9%1.6%1.9 $37.78
9/15/2020338,900 shares $12.41 million +10.3%1.0%1.1 $36.61
8/31/2020307,400 shares $11.65 million +3.6%0.9%1 $37.91
8/14/2020296,700 shares $11.83 million -50.9%0.9%0.9 $39.86
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7/31/2020603,700 shares $24.98 million +113.6%1.7%1.6 $41.37
7/15/2020282,700 shares $12.52 million +17.1%0.8%0.8 $44.29
6/30/2020241,500 shares $11.32 million -12.4%0.7%0.7 $46.89
6/15/2020275,700 shares $11.87 million -15.0%0.8%0.8 $43.04
5/29/2020324,300 shares $14.67 million +26.3%0.9%0.8 $45.25
5/15/2020256,800 shares $11.01 million +129.7%0.7%0.6 $42.88
4/30/2020111,800 shares $4.91 million -41.0%0.3%0.3 $43.94
4/15/2020189,600 shares $8.08 million +19.0%0.5%0.5 $42.64
3/31/2020159,300 shares $7.00 million -21.7%0.4%0.4 $43.92
3/13/2020203,500 shares $8.43 million -5.8%0.6%0.5 $41.41
2/28/2020216,100 shares $6.67 million -10.4%0.6%0.8 $30.85
2/14/2020241,200 shares $9.20 million -14.3%0.7%1 $38.15
1/31/2020281,500 shares $11.33 million -45.7%0.8%1.1 $40.25
1/15/2020517,900 shares $24.99 million -10.7%1.4%2 $48.25
12/31/2019579,800 shares $28.73 million -2.3%1.6%2.4 $49.56

SIMO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Silicon Motion Technology's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Silicon Motion Technology shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 931,800 shares of SIMO short. 2.79% of Silicon Motion Technology's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Silicon Motion Technology's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Silicon Motion Technology?

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. SIMO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Silicon Motion Technology's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Silicon Motion Technology?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Silicon Motion Technology: Walleye Trading LLC, and PEAK6 Investments LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Silicon Motion Technology?

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. 2.79% of Silicon Motion Technology's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Silicon Motion Technology's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Silicon Motion Technology saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 931,800 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the previous total of 840,100 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 Silicon Motion Technology's float size?

Silicon Motion Technology currently has issued a total of 33,680,000 shares. Some of Silicon Motion Technology'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. Silicon Motion Technology currently has a public float of 33,400,000 shares.

How does Silicon Motion Technology's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.79% of Silicon Motion Technology's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Silicon Motion Technology: Semtech Co. (18.14%), Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (8.15%), OSI Systems, Inc. (1.91%), SiTime Co. (7.50%), Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (1.60%), Wolfspeed, Inc. (19.52%), Ambarella, Inc. (7.03%), Photronics, Inc. (3.29%), Viavi Solutions Inc. (2.05%), Diodes Incorporated (3.96%),

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 Silicon Motion Technology stock?

Short selling SIMO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Silicon Motion Technology as its price is falling. SIMO shares are trading up $0.08 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 Silicon Motion Technology?

A short squeeze for Silicon Motion Technology 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 SIMO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Silicon Motion Technology'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 SIMO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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