Simulations Plus Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.77 (+1.80 %)
(As of 09/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume98,256 shs
Average Volume172,602 shs
Market Capitalization$878.60 million
P/E Ratio77.93
Dividend Yield0.56%

Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,160,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-2.31%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$93.47 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover16.9
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares20,133,000 shares
Float Size15,650,000 shares
Short Percent of Float13.48%
Today's Trading Volume98,256 shares
Average Trading Volume172,602 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-43.07%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20212,110,000 shares $93.47 million -2.3%13.5%16.9 $44.30
8/13/20212,160,000 shares $102.15 million -11.8%13.8%16.5 $47.29
7/30/20212,450,000 shares $115.62 million +1.2%15.7%16.4 $47.19
7/15/20212,420,000 shares $106.70 million -0.8%15.5%14.4 $44.09
6/30/20212,440,000 shares $133.98 million +11.9%15.6%13.6 $54.91
6/15/20212,180,000 shares $118.37 million -1.4%14.0%12.3 $54.30
5/28/20212,210,000 shares $116.64 million +8.9%14.2%11.8 $52.78
5/14/20212,030,000 shares $100.83 million +8.0%13.1%10 $49.67
4/30/20211,880,000 shares $120.56 million +5.6%12.1%9.1 $64.13
4/15/20211,780,000 shares $110.13 million +14.1%11.5%8.7 $61.87
3/31/20211,560,000 shares $95.08 million +9.1%10.2%7.5 $60.95
3/15/20211,430,000 shares $101.76 million +7.5%9.3%6.6 $71.16
2/26/20211,330,000 shares $95.24 million +4.7%8.7%6.3 $71.61
2/12/20211,270,000 shares $107.63 million -15.9%8.4%5.8 $84.75
1/29/20211,510,000 shares $116.13 million -6.2%9.9%6.9 $76.91
1/15/20211,610,000 shares $117.39 million No Change10.5%7.6 $72.91
1/31/20201,400,000 shares $45.61 million +22.8%11.2%11.2 $32.58
1/15/20201,400,000 shares $46.35 million +22.8%11.2%11.2 $33.11
12/31/20191,140,000 shares $33.17 million +6.5%9.2%9.5 $29.10
8/15/2019330,100 shares $12.25 million +27.6%2.7%2.4 $37.12

Institutional Investors Shorting Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Simulations Plus. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC4,5009,000+100.0%$494.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC8003,200+300.0%$176.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC4,0004,000No Change$240.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC51,000+19,900.0%$54.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP15,10010,700-29.1%$588.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.N/A100N/A$5.00

Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Simulations Plus' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Simulations Plus shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 2,110,000 shares of SLP short. 13.48% of Simulations Plus' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Simulations Plus' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Simulations Plus?

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. Simulations Plus currently has a short interest ratio of 17.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Simulations Plus

Which institutional investors are shorting Simulations Plus?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Simulations Plus: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, and Group One Trading L.P.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Simulations Plus?

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. 13.48% of Simulations Plus' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Simulations Plus' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Simulations Plus saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,110,000 shares, a decline of 2.3% from the previous total of 2,160,000 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 Simulations Plus' float size?

Simulations Plus currently has issued a total of 20,133,000 shares. Some of Simulations Plus' 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. Simulations Plus currently has a public float of 15,650,000 shares.

How does Simulations Plus' short interest compare to its competitors?

13.48% of Simulations Plus' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "computer integrated systems design" compare to Simulations Plus: Verint Systems Inc. (8.15%), Telos Co. (4.83%), NetScout Systems, Inc. (3.69%), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (13.84%), Unisys Co. (0.00%), Agilysys, Inc. (2.00%), Reinvent Technology Partners Y (0.47%), NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (2.71%), Ribbon Communications Inc. (1.21%), and Ebix, Inc. (14.90%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Simulations Plus stock?

Short selling SLP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Simulations Plus as its price is falling. Simulations Plus' stock is trading up $0.77 today. To short Simulations Plus 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 Simulations Plus 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 Simulations Plus?

A short squeeze for Simulations Plus 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 SLP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Simulations Plus' 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 SLP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by Staff
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