Security National Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.18 (+2.16 %)
(As of 07/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume13,921 shs
Average Volume123,124 shs
Market Capitalization$172.96 million
P/E Ratio2.64
Dividend YieldN/A

Security National Financial (NASDAQ:SNFCA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume48,400 shares
Previous Short Volume491,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-90.14%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$423,500.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.6
Last Record DateJune, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares20,300,000 shares
Float Size10,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.47%
Today's Trading Volume13,921 shares
Average Trading Volume123,124 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-88.69%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Security National Financial (NASDAQ:SNFCA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/202148,400 shares $423,500.00 -90.1%0.5%0.6 $8.75
6/15/2021491,000 shares $4.03 million +108.5%5.1%8.4 $8.20
5/28/2021235,500 shares $2.05 million -8.9%2.4%4 $8.71
5/14/2021258,600 shares $2.22 million +19.1%2.7%4.4 $8.57
4/30/2021217,200 shares $1.83 million +41.7%2.3%4 $8.42
4/15/2021153,300 shares $1.30 million +48.7%1.6%3 $8.51
3/31/2021103,100 shares $986,667.00 +43.0%1.1%2 $9.57
3/15/202172,100 shares $733,257.00 -15.4%0.8%1.6 $10.17
2/26/202185,200 shares $767,652.00 +0.5%0.9%2.3 $9.01
2/12/202184,800 shares $782,704.00 +18.1%0.9%2.3 $9.23
1/29/202171,800 shares $627,532.00 +8.1%0.8%1.7 $8.74
1/15/202166,400 shares $619,512.00 No Change0.7%1.6 $9.33
1/31/202053,300 shares $295,815.00 +10.4%0.6%3.8 $5.55
1/15/202053,300 shares $321,932.00 +10.4%0.6%3.8 $6.04
12/31/201948,300 shares $272,895.00 -22.5%0.6%3.4 $5.65
8/15/20191,800 shares $9,144.00 -50.0%0.0%0.2 $5.08

Security National Financial (NASDAQ:SNFCA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Security National Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Security National Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of June 30th, traders have sold 48,400 shares of SNFCA short. 0.47% of Security National Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Security National Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Security National Financial?

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. Security National Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Security National Financial

What is a good short interest percentage for Security National Financial?

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. 0.47% of Security National Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Security National Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Security National Financial saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 48,400 shares, a drop of 90.1% from the previous total of 491,000 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 Security National Financial's float size?

Security National Financial currently has issued a total of 20,300,000 shares. Some of Security National Financial'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. Security National Financial currently has a public float of 10,200,000 shares.

How does Security National Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.47% of Security National Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "nondepository credit institutions" compare to Security National Financial: CURO Group Holdings Corp. (2.29%), Oportun Financial Co. (0.96%), Qudian Inc. (0.00%), SOS Limited (0.00%), Fusion Acquisition Corp. (0.00%), America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (0.59%), X Financial (0.00%), 9F Inc. (2.88%), Mogo Inc. (2.53%), and Yiren Digital Ltd. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($8.32 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($8.20 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.79 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($7.16 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.07 billion), Aon plc ($6.17 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.38 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.80 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($4.28 billion), and Snowflake Inc. ($3.19 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Security National Financial stock?

Short selling SNFCA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Security National Financial as its price is falling. Security National Financial's stock is trading up $0.18 today. To short Security National Financial 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 Security National Financial 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 Security National Financial?

A short squeeze for Security National Financial 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 SNFCA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Security National Financial'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 SNFCA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/23/2021 by Staff
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