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STAAR Surgical (STAA) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$40.75
+0.64 (+1.60%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

STAAR Surgical Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
4,200,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
4,250,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.18%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$174.43 million
Short Interest Ratio
7.0 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
49,131,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
8.55%
Today's Trading Volume
1,171,199 shares
Average Trading Volume
375,106 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
312%
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STAA Short Interest Over Time

STAA Days to Cover Over Time

STAA Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

STAAR Surgical Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20244,200,000 shares $174.43 million -1.2%N/A7 $41.53
5/15/20244,250,000 shares $183.35 million -4.1%N/A6.3 $43.14
4/30/20244,430,000 shares $203.60 million -9.0%N/A6.4 $45.96
4/15/20244,870,000 shares $225.09 million -7.6%N/A6.8 $46.22
3/31/20245,270,000 shares $201.74 million -3.0%N/A6.7 $38.28
3/15/20245,430,000 shares $204.82 million -10.1%N/A7.5 $37.72
2/29/20246,040,000 shares $188.69 million -6.4%N/A7.9 $31.24
2/15/20246,450,000 shares $201.69 million -2.0%N/A8.2 $31.27
1/31/20246,580,000 shares $184.31 million +1.5%N/A8.2 $28.01
1/15/20246,480,000 shares $205.42 million +3.2%16.1%7.3 $31.70
12/31/20236,280,000 shares $196.00 million -7.8%N/A7.1 $31.21
12/15/20236,810,000 shares $227.52 million +1.8%N/A8.3 $33.41
11/30/20236,690,000 shares $209.80 million +9.9%N/A8.2 $31.36
11/15/20236,090,000 shares $219.54 million +6.3%N/A7.8 $36.05
10/31/20235,730,000 shares $239.63 million -9.1%N/A5.8 $41.82
10/15/20236,300,000 shares $254.58 million -4.8%N/A6.9 $40.41
9/30/20236,620,000 shares $265.99 million -6.0%N/A7.1 $40.18
9/15/20237,040,000 shares $305.25 million +5.7%N/A7.9 $43.36
8/31/20236,660,000 shares $288.78 million +9.9%N/A7.5 $43.36
8/15/20236,060,000 shares $257.49 million -5.0%N/A6.4 $42.49
7/31/20236,380,000 shares $349.43 million -4.4%N/A9.2 $54.77
7/15/20236,670,000 shares $375.59 million -4.6%N/A10 $56.31
6/30/20236,990,000 shares $367.46 million +6.6%N/A11 $52.57
6/15/20236,560,000 shares $345.52 million +4.1%N/A10.6 $52.67
5/31/20236,300,000 shares $365.53 million +2.1%N/A9.8 $58.02
5/15/20236,170,000 shares $387.17 million -3.6%N/A10 $62.75
4/30/20236,400,000 shares $451.01 million +4.6%N/A10.6 $70.47
4/15/20236,120,000 shares $406.80 million +4.4%N/A10.2 $66.47
3/31/20235,860,000 shares $374.75 million +15.1%N/A8.7 $63.95
3/15/20235,090,000 shares $311.71 million +6.9%N/A6.4 $61.24
2/28/20234,760,000 shares $263.66 million +14.2%N/A6 $55.39
2/15/20234,170,000 shares $299.20 million -2.6%N/A5.3 $71.75
1/31/20234,280,000 shares $301.95 million -9.7%N/A5.7 $70.55
1/15/20234,740,000 shares $343.65 million +14.2%N/A6.2 $72.50
12/30/20224,150,000 shares $201.44 million +33.0%N/A5.8 $48.54
12/15/20223,120,000 shares $176.28 million +22.4%N/A5.4 $56.50
11/30/20222,550,000 shares $145.63 million +7.6%N/A4.9 $57.11
11/15/20222,370,000 shares $157.13 million -22.8%N/A5.2 $66.30
10/31/20223,070,000 shares $217.57 million -16.1%N/A6.2 $70.87
10/15/20223,660,000 shares $252.43 million +2.2%N/A8.5 $68.97
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9/30/20223,580,000 shares $252.57 million +18.2%N/A8.4 $70.55
9/15/20223,030,000 shares $276.21 million +5.9%N/A7.1 $91.16
8/31/20222,860,000 shares $270.53 million -6.8%N/A6.7 $94.59
8/15/20223,070,000 shares $322.07 million +4.4%N/A6.9 $104.91
7/31/20222,940,000 shares $237.26 million +0.3%N/A6.6 $80.70
7/15/20222,930,000 shares $224.56 million -7.3%N/A5.7 $76.64
6/30/20223,160,000 shares $224.14 million -5.1%N/A6 $70.93
6/15/20223,330,000 shares $214.72 million +21.5%N/A6 $64.48
5/31/20222,740,000 shares $180.68 million +5.0%N/A4.8 $65.94
5/15/20222,610,000 shares $151.85 million +0.8%N/A4.5 $58.18
4/30/20222,590,000 shares $147.86 million +0.4%N/A4.9 $57.09
4/15/20222,580,000 shares $159.68 million -0.4%N/A5.3 $61.89
3/31/20222,590,000 shares $206.97 million +12.6%N/A5.5 $79.91
3/15/20222,300,000 shares $136.87 million +8.5%N/A5.6 $59.51
2/28/20222,120,000 shares $168.16 million -1.9%N/A5.6 $79.32
2/15/20222,160,000 shares $163.21 million +5.4%N/A5.9 $75.56
1/31/20222,050,000 shares $149.08 million +5.7%N/A6.1 $72.72
1/15/20221,940,000 shares $146.33 million +14.8%N/A6 $75.43
12/31/20211,690,000 shares $154.30 million +4.3%N/A5.5 $91.30
12/15/20211,620,000 shares $150.00 million +5.2%N/A5.2 $92.59
11/30/20211,540,000 shares $146.59 million +4.8%N/A5 $95.19
11/15/20211,470,000 shares $164.71 million -5.2%N/A4.8 $112.05
10/29/20211,550,000 shares $183.61 million -0.6%N/A4.7 $118.46
10/15/20211,560,000 shares $179.23 million -7.7%N/A4.7 $114.89
9/30/20211,690,000 shares $217.22 million -6.1%N/A4.9 $128.53
9/15/20211,800,000 shares $255.94 million -8.6%N/A5 $142.19
8/31/20211,970,000 shares $304.31 million +8.2%N/A5.4 $154.47
8/13/20211,820,000 shares $253.42 million -3.7%N/A4.7 $139.24
7/30/20211,890,000 shares $241.77 million +6.2%N/A4.6 $127.92
7/15/20211,780,000 shares $229.42 million +9.2%3.8%4 $128.89
6/30/20211,630,000 shares $248.58 million -12.4%3.5%3.5 $152.50
6/15/20211,860,000 shares $274.37 million -6.5%4.0%3.8 $147.51
5/28/20211,990,000 shares $290.60 million -10.8%4.3%3.9 $146.03
5/14/20212,230,000 shares $236.98 million +0.9%N/A4.1 $106.27
4/30/20212,210,000 shares $307.54 million -4.7%N/A3.8 $139.16
4/15/20212,320,000 shares $271.49 million -8.3%N/A2.9 $117.02
3/31/20212,530,000 shares $253.99 million +29.1%N/A3.2 $100.39
3/15/20211,960,000 shares $177.14 million +7.1%N/A2.5 $90.38
2/26/20211,830,000 shares $194.51 million -30.4%N/A2.4 $106.29
2/12/20212,630,000 shares $325.30 million +39.9%N/A3.6 $123.69
1/29/20211,880,000 shares $200.58 million +3.3%N/A2.6 $106.69
1/15/20211,820,000 shares $165.60 million -20.5%N/A3.2 $90.99
12/31/20202,290,000 shares $181.46 million -3.8%N/A4.5 $79.24
12/15/20202,380,000 shares $181.19 million +1.7%N/A4.9 $76.13
11/30/20202,340,000 shares $171.01 million -3.3%N/A4.9 $73.08
11/15/20202,420,000 shares $193.82 million -4.0%N/A4.6 $80.09
10/30/20202,520,000 shares $187.31 million -4.6%N/A4.7 $74.33
10/15/20202,640,000 shares $155.36 million -10.8%N/A4.4 $58.85
9/30/20202,960,000 shares $167.42 million +4.2%N/A4.9 $56.56
9/15/20202,840,000 shares $150.12 million +6.8%N/A3.9 $52.86
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8/31/20202,660,000 shares $127.55 million +6.0%N/A3.4 $47.95
8/14/20202,510,000 shares $117.94 million -13.2%N/A3.4 $46.99
7/31/20202,890,000 shares $168.17 million +24.6%N/A4 $58.19
7/15/20202,320,000 shares $132.26 million -23.2%N/A3.8 $57.01
6/30/20203,020,000 shares $185.85 million +25.8%N/A5.2 $61.54
6/15/20202,400,000 shares $108.55 million +16.5%N/A5 $45.23
5/29/20202,060,000 shares $79.93 million -10.4%N/A4.5 $38.80
5/15/20202,300,000 shares $87.08 million -9.8%N/A4.6 $37.86
4/30/20202,550,000 shares $97.72 million -12.4%N/A5.1 $38.32
4/15/20202,910,000 shares $107.99 million +5.8%6.6%5.7 $37.11
3/31/20202,750,000 shares $103.04 million -23.8%6.2%5.2 $37.47
3/13/20203,606,500 shares $121.54 million -0.7%N/A7.9 $33.70
2/28/20203,630,000 shares $92.06 million +4.0%N/A8.4 $25.36
2/14/20203,490,000 shares $101.35 million -5.7%7.9%9 $29.04
1/31/20203,700,000 shares $106.38 million -12.9%8.4%10.1 $28.75
1/15/20204,250,000 shares $157.85 million +7.6%9.7%10.8 $37.14
12/31/20193,950,000 shares $152.63 million -7.7%9.0%10.4 $38.64

STAA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is STAAR Surgical's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of STAAR Surgical shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, traders have sold 4,200,000 shares of STAA short. Learn More on STAAR Surgical's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for STAAR Surgical?

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. STAA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on STAAR Surgical's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting STAAR Surgical?

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

Is STAAR Surgical's short interest increasing or decreasing?

STAAR Surgical saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,200,000 shares, a decline of 1.2% from the previous total of 4,250,000 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.

How does STAAR Surgical's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to STAAR Surgical: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (6.25%), Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (4.32%), Haemonetics Co. (6.47%), Neogen Co. (10.37%), ICU Medical, Inc. (5.56%), QuidelOrtho Co. (4.35%), Atrion Co. (11.17%), Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (5.10%), OraSure Technologies, Inc. (6.83%), Cerus Co. (3.47%),

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. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short STAAR Surgical stock?

Short selling STAA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from STAAR Surgical as its price is falling. STAA shares are trading up $0.64 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 STAAR Surgical?

A short squeeze for STAAR Surgical 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 STAA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is STAAR Surgical'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 STAA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:STAA) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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