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S&T Bancorp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.38 (+4.49 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $32.10
50-Day Range
MA: $28.08
52-Week Range
Now: $32.10
Volume236,063 shs
Average Volume143,901 shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E Ratio59.45
Dividend Yield3.68%

Short Interest

S&T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume658,700 shares
Previous Short Volume667,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-1.32%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$19.02 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.1
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares34,330,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.68%
Today's Trading Volume236,063 shares
Average Trading Volume143,901 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average64.05%

Short Interest Over Time

S&T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021658,700 shares $19.02 million -1.3%N/A4.1 $28.88
1/29/2021667,500 shares $18.91 million +27.6%N/A4.1 $28.33
1/15/2021523,000 shares $13.86 million +0.9%N/A3.2 $26.51
12/31/2020577,500 shares $15.87 million -2.4%N/A3.4 $27.48
12/15/2020577,500 shares $14.62 million -2.4%N/A3.4 $25.32
11/30/2020591,700 shares $14.25 million -35.5%N/A3.5 $24.08
11/15/2020917,500 shares $20.54 million +0.2%N/A5.3 $22.39
10/30/2020915,300 shares $20.75 million -1.7%N/A5.9 $22.67
10/15/2020931,000 shares $18.58 million -2.7%N/A5.6 $19.96
9/30/2020957,000 shares $18.81 million +4.3%N/A5.6 $19.66
9/15/2020917,400 shares $15.86 million -2.1%N/A5.2 $17.29
8/31/2020936,700 shares $18.06 million -4.6%N/A5 $19.28
8/14/2020981,900 shares $19.84 million -2.8%N/A4.9 $20.21
7/31/20201,010,000 shares $21.73 million -11.4%N/A4.8 $21.51
7/15/20201,140,000 shares $24.51 million -13.6%N/A5.4 $21.50
6/30/20201,320,000 shares $30.86 million +6.5%N/A6.3 $23.38
6/15/20201,240,000 shares $27.91 million +0.8%N/A5.8 $22.51
5/29/20201,230,000 shares $26.88 million -3.9%N/A5.7 $21.85
5/15/20201,280,000 shares $28.47 million +14.3%N/A6.1 $22.24
4/30/20201,120,000 shares $27.37 million +0.9%N/A5.9 $24.44
4/15/20201,110,000 shares $25.90 million -4.3%N/A6.3 $23.33
3/31/20201,160,000 shares $29.53 million -1.8%N/A6.6 $25.46
3/13/20201,181,100 shares $34.70 million +11.4%N/A5.9 $29.38
2/28/20201,060,000 shares $25.95 million +3.9%N/A6.5 $24.48
2/14/20201,020,000 shares $29.88 million -20.9%N/A5.7 $29.29

S&T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is S&T Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of S&T Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 658,700 shares of STBA short.

What is a good short interest ratio for S&T Bancorp?

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. S&T Bancorp currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is S&T Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

S&T Bancorp saw a decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 658,700 shares, a decline of 1.3% from the previous total of 667,500 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 S&T Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of S&T Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to S&T Bancorp: Truist Financial Co. (0.97%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.35%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (1.40%), M&T Bank Co. (1.59%), Regions Financial Co. (2.68%), KeyCorp (1.38%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (4.08%), and Signature Bank (3.75%).

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 S&T Bancorp stock?

Short selling STBA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from S&T Bancorp as its price is falling. S&T Bancorp's stock is trading up $1.38 today. To short S&T Bancorp 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 S&T Bancorp 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 S&T Bancorp?

A short squeeze for S&T Bancorp 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 STBA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is S&T Bancorp'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 STBA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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