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DOW   35,677.02
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S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10

Strategic Education Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.76 (-1.06 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume72,304 shs
Average Volume230,267 shs
Market Capitalization$1.75 billion
P/E Ratio36.46
Dividend Yield3.37%

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,430,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,510,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-5.30%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$100.82 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.1
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares24,613,000 shares
Float Size23,900,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.98%
Today's Trading Volume72,304 shares
Average Trading Volume230,267 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-68.60%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/20211,430,000 shares $100.82 million -5.3%6.0%5.1 $70.50
9/15/20211,510,000 shares $108.04 million +2.7%6.3%5 $71.55
8/31/20211,470,000 shares $115.07 million -0.7%6.2%5 $78.28
8/13/20211,480,000 shares $112.86 million +13.0%6.2%4.9 $76.26
7/30/20211,310,000 shares $103.87 million +6.5%5.5%4.2 $79.29
7/15/20211,230,000 shares $87.64 million -1.6%5.1%6.1 $71.25
6/30/20211,250,000 shares $95.08 million -3.9%5.2%6.1 $76.06
6/15/20211,300,000 shares $101.75 million +2.4%5.4%6.5 $78.27
5/28/20211,270,000 shares $89.97 million +21.0%5.3%6.7 $70.84
5/14/20211,050,000 shares $81.97 million +19.3%N/A5.2 $78.07
4/30/2021880,100 shares $68.74 million -8.3%N/A4.4 $78.10
4/15/2021959,700 shares $82.12 million +5.9%N/A4.9 $85.57
3/31/2021906,600 shares $82.51 million +18.0%N/A4.2 $91.01
3/15/2021768,100 shares $68.24 million +2.2%N/A3.4 $88.84
2/26/2021751,600 shares $68.00 million -4.6%N/A3.4 $90.47
2/12/2021787,600 shares $75.78 million +1.9%N/A3.9 $96.22
1/29/2021772,800 shares $66.94 million +1.7%N/A3.4 $86.62
1/15/2021759,800 shares $69.67 million +12.2%N/A3.4 $91.69
12/31/2020677,500 shares $65.04 million -3.9%N/A3.4 $96.00
12/15/2020704,800 shares $66.09 million +27.0%N/A3.6 $93.77
11/30/2020555,200 shares $51.73 million +1.1%N/A2.7 $93.18
11/15/2020549,000 shares $48.27 million +4.6%N/A2.6 $87.92
10/30/2020525,000 shares $44.26 million -7.3%N/A2.6 $84.31
10/15/2020566,500 shares $54.47 million -8.5%N/A2.4 $96.15
9/30/2020619,000 shares $56.62 million +19.4%N/A2.7 $91.47

Institutional Investors Shorting Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA)

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 Strategic Education. 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
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLCN/A3,500N/A$266.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC19,50019,000-2.6%$1,445.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC14,20014,200No Change$1,080.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC40-100.0%$0.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP20,4006,700-67.2%$510.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLCN/A10,400N/A$789.00

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Short Interest FAQ

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Strategic Education's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Strategic Education shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 30th, traders have sold 1,430,000 shares of STRA short. 5.98% of Strategic Education's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Strategic Education's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Strategic Education?

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. Strategic Education currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Strategic Education

Which institutional investors are shorting Strategic Education?

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

What is a good short interest percentage for Strategic Education?

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. 5.98% of Strategic Education's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Strategic Education's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Strategic Education saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,430,000 shares, a drop of 5.3% from the previous total of 1,510,000 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 Strategic Education's float size?

Strategic Education currently has issued a total of 24,613,000 shares. Some of Strategic Education'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. Strategic Education currently has a public float of 23,900,000 shares.

How does Strategic Education's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.98% of Strategic Education's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "educational services" compare to Strategic Education: Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (1.80%), New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (0.00%), Laureate Education, Inc. (3.29%), TAL Education Group (6.69%), Graham Holdings (1.70%), Adtalem Global Education Inc. (5.34%), Afya Limited (1.72%), Youdao, Inc. (0.00%), Stride, Inc. (6.86%), and Gaotu Techedu Inc. (25.68%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Strategic Education stock?

Short selling STRA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Strategic Education as its price is falling. Strategic Education's stock is trading down $0.76 today. To short Strategic Education 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 Strategic Education 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 Strategic Education?

A short squeeze for Strategic Education 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 STRA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Strategic Education'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 STRA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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