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United Security Bancshares Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.07 (+0.86 %)
(As of 05/17/2021 02:48 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1,172 shs
Average Volume48,855 shs
Market Capitalization$139.14 million
P/E Ratio14.10
Dividend Yield5.43%

Short Interest

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume205,600 shares
Previous Short Volume175,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+16.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.59 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.3
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares16,950,000 shares
Float Size13,320,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.54%
Today's Trading Volume1,172 shares
Average Trading Volume48,855 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.60%

Short Interest Over Time

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021205,600 shares $1.59 million +17.0%1.5%4.3 $7.72
3/31/2021175,800 shares $1.45 million +10.0%1.3%3.9 $8.26
3/15/2021159,800 shares $1.40 million -11.6%1.2%3.8 $8.76
2/26/2021180,700 shares $1.37 million +7.8%1.4%5 $7.57
2/12/2021167,600 shares $1.20 million +14.6%1.3%5.3 $7.16
1/29/2021146,300 shares $1.02 million +7.7%1.1%5.1 $6.97
1/15/2021135,900 shares $963,531.00 +2.6%1.0%4.7 $7.09
12/31/2020132,500 shares $944,725.00 +26.1%1.0%5.2 $7.13
12/15/2020105,100 shares $761,975.00 +0.3%0.8%4.3 $7.25
11/30/2020104,800 shares $741,984.00 +4.9%0.8%4.3 $7.08
10/30/202099,700 shares $618,140.00 -3.4%0.8%4 $6.20
10/15/2020103,200 shares $654,288.00 +5.6%0.8%4.3 $6.34
9/30/202097,700 shares $596,947.00 +4.3%0.7%3.8 $6.11
9/15/202093,700 shares $570,633.00 -5.5%0.7%3.3 $6.09
8/31/202099,200 shares $604,128.00 -4.8%0.7%3.6 $6.09
8/14/2020104,200 shares $659,586.00 -6.7%0.8%3.7 $6.33
7/31/2020111,700 shares $699,242.00 +3.4%0.8%3.9 $6.26
7/15/2020108,000 shares $646,920.00 +0.8%0.8%3.6 $5.99
6/30/2020107,200 shares $717,168.00 +71.3%0.8%3.6 $6.69
6/15/202062,600 shares $383,112.00 +5.2%0.5%2.1 $6.12
5/29/202059,500 shares $364,735.00 +17.4%0.5%1.8 $6.13
5/15/202050,700 shares $284,934.00 +58.9%0.4%1.5 $5.62
4/30/202031,900 shares $244,992.00 +4.6%0.2%1.1 $7.68
4/15/202030,500 shares $184,525.00 -18.0%0.2%1.1 $6.05
3/31/202037,200 shares $238,080.00 -42.9%0.3%1.4 $6.40

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is United Security Bancshares' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of United Security Bancshares shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 205,600 shares of UBFO short. 1.54% of United Security Bancshares' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for United Security Bancshares?

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. United Security Bancshares currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for United Security Bancshares?

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. 1.54% of United Security Bancshares' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is United Security Bancshares' short interest increasing or decreasing?

United Security Bancshares saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 205,600 shares, an increase of 17.0% from the previous total of 175,800 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 United Security Bancshares' float size?

United Security Bancshares currently has issued a total of 17,010,000 shares. Some of United Security Bancshares' 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. United Security Bancshares currently has a public float of 13,320,000 shares.

How does United Security Bancshares' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.54% of United Security Bancshares' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "national commercial banks" compare to United Security Bancshares: Alerus Financial Co. (1.11%), Financial Institutions, Inc. (1.28%), Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (2.26%), Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (0.91%), American National Bankshares Inc. (1.01%), SmartFinancial, Inc. (0.59%), The First Bancorp, Inc. (0.95%), Peoples Financial Services Corp. (0.69%), Capital Bancorp, Inc. (1.35%), and Fidelity D & D Bancorp, Inc. (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short United Security Bancshares stock?

Short selling UBFO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from United Security Bancshares as its price is falling. United Security Bancshares' stock is trading up $0.07 today. To short United Security Bancshares 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 United Security Bancshares 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 United Security Bancshares?

A short squeeze for United Security Bancshares 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 UBFO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is United Security Bancshares' 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 UBFO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/17/2021 by Staff
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