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UFP Industries Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.78 (+0.95 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume291,217 shs
Average Volume373,261 shs
Market Capitalization$5.14 billion
P/E Ratio23.16
Dividend Yield0.73%

Short Interest

UFP Industries (NASDAQ:UFPI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume825,600 shares
Previous Short Volume961,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-14.16%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$65.69 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares61,350,000 shares
Float Size59,870,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.38%
Today's Trading Volume291,217 shares
Average Trading Volume373,261 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-21.98%

Short Interest Over Time

UFP Industries (NASDAQ:UFPI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021825,600 shares $65.69 million -14.2%1.4%2.2 $79.57
3/31/2021961,800 shares $71.50 million +3.9%1.6%2.7 $74.34
3/15/2021925,800 shares $66.57 million -11.0%1.6%2.6 $71.91
2/26/20211,040,000 shares $62.65 million +4.6%1.8%3.2 $60.24
2/12/2021994,100 shares $61.72 million -0.6%1.7%3.2 $62.09
1/29/20211,000,000 shares $55.73 million No Change1.7%3.3 $55.73
1/15/20211,000,000 shares $56.56 million -17.4%1.7%3.2 $56.56
12/31/20201,210,000 shares $68.47 million +31.8%2.0%4 $56.59
12/15/2020918,400 shares $50.96 million +14.3%N/A0 $55.49
11/30/2020803,200 shares $43.40 million -17.8%1.4%2.8 $54.04
10/30/20201,020,000 shares $51.21 million +4.4%1.7%3.5 $50.21
10/15/2020977,300 shares $56.64 million +9.7%1.7%3.2 $57.96
9/30/2020890,700 shares $50.33 million +2.8%1.5%2.9 $56.51
9/15/2020866,800 shares $48.73 million +15.6%1.5%2.8 $56.22
8/31/2020749,900 shares $44.51 million -16.0%1.3%2.5 $59.35
8/14/2020892,400 shares $56.03 million -5.1%1.5%2.9 $62.79
7/31/2020940,700 shares $54.77 million +11.7%1.6%3 $58.22
7/15/2020841,900 shares $41.64 million -13.4%1.4%2.6 $49.46
6/30/2020972,300 shares $47.44 million +6.8%1.6%3.1 $48.79
6/15/2020910,200 shares $40.94 million +13.3%1.5%2.6 $44.98
5/29/2020803,100 shares $36.18 million -4.4%1.4%2 $45.05
5/15/2020839,700 shares $33.04 million +0.2%1.4%2 $39.35
4/30/2020837,700 shares $34.45 million +9.7%1.4%1.9 $41.12
4/15/2020763,600 shares $29.80 million -8.6%1.3%1.8 $39.02
3/31/2020835,100 shares $31.06 million -27.3%1.4%2 $37.19

UFP Industries (NASDAQ:UFPI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is UFP Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of UFP Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 825,600 shares of UFPI short. 1.38% of UFP Industries' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for UFP Industries?

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. UFP Industries currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for UFP Industries?

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. 1.38% of UFP Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is UFP Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

UFP Industries saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 825,600 shares, a decrease of 14.2% from the previous total of 961,800 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 UFP Industries' float size?

UFP Industries currently has issued a total of 61,838,000 shares. Some of UFP Industries' 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. UFP Industries currently has a public float of 59,870,000 shares.

How does UFP Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.38% of UFP Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "building products" compare to UFP Industries: Masco Co. (2.72%), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (1.16%), Lennox International Inc. (4.73%), Trex Company, Inc. (0.00%), A. O. Smith Co. (3.74%), Owens Corning (1.98%), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (0.00%), Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (2.40%), Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (1.82%), and AAON, Inc. (6.83%).

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 UFP Industries stock?

Short selling UFPI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from UFP Industries as its price is falling. UFP Industries' stock is trading up $0.78 today. To short UFP Industries 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 UFP Industries 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 UFP Industries?

A short squeeze for UFP Industries 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 UFPI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is UFP Industries' 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 UFPI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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