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United Insurance Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.05 (-1.42 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume863,041 shs
Average Volume168,993 shs
Market Capitalization$150.36 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.80%

United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume403,300 shares
Previous Short Volume358,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+12.53%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.54 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares43,207,000 shares
Float Size20,120,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.00%
Today's Trading Volume863,041 shares
Average Trading Volume168,993 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average410.70%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/2021403,300 shares $1.54 million +12.5%2.0%3.3 $3.81
8/13/2021358,400 shares $1.47 million +27.9%1.8%3.5 $4.10
7/30/2021280,300 shares $1.23 million -22.2%1.4%2.6 $4.38
7/15/2021360,100 shares $1.68 million +31.9%1.8%3.3 $4.67
6/30/2021273,000 shares $1.56 million -22.5%1.4%2.5 $5.70
6/15/2021352,300 shares $2.19 million +1.2%1.7%3.2 $6.23
5/28/2021348,300 shares $1.96 million +11.7%1.7%3 $5.64
5/14/2021311,800 shares $1.79 million +0.2%1.5%2.4 $5.73
4/30/2021311,100 shares $1.80 million +45.9%1.5%2.4 $5.79
4/15/2021213,300 shares $1.52 million -25.5%1.1%1.7 $7.14
3/31/2021286,400 shares $2.07 million -27.7%1.4%2.2 $7.24
3/15/2021396,300 shares $3.12 million +23.8%2.0%2.8 $7.88
2/26/2021320,200 shares $2.07 million +9.7%1.6%2.2 $6.46
2/12/2021292,000 shares $1.75 million +18.2%1.4%1.9 $5.98
1/29/2021247,000 shares $1.28 million +10.8%1.2%1.6 $5.19
1/15/2021222,900 shares $1.29 million +19.4%1.1%1.5 $5.78
12/31/2020186,700 shares $1.05 million +16.1%0.9%1.3 $5.64
12/15/2020160,800 shares $816,864.00 -19.0%0.8%1.2 $5.08
11/30/2020198,500 shares $996,470.00 -15.7%1.0%1.7 $5.02
10/30/2020248,400 shares $1.12 million -14.8%1.2%3.3 $4.50
10/15/2020291,600 shares $1.57 million -7.6%1.4%3.7 $5.40
9/30/2020315,500 shares $1.91 million +1.1%1.6%4.2 $6.06
9/15/2020312,200 shares $2.37 million +7.1%1.5%4 $7.58
8/31/2020291,400 shares $2.21 million +3.3%1.4%3.8 $7.57
8/14/2020282,000 shares $2.38 million -20.5%1.4%3 $8.44

Institutional Investors Shorting United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC)

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 United Insurance. 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 LLC5,3000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC20,60017,900-13.1%$102.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1062,500+2,258.5%$14.00

United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) Short Interest FAQ

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United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Insurance's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of United Insurance shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 403,300 shares of UIHC short. 2.00% of United Insurance's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on United Insurance's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for United Insurance?

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 Insurance currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for United Insurance

Which institutional investors are shorting United Insurance?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of United Insurance: Walleye Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for United Insurance?

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. 2.00% of United Insurance's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is United Insurance's short interest increasing or decreasing?

United Insurance saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 403,300 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the previous total of 358,400 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 Insurance's float size?

United Insurance currently has issued a total of 43,207,000 shares. Some of United Insurance'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. United Insurance currently has a public float of 20,120,000 shares.

How does United Insurance's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.00% of United Insurance's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" compare to United Insurance: United Fire Group, Inc. (1.33%), Trean Insurance Group, Inc. (2.04%), Metromile, Inc. (17.05%), Donegal Group Inc. (0.85%), Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (2.14%), Global Indemnity Group, LLC (0.08%), NI Holdings, Inc. (0.65%), Tiptree Inc. (1.24%), Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (1.25%), and Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (7.96%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short United Insurance stock?

Short selling UIHC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from United Insurance as its price is falling. United Insurance's stock is trading down $0.05 today. To short United Insurance 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 Insurance 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 Insurance?

A short squeeze for United Insurance 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 UIHC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is United Insurance'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 UIHC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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