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NASDAQ:USAP

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$6.85
+0.01 (+0.15 %)
(As of 11/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.69
Now: $6.85
$6.91
50-Day Range
$5.43
MA: $5.95
$7.00
52-Week Range
$5.12
Now: $6.85
$15.45
Volume78,204 shs
Average Volume27,044 shs
Market Capitalization$60.49 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.42

Short Interest

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (NASDAQ:USAP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:19,500 shares
Previous Short Volume:10,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+85.71%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$128,700.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:8,790,000 shares
Float Size:8,390,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.23%
Today's Trading Volume:78,204 shares
Average Trading Volume:27,044 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:189.17%



Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (NASDAQ:USAP) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/202019,500 $128,700.00 85.7%0.2%0.6$6.60
10/15/202010,500 $60,060.00 -11.8%0.1%0.4$5.72
9/30/202011,900 $66,402.00 -7.0%0.1%0.5$5.58
9/15/202012,800 $68,480.00 2.4%0.2%0.6$5.35
8/31/202012,500 $85,875.00 25.0%0.2%0.6$6.87
8/14/202010,000 $66,700.00 25.0%0.1%0.5$6.67
7/31/20208,000 $60,880.00 -50.6%0.1%0.5$7.61
7/15/202016,200 $116,478.00 -25.0%0.2%0.8$7.19
6/30/202021,600 $171,720.00 33.3%0.3%0.9$7.95
6/15/202016,200 $133,326.00 -5.3%0.2%0.6$8.23
5/29/202017,100 $137,142.00 -10.5%0.2%0.5$8.02
5/15/202019,100 $149,744.00 11.1%0.2%0.6$7.84
4/30/202017,200 $136,052.00 -29.5%0.2%0.6$7.91
4/15/202024,400 $180,560.00 -31.5%0.3%0.8$7.40
3/31/202035,600 $250,980.00 -44.2%0.4%1.3$7.05
3/13/202063,800 $523,160.00 -14.9%0.8%2.8$8.20
2/28/202075,000 $504,000.00 -3.0%0.9%3.4$6.72
2/14/202077,300 $688,743.00 -8.2%0.9%3.3$8.91
1/31/202084,200 $1.06 million -6.4%1.0%3.5$12.56
1/15/202090,000 $1.21 million -5.9%1.1%3.4$13.41
12/31/201995,600 $1.31 million -13.7%1.1%3.8$13.74

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (NASDAQ:USAP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, investors have sold 19,500 shares of USAP short. 0.23% of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Universal Stainless & Alloy Products?

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. Universal Stainless & Alloy Products currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Universal Stainless & Alloy Products?

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. 0.23% of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 19,500 shares, an increase of 85.7% from the previous total of 10,500 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.

What is Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' float size?

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products currently has issued a total of 8,830,000 shares. Some of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' 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. Universal Stainless & Alloy Products currently has a public float of 8,390,000 shares.

How does Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.23% of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "steel" compare to Universal Stainless & Alloy Products: Nucor Co. (1.09%), Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (1.29%), Steel Dynamics, Inc. (2.01%), Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (0.00%), Worthington Industries, Inc. (2.53%), United States Steel Co. (0.00%), Commercial Metals (3.60%), Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (9.66%), Carpenter Technology Co. (3.75%), and Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (2.50%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), Clorox Co ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Universal Stainless & Alloy Products stock?

Short selling USAP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Universal Stainless & Alloy Products as its price is falling. Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' stock is trading up $0.01 today. To short Universal Stainless & Alloy Products 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 Universal Stainless & Alloy Products 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 Universal Stainless & Alloy Products?

A short squeeze for Universal Stainless & Alloy Products 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 USAP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Universal Stainless & Alloy Products' 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 USAP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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