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Viavi Solutions Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.50 (-3.06 %)
(As of 05/12/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.69 million shs
Average Volume2.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.62 billion
P/E Ratio98.88
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume11,630,000 shares
Previous Short Volume10,950,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+6.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$190.85 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.7
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares228,690,000 shares
Float Size226,540,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.13%
Today's Trading Volume1,687,514 shares
Average Trading Volume2,088,272 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-19.19%

Short Interest Over Time

Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/202111,630,000 shares $190.85 million +6.2%5.1%5.7$16.41
3/31/202110,950,000 shares $170.49 million +9.1%4.8%5.2$15.57
3/15/202110,040,000 shares $164.96 million -3.8%4.4%4.8$16.43
2/26/202110,440,000 shares $172.68 million -11.4%4.6%5.1$16.54
2/12/202111,780,000 shares $200.26 million +12.3%5.2%6.1$17.00
1/29/202110,490,000 shares $167.11 million +1.2%4.6%5.3$15.93
1/15/202110,370,000 shares $164.05 million -0.6%4.6%5.2$15.82
12/31/202010,430,000 shares $154.16 million +3.4%4.6%5.3$14.78
12/15/202010,090,000 shares $136.57 million +4.7%4.5%5$13.54
11/30/20209,640,000 shares $134.57 million +9.4%4.3%4.3$13.96
10/30/20209,600,000 shares $120.19 million -11.1%4.2%4.1$12.52
10/15/202010,800,000 shares $132.52 million +5.6%4.8%4.7$12.27
9/30/202010,230,000 shares $120.00 million +2.0%4.5%4.6$11.73
9/15/202010,030,000 shares $119.56 million -0.6%4.4%4.2$11.92
8/31/202010,090,000 shares $134.60 million -12.5%4.5%4.3$13.34
8/14/202011,530,000 shares $158.54 million +0.4%5.1%5.1$13.75
7/31/202011,490,000 shares $158.91 million +6.3%5.1%4.9$13.83
7/15/202010,810,000 shares $140.75 million -11.5%4.8%4.3$13.02
6/30/202012,220,000 shares $154.71 million -3.7%5.4%4.9$12.66
6/15/202012,690,000 shares $161.42 million +7.4%5.6%5.4$12.72
5/29/202011,820,000 shares $136.99 million -3.9%5.2%4.5$11.59
5/15/202012,300,000 shares $131.36 million +18.3%5.4%4.6$10.68
4/30/202010,400,000 shares $125.63 million -9.2%4.6%4$12.08
4/15/202011,450,000 shares $132.02 million -10.0%5.0%4.4$11.53
3/31/202012,720,000 shares $142.59 million -9.0%5.6%4.7$11.21

Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Viavi Solutions' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Viavi Solutions shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 11,630,000 shares of VIAV short. 5.13% of Viavi Solutions' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Viavi Solutions?

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. Viavi Solutions currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Viavi Solutions?

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. 5.13% of Viavi Solutions' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Viavi Solutions' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Viavi Solutions saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,630,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the previous total of 10,950,000 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 Viavi Solutions' float size?

Viavi Solutions currently has issued a total of 228,639,000 shares. Some of Viavi Solutions' 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. Viavi Solutions currently has a public float of 226,540,000 shares.

How does Viavi Solutions' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.13% of Viavi Solutions' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "semiconductors & related devices" compare to Viavi Solutions: Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (1.50%), SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (3.92%), Cree, Inc. (0.00%), IPG Photonics Co. (0.00%), First Solar, Inc. (0.00%), AU Optronics Corp. (0.00%), Lattice Semiconductor Co. (0.00%), BE Semiconductor Industries (0.00%), Dialog Semiconductor Plc (0.00%), and Silicon Laboratories 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 Viavi Solutions stock?

Short selling VIAV is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Viavi Solutions as its price is falling. Viavi Solutions' stock is trading down $0.50 today. To short Viavi Solutions 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 Viavi Solutions 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 Viavi Solutions?

A short squeeze for Viavi Solutions 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 VIAV, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Viavi Solutions' 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 VIAV, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by Staff
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