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Energous Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.12 (-3.23 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3.59
50-Day Range
MA: $4.13
52-Week Range
Now: $3.59
Volume2.15 million shs
Average Volume10.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$159.92 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,390,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,990,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-20.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$10.42 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares44,547,000 shares
Float Size40,090,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.96%
Today's Trading Volume2,150,369 shares
Average Trading Volume10,726,901 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-79.95%

Short Interest Over Time

Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20212,390,000 shares $10.42 million -20.1%6.0%0.3 $4.36
1/29/20212,990,000 shares $12.65 million -27.8%7.4%0.6 $4.23
1/15/20214,140,000 shares $15.11 million No Change10.3%0.9 $3.65
9/15/20204,020,000 shares $11.58 million +18.2%N/A2.5 $2.88
8/31/20203,400,000 shares $10.40 million +29.3%N/A1.6 $3.06
8/14/20202,630,000 shares $9.68 million -11.2%N/A1.1 $3.68
7/31/20202,960,000 shares $9.71 million -27.8%N/A1.3 $3.28
7/15/20204,100,000 shares $12.63 million -14.4%N/A1.6 $3.08
6/30/20204,790,000 shares $14.66 million -9.6%N/A1.1 $3.06
6/15/20205,300,000 shares $16.01 million -0.8%N/A1.3 $3.02
5/29/20205,340,000 shares $15.38 million +15.6%N/A1.5 $2.88
5/15/20204,620,000 shares $8.92 million -1.9%N/A1.4 $1.93
4/30/20204,710,000 shares $9.04 million -1.9%N/A1.5 $1.92
4/15/20204,800,000 shares $9.94 million -1.0%16.2%1.7 $2.07
3/31/20204,850,000 shares $10.96 million -6.0%17.9%6.8 $2.26
3/13/20205,160,700 shares $4.85 million -10.1%20.8%6.7 $0.94
2/28/20205,740,000 shares $4.76 million +9.1%23.2%7.6 $0.83
2/14/20205,260,000 shares $6.00 million -0.6%21.2%7.6 $1.14
1/31/20205,290,000 shares $8.57 million +5.6%21.1%7.7 $1.62
1/15/20205,010,000 shares $9.47 million +11.6%20.0%7.6 $1.89
12/31/20194,490,000 shares $7.99 million -10.7%17.9%8.1 $1.78

Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Energous' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Energous shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 2,390,000 shares of WATT short. 5.96% of Energous' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Energous?

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. 5.96% of Energous' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Energous' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Energous saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 2,390,000 shares, a decrease of 20.1% from the previous total of 2,990,000 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 Energous' float size?

Energous currently has issued a total of 44,547,000 shares. Some of Energous' 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. Energous currently has a public float of 40,090,000 shares.

How does Energous' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.96% of Energous' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "radio & t.v. communications equipment" compare to Energous: Casa Systems, Inc. (4.60%), Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (4.29%), Sierra Wireless, Inc. (1.75%), CalAmp Corp. (0.00%), Ceragon Networks Ltd. (4.19%), Aviat Networks, Inc. (0.87%), KVH Industries, Inc. (1.08%), Airgain, Inc. (5.62%), Global Technologies, Ltd. (0.00%), and SGOCO Group, Ltd. (0.65%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Energous stock?

Short selling WATT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Energous as its price is falling. Energous' stock is trading down $0.12 today. To short Energous 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 Energous 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 Energous?

A short squeeze for Energous 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 WATT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Energous' 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 WATT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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