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NASDAQ:WING

Wingstop Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$134.63
+1.53 (+1.15 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 01:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.18
Now: $134.63
$135.74
50-Day Range
$127.02
MA: $151.25
$171.37
52-Week Range
$44.27
Now: $134.63
$172.87
Volume16,444 shs
Average Volume492,578 shs
Market Capitalization$4.00 billion
P/E Ratio140.24
Dividend Yield0.41%
Beta1.06

Short Interest

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,940,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,350,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-17.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$319.03 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares29,400,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted6.53%
Today's Trading Volume16,444 shares
Average Trading Volume492,578 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.66%

Short Interest Over Time


Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20211,940,000 shares $319.03 million -17.5%N/A4.7 $164.45
1/15/20212,350,000 shares $361.17 million -6.4%N/A5.2 $153.69
12/31/20202,820,000 shares $404.70 million +10.2%N/A5.7 $143.51
12/15/20202,820,000 shares $383.69 million +10.2%N/A5.7 $136.06
11/30/20202,560,000 shares $369.41 million -6.2%N/A4.1 $144.30
10/30/20202,970,000 shares $386.04 million +7.2%N/A4.6 $129.98
10/15/20202,770,000 shares $346.75 million +10.4%N/A4.2 $125.18
9/30/20202,510,000 shares $337.70 million -23.5%N/A3.7 $134.54
9/15/20203,280,000 shares $445.03 million +5.8%N/A4.7 $135.68
8/31/20203,100,000 shares $419.43 million -3.7%N/A4.9 $135.30
8/14/20203,220,000 shares $535.13 million -3.9%N/A4.9 $166.19
7/31/20203,350,000 shares $521.60 million +6.0%N/A4.9 $155.70
7/15/20203,160,000 shares $493.75 million -6.2%N/A4.7 $156.25
6/30/20203,370,000 shares $461.05 million +10.9%N/A5.1 $136.81
6/15/20203,040,000 shares $437.52 million +5.6%N/A4.3 $143.92
5/29/20202,880,000 shares $384.08 million -3.7%N/A3.7 $133.36
5/15/20202,990,000 shares $364.63 million +3.8%N/A3.9 $121.95
4/30/20202,880,000 shares $345.20 million -9.7%N/A3.9 $119.86
4/15/20203,190,000 shares $403.47 million -14.9%10.9%4.7 $126.48
3/31/20203,750,000 shares $427.46 million +18.0%12.8%5.4 $113.99
3/13/20203,177,000 shares $316.97 million +12.3%10.9%5.7 $99.77
2/28/20202,830,000 shares $177.61 million -6.0%9.7%6.1 $62.76
2/14/20203,010,000 shares $229.21 million -0.3%10.3%6.7 $76.15
1/31/20203,020,000 shares $270.71 million -4.4%10.3%7 $89.64
1/15/20203,160,000 shares $306.52 million +5.0%10.8%6.4 $97.00

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Wingstop's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Wingstop shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, investors have sold 1,940,000 shares of WING short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Wingstop?

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. Wingstop currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

Is Wingstop's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Wingstop saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,940,000 shares, a drop of 17.4% from the previous total of 2,350,000 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.

How does Wingstop's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Wingstop's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "eating places" compare to Wingstop: Aramark (0.00%), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (4.85%), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (5.43%), Brinker International, Inc. (9.83%), Papa John's International, Inc. (9.51%), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (17.85%), Main Street Capital Co. (2.95%), Jack in the Box Inc. (9.21%), Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (15.16%), and Dave & Buster's Entertainment 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: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Wingstop stock?

Short selling WING is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Wingstop as its price is falling. Wingstop's stock is trading up $1.53 today. To short Wingstop 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 Wingstop 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 Wingstop?

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

How often is Wingstop'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 WING, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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