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Waterstone Financial (WSBF) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$12.26
-0.01 (-0.08%)
(As of 04:18 PM ET)

Waterstone Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
199,200 shares
Previous Short Interest
187,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.35%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.41 million
Short Interest Ratio
3.5 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
19,644,000 shares
Float Size
16,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.24%
Today's Trading Volume
27,325 shares
Average Trading Volume
51,779 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
53%
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WSBF Short Interest Over Time

WSBF Days to Cover Over Time

WSBF Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Waterstone Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/2024199,200 shares $2.41 million +6.4%1.2%3.5 $12.10
5/15/2024187,300 shares $2.37 million +3.4%1.2%3.2 $12.66
4/30/2024181,200 shares $2.05 million +3.2%1.1%3 $11.34
4/15/2024175,600 shares $1.93 million +15.2%1.1%3.1 $10.99
3/31/2024152,500 shares $1.86 million -29.5%0.9%2.8 $12.17
3/15/2024216,400 shares $2.46 million +3.1%1.3%4.2 $11.38
2/29/2024210,000 shares $2.66 million +4.2%1.3%3.8 $12.65
2/15/2024201,500 shares $2.62 million -4.5%1.2%3.6 $13.01
1/31/2024211,000 shares $2.81 million +4.0%1.3%3.7 $13.30
1/15/2024202,800 shares $2.73 million +14.3%1.2%3 $13.45
12/31/2023177,500 shares $2.52 million +11.2%1.1%2.5 $14.20
12/15/2023159,600 shares $2.19 million +11.1%0.9%2.1 $13.74
11/30/2023143,600 shares $1.75 million +1.8%0.8%2.1 $12.21
11/15/2023141,000 shares $1.68 million +7.8%0.8%2 $11.93
10/31/2023130,800 shares $1.41 million -3.3%0.8%1.7 $10.80
10/15/2023135,200 shares $1.43 million -18.6%0.8%1.7 $10.54
9/30/2023166,100 shares $1.82 million +7.6%0.9%2.5 $10.95
9/15/2023154,400 shares $1.87 million +1.1%0.9%2.3 $12.09
8/31/2023152,800 shares $1.90 million -10.6%0.9%2.3 $12.41
8/15/2023170,900 shares $2.16 million -0.1%1.0%2.1 $12.62
7/31/2023171,000 shares $2.39 million -12.9%1.0%2.1 $13.95
7/15/2023196,300 shares $2.84 million -4.8%1.1%2.5 $14.49
6/30/2023206,200 shares $2.99 million -11.1%1.2%2.5 $14.49
6/15/2023232,000 shares $3.52 million -25.2%1.3%2.7 $15.18
5/31/2023310,000 shares $4.19 million -4.9%1.7%3.4 $13.52
5/15/2023325,900 shares $4.28 million +10.4%1.8%4.2 $13.13
4/30/2023295,100 shares $4.09 million +8.2%1.6%3.9 $13.85
4/15/2023272,700 shares $3.95 million +6.1%1.5%3.6 $14.47
3/31/2023257,000 shares $3.89 million -11.3%1.4%3.5 $15.13
3/15/2023289,600 shares $4.34 million +18.5%1.6%4.2 $14.99
2/28/2023244,400 shares $3.93 million +11.3%1.3%3.4 $16.10
2/15/2023219,600 shares $3.53 million -1.6%1.1%3.2 $16.07
1/31/2023223,100 shares $3.59 million +19.1%1.3%3.5 $16.10
1/15/2023187,300 shares $3.29 million +3.9%1.0%3.1 $17.54
12/30/2022180,300 shares $3.11 million +2.3%0.9%2.8 $17.24
12/15/2022176,300 shares $2.92 million -11.9%0.9%2.7 $16.58
11/30/2022200,200 shares $3.35 million -15.1%1.0%3.1 $16.75
11/15/2022235,700 shares $3.92 million -17.5%1.2%4 $16.65
10/31/2022285,600 shares $4.85 million -14.3%1.5%4.7 $16.98
10/15/2022333,400 shares $5.65 million +2.2%1.7%5.4 $16.94
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9/30/2022326,100 shares $5.27 million -15.0%1.7%5.1 $16.16
9/15/2022383,400 shares $6.54 million +1.0%2.0%5.6 $17.05
8/31/2022379,500 shares $6.56 million -3.9%2.0%5.2 $17.29
8/15/2022394,900 shares $7.29 million -1.1%2.1%4.9 $18.45
7/31/2022399,300 shares $7.45 million -4.7%2.1%4.2 $18.65
7/15/2022418,900 shares $7.18 million +6.6%1.7%3.6 $17.13
6/30/2022393,000 shares $6.70 million -10.7%1.6%3.4 $17.05
6/15/2022440,200 shares $7.32 million +10.5%1.8%3.6 $16.64
5/31/2022398,500 shares $6.89 million +15.2%2.0%3.5 $17.29
5/15/2022345,900 shares $5.62 million -4.8%1.7%3 $16.24
4/30/2022363,300 shares $5.83 million +18.1%1.8%3.4 $16.06
4/15/2022307,600 shares $5.78 million -0.7%1.5%3.1 $18.79
3/31/2022309,800 shares $5.99 million +7.9%1.5%3.1 $19.34
3/15/2022287,100 shares $5.64 million +29.9%1.4%3 $19.63
2/28/2022221,100 shares $4.32 million -2.4%1.1%2.3 $19.54
2/15/2022226,500 shares $4.49 million +34.9%1.1%2.4 $19.84
1/31/2022167,900 shares $3.43 million +20.8%0.8%1.8 $20.42
1/15/2022139,000 shares $2.93 million +15.5%0.7%1.6 $21.08
12/31/2021120,400 shares $2.63 million -15.2%0.6%1.5 $21.86
12/15/2021142,000 shares $3.05 million -1.3%0.7%1.8 $21.48
11/30/2021143,800 shares $2.98 million -7.6%0.7%2 $20.75
11/15/2021155,600 shares $3.42 million +13.7%0.7%2.2 $22.01
10/29/2021136,800 shares $2.83 million +15.3%0.6%2 $20.67
10/15/2021118,700 shares $2.42 million -13.2%0.6%1.8 $20.41
9/30/2021136,800 shares $2.80 million +6.5%0.6%2 $20.49
9/15/2021128,400 shares $2.57 million -3.6%0.6%1.8 $20.00
8/31/2021133,200 shares $2.70 million -3.2%0.6%1.9 $20.28
8/13/2021137,600 shares $2.83 million +12.5%0.6%1.8 $20.56
7/30/2021122,300 shares $2.41 million -6.7%0.6%1.6 $19.73
7/15/2021131,100 shares $2.53 million +5.7%0.6%1.6 $19.33
6/30/2021124,000 shares $2.44 million -45.3%0.6%1.5 $19.66
6/15/2021226,700 shares $4.58 million -18.2%1.1%2.6 $20.20
5/28/2021277,100 shares $5.48 million +6.9%1.3%3 $19.78
5/14/2021259,200 shares $5.15 million +5.5%1.2%2.7 $19.85
4/30/2021245,800 shares $4.90 million +4.2%1.2%2.5 $19.92
4/15/2021235,900 shares $4.84 million -16.1%1.1%2.4 $20.53
3/31/2021281,000 shares $5.83 million +3.0%1.3%3 $20.76
3/15/2021272,800 shares $5.74 million -6.0%1.3%2.8 $21.03
2/26/2021290,100 shares $5.86 million +2.1%1.4%3.4 $20.21
2/12/2021284,200 shares $5.53 million +14.6%1.3%3.5 $19.45
1/29/2021248,100 shares $4.59 million -10.9%1.2%3 $18.49
1/15/2021278,400 shares $5.42 million -1.9%1.3%3.7 $19.47
12/31/2020283,900 shares $5.32 million -23.9%1.3%3.8 $18.73
12/15/2020373,200 shares $6.71 million -25.5%1.8%4.9 $17.99
11/30/2020500,900 shares $9.03 million +0.7%2.4%6.6 $18.02
10/30/2020503,200 shares $8.67 million -11.2%2.4%6.6 $17.22
10/15/2020566,500 shares $9.02 million +7.0%2.6%6.9 $15.92
9/30/2020529,700 shares $8.21 million +17.9%2.4%5.9 $15.49
9/15/2020449,300 shares $6.85 million +22.6%2.0%4.7 $15.25
8/31/2020366,600 shares $5.68 million +16.6%1.7%3.9 $15.49
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8/14/2020314,300 shares $4.96 million -18.4%1.4%3.3 $15.77
7/31/2020385,200 shares $5.89 million -14.4%1.8%3.8 $15.28
7/15/2020449,800 shares $6.17 million -13.5%2.0%4.2 $13.72
6/30/2020520,100 shares $7.57 million +5.6%2.4%4.6 $14.55
6/15/2020492,700 shares $7.20 million -3.5%2.2%3.8 $14.61
5/29/2020510,400 shares $7.60 million +22.1%2.3%3.2 $14.90
5/15/2020418,200 shares $5.23 million +19.4%1.9%2.4 $12.50
4/30/2020350,400 shares $5.09 million +7.7%1.6%2.1 $14.52
4/15/2020325,400 shares $4.27 million +5.1%1.4%2.1 $13.12
3/31/2020309,500 shares $4.50 million -30.1%1.3%2.1 $14.54
3/13/2020443,000 shares $6.19 million +48.6%1.9%2.3 $13.98
2/28/2020298,100 shares $3.80 million +3.7%1.3%3.5 $12.76
2/14/2020287,400 shares $4.68 million +3.5%1.2%4.5 $16.30
1/31/2020277,600 shares $4.92 million -0.7%1.2%4.4 $17.73
1/15/2020279,500 shares $5.01 million -0.2%1.2%4 $17.92
12/31/2019280,000 shares $5.01 million +1.6%1.2%3.9 $17.88
8/15/2019392,000 shares $6.55 million -1.0%1.6%7.1 $16.70

WSBF Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waterstone Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Waterstone Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, investors have sold 199,200 shares of WSBF short. 1.24% of Waterstone Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Waterstone Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Waterstone Financial?

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. WSBF shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Waterstone Financial's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Waterstone Financial?

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. 1.24% of Waterstone Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Waterstone Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Waterstone Financial saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 199,200 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the previous total of 187,300 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 Waterstone Financial's float size?

Waterstone Financial currently has issued a total of 19,640,000 shares. Some of Waterstone Financial'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. Waterstone Financial currently has a public float of 16,080,000 shares.

How does Waterstone Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.24% of Waterstone Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Waterstone Financial: First Capital, Inc. (0.16%), Premier Financial Corp. (1.30%), Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (2.01%), OceanFirst Financial Corp. (2.42%), Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (1.56%), Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (5.21%), Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (4.01%), LendingTree, Inc. (3.67%), TrustCo Bank Corp NY (1.21%), Hingham Institution for Savings (12.40%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Waterstone Financial stock?

Short selling WSBF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Waterstone Financial as its price is falling. WSBF shares are trading up $0.07 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Waterstone Financial?

A short squeeze for Waterstone Financial 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 WSBF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Waterstone Financial'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 WSBF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



This page (NASDAQ:WSBF) was last updated on 6/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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