NASDAQ:WSFS

WSFS Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$47.96
-0.62 (-1.28 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$47.32
Now: $47.96
$49.76
50-Day Range
$47.33
MA: $50.83
$54.87
52-Week Range
$21.78
Now: $47.96
$55.18
Volume285,904 shs
Average Volume563,429 shs
Market Capitalization$2.28 billion
P/E Ratio24.35
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta1.36

Short Interest

WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,010,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,900,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+5.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$100.62 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares53,230,000 shares
Float Size46,760,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.30%
Today's Trading Volume285,904 shares
Average Trading Volume563,429 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-49.26%

Short Interest Over Time


WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20212,010,000 shares $100.62 million +5.8%4.3%3.3 $50.06
3/15/20211,900,000 shares $96.52 million +115.7%4.1%3 $50.80
2/26/2021881,000 shares $47.66 million +12.7%1.9%1.6 $54.10
2/12/2021781,800 shares $41.54 million -14.5%1.7%2.3 $53.14
1/29/2021914,100 shares $41.63 million -27.5%2.0%2.9 $45.54
1/15/20211,260,000 shares $55.78 million -14.3%2.7%3.9 $44.27
12/31/20201,170,000 shares $54.37 million +33.8%2.4%3.7 $46.47
12/15/20201,170,000 shares $52.18 million +33.8%2.4%3.7 $44.60
11/30/2020874,400 shares $36.38 million -0.1%1.8%3.1 $41.61
10/30/2020555,000 shares $20.83 million -48.6%1.1%2.2 $37.53
10/15/20201,080,000 shares $33.08 million +15.6%2.2%4.4 $30.63
9/30/2020934,000 shares $28.49 million -1.5%1.9%3.8 $30.50
9/15/2020947,900 shares $24.30 million +26.8%1.9%3.7 $25.64
8/31/2020747,500 shares $20.71 million -15.1%1.5%2.8 $27.70
8/14/2020880,300 shares $25.86 million +51.5%1.8%3.1 $29.38
7/31/2020580,900 shares $17.71 million -20.4%1.2%2 $30.48
7/15/2020729,700 shares $20.82 million -39.2%1.5%2.4 $28.53
6/30/20201,200,000 shares $33.53 million +11.1%2.4%4 $27.94
6/15/20201,080,000 shares $29.47 million +10.1%2.2%3.4 $27.29
5/29/2020981,400 shares $25.52 million +9.7%2.0%3 $26.00
5/15/2020894,400 shares $24.75 million +85.1%1.8%2.7 $27.67
4/30/2020483,300 shares $14.61 million -50.3%1.0%1.6 $30.23
4/15/2020973,100 shares $24.82 million +1.7%1.9%3.6 $25.51
3/31/2020957,000 shares $22.16 million +20.4%1.9%3.5 $23.16
3/13/2020795,200 shares $21.69 million -34.8%1.6%2.8 $27.27

WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is WSFS Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of WSFS Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 2,010,000 shares of WSFS short. 4.30% of WSFS Financial's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for WSFS 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. WSFS Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for WSFS 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. 4.30% of WSFS Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is WSFS Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

WSFS Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,010,000 shares, an increase of 5.8% from the previous total of 1,900,000 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 WSFS Financial's float size?

WSFS Financial currently has issued a total of 47,503,000 shares. Some of WSFS 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. WSFS Financial currently has a public float of 46,760,000 shares.

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

4.30% of WSFS Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "thrifts & mortgage finance" compare to WSFS Financial: People's United Financial, Inc. (0.00%), TFS Financial Co. (1.82%), New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (4.48%), MGIC Investment Co. (8.49%), Radian Group Inc. (8.54%), Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (2.42%), The Simply Good Foods Company (0.00%), LendingTree, Inc. (16.74%), Washington Federal, Inc. (1.39%), and Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (3.32%).

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. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short WSFS Financial stock?

Short selling WSFS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from WSFS Financial as its price is falling. WSFS Financial's stock is trading down $0.62 today. To short WSFS Financial 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 WSFS Financial 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 WSFS Financial?

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

How often is WSFS 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 WSFS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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