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Wintrust Financial (WTFC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$96.69
-0.35 (-0.36%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

Wintrust Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,640,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,390,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+17.99%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$159.82 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.1
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
62,100,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.64%
Today's Trading Volume
449,304 shares
Average Trading Volume
422,155 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
106%
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Wintrust Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20241,640,000 shares $159.82 million +18.0%N/A4.1 $97.45
1/31/20241,390,000 shares $134.80 million -19.2%N/A3.4 $96.98
1/15/20241,720,000 shares $161.66 million +17.8%N/A4 $93.99
12/31/20231,460,000 shares $135.42 million -8.8%N/A3.5 $92.75
12/15/20231,600,000 shares $148.83 million +41.6%N/A3.9 $93.02
11/30/20231,130,000 shares $96.81 million -3.4%N/A2.9 $85.67
11/15/20231,170,000 shares $98.44 million +11.4%N/A3 $84.14
10/31/20231,050,000 shares $78.42 million -19.2%N/A2.9 $74.69
10/15/20231,300,000 shares $95.65 million +4.0%N/A3.5 $73.58
9/30/20231,250,000 shares $94.38 million -3.1%N/A3.4 $75.50
9/15/20231,290,000 shares $99.86 million +15.2%N/A3.3 $77.41
8/31/20231,120,000 shares $86.92 million -6.7%N/A2.7 $77.61
8/15/20231,200,000 shares $95.24 million -18.9%N/A2.7 $79.37
7/31/20231,480,000 shares $124.85 million -14.0%N/A3.1 $84.36
7/15/20231,720,000 shares $131.61 million -16.5%N/A3.3 $76.52
6/30/20232,060,000 shares $149.60 million +16.4%N/A3.9 $72.62
6/15/20231,770,000 shares $126.52 million +11.3%N/A3.3 $71.48
5/31/20231,590,000 shares $101.08 million +15.2%N/A2.4 $63.57
5/15/20231,380,000 shares $87.00 million +9.5%N/A2.1 $63.04
4/30/20231,260,000 shares $86.15 million -1.6%N/A2 $68.37
4/15/20231,280,000 shares $92.48 million -12.3%N/A2.1 $72.25
3/31/20231,460,000 shares $106.51 million +17.7%N/A2.5 $72.95
3/15/20231,240,000 shares $88.51 million +7.8%N/A2.2 $71.38
2/28/20231,150,000 shares $105.95 million +7.5%N/A2.6 $92.13
2/15/20231,070,000 shares $99.15 million +20.6%N/A2.6 $92.66
1/31/2023886,900 shares $81.12 million -10.8%N/A2 $91.47
1/15/2023994,200 shares $87.15 million +7.9%N/A2.3 $87.66
12/30/2022921,700 shares $77.90 million -19.2%N/A2.1 $84.52
12/15/20221,140,000 shares $92.49 million +12.9%N/A2.6 $81.13
11/30/20221,010,000 shares $92.34 million +29.3%N/A2.3 $91.43
11/15/2022781,400 shares $70.33 million -18.5%N/A1.9 $90.00
10/31/2022958,200 shares $89.71 million -15.2%N/A2.5 $93.62
10/15/20221,130,000 shares $100.28 million -3.4%N/A2.9 $88.74
9/30/20221,170,000 shares $95.41 million +6.4%N/A3.2 $81.55
9/15/20221,100,000 shares $95.80 million +25.1%N/A2.9 $87.09
8/31/2022879,400 shares $74.17 million +11.2%N/A2.1 $84.34
8/15/2022790,600 shares $70.48 million -34.1%N/A1.7 $89.15
7/31/20221,200,000 shares $103.25 million -6.3%N/A2.5 $86.04
7/15/20221,280,000 shares $104.36 million -13.5%N/A2.6 $81.53
6/30/20221,480,000 shares $118.62 million +16.5%N/A3.1 $80.15













WTFC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wintrust Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Wintrust Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, traders have sold 1,640,000 shares of WTFC short. Learn More on Wintrust Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Wintrust 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. WTFC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Wintrust Financial's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Wintrust Financial?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Wintrust Financial: Citadel Advisors LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Wintrust Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Wintrust Financial saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,640,000 shares, an increase of 18.0% from the previous total of 1,390,000 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 Wintrust Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Wintrust Financial: Popular, Inc. (1.28%), Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (2.76%), SouthState Co. (5.31%), Western Alliance Bancorporation (4.37%), Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (1.69%), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (2.03%), United Bankshares, Inc. (2.37%), First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (6.89%), Columbia Banking System, Inc. (1.26%), International Bancshares Co. (1.49%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Wintrust Financial stock?

Short selling WTFC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Wintrust Financial as its price is falling. WTFC shares are trading down $0.35 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 Wintrust Financial?

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

How often is Wintrust 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 WTFC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:WTFC) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff