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NASDAQ:YORW

The York Water Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$42.45
+0.29 (+0.69 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 01:35 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.03
Now: $42.45
$42.58
50-Day Range
$42.94
MA: $45.07
$47.84
52-Week Range
$34.56
Now: $42.45
$51.27
Volume824 shs
Average Volume28,967 shs
Market Capitalization$553.97 million
P/E Ratio34.23
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta0.14

Short Interest

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume185,400 shares
Previous Short Volume182,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+1.48%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$8.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares13,050,000 shares
Float Size12,880,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.44%
Today's Trading Volume824 shares
Average Trading Volume28,967 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.16%

Short Interest Over Time


The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/2021185,400 shares $8.40 million +1.5%1.4%6.5 $45.33
1/15/2021182,700 shares $8.01 million No Change1.4%6.5 $43.85
1/31/2020216,400 shares $10.43 million +3.2%1.7%5.7 $48.21
1/15/2020216,400 shares $10.41 million +3.2%1.7%5.7 $48.11
12/31/2019209,800 shares $10.21 million -8.0%1.6%5.8 $48.65
8/15/2019129,900 shares $4.91 million +5.6%1.0%6.5 $37.80

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The York Water's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The York Water shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 185,400 shares of YORW short. 1.44% of The York Water's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The York Water?

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. The York Water currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The York Water?

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. 1.44% of The York Water's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The York Water's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The York Water saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 185,400 shares, an increase of 1.5% from the previous total of 182,700 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 The York Water's float size?

The York Water currently has issued a total of 13,050,000 shares. Some of The York Water'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. The York Water currently has a public float of 12,880,000 shares.

How does The York Water's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.44% of The York Water's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "water supply" compare to The York Water: American Water Works Company, Inc. (0.00%), Essential Utilities, Inc. (4.02%), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (0.00%), California Water Service Group (0.00%), American States Water (2.16%), SJW Group (1.26%), Middlesex Water (0.00%), Cadiz Inc. (0.00%), Global Water Resources, Inc. (1.06%), and Artesian Resources Co. (1.04%).

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 The York Water stock?

Short selling YORW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The York Water as its price is falling. The York Water's stock is trading up $0.29 today. To short The York Water 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 The York Water 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 The York Water?

A short squeeze for The York Water 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 YORW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The York Water'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 YORW, 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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