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Biglari Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+18.11 (+2.45 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume916 shs
Average Volume178 shs
Market Capitalization$1.72 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Biglari (NYSE:BH.A) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,200 shares
Previous Short Volume1,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-20.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$720,000.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.4
Last Record DateFebruary, 28 2020
Outstanding Shares207,000 shares
Float Size199,100 shares
Short Percent of Float0.60%
Today's Trading Volume916 shares
Average Trading Volume178 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average416.06%

Short Interest Over Time

Biglari (NYSE:BH.A) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/28/20201,200 shares $720,000.00 -20.0%0.6%2.4 $600.00
2/14/20201,500 shares $997,500.00 +7.1%0.8%3 $665.00
1/31/20201,400 shares $881,300.00 +100.0%0.7%2.3 $629.50
1/15/2020700 shares $409,045.00 +16.7%0.4%1 $584.35
12/31/2019600 shares $357,000.00 -53.9%0.3%1 $595.00

Biglari (NYSE:BH.A) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Biglari's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Biglari shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 28th, traders have sold 1,200 shares of BH.A short. 0.60% of Biglari's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Biglari?

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. Biglari currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Biglari?

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. 0.60% of Biglari's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Biglari's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Biglari saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,200 shares, a decrease of 20.0% from the previous total of 1,500 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 Biglari's float size?

Biglari currently has issued a total of 2,270,000 shares. Some of Biglari'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. Biglari currently has a public float of 199,100 shares.

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

0.60% of Biglari's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Biglari: Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (5.20%), Foot Locker, Inc. (11.92%), Nordstrom, Inc. (31.19%), Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (0.00%), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (10.82%), Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (3.68%), boohoo group plc (0.00%), TripAdvisor, Inc. (14.62%), Macy's, Inc. (26.50%), and Qurate Retail, Inc. (8.85%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($7.24 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.18 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($2.36 billion), McKesson Co. ($2.18 billion), Tiffany & Co. ($1.90 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($1.85 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($1.60 billion), Hormel Foods Co. ($1.59 billion), The Clorox Company ($1.52 billion), and eBay Inc. ($1.45 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Biglari stock?

Short selling BH.A is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Biglari as its price is falling. Biglari's stock is trading up $18.11 today. To short Biglari 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 Biglari 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 Biglari?

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

How often is Biglari'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 BH.A, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 28 2020.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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