Brookdale Senior Living Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.11 (-1.66 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.51
50-Day Range
MA: $6.36
52-Week Range
Now: $6.51
Volume701,658 shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio36.17
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume10,790,000 shares
Previous Short Volume11,940,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-9.63%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$72.29 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.6
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares186,190,000 shares
Float Size179,270,000 shares
Short Percent of Float6.02%
Today's Trading Volume701,658 shares
Average Trading Volume1,795,636 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-60.92%

Short Interest Over Time

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202110,790,000 shares $72.29 million -9.6%6.0%5.6 $6.70
3/15/202111,940,000 shares $72.71 million +8.3%6.7%6.4 $6.09
2/26/202111,030,000 shares $67.83 million +1.0%6.2%6.2 $6.15
2/12/202110,920,000 shares $63.55 million -3.3%6.1%6.4 $5.82
1/29/202111,290,000 shares $58.48 million +37.4%6.3%5.5 $5.18
1/15/20218,220,000 shares $40.28 million -17.0%4.6%3.8 $4.90
12/31/202011,950,000 shares $50.31 million +9.1%6.7%5.7 $4.21
12/15/202011,950,000 shares $52.46 million +9.1%6.7%5.7 $4.39
11/30/202010,950,000 shares $46.54 million +14.9%6.1%5.2 $4.25
11/15/20209,530,000 shares $40.41 million -11.9%5.3%4.5 $4.24
10/30/202010,820,000 shares $43.71 million +37.7%6.0%5.6 $4.04
10/15/20207,860,000 shares $26.02 million -1.0%4.4%4.4 $3.31
9/30/20207,940,000 shares $22.31 million +8.0%4.4%4.2 $2.81
9/15/20207,350,000 shares $18.23 million +0.7%4.1%3.6 $2.48
8/31/20207,300,000 shares $20.15 million +1.3%4.1%3 $2.76
8/14/20207,210,000 shares $19.97 million -15.6%4.0%2.5 $2.77
7/31/20208,540,000 shares $23.66 million +19.8%4.8%2.8 $2.77
7/15/20207,130,000 shares $19.75 million -13.2%4.0%2.3 $2.77
6/30/20208,210,000 shares $21.84 million -13.8%4.6%2.6 $2.66
6/15/20209,520,000 shares $28.46 million +0.5%5.3%2.8 $2.99
5/29/20209,470,000 shares $25.19 million +0.6%5.3%2.7 $2.66
5/15/20209,410,000 shares $34.44 million +30.7%5.3%2.7 $3.66
4/30/20207,200,000 shares $27.65 million -14.6%4.0%2.2 $3.84
4/15/20208,430,000 shares $24.87 million -15.6%4.7%2.8 $2.95
3/31/20209,990,000 shares $32.47 million -27.7%5.6%3.5 $3.25

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Brookdale Senior Living's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Brookdale Senior Living shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 10,790,000 shares of BKD short. 6.02% of Brookdale Senior Living's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Brookdale Senior Living?

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. Brookdale Senior Living currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Brookdale Senior Living?

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. 6.02% of Brookdale Senior Living's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Brookdale Senior Living's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Brookdale Senior Living saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,790,000 shares, a decrease of 9.6% from the previous total of 11,940,000 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 Brookdale Senior Living's float size?

Brookdale Senior Living currently has issued a total of 183,462,000 shares. Some of Brookdale Senior Living'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. Brookdale Senior Living currently has a public float of 179,270,000 shares.

How does Brookdale Senior Living's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.02% of Brookdale Senior Living's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "health care facilities" compare to Brookdale Senior Living: HCA Healthcare, Inc. (1.12%), Alcon Inc. (1.20%), Universal Health Services, Inc. (2.01%), Tenet Healthcare Co. (0.00%), Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (4.84%), Select Medical Holdings Co. (2.47%), The Ensign Group, Inc. (2.75%), U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (4.60%), Community Health Systems, Inc. (0.00%), and National HealthCare Co. (1.08%).

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 Brookdale Senior Living stock?

Short selling BKD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Brookdale Senior Living as its price is falling. Brookdale Senior Living's stock is trading down $0.11 today. To short Brookdale Senior Living 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 Brookdale Senior Living 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 Brookdale Senior Living?

A short squeeze for Brookdale Senior Living 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 BKD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Brookdale Senior Living'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 BKD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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