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Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
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BankUnited (BKU) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$26.71
+0.84 (+3.25%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

BankUnited Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,470,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,280,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$97.16 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.9
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
74,770,000 shares
Float Size
73,620,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
4.71%
Today's Trading Volume
967,346 shares
Average Trading Volume
704,510 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
137%
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BKU Short Interest Over Time

BKU Days to Cover Over Time

BKU Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

BankUnited Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20243,470,000 shares $97.16 million +5.8%4.7%3.9 $28.00
3/15/20243,280,000 shares $87.05 million +1.2%4.5%3.6 $26.54
2/29/20243,240,000 shares $86.86 million -14.5%4.4%3.4 $26.81
2/15/20243,790,000 shares $104.45 million -9.8%5.2%4.1 $27.56
1/31/20244,200,000 shares $118.69 million -17.3%5.7%4.7 $28.26
1/15/20245,080,000 shares $151.49 million +9.5%6.9%5.9 $29.82
12/31/20234,640,000 shares $150.48 million -19.6%6.3%5.6 $32.43
12/15/20235,770,000 shares $189.72 million +2.7%7.8%6.8 $32.88
11/30/20235,620,000 shares $155.06 million -1.9%7.6%6.7 $27.59
11/15/20235,730,000 shares $148.01 million +3.8%7.8%7.4 $25.83
10/31/20235,520,000 shares $120.39 million +13.1%7.5%7.3 $21.81
10/15/20234,880,000 shares $105.31 million -3.4%6.6%6.3 $21.58
9/30/20235,050,000 shares $114.64 million -5.6%6.9%6.3 $22.70
9/15/20235,350,000 shares $130.01 million -2.9%7.3%6.5 $24.30
8/31/20235,510,000 shares $144.64 million -5.3%7.5%6.6 $26.25
8/15/20235,820,000 shares $156.73 million -7.8%7.9%6.3 $26.93
7/31/20236,310,000 shares $188.29 million -8.3%8.6%6.1 $29.84
7/15/20236,880,000 shares $159.07 million -4.2%9.3%5.8 $23.12
6/30/20237,180,000 shares $154.80 million +8.3%9.8%6.2 $21.56
6/15/20236,630,000 shares $153.62 million +0.2%9.0%5.6 $23.17
5/31/20236,620,000 shares $125.32 million +1.9%9.0%4.7 $18.93
5/15/20236,500,000 shares $114.66 million +22.2%8.8%4.7 $17.64
4/30/20235,320,000 shares $119.97 million -8.1%7.2%4.2 $22.55
4/15/20235,790,000 shares $118.87 million +6.8%7.8%5.2 $20.53
3/31/20235,420,000 shares $122.38 million +13.9%7.3%5.1 $22.58
3/15/20234,760,000 shares $110.15 million -3.8%6.4%4.8 $23.14
2/28/20234,950,000 shares $175.33 million +3.3%6.7%7.5 $35.42
2/15/20234,790,000 shares $185.42 million -0.2%6.3%7.7 $38.71
1/31/20234,800,000 shares $180.67 million +17.7%6.3%8 $37.64
1/15/20234,080,000 shares $143.70 million +1.5%5.3%6.9 $35.22
12/30/20224,020,000 shares $136.56 million +2.8%5.3%7 $33.97
12/15/20223,910,000 shares $127.58 million -0.3%5.1%6.9 $32.63
11/30/20223,920,000 shares $143.94 million -9.9%5.1%6.5 $36.72
11/15/20224,350,000 shares $166.30 million -4.6%5.7%7 $38.23
10/31/20224,560,000 shares $163.93 million +7.6%6.0%7.4 $35.95
10/15/20224,240,000 shares $149.42 million +10.1%5.5%6.7 $35.24
9/30/20223,850,000 shares $131.55 million -7.2%5.0%6.4 $34.17
9/15/20224,150,000 shares $156.04 million -3.7%5.4%6.8 $37.60
8/31/20224,310,000 shares $159.69 million +7.0%5.6%6.8 $37.05
8/15/20224,030,000 shares $164.91 million +10.4%5.2%6 $40.92
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BKU Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is BankUnited's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BankUnited shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 3,470,000 shares of BKU short. 4.71% of BankUnited's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on BankUnited's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for BankUnited?

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. BKU shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on BankUnited's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting BankUnited?

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

What is a good short interest percentage for BankUnited?

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. 4.71% of BankUnited's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is BankUnited's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BankUnited saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,470,000 shares, an increase of 5.8% from the previous total of 3,280,000 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 BankUnited's float size?

BankUnited currently has issued a total of 74,770,000 shares. Some of BankUnited'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. BankUnited currently has a public float of 73,620,000 shares.

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

4.71% of BankUnited's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to BankUnited: Columbia Financial, Inc. (10.26%), Eastern Bankshares, Inc. (3.04%), Provident Financial Services, Inc. (6.97%), Axos Financial, Inc. (11.91%), Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (1.36%), Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (4.82%), TFS Financial Co. (5.46%), Navient Co. (7.19%), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (0.02%), Forestar Group Inc. (2.63%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BankUnited stock?

Short selling BKU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BankUnited as its price is falling. BKU shares are trading up $0.84 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 BankUnited?

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

How often is BankUnited'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 BKU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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