NYSE:BZH

Beazer Homes USA Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$21.30
+0.73 (+3.55 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.32
Now: $21.30
$21.32
50-Day Range
$17.32
MA: $19.74
$21.83
52-Week Range
$4.91
Now: $21.30
$22.17
Volume238,596 shs
Average Volume484,937 shs
Market Capitalization$665.50 million
P/E Ratio12.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.27

Short Interest

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,520,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,370,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+10.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$31.86 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.1
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares32,040,000 shares
Float Size29,230,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.20%
Today's Trading Volume238,596 shares
Average Trading Volume484,937 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-50.80%

Short Interest Over Time


Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20211,520,000 shares $31.86 million +11.0%5.2%3.1 $20.96
2/26/20211,370,000 shares $29.22 million -1.4%4.7%3 $21.33
2/12/20211,390,000 shares $24.56 million -0.7%4.8%3.4 $17.67
1/29/20211,400,000 shares $26.81 million +2.9%4.8%3.2 $19.15
1/15/20211,360,000 shares $24.81 million +8.8%4.7%3 $18.24
12/31/20201,150,000 shares $17.25 million -6.5%4.0%2.7 $15.00
12/15/20201,150,000 shares $16.99 million -6.5%4.0%2.7 $14.77
11/30/20201,230,000 shares $19.69 million -16.9%4.3%2.8 $16.01
11/15/20201,480,000 shares $21.92 million -8.1%5.1%3.3 $14.81
10/30/20201,610,000 shares $22.94 million +5.2%5.6%3.5 $14.25
10/15/20201,530,000 shares $20.27 million -7.8%5.3%3.2 $13.25
9/30/20201,660,000 shares $23.37 million -5.1%5.7%3.4 $14.08
9/15/20201,750,000 shares $21.40 million +1.7%6.0%3.5 $12.23
8/31/20201,720,000 shares $21.29 million -2.8%5.9%3.6 $12.38
8/14/20201,770,000 shares $23.01 million -6.4%6.1%3.5 $13.00
7/31/20201,890,000 shares $23.32 million -3.6%6.5%3.5 $12.34
7/15/20201,960,000 shares $21.93 million +12.0%6.8%3.3 $11.19
6/30/20201,750,000 shares $19.30 million +6.1%6.0%2.6 $11.03
6/15/20201,650,000 shares $16.14 million -18.3%5.7%2.2 $9.78
5/29/20202,020,000 shares $19.43 million +23.9%7.0%2.4 $9.62
5/15/20201,630,000 shares $16.01 million -0.6%5.6%2 $9.82
4/30/20201,640,000 shares $17.42 million -5.2%5.7%2.3 $10.62
4/15/20201,730,000 shares $12.72 million +9.5%5.9%2.4 $7.35
3/31/20201,580,000 shares $9.05 million +12.5%5.4%2.5 $5.73
3/13/20201,404,300 shares $8.68 million -15.4%4.9%3.7 $6.18

Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Beazer Homes USA's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Beazer Homes USA shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 15th, traders have sold 1,520,000 shares of BZH short. 5.20% of Beazer Homes USA's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Beazer Homes USA?

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. Beazer Homes USA currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Beazer Homes USA?

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. 5.20% of Beazer Homes USA's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Beazer Homes USA's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Beazer Homes USA saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,520,000 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the previous total of 1,370,000 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 Beazer Homes USA's float size?

Beazer Homes USA currently has issued a total of 31,244,000 shares. Some of Beazer Homes USA'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. Beazer Homes USA currently has a public float of 29,230,000 shares.

How does Beazer Homes USA's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.20% of Beazer Homes USA's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "homebuilding" compare to Beazer Homes USA: D.R. Horton, Inc. (1.88%), Lennar Co. (3.60%), NVR, Inc. (1.29%), PulteGroup, Inc. (2.10%), Toll Brothers, Inc. (5.33%), KB Home (0.00%), M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (3.74%), Meritage Homes Co. (4.21%), Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. (6.23%), and Cavco Industries, Inc. (2.25%).

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 ($5.64 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.59 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.47 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.95 billion), Baidu, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.24 billion), and Bilibili Inc. ($2.06 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Beazer Homes USA stock?

Short selling BZH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Beazer Homes USA as its price is falling. Beazer Homes USA's stock is trading up $0.73 today. To short Beazer Homes USA 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 Beazer Homes USA 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 Beazer Homes USA?

A short squeeze for Beazer Homes USA 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 BZH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Beazer Homes USA'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 BZH, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/10/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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