NYSE:CHS

Chico's FAS Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$3.25
+0.04 (+1.25 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.22
Now: $3.25
$3.34
50-Day Range
$2.34
MA: $3.08
$3.68
52-Week Range
$0.91
Now: $3.25
$4.11
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume2.88 million shs
Market Capitalization$389.04 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.55

Short Interest

Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume8,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume9,280,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.38%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$27.33 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.7
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares117,950,000 shares
Float Size109,580,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.67%
Today's Trading Volume1,040,011 shares
Average Trading Volume2,880,800 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-63.90%

Short Interest Over Time


Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20218,410,000 shares $27.33 million -9.4%7.7%2.7 $3.25
2/26/20219,280,000 shares $28.03 million -8.0%8.5%3.2 $3.02
2/12/202110,090,000 shares $27.14 million -3.7%9.1%3.8 $2.69
1/29/202110,480,000 shares $27.88 million +0.9%9.4%4 $2.66
1/15/202110,390,000 shares $23.38 million +1.0%9.4%4.8 $2.25
12/31/20209,950,000 shares $17.31 million +15.7%9.0%5.6 $1.74
12/15/20209,950,000 shares $17.81 million +15.7%9.0%5.6 $1.79
11/30/20208,600,000 shares $12.99 million +14.1%7.7%5 $1.51
11/15/20207,540,000 shares $11.39 million +0.4%6.8%4 $1.51
10/30/20207,510,000 shares $10.29 million -2.0%6.8%4.3 $1.37
10/15/20207,660,000 shares $8.35 million +3.7%6.9%4.7 $1.09
9/30/20207,390,000 shares $8.28 million -14.0%6.7%4 $1.12
9/15/20208,590,000 shares $8.50 million +2.4%7.7%4.2 $0.99
8/31/20208,390,000 shares $9.56 million -7.6%7.6%3.5 $1.14
8/14/20209,080,000 shares $11.80 million +12.2%8.2%3.5 $1.30
7/31/20208,090,000 shares $12.30 million -5.4%7.3%3 $1.52
7/15/20208,550,000 shares $10.86 million -27.0%7.7%2.8 $1.27
6/30/202011,710,000 shares $15.46 million +8.5%10.6%3.7 $1.32
6/15/202010,790,000 shares $14.89 million -9.9%9.7%3.8 $1.38
5/29/202011,980,000 shares $14.98 million -2.6%10.7%4.2 $1.25
5/15/202012,300,000 shares $16.61 million -2.2%11.0%4.2 $1.35
4/30/202012,580,000 shares $19.00 million -5.3%11.2%4.2 $1.51
4/15/202013,280,000 shares $17.00 million +1.5%12.0%4.8 $1.28
3/31/202013,080,000 shares $12.82 million +8.8%11.8%4.7 $0.98
3/13/202012,019,900 shares $19.83 million -12.7%10.9%4.7 $1.65

Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Chico's FAS's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Chico's FAS shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 15th, investors have sold 8,410,000 shares of CHS short. 7.67% of Chico's FAS's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Chico's FAS?

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. Chico's FAS currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Chico's FAS?

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. 7.67% of Chico's FAS's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Chico's FAS's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Chico's FAS saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,410,000 shares, a decline of 9.4% from the previous total of 9,280,000 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 Chico's FAS's float size?

Chico's FAS currently has issued a total of 119,705,000 shares. Some of Chico's FAS'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. Chico's FAS currently has a public float of 109,580,000 shares.

How does Chico's FAS's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.67% of Chico's FAS's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "apparel retail" compare to Chico's FAS: The TJX Companies, Inc. (1.26%), Ross Stores, Inc. (1.58%), The Gap, Inc. (7.47%), Foot Locker, Inc. (5.21%), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (11.43%), Urban Outfitters, Inc. (7.84%), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (6.83%), The Buckle, Inc. (16.42%), Guess', Inc. (15.14%), and Designer Brands Inc. (10.14%).

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 Chico's FAS stock?

Short selling CHS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Chico's FAS as its price is falling. Chico's FAS's stock is trading up $0.04 today. To short Chico's FAS 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 Chico's FAS 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 Chico's FAS?

A short squeeze for Chico's FAS 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 CHS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Chico's FAS'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 CHS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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