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City Office REIT Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.16 (+1.47 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume161,187 shs
Average Volume240,168 shs
Market Capitalization$478.67 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.52%

Short Interest

City Office REIT (NYSE:CIO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume501,400 shares
Previous Short Volume403,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+24.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$5.48 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares39,640,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.16%
Today's Trading Volume161,187 shares
Average Trading Volume240,168 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.89%

Short Interest Over Time

City Office REIT (NYSE:CIO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021501,400 shares $5.48 million +24.2%N/A2.1 $10.93
3/31/2021403,800 shares $4.24 million -28.4%N/A1.5 $10.51
3/15/2021564,000 shares $6.43 million +9.3%N/A2.1 $11.40
2/26/2021515,800 shares $5.53 million -14.9%N/A2 $10.72
2/12/2021606,300 shares $6.28 million +27.4%N/A2.3 $10.36
1/29/2021476,000 shares $4.56 million -12.0%N/A1.7 $9.59
1/15/2021541,000 shares $5.25 million +10.3%N/A1.8 $9.70
12/31/2020490,300 shares $4.73 million +8.7%N/A1.7 $9.65
12/15/2020451,100 shares $4.35 million -1.5%N/A1.5 $9.65
11/30/2020458,000 shares $4.16 million -12.8%N/A1.4 $9.08
11/15/2020525,500 shares $4.13 million -20.0%N/A1.6 $7.85
10/30/2020656,700 shares $4.27 million -6.8%N/A2 $6.50
10/15/2020704,800 shares $5.07 million +2.5%N/A2.2 $7.20
9/30/2020687,800 shares $5.17 million -6.2%N/A2.1 $7.52
9/15/2020733,600 shares $5.75 million +9.6%N/A2 $7.84
8/31/2020669,600 shares $5.38 million -22.9%N/A1.8 $8.04
8/14/2020868,600 shares $7.80 million -14.8%N/A2.2 $8.98
7/31/20201,020,000 shares $8.82 million +11.5%N/A2.5 $8.65
7/15/2020914,900 shares $8.68 million -26.8%N/A1.9 $9.49
6/30/20201,250,000 shares $12.61 million +47.3%N/A2 $10.09
6/15/2020848,600 shares $8.73 million +32.5%N/A1.2 $10.29
5/29/2020640,700 shares $6.11 million -18.5%N/A0.8 $9.53
5/15/2020786,100 shares $6.49 million +19.0%N/A1 $8.26
4/30/2020660,800 shares $6.66 million +244.5%N/A0.9 $10.08
4/15/2020191,800 shares $1.58 million -39.5%N/A0.3 $8.24

City Office REIT (NYSE:CIO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is City Office REIT's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of City Office REIT shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 501,400 shares of CIO short.

What is a good short interest ratio for City Office REIT?

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. City Office REIT currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is City Office REIT's short interest increasing or decreasing?

City Office REIT saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 501,400 shares, an increase of 24.2% from the previous total of 403,800 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.

How does City Office REIT's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of City Office REIT's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to City Office REIT: PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (0.00%), Monmouth Real Estate Investment Co. (2.23%), Service Properties Trust (2.43%), Acadia Realty Trust (0.00%), InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust (0.00%), Global Net Lease, Inc. (0.00%), Kite Realty Group Trust (6.31%), Cyrela Brazil Realty S.A. Empreendimentos e Participações (0.00%), New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (0.00%), and Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (0.00%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short City Office REIT stock?

Short selling CIO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from City Office REIT as its price is falling. City Office REIT's stock is trading up $0.16 today. To short City Office REIT 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 City Office REIT 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 City Office REIT?

A short squeeze for City Office REIT 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 CIO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is City Office REIT'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 CIO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by Staff
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