Crawford & Company Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

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+0.53 (+5.09 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.95
50-Day Range
MA: $6.78
52-Week Range
Now: $10.95
Volume49,583 shs
Average Volume33,200 shs
Market Capitalization$581.99 million
P/E Ratio47.61
Dividend Yield2.51%

Short Interest

Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.A) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume252,400 shares
Previous Short Volume257,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-1.94%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.97 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.1
Last Record DateDecember, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares53,150,000 shares
Float Size14,880,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.70%
Today's Trading Volume49,583 shares
Average Trading Volume33,200 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average49.35%

Short Interest Over Time

Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.A) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/2020252,400 shares $1.97 million -1.9%1.7%7.1 $7.81
12/15/2020252,400 shares $1.83 million -1.9%1.7%7.1 $7.25
11/30/2020257,400 shares $1.88 million -6.7%1.7%7.2 $7.32
11/15/2020275,900 shares $2.03 million -1.9%1.8%6.9 $7.35
10/30/2020281,200 shares $2.19 million -10.5%1.9%7.3 $7.80
10/15/2020314,000 shares $1.97 million -7.5%2.1%7.4 $6.28
9/30/2020339,300 shares $2.27 million -7.4%2.3%7.8 $6.70
9/15/2020366,400 shares $2.46 million -2.4%2.4%7.3 $6.71
8/31/2020375,200 shares $2.63 million -4.8%2.5%7.8 $7.01
8/14/2020394,000 shares $2.84 million +2.2%2.6%8.1 $7.21
7/31/2020385,500 shares $3.08 million -2.3%2.6%7.4 $8.00
7/15/2020394,700 shares $2.89 million -13.9%2.7%7.9 $7.33
6/30/2020458,600 shares $3.42 million +44.4%3.1%9 $7.45
6/15/2020317,700 shares $2.50 million -10.7%2.2%6.6 $7.88
5/29/2020355,600 shares $2.50 million -3.8%2.4%6.9 $7.02
5/15/2020369,800 shares $2.23 million -7.6%2.5%7.8 $6.02
4/30/2020400,200 shares $2.64 million +5.6%2.7%8.9 $6.59
4/15/2020379,000 shares $2.33 million -3.3%2.6%8.3 $6.15
3/31/2020391,800 shares $2.87 million -5.7%2.7%9 $7.32
3/13/2020415,400 shares $3.07 million No Change2.8%10.3 $7.40
2/28/2020450,900 shares $3.13 million -15.5%3.1%12.9 $6.94
2/14/2020533,700 shares $3.91 million -5.7%3.7%15.4 $7.33
1/31/2020565,900 shares $4.43 million -7.4%3.5%16.8 $7.83
1/15/2020611,300 shares $5.45 million -0.4%3.8%20.5 $8.92
12/31/2019613,900 shares $6.21 million -4.1%3.8%21.4 $10.11

Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.A) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Crawford & Company's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Crawford & Company shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 252,400 shares of CRD.A short. 1.70% of Crawford & Company's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Crawford & Company?

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. Crawford & Company currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Crawford & Company?

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. 1.70% of Crawford & Company's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Crawford & Company's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Crawford & Company saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 252,400 shares, a drop of 1.9% from the previous total of 257,400 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 Crawford & Company's float size?

Crawford & Company currently has issued a total of 53,150,000 shares. Some of Crawford & Company'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. Crawford & Company currently has a public float of 14,880,000 shares.

How does Crawford & Company's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.70% of Crawford & Company's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "insurance agents, brokers, & service" compare to Crawford & Company: Allianz SE (0.00%), Kering SA (0.00%), Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (0.73%), Aon plc (9.36%), Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (6.47%), Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (0.00%), Equitable Holdings, Inc. (4.20%), Brown & Brown, Inc. (1.27%), Erie Indemnity (3.21%), and Ashmore Group PLC (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Crawford & Company stock?

Short selling CRD.A is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Crawford & Company as its price is falling. Crawford & Company's stock is trading up $0.53 today. To short Crawford & Company 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 Crawford & Company 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 Crawford & Company?

A short squeeze for Crawford & Company 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 CRD.A, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Crawford & Company'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 CRD.A, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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