Curtiss-Wright Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+2.09 (+1.61 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume2,197 shs
Average Volume210,140 shs
Market Capitalization$5.40 billion
P/E Ratio23.63
Dividend Yield0.54%

Short Interest

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume713,500 shares
Previous Short Volume686,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+3.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$88.70 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares42,770,000 shares
Float Size40,600,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.76%
Today's Trading Volume2,197 shares
Average Trading Volume210,140 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.95%

Short Interest Over Time

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021713,500 shares $88.70 million +4.0%1.8%3.3$124.31
3/31/2021686,400 shares $81.67 million -25.4%1.7%3.1$118.99
3/15/2021919,500 shares $113.94 million +4.6%2.3%4.2$123.92
2/26/2021878,700 shares $98.75 million +16.6%2.2%4.1$112.38
2/12/2021753,500 shares $87.18 million +2.1%1.8%3.4$115.70
1/29/2021738,200 shares $79.70 million +1.6%1.8%3.1$107.97
1/15/2021726,700 shares $85.50 million +11.1%1.8%2.8$117.65
12/31/2020654,200 shares $76.06 million -5.8%1.6%2.5$116.26
12/15/2020694,500 shares $78.59 million -9.7%1.7%2.6$113.16
11/30/2020768,700 shares $92.59 million -21.1%1.9%2.6$120.45
11/15/2020973,900 shares $104.43 million +4.2%2.4%3.4$107.23
10/30/2020934,600 shares $78.67 million +6.4%2.3%3.3$84.17
10/15/2020878,100 shares $83.93 million +4.5%2.1%3.1$95.58
9/30/2020840,000 shares $78.34 million -9.3%2.0%2.9$93.26
9/15/2020925,800 shares $86.53 million +4.6%2.2%2.8$93.47
8/31/2020884,900 shares $90.54 million -8.3%2.2%2.8$102.32
8/14/2020964,500 shares $104.32 million +30.7%2.3%3$108.16
7/31/2020738,200 shares $65.79 million -4.8%1.8%2.2$89.12
7/15/2020775,000 shares $66.01 million -5.1%1.9%2.5$85.17
6/30/2020816,700 shares $73.46 million +36.4%2.0%2.7$89.95
6/15/2020598,900 shares $57.75 million +2.3%1.5%2$96.42
5/29/2020585,200 shares $58.70 million -9.3%1.4%1.8$100.30
5/15/2020645,500 shares $55.39 million -7.2%1.6%1.9$85.81
4/30/2020695,200 shares $72.06 million +5.0%1.7%2.1$103.65
4/15/2020662,000 shares $62.45 million +8.9%1.6%2.2$94.33

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Curtiss-Wright's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Curtiss-Wright shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 713,500 shares of CW short. 1.76% of Curtiss-Wright's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Curtiss-Wright?

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. Curtiss-Wright currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Curtiss-Wright?

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. 1.76% of Curtiss-Wright's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Curtiss-Wright's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Curtiss-Wright saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 713,500 shares, an increase of 3.9% from the previous total of 686,400 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 Curtiss-Wright's float size?

Curtiss-Wright currently has issued a total of 40,919,000 shares. Some of Curtiss-Wright'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. Curtiss-Wright currently has a public float of 40,600,000 shares.

How does Curtiss-Wright's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.76% of Curtiss-Wright's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "aerospace & defense" compare to Curtiss-Wright: Honeywell International Inc. (0.96%), The Boeing Company (0.00%), Lockheed Martin Co. (1.48%), Northrop Grumman Co. (2.00%), General Dynamics Co. (1.02%), TransDigm Group Incorporated (3.75%), HEICO Co. (3.17%), Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (0.00%), Textron Inc. (1.73%), and Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (2.80%).

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 Curtiss-Wright stock?

Short selling CW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Curtiss-Wright as its price is falling. Curtiss-Wright's stock is trading up $2.09 today. To short Curtiss-Wright 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 Curtiss-Wright 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 Curtiss-Wright?

A short squeeze for Curtiss-Wright 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 CW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Curtiss-Wright'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 CW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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