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Easterly Government Properties Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.32 (+1.43 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.74
50-Day Range
MA: $22.06
52-Week Range
Now: $22.74
Volume565,574 shs
Average Volume635,245 shs
Market Capitalization$1.85 billion
P/E Ratio162.43
Dividend Yield4.64%

Short Interest

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:3,730,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:4,550,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-18.02%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$82.21 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:7.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:68,020,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:565,574 shares
Average Trading Volume:635,245 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-10.97%

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20203,730,000 $82.21 million -18.0%0.0%7.2$22.04
12/15/20203,730,000 $82.92 million -18.0%0.0%7.2$22.23
11/30/20204,550,000 $99.14 million 4.8%0.0%8.2$21.79
11/15/20204,340,000 $94.00 million -4.4%0.0%7.8$21.66
10/30/20204,540,000 $99.06 million 5.1%0.0%7.6$21.82
10/15/20204,320,000 $92.40 million 8.5%0.0%7.1$21.39
9/30/20203,980,000 $90.35 million 13.1%0.0%6.3$22.70
9/15/20203,520,000 $79.66 million 21.8%0.0%5.1$22.63
8/31/20202,890,000 $68.20 million 7.4%0.0%3.9$23.60
8/14/20202,690,000 $64.45 million -1.5%0.0%3.3$23.96
7/31/20202,730,000 $65.98 million 12.4%0.0%3.4$24.17
7/15/20202,430,000 $59.41 million -3.2%0.0%2.9$24.45
6/30/20202,510,000 $57.68 million -30.3%0.0%2.8$22.98
6/15/20203,600,000 $83.99 million -7.9%0.0%3.8$23.33
5/29/20203,910,000 $91.10 million -17.9%0.0%4.2$23.30
5/15/20204,760,000 $119.33 million -0.4%0.0%4.9$25.07
4/30/20204,780,000 $120.46 million -13.3%0.0%5.4$25.20
4/15/20205,510,000 $144.47 million 97.5%0.0%6.6$26.22
3/31/20202,790,000 $74.74 million -44.6%0.0%3.5$26.79
3/13/20205,034,400 $147.61 million 10.9%0.0%7.8$29.32
2/28/20204,540,000 $99.97 million -0.2%0.0%7$22.02
2/14/20204,550,000 $111.20 million 2.5%0.0%7.8$24.44
1/31/20204,440,000 $110.38 million 1.4%0.0%7.4$24.86
1/15/20204,380,000 $108.41 million -5.2%0.0%7$24.75
12/31/20194,620,000 $111.43 million -1.3%0.0%7.4$24.12

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Easterly Government Properties' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Easterly Government Properties shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 3,730,000 shares of DEA short. 0.00% of Easterly Government Properties' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Easterly Government Properties?

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. Easterly Government Properties currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

Is Easterly Government Properties' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Easterly Government Properties saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,730,000 shares, a drop of 18.0% from the previous total of 4,550,000 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.

How does Easterly Government Properties' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Easterly Government Properties' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to Easterly Government Properties: Vornado Realty Trust (8.95%), Klépierre SA (0.00%), Kimco Realty Corp (3.59%), Americold Realty Trust (0.00%), Kilroy Realty Co. (0.00%), National Retail Properties, Inc. (0.00%), CubeSmart (0.00%), Federal Realty Investment Trust (0.00%), Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (0.00%), and Life Storage, 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: 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 Easterly Government Properties stock?

Short selling DEA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Easterly Government Properties as its price is falling. Easterly Government Properties' stock is trading up $0.32 today. To short Easterly Government Properties 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 Easterly Government Properties 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 Easterly Government Properties?

A short squeeze for Easterly Government Properties 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 DEA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Easterly Government Properties' 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 DEA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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