NYSE:EGP

EastGroup Properties Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$152.98
+1.07 (+0.70 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 03:02 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$150.90
Now: $152.98
$152.98
50-Day Range
$132.47
MA: $142.96
$152.25
52-Week Range
$94.38
Now: $152.98
$153.26
Volume4,617 shs
Average Volume178,529 shs
Market Capitalization$6.12 billion
P/E Ratio49.35
Dividend Yield2.08%
Beta0.72

Short Interest

EastGroup Properties (NYSE:EGP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume745,600 shares
Previous Short Volume842,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-11.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$111.63 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.1
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares37,560,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.86%
Today's Trading Volume4,617 shares
Average Trading Volume178,529 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.41%

Short Interest Over Time


EastGroup Properties (NYSE:EGP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021745,600 shares $111.63 million -11.5%N/A4.1 $149.72
3/15/2021842,600 shares $123.74 million +0.6%N/A4.4 $146.85
2/26/2021837,500 shares $116.23 million -1.0%N/A4.3 $138.78
2/12/2021846,300 shares $115.19 million +1.6%N/A4.2 $136.11
1/29/2021833,000 shares $120.95 million +7.8%N/A4 $145.20
1/15/2021772,600 shares $105.99 million -0.8%N/A3.7 $137.19
12/31/2020607,900 shares $81.91 million +18.4%N/A2.9 $134.75
12/15/2020607,900 shares $81.23 million +18.4%N/A2.9 $133.63
11/30/2020513,600 shares $69.87 million -2.9%N/A2.3 $136.04
11/15/2020529,100 shares $72.13 million -13.8%N/A2.5 $136.33
10/30/2020613,500 shares $89.61 million -1.1%N/A2.9 $146.06
10/15/2020620,300 shares $82.82 million +16.1%N/A2.9 $133.51
9/30/2020534,300 shares $76.51 million -0.5%N/A2.4 $143.20
9/15/2020536,800 shares $69.18 million +9.3%N/A2.3 $128.88
8/31/2020491,300 shares $63.13 million -0.2%N/A2.1 $128.50
8/14/2020492,200 shares $65.96 million -16.1%N/A1.9 $134.02
7/31/2020586,800 shares $78.33 million -18.0%N/A2.1 $133.49
7/15/2020716,000 shares $94.98 million -8.9%N/A2.5 $132.66
6/30/2020785,500 shares $95.48 million -5.2%N/A2.6 $121.55
6/15/2020828,300 shares $101.01 million +5.5%N/A2.5 $121.95
5/29/2020785,000 shares $90.50 million +28.7%N/A2.1 $115.29
5/15/2020610,200 shares $70.94 million -7.6%N/A1.7 $116.25
4/30/2020660,000 shares $77.81 million +8.0%N/A2 $117.89
4/15/2020611,400 shares $66.97 million -4.0%N/A2 $109.54
3/31/2020637,100 shares $66.70 million -12.0%N/A2.1 $104.69

EastGroup Properties (NYSE:EGP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is EastGroup Properties' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of EastGroup Properties shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 745,600 shares of EGP short.

What is a good short interest ratio for EastGroup 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. EastGroup Properties currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is EastGroup Properties' short interest increasing or decreasing?

EastGroup Properties saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 745,600 shares, a decline of 11.5% from the previous total of 842,600 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 EastGroup Properties' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of EastGroup Properties' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to EastGroup Properties: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (0.00%), Ventas, Inc. (0.00%), Extra Space Storage Inc. (0.00%), Essex Property Trust, Inc. (1.37%), Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (1.72%), Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (1.31%), Sun Communities, Inc. (0.00%), Duke Realty Co. (0.00%), Boston Properties, Inc. (0.00%), and VICI 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. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short EastGroup Properties stock?

Short selling EGP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from EastGroup Properties as its price is falling. EastGroup Properties' stock is trading up $1.07 today. To short EastGroup 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 EastGroup 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 EastGroup Properties?

A short squeeze for EastGroup 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 EGP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is EastGroup 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 EGP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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