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Employers (EIG) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$43.07
+0.59 (+1.39%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)

Employers Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
365,300 shares
Previous Short Volume
386,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-5.39%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$16.58 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.6
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
25,340,000 shares
Float Size
24,770,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.47%
Today's Trading Volume
103,971 shares
Average Trading Volume
134,364 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
77%
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EIG Short Interest Over Time

EIG Days to Cover Over Time

EIG Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Employers Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024365,300 shares $16.58 million -5.4%1.5%2.6 $45.39
3/15/2024386,100 shares $17.13 million +8.8%1.6%2.8 $44.36
2/29/2024355,000 shares $16.26 million -36.3%1.4%2.3 $45.80
2/15/2024557,200 shares $24.14 million +29.1%2.2%3.8 $43.32
1/31/2024431,500 shares $18.00 million +4.3%1.7%3.1 $41.73
1/15/2024413,900 shares $16.28 million +15.8%1.6%3 $39.33
12/31/2023357,300 shares $14.08 million -23.0%1.4%2.7 $39.40
12/15/2023464,000 shares $17.88 million +41.0%1.8%3.5 $38.54
11/30/2023329,100 shares $12.60 million +16.7%1.3%2.7 $38.30
11/15/2023282,000 shares $10.60 million +13.8%1.1%2.3 $37.60
10/31/2023247,900 shares $9.43 million -7.0%1.0%2 $38.03
10/15/2023266,500 shares $10.63 million -15.3%1.0%2.2 $39.90
9/30/2023314,700 shares $12.57 million -36.0%1.2%2.6 $39.95
9/15/2023491,800 shares $19.70 million +39.4%1.9%4.1 $40.05
8/31/2023352,900 shares $13.85 million +36.4%1.4%2.9 $39.24
8/15/2023258,700 shares $10.15 million +40.5%1.0%2 $39.25
7/31/2023184,100 shares $7.11 million -28.3%0.7%1.4 $38.62
7/15/2023256,900 shares $9.19 million -0.6%1.0%1.9 $35.79
6/30/2023258,400 shares $9.67 million -18.5%1.0%1.8 $37.44
6/15/2023317,200 shares $12.02 million +6.0%1.2%2.2 $37.88
5/31/2023299,400 shares $10.82 million +6.3%1.1%1.9 $36.14
5/15/2023281,800 shares $10.66 million +22.5%1.1%1.9 $37.83
4/30/2023230,000 shares $9.11 million -24.6%0.9%1.6 $39.59
4/15/2023305,200 shares $12.85 million +4.9%1.2%2.2 $42.11
3/31/2023291,000 shares $12.13 million -16.3%1.1%2.1 $41.69
3/15/2023347,600 shares $14.30 million +2.5%1.3%2.5 $41.14
2/28/2023339,100 shares $15.06 million +8.6%1.3%2.7 $44.41
2/15/2023312,200 shares $13.52 million -2.1%1.2%2.5 $43.29
1/31/2023318,900 shares $13.99 million -5.9%1.2%2.7 $43.87
1/15/2023338,900 shares $14.60 million -6.3%1.3%2.6 $43.09
12/30/2022361,600 shares $15.60 million +42.4%1.4%2.8 $43.13
12/15/2022253,900 shares $10.55 million +6.4%1.0%2 $41.56
11/30/2022238,600 shares $11.09 million -9.8%0.9%2.1 $46.47
11/15/2022264,400 shares $11.41 million +6.3%1.0%2.4 $43.17
10/31/2022248,700 shares $10.85 million -22.7%0.9%2.2 $43.61
10/15/2022321,800 shares $11.46 million -6.3%1.2%3 $35.62
9/30/2022343,600 shares $11.85 million -10.7%1.3%3.2 $34.49
9/15/2022384,700 shares $14.14 million +8.9%1.5%3.3 $36.76
8/31/2022353,300 shares $13.84 million -10.5%1.4%2.9 $39.16
8/15/2022394,800 shares $16.12 million +2.0%1.5%3.2 $40.82
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EIG Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Employers' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Employers shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 365,300 shares of EIG short. 1.47% of Employers' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Employers' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Employers?

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. EIG shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Employers's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Employers?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Employers: Citadel Advisors LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Employers?

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. 1.47% of Employers' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Employers' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Employers saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 365,300 shares, a drop of 5.4% from the previous total of 386,100 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 Employers' float size?

Employers currently has issued a total of 25,340,000 shares. Some of Employers' 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. Employers currently has a public float of 24,770,000 shares.

How does Employers' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.47% of Employers' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Employers: HCI Group, Inc. (12.98%), Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (1.01%), AMERISAFE, Inc. (1.64%), ProAssurance Co. (1.13%), Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (1.26%), United Fire Group, Inc. (0.59%), Donegal Group Inc. (1.66%), Mercury General Co. (1.72%), Lemonade, Inc. (33.06%), Root, Inc. (9.18%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Employers stock?

Short selling EIG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Employers as its price is falling. EIG shares are trading up $0.41 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Employers?

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

How often is Employers' 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 EIG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:EIG) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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