NYSE:EPC

Edgewell Personal Care Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$38.97
+0.38 (+0.98 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 05:12 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.33
Now: $38.97
$38.98
50-Day Range
$29.99
MA: $35.55
$40.43
52-Week Range
$24.33
Now: $38.97
$41.72
Volume421,058 shs
Average Volume804,726 shs
Market Capitalization$2.12 billion
P/E Ratio31.43
Dividend Yield1.55%
Beta0.95

Short Interest

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,820,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+3.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$147.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.0
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares54,130,000 shares
Float Size54,030,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.07%
Today's Trading Volume421,058 shares
Average Trading Volume804,726 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-47.68%

Short Interest Over Time


Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20213,820,000 shares $147.18 million +3.8%7.1%5 $38.53
2/26/20213,680,000 shares $125.19 million +8.9%6.8%7.6 $34.02
2/12/20213,380,000 shares $103.39 million +3.7%6.3%7.4 $30.59
1/29/20213,260,000 shares $112.27 million +4.2%N/A6.8 $34.44
1/15/20213,130,000 shares $109.55 million -4.9%N/A7 $35.00
12/31/20203,340,000 shares $116.17 million +0.6%N/A7.7 $34.78
12/15/20203,340,000 shares $114.73 million +0.6%N/A7.7 $34.35
11/30/20203,320,000 shares $119.39 million -8.8%N/A7.2 $35.96
11/15/20203,640,000 shares $126.49 million -9.0%N/A7.9 $34.75
10/30/20204,000,000 shares $141.48 million -2.9%N/A9.3 $35.37
10/15/20204,120,000 shares $115.94 million +4.8%N/A8.9 $28.14
9/30/20203,930,000 shares $118.45 million +4.2%N/A7.9 $30.14
9/15/20203,770,000 shares $103.00 million -4.1%7.0%7.1 $27.32
8/31/20203,930,000 shares $111.77 million +1.6%7.3%6.9 $28.44
8/14/20203,870,000 shares $117.92 million -0.3%7.2%6.3 $30.47
7/31/20203,880,000 shares $120.47 million -4.4%7.2%6.2 $31.05
7/15/20204,060,000 shares $121.35 million +3.6%7.5%6.4 $29.89
6/30/20203,920,000 shares $115.29 million +12.3%7.3%5.8 $29.41
6/15/20203,490,000 shares $105.71 million -9.8%6.5%4.9 $30.29
5/29/20203,870,000 shares $112.54 million +6.9%7.2%4.9 $29.08
5/15/20203,620,000 shares $110.12 million +18.3%6.7%4.4 $30.42
4/30/20203,060,000 shares $93.05 million +25.9%5.7%3.1 $30.41
4/15/20202,430,000 shares $68.09 million No Change4.5%2.4 $28.02
3/31/20202,430,000 shares $65.68 million -32.3%4.5%2.4 $27.03
3/13/20203,591,400 shares $99.19 million +1.2%N/A4.3 $27.62

Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Edgewell Personal Care's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Edgewell Personal Care shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 15th, investors have sold 3,820,000 shares of EPC short. 7.07% of Edgewell Personal Care's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Edgewell Personal Care?

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. Edgewell Personal Care currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Edgewell Personal Care?

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. 7.07% of Edgewell Personal Care's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Edgewell Personal Care's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Edgewell Personal Care saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,820,000 shares, an increase of 3.8% from the previous total of 3,680,000 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.

What is Edgewell Personal Care's float size?

Edgewell Personal Care currently has issued a total of 54,278,000 shares. Some of Edgewell Personal Care'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. Edgewell Personal Care currently has a public float of 54,030,000 shares.

How does Edgewell Personal Care's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.07% of Edgewell Personal Care's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "toilet preparations" compare to Edgewell Personal Care: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (0.00%), Colgate-Palmolive (0.80%), Natura &Co Holding S.A. (0.00%), Coty Inc. (5.43%), Inter Parfums, Inc. (1.46%), e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (6.38%), Mandom Corporation (0.00%), Revlon, Inc. (28.19%), United-Guardian, Inc. (0.12%), and FOMO Corp. (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: Aon plc ($5.64 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.59 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.47 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.95 billion), Baidu, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.24 billion), and Bilibili Inc. ($2.06 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Edgewell Personal Care stock?

Short selling EPC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Edgewell Personal Care as its price is falling. Edgewell Personal Care's stock is trading up $0.38 today. To short Edgewell Personal Care 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 Edgewell Personal Care 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 Edgewell Personal Care?

A short squeeze for Edgewell Personal Care 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 EPC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Edgewell Personal Care'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 EPC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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