NYSE:EQC

Equity Commonwealth Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$26.64
+0.03 (+0.11 %)
(As of 07/23/2021 03:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.60
$26.78
50-Day Range
$26.13
$28.17
52-Week Range
$25.80
$32.37
Volume39,841 shs
Average Volume1.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.25 billion
P/E Ratio380.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.18

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,320,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,540,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+78.53%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$165.58 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.8
Last Record DateJune, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares121,920,000 shares
Float Size119,030,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.31%
Today's Trading Volume39,841 shares
Average Trading Volume1,687,986 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.64%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/20216,320,000 shares $165.58 million +78.5%5.3%4.8 $26.20
6/15/20213,540,000 shares $99.01 million +2.0%3.0%3.2 $27.97
5/28/20213,470,000 shares $95.22 million +1.2%2.9%3.2 $27.44
5/14/20213,430,000 shares $92.61 million +79.6%2.9%3.1 $27.00
4/30/20211,910,000 shares $54.57 million -4.0%1.6%1.9 $28.57
4/15/20211,990,000 shares $56.28 million -18.4%1.7%2.5 $28.28
3/31/20212,440,000 shares $69.25 million -1.2%2.1%3 $28.38
3/15/20212,470,000 shares $70.40 million +18.8%2.1%3.1 $28.50
2/26/20212,080,000 shares $59.74 million -4.6%1.8%2.7 $28.72
2/12/20212,180,000 shares $62.89 million +21.1%1.8%3 $28.85
1/29/20211,800,000 shares $51.30 million +2.9%1.5%2.2 $28.50
1/15/20211,750,000 shares $48.11 million -0.6%1.5%2.1 $27.49
12/31/20201,760,000 shares $47.50 million +3.5%1.5%2.2 $26.99
12/15/20201,700,000 shares $44.95 million -4.0%1.4%2 $26.44
11/30/20201,770,000 shares $46.98 million -13.7%1.5%2.1 $26.54
11/15/20202,050,000 shares $55.76 million -14.2%1.7%2.4 $27.20
10/30/20202,390,000 shares $63.00 million +23.8%2.0%3.1 $26.36
10/15/20201,930,000 shares $52.25 million +40.9%1.6%2.5 $27.07
9/30/20201,370,000 shares $36.48 million -9.3%1.2%1.8 $26.63
9/15/20201,510,000 shares $46.12 million +1.3%1.3%2 $30.54
8/31/20201,490,000 shares $46.77 million +4.2%1.3%2 $31.39
8/14/20201,430,000 shares $43.66 million +2.9%1.2%1.8 $30.53
7/31/20201,390,000 shares $43.88 million -2.8%1.2%1.7 $31.57
7/15/20201,430,000 shares $44.94 million -4.0%1.2%1.8 $31.43
6/30/20201,490,000 shares $47.61 million -20.3%1.3%1.6 $31.95

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Equity Commonwealth's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Equity Commonwealth shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of June 30th, traders have sold 6,320,000 shares of EQC short. 5.31% of Equity Commonwealth's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Equity Commonwealth's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Equity Commonwealth?

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. Equity Commonwealth currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Equity Commonwealth

What is a good short interest percentage for Equity Commonwealth?

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. 5.31% of Equity Commonwealth's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Equity Commonwealth's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Equity Commonwealth saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,320,000 shares, an increase of 78.5% from the previous total of 3,540,000 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 Equity Commonwealth's float size?

Equity Commonwealth currently has issued a total of 121,920,000 shares. Some of Equity Commonwealth'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. Equity Commonwealth currently has a public float of 119,030,000 shares.

How does Equity Commonwealth's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.31% of Equity Commonwealth's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "office reits" compare to Equity Commonwealth: Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (2.57%), Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (0.00%), Boston Properties, Inc. (3.40%), CyrusOne Inc. (6.30%), Kilroy Realty Co. (3.97%), CoreSite Realty Co. (4.08%), Douglas Emmett, Inc. (4.80%), SL Green Realty Corp. (12.38%), Highwoods Properties, Inc. (1.15%), and Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (3.49%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($8.32 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($8.20 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.79 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($7.16 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.07 billion), Aon plc ($6.17 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.38 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.80 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($4.28 billion), and Snowflake Inc. ($3.19 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Equity Commonwealth stock?

Short selling EQC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Equity Commonwealth as its price is falling. Equity Commonwealth's stock is trading up $0.03 today. To short Equity Commonwealth 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 Equity Commonwealth 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 Equity Commonwealth?

A short squeeze for Equity Commonwealth 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 EQC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Equity Commonwealth'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 EQC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2021.



This page was last updated on 7/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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