ESCO Technologies (ESE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+0.92 (+0.85%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

ESCO Technologies Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$30.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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ESE Short Interest Over Time

ESE Days to Cover Over Time

ESE Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

ESCO Technologies Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024297,500 shares $30.18 million +31.1%1.2%2 $101.45
4/15/2024226,900 shares $22.73 million +39.3%0.9%1.6 $100.19
3/31/2024162,900 shares $17.44 million -2.2%0.6%1.2 $107.05
3/15/2024166,600 shares $16.80 million -18.3%0.7%1.4 $100.84
2/29/2024204,000 shares $20.79 million +31.5%0.8%1.8 $101.89
2/15/2024155,100 shares $16.09 million -8.3%0.6%1.5 $103.76
1/31/2024169,200 shares $17.22 million +7.8%0.7%1.8 $101.80
1/15/2024156,900 shares $16.09 million +44.7%0.6%1.8 $102.55
12/31/2023108,400 shares $12.69 million -30.8%0.4%1.3 $117.03
12/15/2023156,600 shares $17.80 million +20.3%0.6%1.9 $113.69
11/30/2023130,200 shares $13.67 million -1.2%0.5%1.7 $105.00
11/15/2023131,800 shares $13.76 million +17.0%0.5%1.7 $104.41
10/31/2023112,700 shares $10.96 million -11.3%0.4%1.5 $97.22
10/15/2023127,000 shares $12.98 million -7.4%0.5%1.7 $102.19
9/30/2023137,200 shares $14.33 million -23.2%0.5%1.8 $104.44
9/15/2023178,700 shares $18.87 million +1.0%0.7%2.2 $105.59
8/31/2023176,900 shares $18.92 million -3.0%0.7%1.8 $106.96
8/15/2023182,400 shares $19.00 million +15.3%0.7%1.7 $104.18
7/31/2023158,200 shares $15.91 million -3.1%0.6%1.5 $100.54
7/15/2023163,200 shares $16.35 million +5.4%0.7%1.5 $100.17
6/30/2023154,800 shares $16.04 million -18.5%0.6%1.5 $103.59
6/15/2023189,900 shares $18.73 million -25.5%0.8%1.8 $98.62
5/31/2023255,000 shares $22.93 million -3.4%1.0%2.8 $89.94
5/15/2023263,900 shares $25.42 million -0.9%1.0%3.2 $96.32
4/30/2023266,200 shares $24.91 million +3.6%1.1%3.1 $93.57
4/15/2023257,000 shares $24.56 million +12.5%1.0%2.9 $95.56
3/31/2023228,500 shares $21.81 million -12.9%0.9%2.4 $95.45
3/15/2023262,200 shares $22.81 million +34.8%1.0%2.9 $87.00
2/28/2023194,500 shares $18.13 million +1.4%0.8%2.1 $93.19
2/15/2023191,900 shares $18.34 million +8.4%0.8%2 $95.56
1/31/2023177,100 shares $17.43 million -9.7%0.7%2 $98.44
1/15/2023196,100 shares $18.49 million -18.5%0.8%2.3 $94.30
12/30/2022240,700 shares $21.07 million -6.5%1.0%2.9 $87.54
12/15/2022257,300 shares $22.28 million +11.5%1.0%3.2 $86.58
11/30/2022230,700 shares $21.69 million -30.3%0.9%3.3 $94.01
11/15/2022331,200 shares $29.24 million -17.5%1.3%4.9 $88.27
10/31/2022401,200 shares $34.57 million -6.5%1.6%5.7 $86.17
10/15/2022428,900 shares $32.45 million +1.2%1.7%6.1 $75.67
9/30/2022423,700 shares $31.12 million -2.4%1.7%6 $73.44
9/15/2022433,900 shares $33.72 million -1.9%1.7%5.5 $77.72
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ESE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is ESCO Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of ESCO Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 297,500 shares of ESE short. 1.17% of ESCO Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on ESCO Technologies' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for ESCO Technologies?

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. ESE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on ESCO Technologies's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for ESCO Technologies?

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. 1.17% of ESCO Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is ESCO Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

ESCO Technologies saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 297,500 shares, an increase of 31.1% from the previous total of 226,900 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 ESCO Technologies' float size?

ESCO Technologies currently has issued a total of 25,751,000 shares. Some of ESCO Technologies' 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. ESCO Technologies currently has a public float of 25,390,000 shares.

How does ESCO Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.17% of ESCO Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "industrial products" compare to ESCO Technologies: Napco Security Technologies, Inc. (9.72%), Clear Secure, Inc. (16.68%), Albany International Corp. (0.66%), Atmus Filtration Technologies Inc. (3.00%), Plug Power Inc. (25.77%), Constellium SE (1.99%), Brady Co. (0.84%), Mueller Water Products, Inc. (1.93%), Greif, Inc. (2.20%), Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A. (2.82%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short ESCO Technologies stock?

Short selling ESE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from ESCO Technologies as its price is falling. ESE shares are trading up $0.92 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 ESCO Technologies?

A short squeeze for ESCO Technologies 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 ESE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is ESCO Technologies' 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 ESE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.

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This page (NYSE:ESE) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by Staff

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