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Eagle Materials (EXP) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$233.59
+4.85 (+2.12%)
(As of 10:51 AM ET)

Eagle Materials Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
748,400 shares
Previous Short Interest
843,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-11.26%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$204.96 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.6 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
33,920,000 shares
Float Size
33,470,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.24%
Today's Trading Volume
31,921 shares
Average Trading Volume
294,822 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
11%
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EXP Short Interest Over Time

EXP Days to Cover Over Time

EXP Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Eagle Materials Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/2024748,400 shares $204.96 million -11.3%2.2%2.6 $273.86
4/30/2024843,400 shares $211.26 million -3.1%2.5%2.9 $250.49
4/15/2024870,600 shares $217.67 million -17.9%2.6%2.7 $250.02
3/31/20241,060,000 shares $288.06 million +6.7%3.1%3.5 $271.75
3/15/2024993,200 shares $247.99 million +29.9%2.9%3.5 $249.69
2/29/2024764,600 shares $193.86 million +1.7%2.3%2.8 $253.55
2/15/2024751,500 shares $187.20 million +32.5%2.2%2.8 $249.11
1/31/2024567,300 shares $128.31 million +2.2%1.7%2.2 $226.18
1/15/2024555,200 shares $112.66 million -1.5%1.6%2.2 $202.91
12/31/2023563,700 shares $114.34 million -28.8%1.6%2.2 $202.84
12/15/2023791,400 shares $161.05 million -5.3%2.3%3 $203.50
11/30/2023836,000 shares $151.36 million -14.9%2.4%3 $181.05
11/15/2023982,000 shares $169.90 million +4.8%2.9%3.3 $173.01
10/31/2023937,100 shares $144.32 million +18.5%2.7%3.1 $154.01
10/15/2023790,600 shares $130.08 million -23.2%2.3%2.6 $164.53
9/30/20231,030,000 shares $171.52 million -20.2%3.0%3.3 $166.52
9/15/20231,290,000 shares $224.40 million -1.5%3.7%4.1 $173.95
8/31/20231,310,000 shares $248.14 million +47.0%3.8%4 $189.42
8/15/2023891,400 shares $164.14 million +8.0%2.6%2.7 $184.14
7/31/2023825,500 shares $152.22 million +3.4%2.4%2.4 $184.40
7/15/2023798,700 shares $149.99 million -6.8%2.3%2.3 $187.79
6/30/2023857,000 shares $159.83 million -19.9%2.5%2.5 $186.50
6/15/20231,070,000 shares $181.33 million +54.9%3.1%3.3 $169.47
5/31/2023690,900 shares $112.58 million -13.6%2.0%2.2 $162.95
5/15/2023799,300 shares $127.60 million +12.7%2.3%2.7 $159.64
4/30/2023709,000 shares $105.08 million +1.9%2.0%2.6 $148.21
4/15/2023695,500 shares $99.97 million -8.0%2.0%2.6 $143.74
3/31/2023755,600 shares $110.88 million +10.8%2.1%2.8 $146.75
3/15/2023681,900 shares $89.75 million -17.1%1.9%2.5 $131.62
2/28/2023822,400 shares $115.40 million +2.2%2.3%3.1 $140.32
2/15/2023805,100 shares $117.81 million -5.1%2.3%3.2 $146.33
1/31/2023848,600 shares $123.96 million +5.6%2.4%3.4 $146.08
1/15/2023803,600 shares $115.87 million +0.6%2.2%3.1 $144.19
12/30/2022798,800 shares $106.12 million -8.7%2.2%3 $132.85
12/15/2022874,900 shares $118.21 million +16.8%2.4%3.1 $135.11
11/30/2022749,000 shares $102.12 million -21.1%2.1%2.5 $136.34
11/15/2022949,800 shares $122.52 million -11.2%2.6%3.1 $129.00
10/31/20221,070,000 shares $130.87 million -9.3%2.9%3.5 $122.31
10/15/20221,180,000 shares $131.00 million +6.3%3.2%3.9 $111.02
9/30/20221,110,000 shares $118.97 million -13.3%3.0%3.8 $107.18
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9/15/20221,280,000 shares $145.96 million +17.4%3.4%3.8 $114.03
8/31/20221,090,000 shares $130.39 million +7.9%2.9%3.4 $119.62
8/15/20221,010,000 shares $136.63 million -2.9%2.7%3 $135.28
7/31/20221,040,000 shares $131.51 million -16.8%2.8%2.9 $126.45
7/15/20221,250,000 shares $142.59 million +15.7%3.3%3.4 $114.07
6/30/20221,080,000 shares $118.74 million -16.3%2.9%2.8 $109.94
6/15/20221,290,000 shares $155.05 million +5.7%3.4%3.1 $120.19
5/31/20221,220,000 shares $159.28 million -3.9%3.2%3 $130.56
5/15/20221,270,000 shares $156.32 million +7.6%3.3%3 $123.09
4/30/20221,180,000 shares $145.52 million +5.4%3.0%2.9 $123.32
4/15/20221,120,000 shares $138.64 million -3.5%2.9%2.7 $123.79
3/31/20221,160,000 shares $148.90 million +7.4%3.0%2.8 $128.36
3/15/20221,080,000 shares $144.83 million +9.4%2.8%3 $134.10
2/28/2022987,100 shares $135.06 million +4.6%2.5%3.1 $136.83
2/15/2022943,900 shares $135.54 million -0.6%2.4%3.1 $143.60
1/31/2022949,800 shares $138.53 million +31.9%2.4%3.1 $145.85
1/15/2022720,300 shares $114.43 million +3.7%1.8%2.4 $158.87
12/31/2021694,300 shares $115.57 million -11.4%1.7%2.4 $166.46
12/15/2021783,500 shares $126.89 million -7.7%2.0%2.6 $161.95
11/30/2021849,100 shares $130.95 million -25.5%2.1%2.6 $154.22
11/15/20211,140,000 shares $184.63 million -8.1%2.8%3.3 $161.96
10/29/20211,240,000 shares $183.97 million -3.1%3.1%3.5 $148.36
10/15/20211,280,000 shares $180.65 million +3.2%3.1%3.6 $141.13
9/30/20211,240,000 shares $162.64 million +0.8%3.0%3.4 $131.16
9/15/20211,230,000 shares $176.95 million +15.0%3.0%3.1 $143.86
8/31/20211,070,000 shares $167.82 million +2.9%2.6%2.8 $156.84
8/13/20211,040,000 shares $159.66 million +9.7%2.5%2.6 $153.52
7/30/2021948,100 shares $133.99 million -20.3%2.3%2.1 $141.32
7/15/20211,190,000 shares $164.43 million +14.4%2.8%2.8 $138.18
6/30/20211,040,000 shares $147.79 million -25.2%2.5%2.4 $142.11
6/15/20211,390,000 shares $204.33 million +10.3%3.3%3.3 $147.00
5/28/20211,260,000 shares $184.92 million +3.3%3.0%3.2 $146.76
5/14/20211,220,000 shares $183.20 million +13.0%2.9%3.1 $150.16
4/30/20211,080,000 shares $154.15 million -21.2%2.6%3 $142.73
4/15/20211,370,000 shares $193.13 million +24.6%3.3%3.8 $140.97
3/31/20211,100,000 shares $147.52 million -1.8%2.7%3.1 $134.11
3/15/20211,120,000 shares $149.56 million -5.9%2.7%3.2 $133.54
2/26/20211,190,000 shares $147.04 million +43.1%2.9%3.5 $123.56
2/12/2021831,900 shares $98.84 million -49.9%2.0%2.5 $118.81
1/29/20211,660,000 shares $186.42 million -1.2%4.0%4.8 $112.30
1/15/20211,680,000 shares $187.77 million +4.4%4.1%4.7 $111.77
12/31/20201,610,000 shares $164.14 million No Change3.9%4.6 $101.95
12/15/20201,610,000 shares $156.43 million -1.8%3.9%4.4 $97.16
11/30/20201,640,000 shares $152.45 million -2.4%4.0%4.5 $92.96
11/15/20201,680,000 shares $147.67 million +3.7%4.1%4.6 $87.90
10/30/20201,620,000 shares $139.03 million -5.8%3.9%4.9 $85.82
10/15/20201,720,000 shares $157.83 million -7.5%4.2%5.1 $91.76
9/30/20201,860,000 shares $160.56 million +0.5%4.5%5.6 $86.32
9/15/20201,850,000 shares $159.04 million -9.3%4.5%5.5 $85.97
8/31/20202,040,000 shares $166.81 million +1.0%5.0%5.7 $81.77
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8/14/20202,020,000 shares $170.91 million -12.2%4.9%5.2 $84.61
7/31/20202,300,000 shares $184.53 million +2.2%5.6%5.3 $80.23
7/15/20202,250,000 shares $163.26 million +6.1%5.5%5.2 $72.56
6/30/20202,120,000 shares $149.52 million +2.9%5.1%4.6 $70.53
6/15/20202,060,000 shares $137.07 million -21.1%5.0%4.4 $66.54
5/29/20202,610,000 shares $177.43 million +18.6%6.4%5.3 $67.98
5/15/20202,200,000 shares $117.44 million -5.6%5.4%4.6 $53.38
4/30/20202,330,000 shares $142.15 million +6.4%5.7%5.2 $61.01
4/15/20202,190,000 shares $129.91 million +6.8%5.3%4.9 $59.32
3/31/20202,050,000 shares $107.83 million +30.5%5.0%5 $52.60
3/13/20201,570,600 shares $103.46 million -17.8%3.8%4.9 $65.87
2/28/20201,910,000 shares $82.45 million +16.5%4.6%5.9 $43.17
2/14/20201,640,000 shares $114.65 million -17.2%4.0%5.3 $69.91
1/31/20201,980,000 shares $167.49 million +2.6%4.8%6.2 $84.59
1/15/20201,930,000 shares $169.42 million +4.9%4.7%5.8 $87.78
12/31/20191,840,000 shares $169.72 million -6.1%4.5%5.6 $92.24
8/15/20192,407,500 shares $196.64 million +1.8%5.3%4.5 $81.68

EXP Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eagle Materials' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Eagle Materials shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 15th, traders have sold 748,400 shares of EXP short. 2.24% of Eagle Materials' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Eagle Materials' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Eagle Materials?

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. EXP shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Eagle Materials's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Eagle Materials?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Eagle Materials: Walleye Trading LLC, Interval Partners LP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Portman Square Capital LLP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Eagle Materials?

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. 2.24% of Eagle Materials' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Eagle Materials' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Eagle Materials saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 748,400 shares, a drop of 11.3% from the previous total of 843,400 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 Eagle Materials' float size?

Eagle Materials currently has issued a total of 33,920,000 shares. Some of Eagle Materials' 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. Eagle Materials currently has a public float of 33,470,000 shares.

How does Eagle Materials' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.24% of Eagle Materials' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "construction" compare to Eagle Materials: United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (2.95%), Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (1.48%), Vulcan Materials (1.62%), CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.46%), Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima (0.28%), CRH plc (0.99%), PulteGroup, Inc. (2.04%), NVR, Inc. (1.67%), Rollins, Inc. (2.44%), Weyerhaeuser (0.85%),

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. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.30 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.10 billion), General Motors ($2.84 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.77 billion), AppLovin Co. ($2.22 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.16 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($2.12 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Eagle Materials stock?

Short selling EXP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Eagle Materials as its price is falling. EXP shares are trading up $4.85 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 Eagle Materials?

A short squeeze for Eagle Materials 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 EXP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Eagle Materials' 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 EXP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:EXP) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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