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NYSE:FBHS

Fortune Brands Home & Security Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$83.48
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 02:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$83.03
Now: $83.48
$84.76
50-Day Range
$84.37
MA: $88.55
$92.57
52-Week Range
$33.90
Now: $83.48
$93.40
Volume33,732 shs
Average Volume871,105 shs
Market Capitalization$11.60 billion
P/E Ratio23.78
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta1.66

Short Interest

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,350,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,420,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.93%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$121.66 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares139,880,000 shares
Float Size138,240,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.98%
Today's Trading Volume33,732 shares
Average Trading Volume871,105 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.13%

Short Interest Over Time


Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20211,350,000 shares $121.66 million -4.9%1.0%1.4 $90.12
1/15/20211,420,000 shares $124.07 million +0.7%1.0%1.4 $87.37
12/31/20201,740,000 shares $152.32 million +2.4%1.3%1.7 $87.54
12/15/20201,740,000 shares $147.43 million +2.4%1.3%1.7 $84.73
11/30/20201,700,000 shares $152.37 million +17.2%1.2%1.7 $89.63
11/15/20201,450,000 shares $121.08 million -22.5%1.1%1.5 $83.50
10/30/20201,870,000 shares $156.71 million -9.2%1.4%1.9 $83.80
10/15/20202,060,000 shares $168.53 million +0.5%1.5%2 $81.81
9/30/20202,050,000 shares $180.97 million -15.6%1.5%2 $88.28
9/15/20202,430,000 shares $202.03 million -27.9%1.8%2.3 $83.14
8/31/20203,370,000 shares $278.70 million +9.8%2.5%3.1 $82.70
8/14/20203,070,000 shares $263.22 million +16.7%2.2%2.7 $85.74
7/31/20202,630,000 shares $225.31 million +6.9%1.9%2.3 $85.67
7/15/20202,460,000 shares $188.19 million +7.9%1.8%2 $76.50
6/30/20202,280,000 shares $161.88 million +2.2%1.6%1.7 $71.00
6/15/20202,230,000 shares $139.80 million -0.5%1.6%1.6 $62.69
5/29/20202,240,000 shares $132.83 million -31.5%1.6%1.4 $59.30
5/15/20203,270,000 shares $199.34 million -13.5%2.4%1.9 $60.96
4/30/20203,780,000 shares $242.75 million -5.0%2.7%2.3 $64.22
4/15/20203,980,000 shares $215.72 million +28.8%2.9%2.4 $54.20
3/31/20203,090,000 shares $135.09 million -21.9%2.2%2 $43.72
3/13/20203,958,200 shares $201.20 million +28.9%2.9%3.1 $50.83
2/28/20203,070,000 shares $106.93 million -0.3%2.2%2.4 $34.83
2/14/20203,080,000 shares $182.83 million +45.3%2.2%2.7 $59.36
1/31/20202,120,000 shares $137.44 million -16.2%1.5%1.9 $64.83

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Fortune Brands Home & Security's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fortune Brands Home & Security shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 29th, traders have sold 1,350,000 shares of FBHS short. 0.98% of Fortune Brands Home & Security's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fortune Brands Home & Security?

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. Fortune Brands Home & Security currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Fortune Brands Home & Security?

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. 0.98% of Fortune Brands Home & Security's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Fortune Brands Home & Security's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fortune Brands Home & Security saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,350,000 shares, a drop of 4.9% from the previous total of 1,420,000 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 Fortune Brands Home & Security's float size?

Fortune Brands Home & Security currently has issued a total of 138,929,000 shares. Some of Fortune Brands Home & Security'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. Fortune Brands Home & Security currently has a public float of 138,240,000 shares.

How does Fortune Brands Home & Security's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.98% of Fortune Brands Home & Security's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "building products" compare to Fortune Brands Home & Security: Masco Co. (1.78%), Lennox International Inc. (5.70%), Trex Company, Inc. (0.00%), A. O. Smith Co. (3.75%), Owens Corning (2.07%), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (0.00%), Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (2.17%), Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (3.11%), AAON, Inc. (8.17%), and UFP Industries, Inc. (1.68%).

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 ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Fortune Brands Home & Security stock?

Short selling FBHS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fortune Brands Home & Security as its price is falling. To short Fortune Brands Home & Security 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 Fortune Brands Home & Security 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 Fortune Brands Home & Security?

A short squeeze for Fortune Brands Home & Security 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 FBHS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Fortune Brands Home & Security'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 FBHS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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