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First Horizon Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.78 (+4.78 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.10
50-Day Range
MA: $15.38
52-Week Range
Now: $17.10
Volume9.53 million shs
Average Volume7.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.50 billion
P/E Ratio11.18
Dividend Yield3.56%

Short Interest

First Horizon (NYSE:FHN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume19,000,000 shares
Previous Short Volume13,060,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+45.48%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$307.80 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.2
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares312,480,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted3.42%
Today's Trading Volume9,526,419 shares
Average Trading Volume7,055,074 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average35.03%

Short Interest Over Time

First Horizon (NYSE:FHN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202119,000,000 shares $307.80 million +45.5%N/A3.2 $16.20
1/29/202113,060,000 shares $204.13 million +5.9%N/A2.3 $15.63
1/15/202112,330,000 shares $175.21 million -16.7%N/A2.3 $14.21
12/31/202012,680,000 shares $189.44 million -28.4%N/A2.3 $14.94
12/15/202012,680,000 shares $166.62 million -28.4%N/A2.3 $13.14
11/30/202017,710,000 shares $218.54 million -17.4%N/A3.3 $12.34
11/15/202021,450,000 shares $262.12 million +3.0%N/A3.9 $12.22
10/30/202020,820,000 shares $245.68 million -12.0%N/A3.8 $11.80
10/15/202023,650,000 shares $240.52 million +24.7%N/A4.5 $10.17
9/30/202018,960,000 shares $200.60 million +2.6%N/A3.3 $10.58
9/15/202018,480,000 shares $162.62 million +5.4%N/A2.7 $8.80
8/31/202017,540,000 shares $159.44 million -1.9%N/A2.6 $9.09
8/14/202017,880,000 shares $170.40 million -0.7%N/A2.5 $9.53
7/31/202018,010,000 shares $178.48 million -4.8%N/A2.4 $9.91
7/15/202018,910,000 shares $175.30 million -60.0%N/A2.5 $9.27
6/30/202047,250,000 shares $455.49 million -3.2%N/A6.5 $9.64
6/15/202048,810,000 shares $453.44 million +0.5%16.0%7.7 $9.29
5/29/202048,550,000 shares $467.54 million -2.6%15.9%6.8 $9.63
5/15/202049,840,000 shares $466.00 million -0.6%16.3%6.7 $9.35
4/30/202050,160,000 shares $515.14 million +13.8%16.4%7.1 $10.27
4/15/202044,080,000 shares $375.12 million +6.9%14.4%6.5 $8.51
3/31/202041,240,000 shares $330.33 million +12.5%13.5%6.1 $8.01
3/13/202036,668,600 shares $348.35 million +25.2%11.9%7.1 $9.50
2/28/202029,300,000 shares $199.53 million +14.6%9.8%5.6 $6.81
2/14/202025,560,000 shares $270.94 million +8.0%8.5%6.1 $10.60

First Horizon (NYSE:FHN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is First Horizon's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Horizon shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 19,000,000 shares of FHN short.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Horizon?

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. First Horizon currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is First Horizon's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Horizon saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 19,000,000 shares, an increase of 45.5% from the previous total of 13,060,000 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.

How does First Horizon's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of First Horizon's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "regional banks" compare to First Horizon: Truist Financial Co. (0.97%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.35%), First Republic Bank (0.00%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Fifth Third Bancorp (1.40%), M&T Bank Co. (1.59%), Regions Financial Co. (2.68%), KeyCorp (1.38%), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (4.08%), and Signature Bank (3.75%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Horizon stock?

Short selling FHN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Horizon as its price is falling. First Horizon's stock is trading up $0.78 today. To short First Horizon 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 First Horizon 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 First Horizon?

A short squeeze for First Horizon 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 FHN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Horizon'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 FHN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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