Fair Isaac Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+2.04 (+0.38 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $532.95
50-Day Range
MA: $479.93
52-Week Range
Now: $532.95
Volume164,472 shs
Average Volume228,785 shs
Market Capitalization$15.58 billion
P/E Ratio67.55
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume623,200 shares
Previous Short Volume670,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-7.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$327.25 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.7
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares28,990,000 shares
Float Size28,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.18%
Today's Trading Volume164,472 shares
Average Trading Volume228,785 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-28.11%

Short Interest Over Time

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021623,200 shares $327.25 million -7.0%2.2%2.7 $525.11
3/15/2021670,200 shares $330.35 million +3.1%2.4%2.9 $492.91
2/26/2021650,100 shares $298.22 million -7.3%2.3%2.9 $458.73
2/12/2021701,300 shares $320.88 million +29.7%2.5%3.3 $457.55
1/29/2021540,900 shares $255.34 million -14.5%1.9%2.6 $472.07
1/15/2021632,600 shares $310.70 million -3.5%2.2%3.4 $491.15
12/31/2020660,600 shares $327.44 million +10.5%2.3%3.7 $495.67
12/15/2020660,600 shares $333.61 million +10.5%2.3%3.7 $505.01
11/30/2020598,000 shares $311.46 million -6.9%2.1%3.2 $520.83
11/15/2020642,500 shares $303.76 million -2.8%2.3%3.4 $472.78
10/30/2020661,000 shares $312.82 million -1.2%2.3%3.5 $473.25
10/15/2020668,900 shares $271.47 million -3.5%2.4%3.5 $405.84
9/30/2020693,200 shares $305.13 million +20.2%2.5%3.2 $440.17
9/15/2020576,600 shares $242.29 million +8.6%2.1%2.6 $420.20
8/31/2020530,900 shares $221.22 million -6.3%1.9%2.4 $416.69
8/14/2020566,700 shares $252.02 million -9.7%2.0%2.2 $444.71
7/31/2020627,300 shares $272.30 million -12.9%2.2%2.3 $434.08
7/15/2020719,900 shares $316.17 million -5.9%2.6%2.6 $439.19
6/30/2020765,400 shares $317.13 million -12.8%2.7%2.8 $414.33
6/15/2020877,200 shares $374.92 million +27.6%3.1%2.9 $427.41
5/29/2020687,500 shares $281.23 million +10.1%2.4%2 $409.06
5/15/2020624,500 shares $251.45 million +1.9%2.2%1.9 $402.65
4/30/2020613,000 shares $242.10 million -9.8%2.2%1.9 $394.94
4/15/2020679,900 shares $251.96 million -2.7%2.4%2.1 $370.58
3/31/2020698,700 shares $209.64 million -11.3%2.5%2.2 $300.04

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Fair Isaac's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fair Isaac shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 623,200 shares of FICO short. 2.18% of Fair Isaac's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fair Isaac?

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. Fair Isaac currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Fair Isaac?

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. 2.18% of Fair Isaac's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Fair Isaac's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fair Isaac saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 623,200 shares, a drop of 7.0% from the previous total of 670,200 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 Fair Isaac's float size?

Fair Isaac currently has issued a total of 29,236,000 shares. Some of Fair Isaac'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. Fair Isaac currently has a public float of 28,530,000 shares.

How does Fair Isaac's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.18% of Fair Isaac's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "application software" compare to Fair Isaac: Adobe Inc. (1.09%), salesforce.com, inc. (0.00%), Intuit Inc. (0.00%), Autodesk, Inc. (0.98%), Workday, Inc. (0.00%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.52%), Synopsys, Inc. (0.00%), ANSYS, Inc. (0.00%), Splunk Inc. (0.00%), and SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (1.25%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Fair Isaac stock?

Short selling FICO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fair Isaac as its price is falling. Fair Isaac's stock is trading up $2.04 today. To short Fair Isaac 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 Fair Isaac 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 Fair Isaac?

A short squeeze for Fair Isaac 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 FICO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Fair Isaac'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 FICO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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