Forestar Group (FOR) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$30.69
-0.46 (-1.48%)
(As of 10:12 AM ET)

Forestar Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
479,200 shares
Previous Short Volume
597,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-19.85%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$19.26 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.3
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
49,910,000 shares
Float Size
18,210,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.63%
Today's Trading Volume
46,644 shares
Average Trading Volume
232,237 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
20%
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FOR Short Interest Over Time

FOR Days to Cover Over Time

FOR Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Forestar Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024479,200 shares $19.26 million -19.9%2.6%2.3 $40.19
3/15/2024597,900 shares $21.57 million +6.2%3.3%3.1 $36.07
2/29/2024562,900 shares $18.98 million +14.7%3.1%3 $33.71
2/15/2024490,800 shares $16.02 million -17.4%2.7%2.8 $32.65
1/31/2024593,900 shares $18.57 million +76.0%3.3%3.3 $31.26
1/15/2024337,500 shares $11.46 million -25.4%1.9%2 $33.97
12/31/2023452,400 shares $14.96 million +3.6%2.5%2.6 $33.07
12/15/2023436,500 shares $14.47 million +7.3%2.4%2.6 $33.16
11/30/2023406,900 shares $12.42 million -4.8%2.2%2.5 $30.53
11/15/2023427,400 shares $13.49 million -10.9%2.4%2.6 $31.56
10/31/2023479,500 shares $11.40 million -12.3%2.6%2.7 $23.77
10/15/2023546,600 shares $13.75 million +4.6%3.0%2.7 $25.16
9/30/2023522,600 shares $14.08 million +32.1%2.9%2.4 $26.94
9/15/2023395,500 shares $10.76 million -13.5%2.2%1.9 $27.21
8/31/2023457,400 shares $13.05 million -4.2%2.5%2.2 $28.52
8/15/2023477,300 shares $14.56 million +19.5%2.6%2.3 $30.50
7/31/2023399,300 shares $11.76 million -13.5%2.2%2.1 $29.44
7/15/2023461,600 shares $11.06 million +23.4%2.5%2.8 $23.95
6/30/2023374,000 shares $8.43 million -11.9%2.1%2.7 $22.55
6/15/2023424,500 shares $8.94 million -2.9%2.3%3.4 $21.06
5/31/2023437,000 shares $8.88 million -1.6%2.4%3.6 $20.32
5/15/2023444,100 shares $8.79 million +20.6%2.4%4 $19.79
4/30/2023368,300 shares $7.12 million -11.0%2.0%3.6 $19.34
4/15/2023413,900 shares $6.28 million +2.8%2.3%4.1 $15.18
3/31/2023402,800 shares $6.27 million +22.0%2.2%4.1 $15.56
3/15/2023330,300 shares $4.66 million +24.0%1.8%3.3 $14.11
2/28/2023266,400 shares $3.80 million -12.8%1.5%2.5 $14.27
2/15/2023305,400 shares $4.45 million -7.5%1.7%2.8 $14.58
1/31/2023330,200 shares $4.91 million +17.6%1.8%2.8 $14.88
1/15/2023280,700 shares $4.77 million -5.4%1.6%2.5 $17.00
12/30/2022296,800 shares $4.57 million -1.8%1.6%2.7 $15.41
12/15/2022302,300 shares $4.70 million +16.2%1.7%2.6 $15.54
11/30/2022260,200 shares $3.86 million +5.7%1.4%2.2 $14.83
11/15/2022246,200 shares $3.46 million -20.4%N/A2.1 $14.05
10/31/2022309,200 shares $3.58 million -18.5%1.7%2.9 $11.58
10/15/2022379,400 shares $4.15 million +5.3%2.1%3.3 $10.93
9/30/2022360,200 shares $4.03 million +1.6%2.0%3.2 $11.19
9/15/2022354,400 shares $4.31 million -13.9%2.0%3.3 $12.15
8/31/2022411,400 shares $5.12 million +13.6%2.3%3.7 $12.44
8/15/2022362,100 shares $5.03 million -5.7%2.0%3.3 $13.89
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FOR Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forestar Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Forestar Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 479,200 shares of FOR short. 2.63% of Forestar Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Forestar Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Forestar Group?

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. FOR shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Forestar Group's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Forestar Group?

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. 2.63% of Forestar Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Forestar Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Forestar Group saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 479,200 shares, a decrease of 19.9% from the previous total of 597,900 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 Forestar Group's float size?

Forestar Group currently has issued a total of 49,910,000 shares. Some of Forestar Group'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. Forestar Group currently has a public float of 18,210,000 shares.

How does Forestar Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.63% of Forestar Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Forestar Group: Getty Realty Corp. (3.08%), Claros Mortgage Trust, Inc. (4.21%), Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (6.81%), Urban Edge Properties (3.46%), Ellington Financial Inc. (5.42%), Cushman & Wakefield plc (5.83%), Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (1.39%), Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (15.52%), FRP Holdings, Inc. (0.50%), Seritage Growth Properties (19.89%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Forestar Group stock?

Short selling FOR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Forestar Group as its price is falling. FOR shares are trading down $0.46 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 Forestar Group?

A short squeeze for Forestar Group 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 FOR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Forestar Group'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 FOR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:FOR) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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