NYSE:FOR

Forestar Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$25.80
+0.51 (+2.02 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.56
Now: $25.80
$26.55
50-Day Range
$21.25
MA: $23.29
$25.29
52-Week Range
$10.77
Now: $25.80
$25.37
Volume151,090 shs
Average Volume113,045 shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E Ratio20.48
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.15

Short Interest

Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume318,800 shares
Previous Short Volume338,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-5.82%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$7.91 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.8
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares41,960,000 shares
Float Size16,490,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.93%
Today's Trading Volume151,090 shares
Average Trading Volume113,045 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average33.65%

Short Interest Over Time


Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021318,800 shares $7.91 million -5.8%1.9%2.8 $24.80
3/15/2021338,500 shares $7.87 million -3.0%2.1%3.1 $23.26
2/26/2021348,800 shares $8.02 million -4.5%2.1%3.8 $23.00
2/12/2021365,200 shares $7.78 million -16.2%2.2%4 $21.29
1/29/2021435,700 shares $10.31 million +14.5%2.6%4.6 $23.66
1/15/2021380,400 shares $8.37 million -20.4%2.3%4.3 $22.01
12/31/2020461,900 shares $9.87 million +2.3%2.8%5.3 $21.36
12/15/2020461,900 shares $9.33 million +2.3%2.8%5.3 $20.19
11/30/2020451,600 shares $9.38 million -4.6%2.7%5 $20.77
11/15/2020473,300 shares $9.21 million -22.4%2.9%5.2 $19.46
10/30/2020609,500 shares $11.37 million +69.3%3.7%6.6 $18.66
10/15/2020360,100 shares $6.15 million -8.8%2.2%3.8 $17.08
9/30/2020394,800 shares $7.43 million +6.8%2.4%3.6 $18.83
9/15/2020369,700 shares $6.63 million -0.5%2.2%3 $17.94
8/31/2020371,600 shares $6.71 million -4.1%2.3%3 $18.07
8/14/2020387,300 shares $7.04 million -12.3%2.4%3.1 $18.19
7/31/2020441,600 shares $8.09 million -6.0%2.7%3.3 $18.31
7/15/2020469,600 shares $8.13 million -7.3%2.9%3.4 $17.31
6/30/2020506,600 shares $8.69 million +16.0%3.1%3.7 $17.16
6/15/2020436,900 shares $6.61 million -14.4%2.7%3.3 $15.13
5/29/2020510,500 shares $7.58 million +5.4%3.1%3.3 $14.85
5/15/2020484,400 shares $7.35 million -5.0%2.9%3.1 $15.17
4/30/2020510,100 shares $8.16 million +0.7%3.1%3.4 $16.00
4/15/2020506,700 shares $6.93 million +14.2%3.1%3.4 $13.67
3/31/2020443,800 shares $5.22 million -11.0%2.7%2.9 $11.76

Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) Short Interest FAQ

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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 covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 318,800 shares of FOR short. 1.93% of Forestar Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

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. Forestar Group currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

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. 1.93% of Forestar Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Forestar Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Forestar Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 318,800 shares, a decline of 5.8% from the previous total of 338,500 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 48,077,000 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 16,490,000 shares.

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

1.93% of Forestar Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate" compare to Forestar Group: Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (0.00%), Terreno Realty Co. (0.00%), Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (3.61%), Colliers International Group Inc. (0.89%), Cushman & Wakefield plc (3.35%), New World Development Company Limited (0.00%), Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (1.51%), Urban Edge Properties (2.76%), SOHO China Limited (0.00%), and Office Properties Income Trust (3.43%).

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 Forestar Group stock?

Short selling FOR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Forestar Group as its price is falling. Forestar Group's stock is trading up $0.51 today. To short Forestar Group 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 Forestar Group 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 increases 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 2021.



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