NYSE:GBX

The Greenbrier Companies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$47.60
-1.50 (-3.05 %)
(As of 05/10/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$47.59
$49.33
50-Day Range
$41.59
$49.55
52-Week Range
$15.22
$50.21
Volume267,526 shs
Average Volume424,313 shs
Market Capitalization$1.56 billion
P/E Ratio50.64
Dividend Yield2.20%
Beta1.63

Short Interest

The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,710,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,860,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-3.89%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$171.29 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover8.7
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares32,480,000 shares
Float Size31,540,000 shares
Short Percent of Float11.76%
Today's Trading Volume267,526 shares
Average Trading Volume424,313 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-36.95%

Short Interest Over Time


The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20213,710,000 shares $171.29 million -3.9%11.8%8.7$46.17
3/31/20213,860,000 shares $181.81 million -8.1%12.2%9.8$47.10
3/15/20214,200,000 shares $209.29 million +1.9%13.3%10.9$49.83
2/26/20214,120,000 shares $195.54 million +9.3%13.0%11$47.46
2/12/20213,770,000 shares $164.00 million +1.1%11.9%10.3$43.50
1/29/20213,730,000 shares $136.11 million -6.8%11.8%11$36.49
1/15/20214,000,000 shares $146.44 million +0.5%12.6%11.2$36.61
12/31/20203,980,000 shares $146.46 million -5.0%12.5%11.1$36.80
12/15/20204,190,000 shares $145.94 million -2.3%13.2%11.2$34.83
11/30/20204,290,000 shares $151.35 million -1.2%13.5%11.1$35.28
11/15/20204,340,000 shares $137.45 million +0.7%13.7%10.6$31.67
10/30/20204,310,000 shares $113.91 million -8.3%13.6%10.7$26.43
10/15/20204,700,000 shares $154.91 million +2.4%14.9%11.5$32.96
9/30/20204,590,000 shares $134.95 million -1.1%14.4%0$29.40
9/15/20204,640,000 shares $132.75 million +0.9%14.6%9.3$28.61
8/31/20204,600,000 shares $125.07 million +5.3%14.5%9.2$27.19
8/14/20204,370,000 shares $125.24 million +0.2%13.8%7.9$28.66
7/31/20204,360,000 shares $112.18 million +1.4%13.7%7.3$25.73
7/15/20204,300,000 shares $110.30 million +19.4%13.5%7.1$25.65
6/30/20203,600,000 shares $81.32 million -7.9%11.4%5.8$22.59
6/15/20203,910,000 shares $89.46 million +1.6%12.3%6.6$22.88
5/29/20203,850,000 shares $81.70 million +8.2%12.1%6$21.22
5/15/20203,560,000 shares $58.92 million +3.5%11.2%5.6$16.55
4/30/20203,440,000 shares $58.41 million +0.9%10.8%5.7$16.98
4/15/20203,410,000 shares $54.63 million +16.4%10.7%5.8$16.02

The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Greenbrier Companies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Greenbrier Companies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 3,710,000 shares of GBX short. 11.76% of The Greenbrier Companies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Greenbrier Companies?

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. The Greenbrier Companies currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The Greenbrier Companies?

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. 11.76% of The Greenbrier Companies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Greenbrier Companies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Greenbrier Companies saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,710,000 shares, a drop of 3.9% from the previous total of 3,860,000 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 The Greenbrier Companies' float size?

The Greenbrier Companies currently has issued a total of 32,824,000 shares. Some of The Greenbrier Companies' 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. The Greenbrier Companies currently has a public float of 31,540,000 shares.

How does The Greenbrier Companies' short interest compare to its competitors?

11.76% of The Greenbrier Companies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "construction & farm machinery & heavy trucks" compare to The Greenbrier Companies: Caterpillar Inc. (1.16%), Deere & Company (0.90%), Cummins Inc. (2.63%), PACCAR Inc (1.58%), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Co. (1.94%), The Toro Company (0.00%), AGCO Co. (1.72%), Oshkosh Co. (1.76%), Navistar International Co. (8.64%), and Terex Co. (2.06%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Greenbrier Companies stock?

Short selling GBX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Greenbrier Companies as its price is falling. The Greenbrier Companies' stock is trading down $1.50 today. To short The Greenbrier Companies 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 The Greenbrier Companies 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 The Greenbrier Companies?

A short squeeze for The Greenbrier Companies 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 GBX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Greenbrier Companies' 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 GBX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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