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Genesis Healthcare Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.03 (+4.34 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $0.72
50-Day Range
MA: $0.58
52-Week Range
Now: $0.72
Volume5.07 million shs
Average Volume4.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$120.33 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Genesis Healthcare (NYSE:GEN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:539,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:732,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-26.37%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$0.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:104,520,000 shares
Float Size:55,160,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.98%
Today's Trading Volume:5,068,597 shares
Average Trading Volume:4,022,284 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:26.01%

Genesis Healthcare (NYSE:GEN) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/2020539,000 $0.00 -26.4%1.0%0.4$0.00
12/15/2020539,000 $0.00 -26.4%1.0%0.4$0.00
11/30/2020732,000 $0.00 -3.1%1.3%0.7$0.00
11/15/2020755,000 $0.00 -32.0%1.4%0.7$0.00
10/30/20201,110,000 $0.00 -3.5%2.0%1$0.00
10/15/20201,150,000 $0.00 21.4%2.1%0.9$0.00
9/30/2020947,500 $0.00 -38.9%1.7%1.2$0.00
9/15/20201,550,000 $0.00 -16.7%2.8%1.6$0.00
8/31/20201,860,000 $0.00 -6.1%3.4%1.7$0.00
8/14/20201,980,000 $0.00 -6.2%3.6%1.5$0.00
7/31/20202,110,000 $0.00 -5.8%3.9%1.5$0.00
7/15/20202,240,000 $0.00 -14.8%4.1%1.8$0.00
6/30/20202,630,000 $0.00 -27.6%4.8%2.3$0.00
6/15/20203,630,000 $0.00 26.0%6.6%3.7$0.00
5/29/20202,880,000 $0.00 8.3%5.3%3.3$0.00
5/15/20202,660,000 $0.00 15.7%4.9%3.7$0.00
4/30/20202,300,000 $0.00 8.0%4.2%5.9$0.00
4/15/20202,130,000 $0.00 0.0%3.9%6.1$0.00
3/31/20202,130,000 $0.00 -7.0%3.9%6.3$0.00
3/13/20202,291,200 $0.00 0.5%3.8%11$0.00
2/28/20202,280,000 $0.00 -30.7%4.2%10.9$0.00
2/14/20203,290,000 $0.00 1.2%6.1%17.2$0.00
1/31/20203,250,000 $0.00 -4.7%6.0%17.3$0.00
1/15/20203,410,000 $0.00 -2.0%6.3%18.5$0.00
12/31/20193,480,000 $0.00 -0.6%6.4%16.2$0.00

Genesis Healthcare (NYSE:GEN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Genesis Healthcare's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Genesis Healthcare shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 539,000 shares of GEN short. 0.98% of Genesis Healthcare's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Genesis Healthcare?

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. 0.98% of Genesis Healthcare's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Genesis Healthcare's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Genesis Healthcare saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 539,000 shares, a decrease of 26.4% from the previous total of 732,000 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 Genesis Healthcare's float size?

Genesis Healthcare currently has issued a total of 166,797,000 shares. Some of Genesis Healthcare'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. Genesis Healthcare currently has a public float of 55,160,000 shares.

How does Genesis Healthcare's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.98% of Genesis Healthcare's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to Genesis Healthcare: Global Cord Blood Co. (0.90%), Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc (0.00%), IVERIC bio, Inc. (0.00%), Nabriva Therapeutics plc (5.38%), Altimmune, Inc. (0.00%), Bicycle Therapeutics plc (0.00%), SeaSpine Holdings Co. (0.00%), Accuray Incorporated (6.65%), Summit Therapeutics Inc. (0.01%), and Autolus Therapeutics plc (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Genesis Healthcare stock?

Short selling GEN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Genesis Healthcare as its price is falling. Genesis Healthcare's stock is trading up $0.03 today. To short Genesis Healthcare 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 Genesis Healthcare 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 Genesis Healthcare?

A short squeeze for Genesis Healthcare 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 GEN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Genesis Healthcare'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 GEN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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