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Great Western Bancorp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.35 (-1.44 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.99
50-Day Range
MA: $20.23
52-Week Range
Now: $23.99
Volume11,256 shs
Average Volume422,810 shs
Market Capitalization$1.32 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.17%

Short Interest

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:984,300 shares
Previous Short Volume:901,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+9.16%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$23.45 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:56,940,000 shares
Float Size:54,750,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.80%
Today's Trading Volume:11,256 shares
Average Trading Volume:422,810 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-97.34%

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/2020984,300 $23.45 million 9.2%1.8%2.7$23.82
12/15/2020984,300 $20.60 million 9.2%1.8%2.7$20.93
11/30/2020901,700 $18.02 million -11.6%1.7%2.6$19.99
11/15/20201,020,000 $16.76 million 2.3%1.9%3$16.43
10/30/2020997,200 $16.77 million -20.9%1.8%2.8$16.82
10/15/20201,260,000 $17.97 million 0.0%2.3%3.2$14.26
9/30/20201,260,000 $17.56 million 3.3%2.3%2.9$13.94
9/15/20201,220,000 $14.95 million -5.4%2.2%2.4$12.25
8/31/20201,290,000 $16.50 million -10.4%2.4%2.3$12.79
8/14/20201,440,000 $19.93 million 9.9%2.6%2.4$13.84
7/31/20201,310,000 $19.22 million -9.7%2.4%2.1$14.67
7/15/20201,450,000 $18.85 million -15.2%2.7%2.2$13.00
6/30/20201,710,000 $24.20 million -1.7%3.1%2.5$14.15
6/15/20201,740,000 $22.67 million -2.3%3.2%2.7$13.03
5/29/20201,780,000 $24.05 million 40.2%3.3%2.9$13.51
5/15/20201,270,000 $18.08 million 0.8%2.3%2.1$14.24
4/30/20201,260,000 $19.52 million 16.7%2.3%2.1$15.49
4/15/20201,080,000 $14.75 million -13.6%1.9%2$13.66
3/31/20201,250,000 $22.30 million -8.1%2.2%2.5$17.84
3/13/20201,360,700 $27.59 million 20.4%2.4%3.4$20.28
2/28/20201,130,000 $19.37 million -3.4%2.0%2.8$17.14
2/14/20201,170,000 $26.79 million -5.7%2.1%3.1$22.90
1/31/20201,240,000 $35.85 million 10.7%2.2%3.7$28.91
1/15/20201,120,000 $34.51 million -5.9%2.0%3.8$30.81
12/31/20191,190,000 $38.72 million 20.3%2.1%4.3$32.54

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Great Western Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Great Western Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 984,300 shares of GWB short. 1.80% of Great Western Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Great Western Bancorp?

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. Great Western Bancorp currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Great Western Bancorp?

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. 1.80% of Great Western Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Great Western Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Great Western Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 984,300 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the previous total of 901,700 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 Great Western Bancorp's float size?

Great Western Bancorp currently has issued a total of 55,105,000 shares. Some of Great Western Bancorp'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. Great Western Bancorp currently has a public float of 54,750,000 shares.

How does Great Western Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.80% of Great Western Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Great Western Bancorp: Popular, Inc. (1.77%), Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (0.00%), United Bankshares, Inc. (0.00%), Bank OZK (6.79%), Wintrust Financial Co. (0.00%), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (3.70%), Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (8.29%), Hancock Whitney Co. (1.52%), Bank of Hawaii Co. (5.64%), and First Hawaiian, Inc. (4.74%).

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 Great Western Bancorp stock?

Short selling GWB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Great Western Bancorp as its price is falling. Great Western Bancorp's stock is trading down $0.35 today. To short Great Western Bancorp 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 Great Western Bancorp 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 Great Western Bancorp?

A short squeeze for Great Western Bancorp 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 GWB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Great Western Bancorp'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 GWB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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