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Hill-Rom Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.04 (-0.97 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $106.21
50-Day Range
MA: $102.78
52-Week Range
Now: $106.21
Volume308,331 shs
Average Volume462,813 shs
Market Capitalization$7.05 billion
P/E Ratio31.99
Dividend Yield0.82%

Short Interest

Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,260,000 shares
Previous Short Volume985,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+27.83%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$134.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares66,770,000 shares
Float Size66,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.90%
Today's Trading Volume308,331 shares
Average Trading Volume462,813 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-33.38%

Short Interest Over Time

Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20211,260,000 shares $134.40 million +27.8%1.9%2.9 $106.67
1/29/2021985,700 shares $104.80 million -7.9%1.5%2 $106.32
1/15/20211,070,000 shares $106.32 million +14.5%1.6%2.2 $99.36
12/31/2020541,800 shares $53.84 million -27.6%0.8%1.1 $99.38
12/15/2020541,800 shares $53.31 million -27.6%0.8%1.1 $98.40
11/30/2020747,800 shares $75.06 million +9.0%1.1%1.4 $100.37
11/15/2020686,400 shares $65.11 million -35.9%1.0%1.2 $94.86
10/30/20201,070,000 shares $101.74 million -8.6%1.6%1.9 $95.08
10/15/20201,170,000 shares $110.40 million -14.0%1.8%2 $94.36
9/30/20201,360,000 shares $122.84 million +10.6%2.1%2.3 $90.32
9/15/20201,230,000 shares $100.92 million -3.2%1.9%1.9 $82.05
8/31/20201,270,000 shares $112.90 million -4.5%1.9%1.9 $88.90
8/14/20201,330,000 shares $123.01 million +12.7%2.0%2 $92.49
7/31/20201,180,000 shares $109.53 million -36.9%1.8%1.8 $92.82
7/15/20201,870,000 shares $181.80 million -13.0%2.8%2.9 $97.22
6/30/20202,150,000 shares $249.92 million +25.7%3.2%3.2 $116.24
6/15/20201,710,000 shares $190.07 million -21.2%2.6%2.3 $111.15
5/29/20202,170,000 shares $220.65 million +28.4%3.3%2.8 $101.68
5/15/20201,690,000 shares $171.82 million +3.1%2.5%2.1 $101.67
4/30/20201,640,000 shares $162.05 million -11.4%2.5%2.1 $98.81
4/15/20201,850,000 shares $192.34 million +1.1%N/A2.5 $103.97
3/31/20201,830,000 shares $206.83 million +33.4%N/A2.6 $113.02
3/13/20201,372,000 shares $152.47 million -17.8%N/A2.9 $111.13
2/28/20201,670,000 shares $125.05 million +21.0%N/A3.5 $74.88
2/14/20201,380,000 shares $124.63 million -9.2%N/A3.2 $90.31

Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Hill-Rom's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hill-Rom shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 1,260,000 shares of HRC short. 1.90% of Hill-Rom's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hill-Rom?

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. Hill-Rom currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hill-Rom?

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. 1.90% of Hill-Rom's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hill-Rom's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hill-Rom saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 1,260,000 shares, an increase of 27.8% from the previous total of 985,700 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 Hill-Rom's float size?

Hill-Rom currently has issued a total of 66,362,000 shares. Some of Hill-Rom'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. Hill-Rom currently has a public float of 66,200,000 shares.

How does Hill-Rom's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.90% of Hill-Rom's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "health care equipment" compare to Hill-Rom: Abbott Laboratories (0.00%), Medtronic plc (0.00%), Stryker Co. (0.78%), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (0.00%), Becton, Dickinson and Company (0.00%), Boston Scientific Co. (0.00%), Edwards Lifesciences Co. (0.00%), IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (0.93%), Baxter International Inc. (1.39%), and DexCom, Inc. (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: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hill-Rom stock?

Short selling HRC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hill-Rom as its price is falling. Hill-Rom's stock is trading down $1.04 today. To short Hill-Rom 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 Hill-Rom 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 Hill-Rom?

A short squeeze for Hill-Rom 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 HRC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hill-Rom'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 HRC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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