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John Wiley & Sons Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.67 (-1.10 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume269 shs
Average Volume1,010 shs
Market Capitalization$3.38 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.82%

Short Interest

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.B) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume300 shares
Previous Short Volume600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-50.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$13,011.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares9,130,000 shares
Float Size916,400 shares
Short Percent of Float0.03%
Today's Trading Volume269 shares
Average Trading Volume1,010 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-73.36%

Short Interest Over Time

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.B) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2020300 shares $13,011.00 -50.0%0.0%1 $43.37
1/15/2020300 shares $14,823.00 -50.0%0.0%1 $49.41
12/31/2019600 shares $29,250.00 +200.0%0.1%2 $48.75

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.B) Short Interest FAQ

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What is John Wiley & Sons' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of John Wiley & Sons shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 300 shares of JW.B short. 0.03% of John Wiley & Sons' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for John Wiley & Sons?

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. John Wiley & Sons currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for John Wiley & Sons?

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. 0.03% of John Wiley & Sons' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is John Wiley & Sons' short interest increasing or decreasing?

John Wiley & Sons saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 300 shares, a decline of 50.0% from the previous total of 600 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 John Wiley & Sons' float size?

John Wiley & Sons currently has issued a total of 56,010,000 shares. Some of John Wiley & Sons' 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. John Wiley & Sons currently has a public float of 916,400 shares.

How does John Wiley & Sons' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.03% of John Wiley & Sons' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to John Wiley & Sons: Mowi ASA (0.00%), Coca-Cola HBC AG (0.00%), Molson Coors Beverage (6.73%), Darling Ingredients Inc. (2.42%), Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (0.00%), Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (2.36%), Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. (0.00%), Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.22%), Rémy Cointreau SA (0.00%), and Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp. (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: Tesla, Inc. ($17.72 billion), Netflix, Inc. ($7.24 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.67 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($3.34 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.53 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.07 billion), Carvana Co. ($1.86 billion), Omnicom Group Inc. ($1.86 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.75 billion), and Zillow Group, Inc. ($1.75 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short John Wiley & Sons stock?

Short selling JW.B is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from John Wiley & Sons as its price is falling. John Wiley & Sons' stock is trading down $0.67 today. To short John Wiley & Sons 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 John Wiley & Sons 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 John Wiley & Sons?

A short squeeze for John Wiley & Sons 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 JW.B, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is John Wiley & Sons' 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 JW.B, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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