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Kadant (KAI) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$324.86
+1.76 (+0.54%)
(As of 02:19 PM ET)

Kadant Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
813,700 shares
Previous Short Volume
746,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+9.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$232.86 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
10.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
11,710,000 shares
Float Size
11,560,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
7.04%
Today's Trading Volume
43,093 shares
Average Trading Volume
94,016 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
46%
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Kadant Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024813,700 shares $232.86 million +9.1%7.0%10.6 $286.17
1/15/2024746,200 shares $196.03 million -5.0%6.5%9.6 $262.71
12/31/2023785,200 shares $220.10 million +0.5%6.8%9.9 $280.31
12/15/2023781,000 shares $216.95 million +2.0%6.8%9.8 $277.78
11/30/2023765,400 shares $199.68 million -9.1%6.6%9.6 $260.88
11/15/2023841,700 shares $220.25 million +3.5%7.3%11.5 $261.67
10/31/2023812,900 shares $179.01 million -0.5%7.0%12.3 $220.21
10/15/2023816,800 shares $185.31 million +1.1%7.1%13.8 $226.87
9/30/2023807,700 shares $182.18 million +32.1%7.0%14.9 $225.55
9/15/2023611,400 shares $135.27 million +4.7%5.3%12.3 $221.24
8/31/2023584,200 shares $128.37 million +5.5%5.1%11.5 $219.74
8/15/2023553,800 shares $119.76 million +7.2%4.8%10.8 $216.25
7/31/2023516,600 shares $115.12 million +25.3%4.5%9.9 $222.85
7/15/2023412,300 shares $88.26 million +17.7%3.6%7.9 $214.06
6/30/2023350,400 shares $77.82 million +12.1%3.0%6.5 $222.10
6/15/2023312,700 shares $70.65 million +9.1%2.7%5.4 $225.94
5/31/2023286,700 shares $54.39 million +3.5%2.5%5.1 $189.72
5/15/2023276,900 shares $54.57 million +26.1%2.4%4.5 $197.06
4/30/2023219,600 shares $40.81 million +0.3%1.9%3.3 $185.83
4/15/2023218,900 shares $42.48 million +1.6%1.9%3.3 $194.05
3/31/2023215,400 shares $44.92 million -14.1%1.9%3.1 $208.52
3/15/2023250,700 shares $49.79 million +17.2%2.2%3.8 $198.60
2/28/2023213,900 shares $45.92 million +0.9%1.9%3.4 $214.66
2/15/2023212,100 shares $42.42 million -5.4%1.9%3.4 $200.00
1/31/2023224,100 shares $45.66 million +17.5%2.0%3.9 $203.77
1/15/2023190,700 shares $38.37 million -0.3%1.7%3.6 $201.20
12/30/2022191,200 shares $33.96 million -1.3%1.7%3.6 $177.63
12/15/2022193,800 shares $34.37 million +6.0%1.7%3.6 $177.34
11/30/2022182,900 shares $35.31 million -0.7%1.6%3.7 $193.04
11/15/2022184,100 shares $34.62 million +9.0%1.6%3.9 $188.03
10/31/2022168,900 shares $30.06 million -18.6%1.5%3.7 $177.95
10/15/2022207,600 shares $34.04 million +3.0%1.8%4.7 $163.98
9/30/2022201,600 shares $33.63 million +5.1%1.8%4.8 $166.81
9/15/2022191,800 shares $32.97 million -2.8%1.7%4.9 $171.91
8/31/2022197,300 shares $35.40 million -5.4%1.7%4.9 $179.43
8/15/2022208,600 shares $41.69 million +9.7%1.8%5.3 $199.88
7/31/2022190,100 shares $38.75 million -10.8%1.7%4.9 $203.85
7/15/2022213,000 shares $39.83 million +3.0%1.9%5.7 $186.99
6/30/2022206,800 shares $37.71 million +7.2%1.8%5.8 $182.35
6/15/2022193,000 shares $34.99 million +6.7%1.7%5.8 $181.28













KAI Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kadant's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kadant shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, investors have sold 813,700 shares of KAI short. 7.04% of Kadant's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Kadant's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kadant?

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. KAI shares currently have a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on Kadant's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Kadant?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kadant: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Kadant?

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. 7.04% of Kadant's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Kadant's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kadant saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 813,700 shares, an increase of 9.0% from the previous total of 746,200 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 Kadant's float size?

Kadant currently has issued a total of 11,710,000 shares. Some of Kadant'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. Kadant currently has a public float of 11,560,000 shares.

How does Kadant's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.04% of Kadant's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "industrial products" compare to Kadant: John Bean Technologies Co. (4.26%), Pentair plc (2.20%), Verra Mobility Co. (1.27%), EnerSys (2.87%), ATS Co. (0.64%), Terex Co. (3.48%), Encore Wire Co. (22.77%), Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. (2.37%), Belden Inc. (2.14%), Hillenbrand, Inc. (1.15%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kadant stock?

Short selling KAI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kadant as its price is falling. KAI shares are trading up $1.76 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Kadant?

A short squeeze for Kadant 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 KAI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kadant'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 KAI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:KAI) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff