NYSE:MMS

Maximus Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$92.25
-1.99 (-2.11 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$92.20
Now: $92.25
$93.84
50-Day Range
$81.94
MA: $89.44
$95.73
52-Week Range
$60.00
Now: $92.25
$96.05
Volume572,012 shs
Average Volume343,642 shs
Market Capitalization$5.67 billion
P/E Ratio27.13
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta0.84

Short Interest

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,090,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,130,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-3.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$101.76 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares63,810,000 shares
Float Size57,340,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.90%
Today's Trading Volume572,012 shares
Average Trading Volume343,642 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average66.46%

Short Interest Over Time


Maximus (NYSE:MMS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,090,000 shares $101.76 million -3.5%1.9%3.3 $93.36
3/15/20211,130,000 shares $100.30 million -6.6%1.9%3.2 $88.76
2/26/20211,210,000 shares $104.04 million -1.6%2.0%3.1 $85.98
2/12/20211,230,000 shares $99.97 million +10.8%2.0%2.7 $81.28
1/29/20211,110,000 shares $93.30 million -3.5%1.8%2.4 $84.05
1/15/20211,150,000 shares $88.30 million -11.5%1.9%2.4 $76.78
12/31/20201,240,000 shares $95.29 million +6.9%2.0%2.8 $76.85
12/15/20201,240,000 shares $92.40 million +6.9%2.0%2.8 $74.52
11/30/20201,160,000 shares $85.10 million -14.7%1.9%2.7 $73.36
11/15/20201,360,000 shares $97.66 million -16.6%2.2%3.7 $71.81
10/30/20201,630,000 shares $121.47 million +34.7%2.7%4.8 $74.52
10/15/20201,210,000 shares $79.38 million +9.0%2.0%3.9 $65.60
9/30/20201,110,000 shares $76.49 million -9.8%1.8%3.6 $68.91
9/15/20201,230,000 shares $83.23 million -9.6%2.0%3.8 $67.67
8/31/20201,360,000 shares $97.24 million +6.3%2.3%4 $71.50
8/14/20201,280,000 shares $99.32 million +12.3%2.1%3.4 $77.59
7/31/20201,140,000 shares $89.42 million -7.3%1.9%2.8 $78.44
7/15/20201,230,000 shares $91.28 million +0.8%2.0%2.9 $74.21
6/30/20201,220,000 shares $87.96 million +8.0%2.0%2.8 $72.10
6/15/20201,130,000 shares $79.83 million -24.2%1.9%2.4 $70.65
5/29/20201,490,000 shares $104.37 million -3.3%2.5%2.7 $70.05
5/15/20201,540,000 shares $110.91 million +45.3%2.6%2.7 $72.02
4/30/20201,060,000 shares $77.52 million -7.8%1.8%2 $73.13
4/15/20201,150,000 shares $79.21 million -20.7%1.8%2.2 $68.88
3/31/20201,450,000 shares $93.90 million -16.0%2.3%2.8 $64.76

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Maximus' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Maximus shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 1,090,000 shares of MMS short. 1.90% of Maximus' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Maximus?

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. Maximus currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Maximus?

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 Maximus' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Maximus' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Maximus saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, a drop of 3.5% from the previous total of 1,130,000 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 Maximus' float size?

Maximus currently has issued a total of 61,453,000 shares. Some of Maximus' 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. Maximus currently has a public float of 57,340,000 shares.

How does Maximus' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.90% of Maximus' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "data processing & outsourced services" compare to Maximus: Visa Inc. (1.56%), Mastercard Incorporated (0.58%), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (0.00%), Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (1.12%), Fiserv, Inc. (2.48%), Global Payments Inc. (0.00%), Paychex, Inc. (2.12%), FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (2.49%), Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (1.63%), and Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (3.10%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Maximus stock?

Short selling MMS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Maximus as its price is falling. Maximus' stock is trading down $1.99 today. To short Maximus 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 Maximus 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 Maximus?

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

How often is Maximus' 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 MMS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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