Vail Resorts Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-3.31 (-1.06 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 03:45 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $310.30
50-Day Range
MA: $304.77
52-Week Range
Now: $310.30
Volume4,946 shs
Average Volume459,883 shs
Market Capitalization$12.49 billion
P/E Ratio272.19
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,550,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,190,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+30.25%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$472.11 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares40,200,000 shares
Float Size39,810,000 shares
Short Percent of Float3.89%
Today's Trading Volume4,946 shares
Average Trading Volume459,883 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.92%

Short Interest Over Time

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,550,000 shares $472.11 million +30.3%3.9%3.3 $304.59
3/15/20211,190,000 shares $340.61 million -7.8%3.0%2.7 $286.23
2/26/20211,290,000 shares $393.70 million -5.2%3.2%3.1 $305.19
2/12/20211,360,000 shares $420.48 million +2.3%3.4%3.4 $309.18
1/29/20211,330,000 shares $383.90 million -4.3%3.3%3.1 $288.65
1/15/20211,390,000 shares $371.83 million +2.2%3.5%3.5 $267.50
12/31/20201,440,000 shares $405.86 million -12.7%3.6%3.4 $281.85
12/15/20201,440,000 shares $391.52 million -12.7%3.6%3.4 $271.89
11/30/20201,650,000 shares $451.39 million -6.3%4.2%3.7 $273.57
11/15/20201,760,000 shares $485.48 million -7.9%4.4%4 $275.84
10/30/20201,910,000 shares $525.38 million -19.8%4.8%4.4 $275.07
10/15/20202,380,000 shares $574.56 million -0.4%6.0%5.8 $241.41
9/30/20202,390,000 shares $576.30 million +6.7%6.0%5.8 $241.13
9/15/20202,240,000 shares $504.58 million -5.9%5.7%5.5 $225.26
8/31/20202,380,000 shares $510.84 million +13.9%6.0%6.2 $214.64
8/14/20202,090,000 shares $460.41 million +5.0%5.3%5 $220.29
7/31/20201,990,000 shares $433.42 million +10.6%5.0%4.7 $217.80
7/15/20201,800,000 shares $345.65 million +2.3%4.5%4.1 $192.03
6/30/20201,760,000 shares $341.26 million -2.2%4.4%3.9 $193.90
6/15/20201,800,000 shares $331.83 million No Change4.5%3.5 $184.35
5/29/20201,800,000 shares $324 million +3.5%4.5%2.8 $180.00
5/15/20201,740,000 shares $345.09 million +9.4%4.4%2.7 $198.33
4/30/20201,590,000 shares $329.05 million +1.9%4.0%2.6 $206.95
4/15/20201,560,000 shares $274.78 million -1.9%3.9%2.7 $176.14
3/31/20201,590,000 shares $244.76 million +23.4%4.0%2.7 $153.94

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Vail Resorts' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Vail Resorts shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 1,550,000 shares of MTN short. 3.89% of Vail Resorts' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Vail Resorts?

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. Vail Resorts currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Vail Resorts?

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. 3.89% of Vail Resorts' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Vail Resorts' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Vail Resorts saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,550,000 shares, an increase of 30.3% from the previous total of 1,190,000 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 Vail Resorts' float size?

Vail Resorts currently has issued a total of 40,256,000 shares. Some of Vail Resorts' 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. Vail Resorts currently has a public float of 39,810,000 shares.

How does Vail Resorts' short interest compare to its competitors?

3.89% of Vail Resorts' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "miscellaneous amusement & recreation services" compare to Vail Resorts: DraftKings Inc. (8.44%), Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (4.32%), Six Flags Entertainment Co. (5.99%), SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (6.61%), International Game Technology PLC (2.47%), Rush Street Interactive, Inc. (7.97%), Cedar Fair, L.P. (9.12%), Everi Holdings Inc. (0.00%), Golden Entertainment, Inc. (2.18%), and 500.com Limited (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: 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 Vail Resorts stock?

Short selling MTN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Vail Resorts as its price is falling. Vail Resorts' stock is trading down $3.31 today. To short Vail Resorts 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 Vail Resorts 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 Vail Resorts?

A short squeeze for Vail Resorts 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 MTN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Vail Resorts' 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 MTN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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