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National Health Investors Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.58 (+1.02 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $57.24
50-Day Range
MA: $61.98
52-Week Range
Now: $57.24
Volume576,376 shs
Average Volume344,406 shs
Market Capitalization$2.56 billion
P/E Ratio13.37
Dividend Yield7.78%

Short Interest

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:674,400 shares
Previous Short Volume:982,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-31.37%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$40.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:43,200,000 shares
Float Size:42,120,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.60%
Today's Trading Volume:576,376 shares
Average Trading Volume:344,406 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:67.35%

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/2020674,400 $40.40 million -31.4%1.6%2.6$59.91
9/15/2020982,600 $58.71 million -13.8%2.3%3.5$59.75
8/31/20201,140,000 $73.11 million -13.0%2.7%3.8$64.13
8/14/20201,310,000 $81.98 million -3.0%3.1%4.2$62.58
7/31/20201,350,000 $86.22 million -4.3%3.2%3.9$63.87
7/15/20201,410,000 $87.42 million 0.0%3.4%3.9$62.00
6/30/20201,410,000 $83.40 million 42.6%3.4%3.6$59.15
6/15/2020989,000 $62.43 million -6.7%2.4%2.3$63.12
5/29/20201,060,000 $60.90 million -11.7%2.5%2.2$57.45
5/15/20201,200,000 $66.59 million -20.5%2.9%2.4$55.49
4/30/20201,510,000 $88.77 million 6.3%3.6%3.3$58.79
4/15/20201,420,000 $73.53 million 18.3%3.4%3.3$51.78
3/31/20201,200,000 $59.84 million 3.7%2.9%3$49.87
3/13/20201,157,100 $66.93 million 12.3%2.7%4.6$57.84
2/28/20201,030,000 $37.93 million 0.0%2.4%4.1$36.83
2/14/20201,030,000 $80.12 million 1.0%2.4%4.6$77.79
1/31/20201,020,000 $90.36 million -2.9%2.4%4.5$88.59
1/15/20201,050,000 $91.31 million 5.0%2.5%4.6$86.96
12/31/20191,000,000 $85.96 million 4.1%2.4%4.7$85.96

National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is National Health Investors' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of National Health Investors shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 674,400 shares of NHI short. 1.60% of National Health Investors' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for National Health Investors?

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. National Health Investors currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for National Health Investors?

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. 1.60% of National Health Investors' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is National Health Investors' short interest increasing or decreasing?

National Health Investors saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 674,400 shares, a drop of 31.4% from the previous total of 982,600 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 National Health Investors' float size?

National Health Investors currently has issued a total of 44,650,000 shares. Some of National Health Investors' 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. National Health Investors currently has a public float of 42,120,000 shares.

How does National Health Investors' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.60% of National Health Investors' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialized reits" compare to National Health Investors: American Tower Corp (0.00%), Public Storage (2.38%), Welltower Inc (0.00%), Weyerhaeuser (0.94%), Ventas, Inc. (0.00%), Extra Space Storage, Inc. (3.63%), Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (5.81%), Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (0.00%), and CubeSmart (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: Charter Communications Inc ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short National Health Investors stock?

Short selling NHI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from National Health Investors as its price is falling. National Health Investors' stock is trading up $0.58 today. To short National Health Investors 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 National Health Investors 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 National Health Investors?

A short squeeze for National Health Investors 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 NHI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is National Health Investors' 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 NHI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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