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DOW   37,986.40
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The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
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New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market

National Presto Industries (NPK) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$81.60
+1.61 (+2.01%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

National Presto Industries Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
99,800 shares
Previous Short Volume
94,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$8.36 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.6
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
7,120,000 shares
Float Size
5,070,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.97%
Today's Trading Volume
29,431 shares
Average Trading Volume
29,651 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
99%
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NPK Short Interest Over Time

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National Presto Industries Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202499,800 shares $8.36 million +6.2%2.0%2.6 $83.80
3/15/202494,000 shares $7.15 million -15.8%1.9%2.6 $76.06
2/29/2024111,600 shares $8.63 million +25.7%2.2%3.4 $77.33
2/15/202488,800 shares $6.96 million -5.2%1.8%3.4 $78.41
1/31/202493,700 shares $7.42 million -13.6%1.8%4.5 $79.17
1/15/2024108,400 shares $8.84 million +7.2%2.1%5.7 $81.56
12/31/2023101,100 shares $8.12 million -24.3%2.0%5.2 $80.28
12/15/2023133,500 shares $10.75 million +23.7%2.6%6.7 $80.51
11/30/2023107,900 shares $8.06 million -1.9%2.1%4.8 $74.72
11/15/2023110,000 shares $8.79 million +3.3%2.2%4.9 $79.88
10/31/2023106,500 shares $7.97 million +7.5%2.1%4.7 $74.88
10/15/202399,100 shares $7.34 million -7.9%2.0%4.5 $74.04
9/30/2023107,600 shares $7.80 million +7.2%2.1%5 $72.46
9/15/2023100,400 shares $7.54 million -1.0%2.0%4.8 $75.07
8/31/2023101,400 shares $7.59 million -6.3%2.0%5.9 $74.85
8/15/2023108,200 shares $8.36 million +9.4%2.1%6.2 $77.31
7/31/202398,900 shares $7.74 million -4.3%2.0%5.3 $78.31
7/15/2023103,300 shares $8.00 million +1.2%2.0%5.3 $77.42
6/30/2023102,100 shares $7.47 million -10.8%2.0%4.7 $73.20
6/15/2023114,400 shares $9.09 million -1.9%2.2%4.6 $79.42
5/31/2023116,600 shares $8.69 million -11.6%2.2%3.8 $74.54
5/15/2023131,900 shares $9.67 million +7.2%2.5%3.4 $73.33
4/30/2023123,000 shares $8.37 million -0.7%2.4%3.2 $68.02
4/15/2023123,800 shares $8.82 million +4.8%2.4%3.2 $71.21
3/31/2023118,100 shares $8.51 million +0.7%2.3%3.1 $72.09
3/15/2023117,300 shares $8.74 million -12.5%2.3%3.3 $74.48
2/28/2023134,000 shares $9.20 million +18.4%2.6%4.2 $68.63
2/15/2023113,200 shares $8.54 million -2.4%2.2%4.3 $75.40
1/31/2023116,000 shares $8.89 million +1.5%2.2%5.3 $76.61
1/15/2023114,300 shares $8.21 million +9.5%2.2%5.4 $71.85
12/30/2022104,400 shares $7.15 million +15.6%2.0%4.9 $68.46
12/15/202290,300 shares $6.16 million +5.6%1.7%4 $68.25
11/30/202285,500 shares $5.91 million -20.2%1.6%3.7 $69.12
11/15/2022107,200 shares $7.33 million -4.5%2.1%4.5 $68.36
10/31/2022112,200 shares $7.91 million -16.1%2.2%4.6 $70.49
10/15/2022133,800 shares $8.61 million +1.7%2.6%5.3 $64.33
9/30/2022131,600 shares $8.56 million -15.3%2.5%5.1 $65.05
9/15/2022155,400 shares $10.15 million -2.8%3.0%6 $65.30
8/31/2022159,900 shares $10.91 million +4.2%3.1%6.3 $68.22
8/15/2022153,400 shares $11.83 million +5.2%3.0%5.9 $77.11
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NPK Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is National Presto Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of National Presto Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 99,800 shares of NPK short. 1.97% of National Presto Industries' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on National Presto Industries' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for National Presto Industries?

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. NPK shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on National Presto Industries's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for National Presto Industries?

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. 1.97% of National Presto Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is National Presto Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

National Presto Industries saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 99,800 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the previous total of 94,000 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 National Presto Industries' float size?

National Presto Industries currently has issued a total of 7,120,000 shares. Some of National Presto Industries' 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 Presto Industries currently has a public float of 5,070,000 shares.

How does National Presto Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.97% of National Presto Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "multi-sector conglomerates" compare to National Presto Industries: LSB Industries, Inc. (1.90%), Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (0.05%), Falcon's Beyond Global, Inc. (0.18%), Vector Group Ltd. (2.10%), Scully Royalty Ltd. (0.01%), Live Ventures Incorporated (0.43%), Great Elm Group, Inc. (0.04%), INNOVATE Corp. (7.76%), Fundamental Global Inc. (0.03%), Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. (4.64%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short National Presto Industries stock?

Short selling NPK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from National Presto Industries as its price is falling. NPK shares are trading up $1.61 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 National Presto Industries?

A short squeeze for National Presto Industries 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 NPK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is National Presto Industries' 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 NPK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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