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NYSE:NYCB

New York Community Bancorp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$12.00
-0.17 (-1.40 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.97
Now: $12.00
$12.19
50-Day Range
$10.41
MA: $11.07
$12.91
52-Week Range
$7.72
Now: $12.00
$13.23
Volume5.27 million shs
Average Volume4.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.57 billion
P/E Ratio14.29
Dividend Yield5.59%
Beta1.07

Short Interest

New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume22,470,000 shares
Previous Short Volume20,050,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+12.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$274.36 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.8
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares467,350,000 shares
Float Size447,280,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.02%
Today's Trading Volume5,272,587 shares
Average Trading Volume4,216,768 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average25.04%

Short Interest Over Time


New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202122,470,000 shares $274.36 million +12.1%5.0%5.8 $12.21
1/29/202120,050,000 shares $214.33 million +9.3%4.5%5.2 $10.69
1/15/202118,340,000 shares $196.42 million +3.3%4.1%4.7 $10.71
12/31/202018,160,000 shares $198.49 million -10.7%4.1%4.2 $10.93
12/15/202018,160,000 shares $192.68 million -10.7%4.1%4.2 $10.61
11/30/202020,330,000 shares $206.55 million -1.6%4.5%4.8 $10.16
11/15/202020,670,000 shares $200.29 million +0.3%4.6%4.8 $9.69
10/30/202020,600,000 shares $178.60 million -1.3%4.6%4.9 $8.67
10/15/202020,870,000 shares $173.85 million -2.2%4.7%5.4 $8.33
9/30/202021,340,000 shares $172.00 million -5.9%4.8%5.7 $8.06
9/15/202022,680,000 shares $186.43 million +3.0%5.1%6.1 $8.22
8/31/202022,030,000 shares $189.02 million -7.6%4.9%5.6 $8.58
8/14/202023,830,000 shares $211.85 million +5.9%5.3%6.3 $8.89
7/31/202022,510,000 shares $223.52 million -7.9%5.0%5.9 $9.93
7/15/202024,440,000 shares $257.35 million -2.6%5.5%6.3 $10.53
6/30/202025,080,000 shares $259.58 million -5.3%5.6%6.6 $10.35
6/15/202026,490,000 shares $260.66 million -1.5%5.9%6.3 $9.84
5/29/202026,880,000 shares $272.29 million -6.0%6.0%5.9 $10.13
5/15/202028,600,000 shares $287.43 million -5.2%6.4%5.4 $10.05
4/30/202030,160,000 shares $319.09 million -2.2%6.7%5.8 $10.58
4/15/202030,830,000 shares $307.07 million -1.9%6.9%5.6 $9.96
3/31/202031,430,000 shares $307.70 million -13.0%7.0%5.6 $9.79
3/13/202036,119,200 shares $381.78 million +7.9%8.0%7.5 $10.57
2/28/202033,470,000 shares $310.94 million +2.6%7.4%7 $9.29
2/14/202032,630,000 shares $359.26 million -3.4%7.2%7.6 $11.01

New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is New York Community Bancorp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of New York Community Bancorp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 22,470,000 shares of NYCB short. 5.02% of New York Community Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for New York Community Bancorp?

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. New York Community Bancorp currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for New York Community Bancorp?

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. 5.02% of New York Community Bancorp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is New York Community Bancorp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

New York Community Bancorp saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 22,470,000 shares, an increase of 12.1% from the previous total of 20,050,000 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 New York Community Bancorp's float size?

New York Community Bancorp currently has issued a total of 463,904,000 shares. Some of New York Community Bancorp'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. New York Community Bancorp currently has a public float of 447,280,000 shares.

How does New York Community Bancorp's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.02% of New York Community Bancorp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "thrifts & mortgage finance" compare to New York Community Bancorp: People's United Financial, Inc. (0.00%), TFS Financial Co. (1.99%), MGIC Investment Co. (8.26%), Radian Group Inc. (5.21%), LendingTree, Inc. (13.92%), Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (1.89%), The Simply Good Foods Company (0.00%), WSFS Financial Co. (1.67%), Washington Federal, Inc. (1.71%), and Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (3.18%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short New York Community Bancorp stock?

Short selling NYCB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from New York Community Bancorp as its price is falling. New York Community Bancorp's stock is trading down $0.17 today. To short New York Community Bancorp 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 New York Community Bancorp 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 New York Community Bancorp?

A short squeeze for New York Community Bancorp occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of NYCB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is New York Community Bancorp'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 NYCB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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