NYSE:ODC

Oil-Dri Co. of America Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$34.79
+0.23 (+0.67 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$34.25
Now: $34.79
$34.85
50-Day Range
$34.27
MA: $35.84
$38.45
52-Week Range
$31.86
Now: $34.79
$38.47
Volume9,444 shs
Average Volume15,861 shs
Market Capitalization$258.49 million
P/E Ratio13.23
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta0.54

Short Interest

Oil-Dri Co. of America (NYSE:ODC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume39,000 shares
Previous Short Volume45,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-14.47%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.37 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.4
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares5,350,000 shares
Float Size5,150,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.76%
Today's Trading Volume9,444 shares
Average Trading Volume15,861 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-40.46%

Short Interest Over Time


Oil-Dri Co. of America (NYSE:ODC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202139,000 shares $1.37 million -14.5%0.8%2.4 $35.04
3/15/202145,600 shares $1.61 million -16.2%0.9%2.6 $35.29
2/26/202154,400 shares $2.05 million -11.0%1.1%3.3 $37.72
2/12/202161,100 shares $2.05 million +12.3%1.2%3.7 $33.58
1/29/202154,400 shares $1.97 million -7.6%1.1%3 $36.20
1/15/202158,900 shares $2.02 million -10.2%1.1%3.4 $34.37
12/31/202045,000 shares $1.56 million +28.2%0.9%2.7 $34.62
12/15/202045,000 shares $1.54 million +28.2%0.9%2.7 $34.23
11/30/202035,100 shares $1.28 million -20.8%0.7%2.4 $36.49
11/15/202044,300 shares $1.53 million +29.5%0.9%3.2 $34.43
10/30/202034,200 shares $1.17 million -6.8%0.7%2.9 $34.16
10/15/202036,700 shares $1.30 million -22.3%0.7%3.2 $35.35
9/30/202047,200 shares $1.69 million +14.8%0.9%4 $35.79
9/15/202041,100 shares $1.53 million +4.3%0.8%3.2 $37.21
8/31/202039,400 shares $1.44 million -6.4%0.8%3.2 $36.61
8/14/202042,100 shares $1.51 million -3.4%0.8%3.2 $35.94
7/31/202043,600 shares $1.52 million -2.5%0.9%3.3 $34.76
7/15/202044,700 shares $1.55 million +9.3%0.9%3 $34.77
6/30/202040,900 shares $1.47 million +47.7%0.8%2.4 $36.01
6/15/202027,700 shares $962,575.00 -22.4%0.5%1.4 $34.75
5/29/202035,700 shares $1.16 million -6.3%0.7%1.7 $32.52
5/15/202038,100 shares $1.35 million +27.9%0.7%1.8 $35.43
4/30/202029,800 shares $1.06 million +16.9%0.6%1.5 $35.53
4/15/202025,500 shares $923,610.00 +11.8%0.5%1.3 $36.22
3/31/202022,800 shares $800,736.00 No Change0.4%1.4 $35.12

Oil-Dri Co. of America (NYSE:ODC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Oil-Dri Co. of America's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Oil-Dri Co. of America shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 39,000 shares of ODC short. 0.76% of Oil-Dri Co. of America's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Oil-Dri Co. of America?

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. Oil-Dri Co. of America currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Oil-Dri Co. of America?

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. 0.76% of Oil-Dri Co. of America's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Oil-Dri Co. of America's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Oil-Dri Co. of America saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 39,000 shares, a decline of 14.5% from the previous total of 45,600 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 Oil-Dri Co. of America's float size?

Oil-Dri Co. of America currently has issued a total of 7,430,000 shares. Some of Oil-Dri Co. of America'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. Oil-Dri Co. of America currently has a public float of 5,150,000 shares.

How does Oil-Dri Co. of America's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.76% of Oil-Dri Co. of America's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "miscellaneous manufacturing industries" compare to Oil-Dri Co. of America: Amcor plc (2.76%), Smiths Group plc (0.00%), Soitec S.A. (0.00%), Hillenbrand, Inc. (0.00%), Array Technologies, Inc. (7.52%), Brady Co. (1.37%), Daktronics, Inc. (3.50%), PlayAGS Inc (2.81%), VirTra, Inc. (1.06%), and Sigma Labs, Inc. (9.64%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: 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 Oil-Dri Co. of America stock?

Short selling ODC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Oil-Dri Co. of America as its price is falling. Oil-Dri Co. of America's stock is trading up $0.23 today. To short Oil-Dri Co. of America 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 Oil-Dri Co. of America 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 Oil-Dri Co. of America?

A short squeeze for Oil-Dri Co. of America 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 ODC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Oil-Dri Co. of America'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 ODC, 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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