Oak Street Health Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.95 (-1.88 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 01:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume24,262 shs
Average Volume1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.95 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Oak Street Health (NYSE:OSH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume16,320,000 shares
Previous Short Volume15,560,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+4.88%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$762.63 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover12.1
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares240,859,000 shares
Float Size98,740,000 shares
Short Percent of Float16.53%
Today's Trading Volume24,262 shares
Average Trading Volume1,488,144 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.37%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Oak Street Health (NYSE:OSH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202116,320,000 shares $762.63 million +4.9%16.5%12.1 $46.73
8/13/202115,560,000 shares $793.56 million +35.3%15.8%9.8 $51.00
7/30/202111,500,000 shares $724.96 million +3.8%11.7%7.8 $63.04
7/15/202111,080,000 shares $615.27 million -3.3%11.0%8.3 $55.53
6/30/202111,460,000 shares $671.21 million +2.5%11.6%7.6 $58.57
6/15/202111,180,000 shares $617.25 million -9.3%11.3%7.1 $55.21
5/28/202112,330,000 shares $744.61 million +10.8%12.5%6.7 $60.39
5/14/202111,130,000 shares $595.34 million -0.4%12.8%6.8 $53.49
4/30/202111,170,000 shares $689.97 million +0.1%12.9%6.7 $61.77
4/15/202111,160,000 shares $653.64 million +26.2%12.5%7.1 $58.57
3/31/20218,840,000 shares $466.04 million +38.8%9.9%6.6 $52.72
3/15/20216,370,000 shares $359.97 million +30.0%7.4%5.3 $56.51
2/26/20214,900,000 shares $271.26 million +4.7%5.7%5.8 $55.36
2/12/20214,680,000 shares $300.46 million +14.2%5.5%7.1 $64.20
1/29/20214,100,000 shares $217.30 million +8.8%5.6%9.1 $53.00
1/15/20213,770,000 shares $203.54 million No Change5.2%9.6 $53.99

Institutional Investors Shorting Oak Street Health (NYSE:OSH)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Oak Street Health. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC25,200654,900+2,498.8%$38,357.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP5,50030,600+456.4%$1,792.00

Oak Street Health (NYSE:OSH) Short Interest FAQ

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Oak Street Health (NYSE:OSH) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oak Street Health's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Oak Street Health shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 16,320,000 shares of OSH short. 16.53% of Oak Street Health's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Oak Street Health's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Oak Street Health?

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. Oak Street Health currently has a short interest ratio of 12.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Oak Street Health

Which institutional investors are shorting Oak Street Health?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Oak Street Health: Citadel Advisors LLC, and Susquehanna International Group LLP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Oak Street Health?

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. 16.53% of Oak Street Health's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Oak Street Health's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Oak Street Health saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 16,320,000 shares, an increase of 4.9% from the previous total of 15,560,000 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 Oak Street Health's float size?

Oak Street Health currently has issued a total of 240,859,000 shares. Some of Oak Street Health'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. Oak Street Health currently has a public float of 98,740,000 shares.

How does Oak Street Health's short interest compare to its competitors?

16.53% of Oak Street Health's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "health services" compare to Oak Street Health: DCC plc (0.00%), LifeStance Health Group, Inc. (4.66%), Sharecare, Inc. (1.61%), Privia Health Group, Inc. (2.27%), Sema4 Holdings Corp (7.12%), U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (5.56%), The Pennant Group, Inc. (2.85%), Foresight Acquisition Corp. (0.25%), Thimble Point Acquisition Corp. (3.96%), and Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. II (12.73%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Oak Street Health stock?

Short selling OSH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Oak Street Health as its price is falling. Oak Street Health's stock is trading down $0.95 today. To short Oak Street Health 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 Oak Street Health 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 Oak Street Health?

A short squeeze for Oak Street Health 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 OSH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Oak Street Health'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 OSH, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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