S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94

PAR Technology Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.27 (-0.39 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume331,823 shs
Average Volume302,654 shs
Market Capitalization$1.77 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

PAR Technology (NYSE:PAR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,570,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,250,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+40.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$281.10 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover14.3
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares25,858,000 shares
Float Size25,180,000 shares
Short Percent of Float18.15%
Today's Trading Volume331,823 shares
Average Trading Volume302,654 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average9.64%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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PAR Technology (NYSE:PAR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/20214,570,000 shares $281.10 million +40.6%18.2%14.3 $61.51
9/15/20213,250,000 shares $200.53 million +1.3%12.9%10.1 $61.70
8/31/20213,210,000 shares $218.06 million +1.6%13.2%15.1 $67.93
8/13/20213,160,000 shares $199.30 million -0.9%13.0%14 $63.07
7/30/20213,190,000 shares $194.75 million -1.2%13.1%12.1 $61.05
7/15/20213,230,000 shares $205.20 million -1.2%13.3%12 $63.53
6/30/20213,270,000 shares $228.70 million +0.6%13.4%10.9 $69.94
6/15/20213,250,000 shares $214.60 million -0.9%13.4%10.1 $66.03
5/28/20213,280,000 shares $219.63 million -2.4%13.5%10.2 $66.96
5/14/20213,360,000 shares $195.99 million +2.4%N/A10.1 $58.33
4/30/20213,280,000 shares $270.21 million +2.5%N/A10.9 $82.38
4/15/20213,200,000 shares $248.80 million +11.5%N/A10.8 $77.75
3/31/20212,870,000 shares $185.29 million +2.9%N/A10.2 $64.56
3/15/20212,790,000 shares $217.20 million -0.7%N/A10.9 $77.85
2/26/20212,810,000 shares $237.16 million +4.1%N/A11.1 $84.40
2/12/20212,700,000 shares $226.56 million +2.3%N/A11.4 $83.91
1/29/20212,640,000 shares $174.00 million -2.6%N/A10.1 $65.91
1/15/20212,710,000 shares $189.65 million -1.5%N/A10.4 $69.98
12/31/20202,750,000 shares $173.17 million -0.7%N/A10.4 $62.97
12/15/20202,770,000 shares $170.52 million -2.5%N/A8.4 $61.56
11/30/20202,840,000 shares $157.65 million +0.4%N/A8.6 $55.51
11/15/20202,830,000 shares $136.09 million -3.4%N/A8.8 $48.09
10/30/20202,930,000 shares $111.31 million +1.4%N/A9 $37.99
10/15/20202,890,000 shares $110.69 million -10.3%N/A9.3 $38.30
9/30/20203,220,000 shares $130.44 million +4.2%N/A11 $40.51

Institutional Investors Shorting PAR Technology (NYSE:PAR)

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 PAR Technology. 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 LLC36,60036,300-0.8%$2,539.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC1,100100-90.9%$7.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC484,500+9,275.0%$314.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP13,20040,200+204.5%$2,812.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC3,8006,100+60.5%$424.00

PAR Technology (NYSE:PAR) Short Interest FAQ

PAR Technology (NYSE:PAR) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is PAR Technology's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PAR Technology shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 30th, investors have sold 4,570,000 shares of PAR short. 18.15% of PAR Technology's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on PAR Technology's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for PAR Technology?

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. PAR Technology currently has a short interest ratio of 14.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for PAR Technology

Which institutional investors are shorting PAR Technology?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of PAR Technology: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, and Wolverine Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for PAR Technology?

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. 18.15% of PAR Technology's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PAR Technology's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PAR Technology saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,570,000 shares, an increase of 40.6% from the previous total of 3,250,000 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 PAR Technology's float size?

PAR Technology currently has issued a total of 25,858,000 shares. Some of PAR Technology'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. PAR Technology currently has a public float of 25,180,000 shares.

How does PAR Technology's short interest compare to its competitors?

18.15% of PAR Technology's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to PAR Technology: The Descartes Systems Group Inc (0.30%), nCino, Inc. (7.62%), PLDT Inc. (0.00%), United Internet AG (0.00%), Littelfuse, Inc. (1.16%), Sprout Social, Inc. (4.50%), Synaptics Incorporated (0.00%), Rapid7, Inc. (9.83%), Varonis Systems, Inc. (0.00%), and CACI International Inc (1.63%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PAR Technology stock?

Short selling PAR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PAR Technology as its price is falling. PAR Technology's stock is trading down $0.27 today. To short PAR Technology 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 PAR Technology 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 PAR Technology?

A short squeeze for PAR Technology 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 PAR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is PAR Technology'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 PAR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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