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Prospect Capital Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.02 (+0.08 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.62
50-Day Range
MA: $25.69
52-Week Range
Now: $25.62
Volume900 shs
Average Volume3,481 shs
Market Capitalization$1.38 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Prospect Capital (NYSE:PBY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,600 shares
Previous Short Volume2,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-20.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$41,200.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.4
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares54,020,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.00%
Today's Trading Volume900 shares
Average Trading Volume3,481 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-74.15%

Short Interest Over Time

Prospect Capital (NYSE:PBY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20211,600 shares $41,200.00 -20.0%N/A0.4 $25.75
1/29/20212,000 shares $51,100.00 -48.7%N/A0.5 $25.55
1/15/20213,900 shares $99,918.00 +44.4%N/A0.9 $25.62
12/31/2020200 shares $5,210.00 -96.9%N/A0 $26.05
12/15/2020200 shares $5,186.00 -96.9%N/A0 $25.93
11/30/20206,500 shares $167,375.00 -34.3%N/A1.7 $25.75
11/15/20209,900 shares $255,024.00 +106.3%N/A2.3 $25.76
10/30/20204,800 shares $123,600.00 +45.5%N/A1 $25.75
10/15/20203,300 shares $85,107.00 -5.7%N/A0.7 $25.79
9/30/20203,500 shares $88,690.00 -38.6%N/A0.6 $25.34
9/15/20205,700 shares $143,526.00 +78.1%N/A1 $25.18
8/31/20203,200 shares $80,320.00 No ChangeN/A0.5 $25.10
8/14/20203,200 shares $80,640.00 -44.8%N/A0.5 $25.20
7/31/20205,800 shares $145,638.00 +383.3%N/A1 $25.11
7/15/20201,200 shares $29,700.00 -45.5%N/A0.2 $24.75
6/30/20202,200 shares $54,274.00 -46.3%N/A0.5 $24.67
6/15/20204,100 shares $97,621.00 +583.3%N/A0.8 $23.81
5/29/2020600 shares $14,112.00 -79.3%N/A0.1 $23.52
5/15/20202,900 shares $67,222.00 +314.3%N/A0.4 $23.18
4/30/2020700 shares $16,513.00 -12.5%N/A0.1 $23.59
4/15/2020800 shares $18,840.00 -75.8%N/A0.1 $23.55
3/31/20203,300 shares $70,785.00 -13.2%N/A0.4 $21.45
3/13/20203,800 shares $84,170.00 No ChangeN/A0.5 $22.15
2/28/2020600 shares $10,164.00 -80.0%N/A0.1 $16.94
2/14/20203,000 shares $75,090.00 +100.0%N/A0.5 $25.03

Prospect Capital (NYSE:PBY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Prospect Capital's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Prospect Capital shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 1,600 shares of PBY short.

Is Prospect Capital's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Prospect Capital saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 1,600 shares, a decrease of 20.0% from the previous total of 2,000 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.

How does Prospect Capital's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Prospect Capital's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "automotive retail" compare to Prospect Capital: O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (1.46%), AutoZone, Inc. (1.78%), CarMax, Inc. (3.56%), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (5.29%), Lithia Motors, Inc. (0.00%), AutoNation, Inc. (4.53%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (7.29%), Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (11.01%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (14.23%), and Monro, Inc. (6.40%).

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 Prospect Capital stock?

Short selling PBY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Prospect Capital as its price is falling. Prospect Capital's stock is trading up $0.02 today. To short Prospect Capital 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 Prospect Capital 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 Prospect Capital?

A short squeeze for Prospect Capital 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 PBY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Prospect Capital'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 PBY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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