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Provident Financial Services (PFS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$15.01
-0.13 (-0.86%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)

Provident Financial Services Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
4,720,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
4,260,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+10.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$69.22 million
Short Interest Ratio
6.2 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
75,980,000 shares
Float Size
69,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
6.82%
Today's Trading Volume
991,600 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,730,775 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
57%
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PFS Short Interest Over Time

PFS Days to Cover Over Time

PFS Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Provident Financial Services Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20244,720,000 shares $69.22 million +10.8%6.8%6.2 $14.67
4/15/20244,260,000 shares $59.62 million -11.1%6.2%5.6 $14.00
3/31/20244,790,000 shares $69.79 million +26.4%7.0%7.2 $14.57
3/15/20243,790,000 shares $55.18 million -1.6%5.5%6.2 $14.56
2/29/20243,850,000 shares $58.06 million -3.8%5.6%6.6 $15.08
2/15/20244,000,000 shares $63.92 million +3.9%5.8%7.1 $15.98
1/31/20243,850,000 shares $63.72 million -4.2%5.6%7.4 $16.55
1/15/20244,020,000 shares $68.26 million +3.1%5.8%7.6 $16.98
12/31/20233,900,000 shares $70.32 million -11.8%5.7%7.2 $18.03
12/15/20234,420,000 shares $79.78 million +5.5%6.4%8.1 $18.05
11/30/20234,190,000 shares $63.77 million -2.3%6.1%8.2 $15.22
11/15/20234,290,000 shares $67.78 million -6.7%6.2%8.9 $15.80
10/31/20234,600,000 shares $64.63 million -2.5%6.7%9.5 $14.05
10/15/20234,720,000 shares $68.06 million -1.9%6.9%10 $14.42
9/30/20234,810,000 shares $73.54 million -6.2%7.0%11.4 $15.29
9/15/20235,130,000 shares $82.23 million -4.8%7.4%12.3 $16.03
8/31/20235,390,000 shares $88.83 million +3.9%7.8%12.4 $16.48
8/15/20235,190,000 shares $87.81 million +0.6%7.5%11 $16.92
7/31/20235,160,000 shares $95.67 million +0.6%7.5%10.6 $18.54
7/15/20235,130,000 shares $87.36 million +2.0%7.5%10.1 $17.03
6/30/20235,030,000 shares $82.19 million -2.9%7.3%9.6 $16.34
6/15/20235,180,000 shares $94.54 million +4.0%7.5%9.7 $18.25
5/31/20234,980,000 shares $79.08 million +1.0%7.2%8 $15.88
5/15/20234,930,000 shares $74.89 million +16.3%7.2%8.2 $15.19
4/30/20234,240,000 shares $74.12 million +5.7%6.2%7.3 $17.48
4/15/20234,010,000 shares $72.30 million -2.7%5.8%7.3 $18.03
3/31/20234,120,000 shares $79.02 million +14.1%6.0%7.7 $19.18
3/15/20233,610,000 shares $74.69 million +4.9%5.3%7.5 $20.69
2/28/20233,440,000 shares $80.32 million +3.6%5.0%9.2 $23.35
2/15/20233,320,000 shares $78.45 million +3.1%4.8%9.3 $23.63
1/31/20233,220,000 shares $75.54 million +6.3%4.7%9.2 $23.46
1/15/20233,030,000 shares $67.78 million +2.0%4.4%8.9 $22.37
12/30/20222,970,000 shares $63.44 million -1.0%4.3%8.1 $21.36
12/15/20223,000,000 shares $62.76 million +9.1%4.4%6.4 $20.92
11/30/20222,750,000 shares $61.96 million -4.8%4.0%6.3 $22.53
11/15/20222,890,000 shares $65.52 million +0.4%4.2%6.7 $22.67
10/31/20222,880,000 shares $64.57 million -2.0%4.2%6.7 $22.42
10/15/20222,940,000 shares $59.74 million +40.0%4.3%7.1 $20.32
9/30/20222,100,000 shares $40.95 million +28.1%3.1%5.6 $19.50
9/15/20221,640,000 shares $38.05 million +7.2%2.4%6.1 $23.20
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8/31/20221,530,000 shares $35.54 million +7.0%2.2%5.5 $23.23
8/15/20221,430,000 shares $36.05 million +2.1%2.1%4.8 $25.21
7/31/20221,400,000 shares $34.10 million -8.5%2.0%4.5 $24.36
7/15/20221,530,000 shares $34.39 million +9.3%2.2%4.8 $22.48
6/30/20221,400,000 shares $31.16 million -0.7%2.3%4.3 $22.26
6/15/20221,410,000 shares $31.43 million +6.0%2.3%4.1 $22.29
5/31/20221,330,000 shares $30.58 million +0.8%1.9%3.8 $22.99
5/15/20221,320,000 shares $28.71 million +15.8%1.9%3.7 $21.75
4/30/20221,140,000 shares $25.23 million +3.6%1.6%3.2 $22.13
4/15/20221,100,000 shares $24.41 million -2.7%1.6%2.9 $22.19
3/31/20221,130,000 shares $26.44 million +3.7%1.6%3 $23.40
3/15/20221,090,000 shares $25.59 million +9.0%1.6%3.3 $23.48
2/28/20221,000,000 shares $23.73 million +0.1%1.4%2.8 $23.73
2/15/2022998,800 shares $23.90 million +25.6%1.4%2.9 $23.93
1/31/2022795,000 shares $19.22 million +3.8%1.1%2.6 $24.17
1/15/2022766,100 shares $19.92 million +4.7%1.1%2.8 $26.00
12/31/2021731,500 shares $17.72 million -26.1%1.0%2.9 $24.22
12/15/2021989,200 shares $23.05 million +50.9%1.4%3.8 $23.30
11/30/2021655,700 shares $15.44 million -10.0%0.9%2.9 $23.54
11/15/2021728,200 shares $18.37 million -6.7%1.0%3.2 $25.22
10/29/2021780,600 shares $19.33 million -2.2%1.1%3.4 $24.76
10/15/2021798,100 shares $19.71 million -12.8%1.1%3.6 $24.70
9/30/2021914,700 shares $21.47 million +7.3%1.3%3.9 $23.47
9/15/2021852,800 shares $18.98 million +9.3%1.4%3.3 $22.26
8/31/2021780,300 shares $17.22 million +30.3%1.3%3.2 $22.07
8/13/2021598,900 shares $13.33 million -16.4%1.0%2.5 $22.25
7/30/2021716,600 shares $15.48 million -8.3%1.2%2.8 $21.60
7/15/2021781,700 shares $17.33 million +6.1%1.3%2.7 $22.17
6/30/2021736,900 shares $16.87 million -15.6%1.2%2.4 $22.89
6/15/2021873,300 shares $21.63 million -7.7%1.5%2.9 $24.77
5/28/2021946,600 shares $23.91 million -8.1%1.6%3.1 $25.26
5/14/20211,030,000 shares $26.04 million -5.5%1.7%3 $25.28
4/30/20211,090,000 shares $26.19 million +2.8%1.8%3.1 $24.03
4/15/20211,060,000 shares $24.59 million +13.1%1.8%2.9 $23.20
3/31/2021937,300 shares $20.92 million -5.8%1.6%2.6 $22.32
3/15/2021994,600 shares $23.65 million +9.1%2.0%2.7 $23.78
2/26/2021911,700 shares $18.70 million +1.5%1.5%2.6 $20.51
2/12/2021898,000 shares $17.43 million -21.9%1.5%2.5 $19.41
1/29/20211,150,000 shares $21.53 million -8.0%1.9%2.9 $18.72
1/15/20211,250,000 shares $24.44 million -5.3%2.1%3.3 $19.55
12/31/20201,320,000 shares $23.83 million +63.5%2.2%3.7 $18.05
12/15/2020807,400 shares $13.99 million +9.9%1.3%2.3 $17.33
11/30/2020734,400 shares $11.91 million +45.4%1.2%2.1 $16.22
11/15/2020505,000 shares $7.37 million -41.9%0.8%1.4 $14.60
10/30/2020869,700 shares $11.63 million +4.6%1.5%2.6 $13.37
10/15/2020831,600 shares $10.58 million -16.7%1.4%2.3 $12.72
9/30/2020998,000 shares $12.18 million -14.0%1.7%2.6 $12.20
9/15/20201,160,000 shares $15.17 million -2.5%1.9%2.7 $13.08
8/31/20201,190,000 shares $15.68 million -10.5%2.0%2.7 $13.18
8/14/20201,330,000 shares $18.86 million -23.1%2.2%3 $14.18
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7/31/20201,730,000 shares $23.61 million +4.9%2.9%3.8 $13.65
7/15/20201,650,000 shares $22.62 million +9.3%2.7%4.2 $13.71
6/30/20201,510,000 shares $21.35 million +17.1%2.5%3.9 $14.14
6/15/20201,290,000 shares $17.05 million -2.3%2.1%3.5 $13.22
5/29/20201,320,000 shares $17.20 million -5.0%2.2%3.3 $13.03
5/15/20201,390,000 shares $15.73 million +2.2%2.3%3.5 $11.32
4/30/20201,360,000 shares $19.52 million +12.4%2.3%3.8 $14.35
4/15/20201,210,000 shares $15.68 million +13.1%2.0%3.6 $12.96
3/31/20201,070,000 shares $14.26 million -3.3%1.8%3.4 $13.33
3/13/20201,106,700 shares $16.61 million -21.0%1.8%4.9 $15.01
2/28/20201,400,000 shares $15.22 million -2.1%2.3%6.2 $10.87
2/14/20201,430,000 shares $24.80 million -10.1%2.4%7 $17.34
1/31/20201,590,000 shares $34.26 million -1.2%2.6%8.2 $21.55
1/15/20201,610,000 shares $37.01 million -9.0%2.7%8.5 $22.99
12/31/20191,770,000 shares $42.32 million -14.9%2.9%9.5 $23.91
8/15/20191,986,500 shares $47.36 million +1.0%3.3%11.3 $23.84

PFS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Provident Financial Services' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Provident Financial Services shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 4,720,000 shares of PFS short. 6.82% of Provident Financial Services' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Provident Financial Services' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Provident Financial Services?

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. PFS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on Provident Financial Services's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Provident Financial Services?

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. 6.82% of Provident Financial Services' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Provident Financial Services' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Provident Financial Services saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,720,000 shares, an increase of 10.8% from the previous total of 4,260,000 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 Provident Financial Services' float size?

Provident Financial Services currently has issued a total of 75,980,000 shares. Some of Provident Financial Services' 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. Provident Financial Services currently has a public float of 69,170,000 shares.

How does Provident Financial Services' short interest compare to its competitors?

6.82% of Provident Financial Services' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Provident Financial Services: Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (1.59%), Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (4.80%), Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Staten Island, NY) (3.43%), Kearny Financial Corp. (1.82%), TFS Financial Co. (5.29%), Columbia Financial, Inc. (9.33%), HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (0.36%), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (1.20%), Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (0.66%), BankUnited, Inc. (4.25%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Provident Financial Services stock?

Short selling PFS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Provident Financial Services as its price is falling. PFS shares are trading down $0.13 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Provident Financial Services?

A short squeeze for Provident Financial Services 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 PFS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Provident Financial Services' 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 PFS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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