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Planet Fitness Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-2.55 (-2.88 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $86.09
50-Day Range
MA: $78.81
52-Week Range
Now: $86.09
Volume1.29 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.45 billion
P/E Ratio1,230.03
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,190,000 shares
Previous Short Volume6,140,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+0.81%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$483.44 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares84,480,000 shares
Float Size81,570,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.59%
Today's Trading Volume1,294,686 shares
Average Trading Volume1,564,417 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-17.24%

Short Interest Over Time

Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20216,190,000 shares $483.44 million +0.8%7.6%4 $78.10
1/15/20216,140,000 shares $464.12 million -3.0%7.5%4.1 $75.59
12/31/20206,650,000 shares $550.22 million +1.8%8.2%4.3 $82.74
12/15/20206,650,000 shares $497.22 million +1.8%8.2%4.3 $74.77
11/30/20206,530,000 shares $489.68 million -7.6%8.0%4 $74.99
11/15/20207,070,000 shares $515.76 million -21.1%8.7%4.2 $72.95
10/30/20208,960,000 shares $621.82 million -1.7%11.0%5.6 $69.40
10/15/20209,110,000 shares $582.58 million +1.7%11.4%5.6 $63.95
9/30/20208,960,000 shares $588.85 million +0.7%11.2%5.2 $65.72
9/15/20208,900,000 shares $532.49 million -2.2%11.2%4.8 $59.83
8/31/20209,100,000 shares $513.51 million -4.5%11.4%4.9 $56.43
8/14/20209,530,000 shares $580.47 million -0.4%12.0%4.6 $60.91
7/31/20209,570,000 shares $538.12 million +1.4%12.0%4.1 $56.23
7/15/20209,440,000 shares $492.77 million +9.4%11.8%4 $52.20
6/30/20208,630,000 shares $470.94 million +8.8%10.8%3.5 $54.57
6/15/20207,930,000 shares $495.86 million -20.3%10.0%2.9 $62.53
5/29/20209,950,000 shares $652.82 million +5.0%12.5%3.1 $65.61
5/15/20209,480,000 shares $612.69 million +12.5%11.9%2.9 $64.63
4/30/20208,430,000 shares $549.38 million +20.8%10.6%2.9 $65.17
4/15/20206,980,000 shares $405.54 million +11.2%8.8%2.6 $58.10
3/31/20206,280,000 shares $363.61 million -9.3%7.9%2.7 $57.90
3/13/20206,927,100 shares $385.08 million +75.4%8.9%5.7 $55.59
2/28/20203,950,000 shares $148.01 million -8.4%5.0%3.2 $37.47
2/14/20204,310,000 shares $269.94 million -1.4%5.3%4.7 $62.63
1/31/20204,370,000 shares $331.11 million -17.4%5.4%4.3 $75.77

Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Planet Fitness' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Planet Fitness shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 29th, investors have sold 6,190,000 shares of PLNT short. 7.59% of Planet Fitness' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Planet Fitness?

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. Planet Fitness currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Planet Fitness?

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. 7.59% of Planet Fitness' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Planet Fitness' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Planet Fitness saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 6,190,000 shares, an increase of 0.8% from the previous total of 6,140,000 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 Planet Fitness' float size?

Planet Fitness currently has issued a total of 86,521,000 shares. Some of Planet Fitness' 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. Planet Fitness currently has a public float of 81,570,000 shares.

How does Planet Fitness' short interest compare to its competitors?

7.59% of Planet Fitness' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Planet Fitness: Discovery, Inc. (0.04%), Liberty Broadband Co. (0.00%), Discovery, Inc. (29.45%), Liberty Broadband Co. (0.81%), Carnival Co. & plc (0.00%), Unicharm Co. (0.00%), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (17.17%), DraftKings Inc. (5.22%), Discovery, Inc. (4.02%), and Trip.com Group Limited (2.66%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Planet Fitness stock?

Short selling PLNT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Planet Fitness as its price is falling. Planet Fitness' stock is trading down $2.55 today. To short Planet Fitness 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 Planet Fitness 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 Planet Fitness?

A short squeeze for Planet Fitness occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of PLNT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Planet Fitness' 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 PLNT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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