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Proto Labs (PRLB) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$37.64
+1.10 (+3.01%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)

Proto Labs Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
494,300 shares
Previous Short Volume
466,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$17.81 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
25,720,000 shares
Float Size
25,580,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.93%
Today's Trading Volume
161,692 shares
Average Trading Volume
173,444 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
93%
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Proto Labs Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024494,300 shares $17.81 million +6.1%1.9%2.6 $36.04
1/15/2024466,100 shares $16.83 million -2.0%1.8%2.2 $36.10
12/31/2023475,600 shares $18.53 million -24.3%1.9%2.3 $38.96
12/15/2023628,200 shares $23.76 million -1.4%2.5%3 $37.82
11/30/2023637,000 shares $23.06 million -3.6%2.5%3.3 $36.20
11/15/2023661,000 shares $23.88 million +28.8%2.6%3.6 $36.13
10/31/2023513,100 shares $12.11 million -30.0%2.0%3.1 $23.61
10/15/2023733,100 shares $18.76 million -12.9%2.8%4.7 $25.59
9/30/2023841,700 shares $22.22 million -7.3%3.3%5.6 $26.40
9/15/2023907,500 shares $24.43 million +2.4%3.5%5.5 $26.92
8/31/2023885,900 shares $26.14 million +21.0%3.4%5.1 $29.51
8/15/2023732,300 shares $21.17 million -1.4%2.8%4.2 $28.91
7/31/2023742,300 shares $24.61 million -7.2%2.9%4.1 $33.15
7/15/2023800,200 shares $27.83 million -5.7%3.1%4.7 $34.78
6/30/2023848,600 shares $29.67 million -16.0%3.3%4.9 $34.96
6/15/20231,010,000 shares $35.41 million -1.0%3.9%5.9 $35.06
5/31/20231,020,000 shares $31.38 million +4.4%3.9%5.7 $30.76
5/15/2023976,600 shares $30.55 million +1.1%3.8%5 $31.28
4/30/2023966,000 shares $27.79 million -2.7%3.7%4.2 $28.77
4/15/2023992,800 shares $30.22 million +3.3%3.8%4.2 $30.44
3/31/2023960,900 shares $31.85 million -16.4%3.6%4 $33.15
3/15/20231,150,000 shares $36.85 million +6.5%4.4%4.7 $32.04
2/28/20231,080,000 shares $33.96 million +6.9%4.1%4.2 $31.44
2/15/20231,010,000 shares $34.29 million +7.7%3.8%3.7 $33.95
1/31/2023938,100 shares $28.71 million +5.4%3.5%3.3 $30.60
1/15/2023889,800 shares $24.49 million -3.1%3.3%3 $27.52
12/30/2022918,400 shares $23.45 million +14.0%3.4%3.1 $25.53
12/15/2022805,900 shares $20.43 million -12.4%3.0%2.7 $25.35
11/30/2022919,900 shares $24.40 million -9.8%3.4%3.4 $26.52
11/15/20221,020,000 shares $24.05 million +8.3%3.8%4 $23.58
10/31/2022942,300 shares $35.99 million -0.3%3.5%4.4 $38.19
10/15/2022945,300 shares $33.68 million -9.1%3.5%5.3 $35.63
9/30/20221,040,000 shares $37.89 million +17.5%3.8%6.2 $36.43
9/15/2022885,500 shares $34.06 million -5.6%3.3%5.4 $38.46
8/31/2022937,600 shares $36.00 million +9.9%3.4%5.5 $38.40
8/15/2022852,900 shares $39.26 million -2.3%3.1%5.1 $46.03
7/31/2022872,500 shares $42.66 million -5.5%3.5%4.7 $48.89
7/15/2022923,200 shares $43.29 million -4.5%3.7%4.9 $46.89
6/30/2022967,000 shares $46.26 million +2.3%3.9%5 $47.84
6/15/2022945,000 shares $43.86 million +7.2%3.8%4.6 $46.41













PRLB Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Proto Labs' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Proto Labs shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, investors have sold 494,300 shares of PRLB short. 1.93% of Proto Labs' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Proto Labs' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Proto Labs?

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. PRLB shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Proto Labs's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Proto Labs?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Proto Labs: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Proto Labs?

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. 1.93% of Proto Labs' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Proto Labs' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Proto Labs saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 494,300 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the previous total of 466,100 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 Proto Labs' float size?

Proto Labs currently has issued a total of 25,720,000 shares. Some of Proto Labs' 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. Proto Labs currently has a public float of 25,580,000 shares.

How does Proto Labs' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.93% of Proto Labs' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "industrial products" compare to Proto Labs: Kornit Digital Ltd. (1.86%), Century Aluminum (16.14%), The Gorman-Rupp Company (0.55%), Energy Recovery, Inc. (6.59%), Titan International, Inc. (4.42%), MRC Global Inc. (2.01%), ScanSource, Inc. (1.63%), TriMas Co. (0.37%), Kaiser Aluminum Co. (2.74%), Astec Industries, Inc. (2.29%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Proto Labs stock?

Short selling PRLB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Proto Labs as its price is falling. PRLB shares are trading up $1.10 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 Proto Labs?

A short squeeze for Proto Labs 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 PRLB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Proto Labs' 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 PRLB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:PRLB) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff