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S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68

Party City Holdco Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.04 (-3.10%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
4.52 million shs
Average Volume
6.74 million shs
Market Capitalization
$140.61 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Party City Holdco (NYSE:PRTY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$59.11 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April, 30 2022
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Party City Holdco (NYSE:PRTY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202219,130,000 shares $59.11 million +7.0%18.1%4.5 $3.09
4/15/202217,880,000 shares $68.30 million +4.1%16.9%4.8 $3.82
3/31/202217,170,000 shares $61.47 million +13.0%16.3%4.8 $3.58
3/15/202215,200,000 shares $51.07 million -3.6%14.4%4.5 $3.36
2/28/202215,760,000 shares $68.24 million +14.6%14.8%4.8 $4.33
2/15/202213,750,000 shares $68.75 million +24.7%13.1%4.3 $5.00
1/31/202211,030,000 shares $52.17 million +22.6%10.4%3.4 $4.73
1/15/20229,000,000 shares $50.85 million +3.7%8.8%2.9 $5.65
12/31/20218,680,000 shares $48.35 million +6.1%8.5%3.1 $5.57
12/15/20218,180,000 shares $45.97 million +6.1%8.0%2.9 $5.62
11/30/20217,710,000 shares $42.41 million -9.5%7.4%2.9 $5.50
11/15/20218,520,000 shares $56.74 million -9.0%8.2%3.6 $6.66
10/29/20219,360,000 shares $68.05 million +14.3%9.0%4.3 $7.27
10/15/20218,190,000 shares $61.59 million -4.6%7.9%4 $7.52
9/30/20218,580,000 shares $60.92 million +6.2%8.2%4.2 $7.10
9/15/20218,080,000 shares $55.67 million +1.0%7.8%3.7 $6.89
8/31/20218,000,000 shares $54.48 million +0.6%7.7%3.6 $6.81
8/13/20217,950,000 shares $53.82 million +8.3%7.6%3.4 $6.77
7/30/20217,340,000 shares $62.68 million -5.2%7.1%2.5 $8.54
7/15/20217,740,000 shares $66.33 million +6.3%7.5%2.8 $8.57
6/30/20217,280,000 shares $67.92 million +19.9%7.0%2.6 $9.33
6/15/20216,070,000 shares $57.36 million -2.6%5.9%2.2 $9.45
5/28/20216,230,000 shares $57.50 million -5.9%6.0%2.1 $9.23
5/14/20216,620,000 shares $59.12 million -5.6%N/A2.2 $8.93
4/30/20217,010,000 shares $49.56 million +7.0%N/A2.3 $7.07

Party City Holdco (NYSE:PRTY) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Party City Holdco's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Party City Holdco shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 19,130,000 shares of PRTY short. 18.13% of Party City Holdco's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Party City Holdco's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Party City Holdco?

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. Party City Holdco currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Party City Holdco's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Party City Holdco?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Party City Holdco: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Group One Trading L.P., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, Cutler Group LP, 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 Party City Holdco?

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. 18.13% of Party City Holdco's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Party City Holdco's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Party City Holdco saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 19,130,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the previous total of 17,880,000 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 Party City Holdco's float size?

Party City Holdco currently has issued a total of 112,490,000 shares. Some of Party City Holdco'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. Party City Holdco currently has a public float of 105,530,000 shares.

How does Party City Holdco's short interest compare to its competitors?

18.13% of Party City Holdco's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "miscellaneous retail" compare to Party City Holdco: PLBY Group, Inc. (22.01%), EZCORP, Inc. (6.94%), Mudrick Capital Acquisition Co. II (0.00%), The RealReal, Inc. (18.50%), Live Ventures Incorporated (0.36%), Winc, Inc. (0.70%), NuZee, Inc. (0.48%), Integrated Ventures, Inc. (0.00%), Aiadvertising Inc. (0.00%), and Global Acquisitions Co. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.31 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.24 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.25 billion), HP Inc. ($2.22 billion), GameStop Corp. ($1.69 billion), Carnival Co. & plc ($1.66 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.64 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($1.63 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.60 billion), and Upstart Holdings, Inc. ($1.53 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Party City Holdco stock?

Short selling PRTY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Party City Holdco as its price is falling. Party City Holdco's stock is trading down $0.04 today. To short Party City Holdco 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 Party City Holdco 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 Party City Holdco?

A short squeeze for Party City Holdco 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 PRTY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Party City Holdco'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 PRTY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2022.

This page was last updated on 5/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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