Public Storage Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.95 (-0.35 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $266.80
50-Day Range
MA: $244.77
52-Week Range
Now: $266.80
Volume672,497 shs
Average Volume834,250 shs
Market Capitalization$46.67 billion
P/E Ratio41.17
Dividend Yield3.03%

Short Interest

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,500,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,390,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+4.60%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$652.15 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.0
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares174,600,000 shares
Float Size151,460,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.65%
Today's Trading Volume672,497 shares
Average Trading Volume834,250 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-19.39%

Short Interest Over Time

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20212,500,000 shares $652.15 million +4.6%1.7%3 $260.86
3/15/20212,390,000 shares $584.57 million -7.4%1.6%2.9 $244.59
2/26/20212,580,000 shares $618.79 million -12.2%1.7%2.9 $239.84
2/12/20212,940,000 shares $687.78 million +2.1%1.9%3.3 $233.94
1/29/20212,880,000 shares $674.21 million -11.9%1.9%3.2 $234.10
1/15/20213,270,000 shares $743.96 million +6.2%2.2%3.6 $227.51
12/31/20202,590,000 shares $573.04 million +6.2%1.7%3.1 $221.25
12/15/20202,590,000 shares $562.99 million +6.2%1.7%3.1 $217.37
11/30/20202,440,000 shares $558.71 million -3.9%1.6%3.1 $228.98
11/15/20202,540,000 shares $570.13 million -9.3%1.7%3.2 $224.46
10/30/20202,800,000 shares $655.34 million -24.7%1.8%3.7 $234.05
10/15/20203,720,000 shares $872.75 million +3.1%2.5%4.9 $234.61
9/30/20203,610,000 shares $849.76 million -14.5%2.4%4.9 $235.39
9/15/20204,220,000 shares $921.94 million -10.8%2.8%5.4 $218.47
8/31/20204,730,000 shares $1.03 billion +3.5%3.1%5.7 $218.55
8/14/20204,570,000 shares $975.24 million +14.3%3.0%5.2 $213.40
7/31/20204,000,000 shares $794.72 million +3.6%2.6%4.3 $198.68
7/15/20203,860,000 shares $771.54 million -2.0%2.5%4 $199.88
6/30/20203,940,000 shares $730.32 million -17.6%2.6%3.8 $185.36
6/15/20204,780,000 shares $951.84 million -7.7%3.2%4.2 $199.13
5/29/20205,180,000 shares $981.35 million +2.4%3.4%4 $189.45
5/15/20205,060,000 shares $1.03 billion +11.5%3.3%3.7 $202.74
4/30/20204,540,000 shares $894.24 million +20.1%3.0%3.4 $196.97
4/15/20203,780,000 shares $706.60 million -10.0%2.5%2.9 $186.93
3/31/20204,200,000 shares $786.37 million -32.4%2.8%3.2 $187.23

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Public Storage's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Public Storage shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 2,500,000 shares of PSA short. 1.65% of Public Storage's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Public Storage?

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. Public Storage currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Public Storage?

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. 1.65% of Public Storage's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Public Storage's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Public Storage saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,500,000 shares, an increase of 4.6% from the previous total of 2,390,000 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 Public Storage's float size?

Public Storage currently has issued a total of 174,912,000 shares. Some of Public Storage'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. Public Storage currently has a public float of 151,460,000 shares.

How does Public Storage's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.65% of Public Storage's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialized reits" compare to Public Storage: American Tower Co. (REIT) (0.00%), Welltower Inc. (0.00%), Weyerhaeuser (0.00%), Ventas, Inc. (0.00%), Extra Space Storage Inc. (0.00%), Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (0.00%), CubeSmart (0.00%), Life Storage, Inc. (0.00%), and Rayonier Inc. (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Public Storage stock?

Short selling PSA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Public Storage as its price is falling. Public Storage's stock is trading down $0.95 today. To short Public Storage 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 Public Storage 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 Public Storage?

A short squeeze for Public Storage 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 PSA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Public Storage'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 PSA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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