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PS Business Parks Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.36 (-0.93 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $144.86
50-Day Range
MA: $139.18
52-Week Range
Now: $144.86
Volume97,730 shs
Average Volume83,820 shs
Market Capitalization$3.98 billion
P/E Ratio31.84
Dividend Yield2.87%

Short Interest

PS Business Parks (NYSE:PSB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume358,700 shares
Previous Short Volume340,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+5.41%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$51.96 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares27,430,000 shares
Float Size20,010,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.79%
Today's Trading Volume97,730 shares
Average Trading Volume83,820 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average16.60%

Short Interest Over Time

PS Business Parks (NYSE:PSB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021358,700 shares $51.96 million +5.4%1.8%3.5 $144.86
1/29/2021340,300 shares $48.50 million -10.4%1.7%3 $142.53
1/15/2021379,900 shares $51.80 million -11.7%1.9%3.2 $136.34
12/31/2020418,300 shares $54.43 million +50.3%2.1%3.4 $130.11
12/15/2020418,300 shares $54.28 million +50.3%2.1%3.4 $129.77
11/30/2020278,400 shares $36.31 million -28.5%1.4%2.2 $130.44
11/15/2020389,500 shares $51.34 million +10.5%2.0%3.2 $131.80
10/30/2020352,600 shares $48.62 million +3.6%1.8%3 $137.89
10/15/2020340,400 shares $38.57 million +21.9%1.7%3 $113.30
9/30/2020279,200 shares $35.48 million -12.4%1.4%2.4 $127.08
9/15/2020318,600 shares $37.69 million +19.6%1.6%2.6 $118.30
8/31/2020266,500 shares $32.93 million -5.0%1.3%2.2 $123.55
8/14/2020280,500 shares $35.47 million -2.0%1.4%2.1 $126.46
7/31/2020286,300 shares $37.34 million -10.2%1.4%2.1 $130.42
7/15/2020318,900 shares $43.99 million -7.5%1.6%2.4 $137.95
6/30/2020344,600 shares $45.16 million +8.8%1.7%2.6 $131.06
6/15/2020316,700 shares $42.43 million -13.2%1.6%2.3 $133.98
5/29/2020364,700 shares $46.32 million +13.1%1.8%2.4 $127.02
5/15/2020322,400 shares $43.09 million +9.1%1.6%2.1 $133.64
4/30/2020295,500 shares $38.56 million -4.2%1.5%2.1 $130.48
4/15/2020308,500 shares $37.27 million -25.2%1.5%2.3 $120.81
3/31/2020412,600 shares $51.22 million +24.7%2.1%3.1 $124.14
3/13/2020330,800 shares $46.84 million -2.5%1.7%3.1 $141.59
2/28/2020339,400 shares $40.15 million +18.9%1.7%3.2 $118.30
2/14/2020285,400 shares $43.13 million -9.3%1.4%3.1 $151.13

PS Business Parks (NYSE:PSB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is PS Business Parks' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PS Business Parks shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 358,700 shares of PSB short. 1.79% of PS Business Parks' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for PS Business Parks?

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. PS Business Parks currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for PS Business Parks?

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. 1.79% of PS Business Parks' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PS Business Parks' short interest increasing or decreasing?

PS Business Parks saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 358,700 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the previous total of 340,300 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 PS Business Parks' float size?

PS Business Parks currently has issued a total of 27,489,000 shares. Some of PS Business Parks' 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. PS Business Parks currently has a public float of 20,010,000 shares.

How does PS Business Parks' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.79% of PS Business Parks' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "diversified reits" compare to PS Business Parks: Duke Realty Co. (0.00%), Vornado Realty Trust (8.94%), Cousins Properties Incorporated (0.00%), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (0.00%), Lexington Realty Trust (0.00%), Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (0.00%), American Assets Trust, Inc. (2.18%), Gladstone Commercial Co. (0.00%), One Liberty Properties, Inc. (1.22%), and Whitestone REIT (1.19%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PS Business Parks stock?

Short selling PSB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PS Business Parks as its price is falling. PS Business Parks' stock is trading down $1.36 today. To short PS Business Parks 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 PS Business Parks 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 PS Business Parks?

A short squeeze for PS Business Parks 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 PSB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is PS Business Parks' 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 PSB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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