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NYSE:PSTG

Pure Storage Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$24.49
+1.11 (+4.75 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 05:06 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.87
Now: $24.49
$24.74
50-Day Range
$22.51
MA: $25.12
$28.90
52-Week Range
$7.93
Now: $24.49
$29.53
Volume7.04 million shs
Average Volume4.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.68 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.47

Short Interest

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume15,960,000 shares
Previous Short Volume15,840,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+0.76%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$373.14 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.6
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares253,090,000 shares
Float Size253,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float6.31%
Today's Trading Volume7,037,466 shares
Average Trading Volume4,988,074 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average41.09%

Short Interest Over Time


Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202115,960,000 shares $373.14 million +0.8%6.3%3.6 $23.38
1/29/202115,840,000 shares $438.77 million -12.8%6.3%3.8 $27.70
1/15/202118,170,000 shares $430.27 million -1.7%7.2%4.9 $23.68
12/31/202021,310,000 shares $501.42 million +12.0%8.5%5.6 $23.53
12/15/202021,310,000 shares $497.80 million +12.0%8.5%5.6 $23.36
11/30/202019,020,000 shares $427.38 million -5.8%7.7%5.1 $22.47
11/15/202020,190,000 shares $368.87 million +16.6%8.2%5 $18.27
10/30/202017,320,000 shares $311.07 million -5.1%7.1%4.1 $17.96
10/15/202018,250,000 shares $318.65 million -11.2%7.5%4.4 $17.46
9/30/202020,540,000 shares $375.88 million +15.3%8.4%0 $18.30
9/15/202017,810,000 shares $263.94 million -2.1%7.3%4.5 $14.82
8/31/202018,200,000 shares $265.90 million +10.7%7.5%4.7 $14.61
8/14/202016,440,000 shares $246.93 million +6.6%6.8%4.8 $15.02
7/31/202015,430,000 shares $247.65 million -12.9%6.6%5.1 $16.05
7/15/202017,720,000 shares $316.48 million +1.6%7.6%5.6 $17.86
6/30/202017,450,000 shares $300.66 million +14.2%7.5%5.5 $17.23
6/15/202015,280,000 shares $264.80 million -0.1%6.6%4.7 $17.33
5/29/202015,300,000 shares $252.45 million +9.4%6.6%4.3 $16.50
5/15/202013,980,000 shares $246.19 million +1.7%6.0%3.6 $17.61
4/30/202013,750,000 shares $238.84 million -26.4%5.9%3.5 $17.37
4/15/202018,690,000 shares $281.85 million +22.2%8.0%4.8 $15.08
3/31/202015,300,000 shares $214.51 million -9.0%6.5%3.9 $14.02
3/13/202016,817,200 shares $215.09 million +5.1%7.2%5.1 $12.79
2/28/202016,000,000 shares $172.96 million -6.8%7.1%4.9 $10.81
2/14/202017,170,000 shares $248.45 million -7.0%7.6%4.9 $14.47

Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Pure Storage's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Pure Storage shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 15,960,000 shares of PSTG short. 6.31% of Pure Storage's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Pure 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. Pure Storage currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Pure 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. 6.31% of Pure Storage's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Pure Storage's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Pure Storage saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 15,960,000 shares, an increase of 0.8% from the previous total of 15,840,000 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 Pure Storage's float size?

Pure Storage currently has issued a total of 272,811,000 shares. Some of Pure 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. Pure Storage currently has a public float of 253,000,000 shares.

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

6.31% of Pure Storage's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Pure Storage: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (4.51%), Coupa Software Incorporated (0.00%), Vipshop Holdings Limited (0.00%), Garmin Ltd. (1.28%), Legrand SA (0.00%), HubSpot, Inc. (0.00%), StoneCo Ltd. (0.00%), Kyocera Co. (0.00%), FUJIFILM Holdings Co. (0.00%), and MongoDB, 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: 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 Pure Storage stock?

Short selling PSTG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Pure Storage as its price is falling. Pure Storage's stock is trading up $1.11 today. To short Pure 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 Pure 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 Pure Storage?

A short squeeze for Pure 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 PSTG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Pure 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 PSTG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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