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Robert Half International Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.73 (-1.41 %)
(As of 10/26/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $50.94
50-Day Range
MA: $54.25
52-Week Range
Now: $50.94
Volume1.55 million shs
Average Volume1.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.84 billion
P/E Ratio15.97
Dividend Yield2.63%

Short Interest

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:8,870,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:9,880,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-10.22%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$532.73 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:9.0
Last Record Date:January, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:118,480,000 shares
Float Size:114,240,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:7.76%
Today's Trading Volume:1,554,977 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,215,557 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:27.92%

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
1/31/20208,870,000 $532.73 million -10.2%7.8%9.3$60.06
1/15/20208,870,000 $532.38 million -10.2%7.8%9.3$60.02
12/31/20199,880,000 $612.07 million -7.6%8.7%10.1$61.95
8/15/201911,630,600 $618.40 million 5.5%10.0%8$53.17

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Robert Half International's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Robert Half International shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, investors have sold 8,870,000 shares of RHI short. 7.76% of Robert Half International's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Robert Half International?

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. Robert Half International currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Robert Half International?

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. 7.76% of Robert Half International's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Robert Half International's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Robert Half International saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,870,000 shares, a drop of 10.2% from the previous total of 9,880,000 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 Robert Half International's float size?

Robert Half International currently has issued a total of 114,635,000 shares. Some of Robert Half International'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. Robert Half International currently has a public float of 114,240,000 shares.

How does Robert Half International's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.76% of Robert Half International's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "human resource & employment services" compare to Robert Half International: Tradeweb Markets Inc. (0.00%), ManpowerGroup Inc. (2.78%), ASGN Inc (1.82%), Insperity Inc (3.54%), Korn Ferry (1.85%), Kforce Inc. (2.63%), Kelly Services, Inc. (3.09%), TrueBlue, Inc. (2.28%), Barrett Business Services, Inc. (0.82%), and Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (1.28%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($17.72 billion), Netflix, Inc. ($7.24 billion), Charter Communications Inc ($4.67 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($3.34 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.53 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.07 billion), Carvana Co. ($1.86 billion), Omnicom Group Inc. ($1.86 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.75 billion), and Zillow Group, Inc. ($1.75 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Robert Half International stock?

Short selling RHI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Robert Half International as its price is falling. Robert Half International's stock is trading down $0.73 today. To short Robert Half International 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 Robert Half International 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 Robert Half International?

A short squeeze for Robert Half International occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of RHI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Robert Half International'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 RHI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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