Retail Properties of America Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.13 (+1.14 %)
(As of 04/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.56
50-Day Range
MA: $11.13
52-Week Range
Now: $11.56
Volume1.13 million shs
Average Volume1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E Ratio88.93
Dividend Yield2.43%

Short Interest

Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,390,000 shares
Previous Short Volume6,240,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-13.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$58.86 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.6
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares213,590,000 shares
Float Size212,610,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.54%
Today's Trading Volume1,131,882 shares
Average Trading Volume1,497,634 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-24.42%

Short Interest Over Time

Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20215,390,000 shares $58.86 million -13.6%2.5%3.6 $10.92
3/15/20216,240,000 shares $67.77 million +17.3%2.9%3.9 $10.86
2/26/20215,320,000 shares $63.84 million -18.5%2.5%3.5 $12.00
2/12/20216,530,000 shares $68.76 million +30.3%3.1%4.2 $10.53
1/29/20215,010,000 shares $52.05 million -7.6%2.4%3.3 $10.39
1/15/20215,420,000 shares $51.54 million -6.7%2.6%3.5 $9.51
12/31/20205,810,000 shares $49.62 million +31.8%2.7%3.8 $8.54
12/15/20205,810,000 shares $49.09 million +31.8%2.7%3.8 $8.45
11/30/20204,410,000 shares $37.93 million -25.0%2.1%2.8 $8.60
11/15/20205,880,000 shares $47.63 million +6.5%2.8%3.8 $8.10
10/30/20205,520,000 shares $42.28 million -20.1%2.6%3.8 $7.66
10/15/20206,910,000 shares $37.80 million +6.8%3.3%4.7 $5.47
9/30/20206,470,000 shares $36.94 million -23.3%3.0%3.9 $5.71
9/15/20208,440,000 shares $46.50 million -10.3%4.0%2.5 $5.51
8/31/20209,410,000 shares $57.68 million -3.7%4.4%2.8 $6.13
8/14/20209,770,000 shares $62.43 million -19.7%4.6%2.7 $6.39
7/31/202012,160,000 shares $82.93 million -20.4%5.7%3.1 $6.82
7/15/202015,270,000 shares $97.12 million +51.9%7.2%3.9 $6.36
6/30/202010,050,000 shares $61.51 million +220.1%4.7%2.5 $6.12
6/15/20203,140,000 shares $23.05 million +14.2%1.5%1.2 $7.34
5/29/20202,750,000 shares $17.63 million +7.4%1.3%0.9 $6.41
5/15/20202,560,000 shares $13.88 million +4.5%1.2%0.9 $5.42
4/30/20202,450,000 shares $14.77 million -4.7%1.2%0.9 $6.03
4/15/20202,570,000 shares $12.72 million +8.0%1.2%1 $4.95
3/31/20202,380,000 shares $11.31 million -28.6%1.1%0.9 $4.75

Retail Properties of America (NYSE:RPAI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Retail Properties of America's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Retail Properties of America shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 5,390,000 shares of RPAI short. 2.54% of Retail Properties of America's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Retail Properties of America?

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. Retail Properties of America currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Retail Properties of America?

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. 2.54% of Retail Properties of America's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Retail Properties of America's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Retail Properties of America saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,390,000 shares, a decline of 13.6% from the previous total of 6,240,000 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 Retail Properties of America's float size?

Retail Properties of America currently has issued a total of 214,733,000 shares. Some of Retail Properties of America'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. Retail Properties of America currently has a public float of 212,610,000 shares.

How does Retail Properties of America's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.54% of Retail Properties of America's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "retail reits" compare to Retail Properties of America: Simon Property Group, Inc. (0.00%), Realty Income Co. (0.00%), Kimco Realty Corp (4.58%), Federal Realty Investment Trust (0.00%), National Retail Properties, Inc. (0.00%), Agree Realty Co. (0.00%), Weingarten Realty Investors (2.38%), Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (0.00%), The Macerich Company (0.00%), and Acadia Realty Trust (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 Retail Properties of America stock?

Short selling RPAI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Retail Properties of America as its price is falling. Retail Properties of America's stock is trading up $0.13 today. To short Retail Properties of America 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 Retail Properties of America 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 Retail Properties of America?

A short squeeze for Retail Properties of America 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 RPAI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Retail Properties of America'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 RPAI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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