Six Flags Entertainment Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.46 (+1.04 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.80 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,000,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+4.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$244.29 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares84,360,000 shares
Float Size83,540,000 shares
Short Percent of Float6.27%
Today's Trading Volume1,026,521 shares
Average Trading Volume1,559,609 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-34.18%

Short Interest Over Time

Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20215,240,000 shares $244.29 million +4.8%6.3%3.3$46.62
3/31/20215,000,000 shares $236.45 million -15.4%6.0%3.2$47.29
3/15/20215,910,000 shares $298.57 million -12.6%7.5%3.6$50.52
2/26/20216,760,000 shares $293.65 million +8.5%8.6%4$43.44
2/12/20216,230,000 shares $242.72 million -3.3%7.9%3.7$38.96
1/29/20216,440,000 shares $227.33 million -18.5%8.2%3.5$35.30
1/15/20217,900,000 shares $289.85 million -3.0%10.0%4.1$36.69
12/31/20208,140,000 shares $279.20 million -8.7%10.3%4.3$34.30
12/15/20208,920,000 shares $277.86 million +25.1%11.3%4.4$31.15
11/30/20207,130,000 shares $231.08 million +6.1%9.1%3.2$32.41
11/15/20206,720,000 shares $190.78 million +1.5%8.5%2.9$28.39
10/30/20206,620,000 shares $138.42 million -14.4%8.4%2.9$20.91
10/15/20207,730,000 shares $151.20 million -11.6%9.9%3.5$19.56
9/30/20208,740,000 shares $177.42 million +2.6%11.1%3.7$20.30
9/15/20208,520,000 shares $206.78 million -4.8%10.9%3.4$24.27
8/31/20208,950,000 shares $194.48 million -2.5%11.4%3.3$21.73
8/14/20209,180,000 shares $194.16 million -4.1%11.7%3$21.15
7/31/20209,570,000 shares $166.42 million -5.3%12.2%2.8$17.39
7/15/202010,110,000 shares $193.40 million +10.4%12.9%2.7$19.13
6/30/20209,160,000 shares $177.61 million +6.9%11.7%2.2$19.39
6/15/20208,570,000 shares $202.25 million -28.9%10.9%1.8$23.60
5/29/202012,050,000 shares $276.91 million +15.0%15.3%2.5$22.98
5/15/202010,480,000 shares $200.27 million +5.7%13.3%2.2$19.11
4/30/20209,920,000 shares $198.50 million +21.0%12.6%2.2$20.01
4/15/20208,200,000 shares $129.40 million +33.8%10.4%2.2$15.78

Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Six Flags Entertainment's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Six Flags Entertainment shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 5,240,000 shares of SIX short. 6.27% of Six Flags Entertainment's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Six Flags Entertainment?

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. Six Flags Entertainment currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Six Flags Entertainment?

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. 6.27% of Six Flags Entertainment's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Six Flags Entertainment's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Six Flags Entertainment saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,240,000 shares, an increase of 4.8% from the previous total of 5,000,000 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 Six Flags Entertainment's float size?

Six Flags Entertainment currently has issued a total of 85,392,000 shares. Some of Six Flags Entertainment'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. Six Flags Entertainment currently has a public float of 83,540,000 shares.

How does Six Flags Entertainment's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.27% of Six Flags Entertainment's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "miscellaneous amusement & recreation services" compare to Six Flags Entertainment: Vail Resorts, Inc. (2.81%), Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (4.65%), SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (6.42%), International Game Technology PLC (2.46%), Rush Street Interactive, Inc. (7.92%), Cedar Fair, L.P. (9.38%), Everi Holdings Inc. (0.00%), Golden Entertainment, Inc. (2.52%), Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment (0.00%), and SCWorx Corp. (11.24%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Six Flags Entertainment stock?

Short selling SIX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Six Flags Entertainment as its price is falling. Six Flags Entertainment's stock is trading up $0.46 today. To short Six Flags Entertainment 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 Six Flags Entertainment 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 Six Flags Entertainment?

A short squeeze for Six Flags Entertainment 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 SIX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Six Flags Entertainment'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 SIX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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