Skillz Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.14 (+0.74 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume12.93 million shs
Average Volume16.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.58 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume71,590,000 shares
Previous Short Volume73,180,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-2.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.22 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.2
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares396,489,000 shares
Float Size237,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float30.19%
Today's Trading Volume12,926,697 shares
Average Trading Volume16,039,262 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-19.41%

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Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/202171,590,000 shares $1.22 billion -2.2%30.2%3.2 $16.99
5/14/202173,180,000 shares $1.00 billion +17.1%30.9%3.5 $13.73
4/30/202162,480,000 shares $1.12 billion +37.8%27.0%3.2 $17.93
4/15/202145,330,000 shares $712.59 million +29.3%19.6%2.7 $15.72
3/31/202135,060,000 shares $635.64 million +60.1%16.8%3.2 $18.13
3/15/202121,900,000 shares $642.11 million +47.6%10.7%2.3 $29.32
2/26/202114,840,000 shares $447.43 million +5.0%6.5%2.2 $30.15
2/12/202114,140,000 shares $529.97 million +6.8%6.2%2.4 $37.48
1/29/202113,240,000 shares $352.45 million +21.3%6.3%2.5 $26.62
1/15/202110,920,000 shares $285.23 million No Change4.8%2.5 $26.12

Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Skillz's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Skillz shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 28th, investors have sold 71,590,000 shares of SKLZ short. 30.19% of Skillz's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Skillz?

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. Skillz currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Skillz?

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. 30.19% of Skillz's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Skillz's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Skillz saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 71,590,000 shares, a drop of 2.2% from the previous total of 73,180,000 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 Skillz's float size?

Skillz currently has issued a total of 396,489,000 shares. Some of Skillz'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. Skillz currently has a public float of 237,170,000 shares.

How does Skillz's short interest compare to its competitors?

30.19% of Skillz's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "data processing & preparation" compare to Skillz: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (1.33%), RingCentral, Inc. (6.06%), StoneCo Ltd. (3.52%), PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (11.05%), Zendesk, Inc. (5.89%), GoodRx Holdings, Inc. (31.13%), Five9, Inc. (4.82%), Zynga Inc. (7.34%), Pegasystems Inc. (4.65%), and Proofpoint, Inc. (7.49%).

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. ($25.04 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($7.50 billion), Aon plc ($7.09 billion), Square, Inc. ($6.95 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.90 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.79 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.18 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($5.54 billion), Sea Limited ($4.96 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($4.25 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Skillz stock?

Short selling SKLZ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Skillz as its price is falling. Skillz's stock is trading up $0.14 today. To short Skillz 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 Skillz 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 Skillz?

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

How often is Skillz'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 SKLZ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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