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U.S. Silica (SLCA) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$10.68
+0.13 (+1.23%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

U.S. Silica Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
6,210,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
6,370,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-2.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$66.60 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
7.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
77,150,000 shares
Float Size
74,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
8.37%
Today's Trading Volume
738,188 shares
Average Trading Volume
595,390 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
124%
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U.S. Silica Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20246,210,000 shares $66.60 million -2.5%8.4%7.6 $10.73
1/15/20246,370,000 shares $68.35 million +5.6%10.8%7.5 $10.73
12/31/20236,030,000 shares $68.20 million +8.1%8.1%7.4 $11.31
12/15/20235,580,000 shares $63.44 million +14.3%7.5%7.1 $11.37
11/30/20234,880,000 shares $55.10 million +3.2%6.6%6.5 $11.29
11/15/20234,730,000 shares $53.80 million +20.1%6.4%6.4 $11.38
10/31/20233,940,000 shares $47.56 million -2.0%5.3%5.4 $12.07
10/15/20234,020,000 shares $54.35 million -5.0%5.4%5.9 $13.52
9/30/20234,230,000 shares $59.39 million -4.3%5.7%6 $14.04
9/15/20234,420,000 shares $63.16 million -4.3%6.0%6 $14.29
8/31/20234,620,000 shares $56.96 million -17.7%6.2%6.3 $12.33
8/15/20235,610,000 shares $69.00 million -7.7%7.6%7.4 $12.30
7/31/20236,080,000 shares $79.13 million +1.8%8.2%7.8 $13.02
7/15/20235,970,000 shares $78.62 million -5.1%8.1%7.4 $13.17
6/30/20236,290,000 shares $76.23 million -5.8%8.5%8 $12.12
6/15/20236,680,000 shares $84.30 million +9.9%9.0%8.3 $12.62
5/31/20236,080,000 shares $68.86 million -0.2%8.2%7.3 $11.33
5/15/20236,090,000 shares $74.36 million +11.7%8.2%6.9 $12.21
4/30/20235,450,000 shares $71.12 million +5.6%7.4%6.4 $13.05
4/15/20235,160,000 shares $64.09 million +4.0%7.0%6.7 $12.42
3/31/20234,960,000 shares $59.22 million -3.5%6.8%6.5 $11.94
3/15/20235,140,000 shares $55.92 million +12.2%7.1%7 $10.88
2/28/20234,580,000 shares $55.60 million +9.6%6.3%6.5 $12.14
2/15/20234,180,000 shares $49.41 million -7.5%5.8%6.5 $11.82
1/31/20234,520,000 shares $55.32 million -15.0%6.2%7.2 $12.24
1/15/20235,320,000 shares $66.39 million -4.1%7.4%7.7 $12.48
12/30/20225,550,000 shares $69.38 million +1.7%7.7%7.8 $12.50
12/15/20225,460,000 shares $66.01 million -0.9%7.6%7.1 $12.09
11/30/20225,510,000 shares $72.13 million -6.8%7.7%7.1 $13.09
11/15/20225,910,000 shares $82.50 million -4.8%8.2%7.3 $13.96
10/31/20226,210,000 shares $89.36 million -4.2%8.6%7.2 $14.39
10/15/20226,480,000 shares $72.77 million +10.4%9.0%6.9 $11.23
9/30/20225,870,000 shares $64.28 million +0.9%8.2%6 $10.95
9/15/20225,820,000 shares $75.95 million +3.2%8.1%5.7 $13.05
8/31/20225,640,000 shares $79.13 million -1.4%7.9%5.1 $14.03
8/15/20225,720,000 shares $82.48 million -1.9%8.0%5.1 $14.42
7/31/20225,830,000 shares $0.00 +8.4%8.2%5 $0.00
7/15/20225,380,000 shares $54.98 million +14.2%7.8%4.6 $10.22
6/30/20224,710,000 shares $53.79 million -5.0%6.8%4 $11.42
6/15/20224,960,000 shares $67.26 million No Change7.2%3.9 $13.56













SLCA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is U.S. Silica's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of U.S. Silica shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 6,210,000 shares of SLCA short. 8.37% of U.S. Silica's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on U.S. Silica's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for U.S. Silica?

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. SLCA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on U.S. Silica's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting U.S. Silica?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of U.S. Silica: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for U.S. Silica?

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. 8.37% of U.S. Silica's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is U.S. Silica's short interest increasing or decreasing?

U.S. Silica saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,210,000 shares, a decrease of 2.5% from the previous total of 6,370,000 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 U.S. Silica's float size?

U.S. Silica currently has issued a total of 77,150,000 shares. Some of U.S. Silica'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. U.S. Silica currently has a public float of 74,170,000 shares.

How does U.S. Silica's short interest compare to its competitors?

8.37% of U.S. Silica's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to U.S. Silica: Compass Minerals International, Inc. (6.25%), Centrus Energy Corp. (4.58%), Piedmont Lithium Inc. (15.25%), Intrepid Potash, Inc. (5.02%), Hecla Mining (1.81%), Arcadium Lithium plc (39.50%), Algoma Steel Group Inc. (3.23%), TimkenSteel Co. (6.22%), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (0.90%), Westlake Chemical Partners LP (0.54%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short U.S. Silica stock?

Short selling SLCA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from U.S. Silica as its price is falling. SLCA shares are trading up $0.13 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 U.S. Silica?

A short squeeze for U.S. Silica 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 SLCA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is U.S. Silica'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 SLCA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:SLCA) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff