Standard Motor Products Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.29 (-0.67 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 10:39 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $43.29
50-Day Range
MA: $43.26
52-Week Range
Now: $43.29
Volume174 shs
Average Volume160,890 shs
Market Capitalization$967.83 million
P/E Ratio16.52
Dividend Yield2.32%

Short Interest

Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume326,100 shares
Previous Short Volume282,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+15.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$13.90 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.9
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares22,320,000 shares
Float Size19,480,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.67%
Today's Trading Volume174 shares
Average Trading Volume160,890 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.89%

Short Interest Over Time

Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021326,100 shares $13.90 million +15.5%1.7%1.9 $42.62
3/15/2021282,300 shares $12.23 million +3.1%1.5%1.6 $43.34
2/26/2021273,900 shares $12.13 million +53.2%1.4%1.6 $44.27
2/12/2021178,800 shares $7.51 million -22.5%0.9%1.1 $42.01
1/29/2021230,600 shares $10.02 million +30.7%1.2%1.5 $43.47
1/15/2021176,400 shares $6.97 million -16.8%0.9%1.2 $39.50
12/31/2020205,000 shares $8.70 million -15.7%1.1%1.5 $42.43
12/15/2020205,000 shares $8.32 million -15.7%1.1%1.5 $40.60
11/30/2020243,200 shares $10.59 million +111.5%1.2%2.1 $43.56
11/15/2020115,000 shares $5.32 million -37.7%0.6%1 $46.29
10/30/2020184,500 shares $8.67 million -21.2%0.9%1.6 $47.00
10/15/2020234,000 shares $10.80 million -25.3%1.2%2 $46.14
9/30/2020313,300 shares $14.94 million -11.0%1.6%0 $47.69
9/15/2020352,200 shares $15.03 million +23.7%1.8%2.6 $42.67
8/31/2020284,800 shares $13.41 million -11.6%1.5%2.1 $47.08
8/14/2020322,000 shares $15.09 million -17.7%1.7%2.3 $46.85
7/31/2020391,400 shares $18.67 million +2.8%2.0%2.8 $47.70
7/15/2020380,800 shares $17.32 million -14.9%2.0%2.8 $45.48
6/30/2020447,700 shares $17.39 million +21.2%2.3%3.4 $38.84
6/15/2020369,500 shares $14.98 million +4.1%1.9%2.9 $40.53
5/29/2020354,800 shares $13.94 million +3.9%1.8%2.8 $39.28
5/15/2020341,400 shares $14.53 million +2.2%1.8%2.8 $42.55
4/30/2020334,000 shares $13.94 million -10.2%1.7%2.9 $41.75
4/15/2020372,100 shares $14.42 million -12.7%1.9%3.4 $38.76
3/31/2020426,400 shares $17.68 million -8.5%2.2%3.9 $41.47

Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Standard Motor Products' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Standard Motor Products shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 326,100 shares of SMP short. 1.67% of Standard Motor Products' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Standard Motor Products?

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. Standard Motor Products currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Standard Motor Products?

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. 1.67% of Standard Motor Products' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Standard Motor Products' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Standard Motor Products saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 326,100 shares, an increase of 15.5% from the previous total of 282,300 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 Standard Motor Products' float size?

Standard Motor Products currently has issued a total of 22,357,000 shares. Some of Standard Motor Products' 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. Standard Motor Products currently has a public float of 19,480,000 shares.

How does Standard Motor Products' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.67% of Standard Motor Products' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "auto parts & equipment" compare to Standard Motor Products: Aptiv PLC (0.00%), BorgWarner Inc. (0.00%), Lear Co. (1.98%), Gentex Co. (1.18%), Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (5.26%), Dana Incorporated (1.76%), LCI Industries (2.73%), Dorman Products, Inc. (2.31%), Gentherm Incorporated (1.85%), and American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (6.00%).

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 Standard Motor Products stock?

Short selling SMP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Standard Motor Products as its price is falling. Standard Motor Products' stock is trading down $0.29 today. To short Standard Motor Products 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 Standard Motor Products 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 Standard Motor Products?

A short squeeze for Standard Motor Products 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 SMP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Standard Motor Products' 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 SMP, 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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