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Simpson Manufacturing Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.48 (-1.47 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $99.49
50-Day Range
MA: $93.85
52-Week Range
Now: $99.49
Volume167,467 shs
Average Volume239,377 shs
Market Capitalization$4.32 billion
P/E Ratio27.26
Dividend Yield0.91%

Short Interest

Simpson Manufacturing (NYSE:SSD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:1,040,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:962,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+8.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$89.16 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:January, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:44,660,000 shares
Float Size:39,640,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:2.62%
Today's Trading Volume:167,467 shares
Average Trading Volume:239,377 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-30.04%

Simpson Manufacturing (NYSE:SSD) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
1/31/20201,040,000 $89.16 million 8.1%2.6%3.1$85.73
1/15/20201,040,000 $89.18 million 8.1%2.6%3.1$85.75
12/31/2019962,300 $81.28 million -30.3%2.4%2.9$84.46
8/15/20191,469,200 $91.24 million -9.5%3.7%6.8$62.10

Simpson Manufacturing (NYSE:SSD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Simpson Manufacturing's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Simpson Manufacturing shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 1,040,000 shares of SSD short. 2.62% of Simpson Manufacturing's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Simpson Manufacturing?

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. Simpson Manufacturing currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Simpson Manufacturing?

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. 2.62% of Simpson Manufacturing's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Simpson Manufacturing's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Simpson Manufacturing saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,040,000 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the previous total of 962,300 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 Simpson Manufacturing's float size?

Simpson Manufacturing currently has issued a total of 43,421,000 shares. Some of Simpson Manufacturing'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. Simpson Manufacturing currently has a public float of 39,640,000 shares.

How does Simpson Manufacturing's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.62% of Simpson Manufacturing's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "building products" compare to Simpson Manufacturing: Masco Co. (3.25%), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (1.53%), Lennox International Inc. (5.11%), Trex Company, Inc. (14.99%), A. O. Smith Co. (10.22%), Owens Corning (6.44%), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (2.39%), Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (2.11%), AAON, Inc. (12.08%), and UFP Industries, Inc. (1.54%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($17.72 billion), Netflix, Inc. ($7.24 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.67 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($3.34 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.53 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.07 billion), Carvana Co. ($1.86 billion), Omnicom Group Inc. ($1.86 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.75 billion), and Zillow Group, Inc. ($1.75 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Simpson Manufacturing stock?

Short selling SSD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Simpson Manufacturing as its price is falling. Simpson Manufacturing's stock is trading down $1.48 today. To short Simpson Manufacturing 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 Simpson Manufacturing 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 Simpson Manufacturing?

A short squeeze for Simpson Manufacturing 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 SSD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Simpson Manufacturing'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 SSD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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