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NYSE:STE

STERIS Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$172.65
-4.50 (-2.54 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$170.63
Now: $172.65
$176.83
50-Day Range
$171.20
MA: $182.49
$193.18
52-Week Range
$105.69
Now: $172.65
$203.90
Volume995,107 shs
Average Volume623,302 shs
Market Capitalization$14.74 billion
P/E Ratio35.02
Dividend Yield0.90%
Beta0.59

Short Interest

STERIS (NYSE:STE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,270,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,220,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+4.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$222.00 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.6
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares84,550,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.49%
Today's Trading Volume995,107 shares
Average Trading Volume623,302 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average59.65%

Short Interest Over Time


STERIS (NYSE:STE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20211,270,000 shares $222.00 million +4.1%N/A2.6 $174.80
1/29/20211,220,000 shares $223.63 million +43.2%N/A2.7 $183.30
1/15/2021851,700 shares $162.83 million -9.0%N/A2.1 $191.18
12/31/2020997,300 shares $199.92 million -1.3%N/A2.6 $200.46
12/15/2020997,300 shares $191.30 million -1.3%N/A2.6 $191.82
11/30/20201,010,000 shares $186.49 million +7.6%N/A2.4 $184.64
11/15/2020938,800 shares $181.95 million +3.5%N/A2.3 $193.81
10/30/2020907,000 shares $174.86 million -21.8%N/A2.2 $192.79
10/15/20201,160,000 shares $215.01 million -9.4%N/A2.8 $185.35
9/30/20201,280,000 shares $240.23 million +19.6%N/A2.9 $187.68
9/15/20201,070,000 shares $182.12 million -6.1%N/A2.3 $170.21
8/31/20201,140,000 shares $185.43 million +24.0%N/A2.5 $162.66
8/14/2020919,500 shares $145.99 million +5.1%1.1%1.9 $158.77
7/31/2020875,200 shares $138.47 million +2.3%N/A1.6 $158.21
7/15/2020855,500 shares $136.56 million -6.2%1.0%1.5 $159.63
6/30/2020911,800 shares $142.56 million -26.5%1.1%1.5 $156.35
6/15/20201,240,000 shares $191.87 million -8.8%1.5%1.8 $154.73
5/29/20201,360,000 shares $202.69 million +7.1%1.6%1.8 $149.04
5/15/20201,270,000 shares $210.68 million -15.9%1.5%1.6 $165.89
4/30/20201,510,000 shares $241.57 million -12.2%1.8%1.8 $159.98
4/15/20201,720,000 shares $262.78 million +41.0%2.0%2.1 $152.78
3/31/20201,220,000 shares $180.34 million -4.3%1.5%1.6 $147.82
3/13/20201,275,100 shares $194.70 million -18.8%1.5%1.4 $152.69
2/28/20201,570,000 shares $169.18 million +5.4%1.9%1.8 $107.76
2/14/20201,490,000 shares $225.12 million +12.0%1.8%1.9 $151.09

STERIS (NYSE:STE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is STERIS's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of STERIS shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 1,270,000 shares of STE short.

What is a good short interest ratio for STERIS?

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. STERIS currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is STERIS's short interest increasing or decreasing?

STERIS saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 1,270,000 shares, an increase of 4.1% from the previous total of 1,220,000 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.

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

0.00% of STERIS's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "health care equipment" compare to STERIS: Abbott Laboratories (0.00%), Medtronic plc (0.00%), Stryker Co. (0.78%), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (0.00%), Becton, Dickinson and Company (0.00%), Boston Scientific Co. (0.00%), Edwards Lifesciences Co. (0.00%), IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (0.93%), Baxter International Inc. (1.39%), and DexCom, Inc. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short STERIS stock?

Short selling STE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from STERIS as its price is falling. STERIS's stock is trading down $4.50 today. To short STERIS 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 STERIS 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 STERIS?

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

How often is STERIS'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 STE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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