Starwood Property Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$25.36
-0.08 (-0.31 %)
(As of 05/5/2021 05:17 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.28
$25.55
50-Day Range
$24.27
$25.87
52-Week Range
$10.72
$26.24
Volume1.47 million shs
Average Volume2.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.25 billion
P/E Ratio18.51
Dividend Yield7.55%
Beta1.63

Short Interest

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,330,000 shares
Previous Short Volume6,050,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-28.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$109.38 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares280,300,000 shares
Float Size272,560,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.59%
Today's Trading Volume1,473,879 shares
Average Trading Volume2,196,603 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.90%

Short Interest Over Time


Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20214,330,000 shares $109.38 million -28.4%1.6%2$25.26
3/31/20216,050,000 shares $150.71 million +52.0%2.2%2.7$24.91
3/15/20213,980,000 shares $97.07 million -11.2%1.5%1.7$24.39
2/26/20214,480,000 shares $101.74 million +2.8%1.6%1.9$22.71
2/12/20214,360,000 shares $92.00 million +4.3%1.6%1.9$21.10
1/29/20214,180,000 shares $80.34 million +7.5%1.5%1.6$19.22
1/15/20213,890,000 shares $73.17 million -36.6%1.4%1.5$18.81
12/31/20206,140,000 shares $118.38 million +33.2%2.3%2.4$19.28
12/15/20204,610,000 shares $87.27 million -2.7%1.7%1.8$18.93
11/30/20204,740,000 shares $87.83 million -10.1%1.7%1.8$18.53
11/15/20205,270,000 shares $87.75 million -9.6%1.9%2.1$16.65
10/30/20205,830,000 shares $82.96 million +8.8%2.1%2.4$14.23
10/15/20205,360,000 shares $83.56 million -5.1%2.0%2.4$15.59
9/30/20205,650,000 shares $85.26 million -6.9%2.1%2.5$15.09
9/15/20206,070,000 shares $94.93 million +1.9%2.2%2.4$15.64
8/31/20205,960,000 shares $92.98 million -16.4%2.2%2.1$15.60
8/14/20207,130,000 shares $115.86 million -11.0%2.6%2.2$16.25
7/31/20208,010,000 shares $119.75 million -4.0%2.9%2.2$14.95
7/15/20208,340,000 shares $117.51 million -2.8%3.1%2$14.09
6/30/20208,580,000 shares $128.36 million -11.6%3.2%1.7$14.96
6/15/20209,700,000 shares $145.79 million -23.9%3.6%1.7$15.03
5/29/202012,740,000 shares $168.93 million -5.6%4.7%2$13.26
5/15/202013,500,000 shares $157.01 million -7.7%5.0%2.2$11.63
4/30/202014,620,000 shares $189.18 million +111.3%5.4%2.6$12.94
4/15/20206,920,000 shares $95.43 million +98.3%2.5%1.4$13.79

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Starwood Property Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Starwood Property Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 4,330,000 shares of STWD short. 1.59% of Starwood Property Trust's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Starwood Property Trust?

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. Starwood Property Trust currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Starwood Property Trust?

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. 1.59% of Starwood Property Trust's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Starwood Property Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Starwood Property Trust saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,330,000 shares, a decline of 28.4% from the previous total of 6,050,000 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 Starwood Property Trust's float size?

Starwood Property Trust currently has issued a total of 285,783,000 shares. Some of Starwood Property Trust'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. Starwood Property Trust currently has a public float of 272,560,000 shares.

How does Starwood Property Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.59% of Starwood Property Trust's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "mortgage reits" compare to Starwood Property Trust: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (1.03%), AGNC Investment Corp. (1.91%), Colony Capital, Inc. (14.23%), Chimera Investment Co. (0.00%), Two Harbors Investment Corp. (5.64%), Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (2.22%), PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (0.00%), MFA Financial, Inc. (2.52%), New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (0.00%), and Redwood Trust, 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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Starwood Property Trust stock?

Short selling STWD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Starwood Property Trust as its price is falling. Starwood Property Trust's stock is trading down $0.08 today. To short Starwood Property Trust 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 Starwood Property Trust 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 Starwood Property Trust?

A short squeeze for Starwood Property Trust 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 STWD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Starwood Property Trust'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 STWD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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