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NYSE:TDS

Telephone and Data Systems Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$18.07
+0.18 (+1.01 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 02:15 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.01
Now: $18.07
$18.25
50-Day Range
$18.03
MA: $19.82
$20.85
52-Week Range
$14.05
Now: $18.07
$24.50
Volume15,693 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.07 billion
P/E Ratio9.46
Dividend Yield3.80%
Beta1.17

Short Interest

Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,470,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,320,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+6.47%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$44.19 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.5
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares106,780,000 shares
Float Size100,060,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.47%
Today's Trading Volume15,693 shares
Average Trading Volume1,137,568 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.62%

Short Interest Over Time


Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20212,470,000 shares $44.19 million +6.5%2.5%2.5 $17.89
1/29/20212,320,000 shares $47.56 million +20.8%2.3%2.4 $20.50
1/15/20211,920,000 shares $36.98 million +12.3%1.9%2 $19.26
12/31/20201,380,000 shares $26.55 million -12.7%1.4%1.6 $19.24
12/15/20201,380,000 shares $26.03 million -12.7%1.4%1.6 $18.86
11/30/20201,580,000 shares $28.82 million -24.8%1.6%1.9 $18.24
11/15/20202,100,000 shares $39.86 million -17.0%2.1%2.8 $18.98
10/30/20202,530,000 shares $48.30 million +21.1%2.5%3.8 $19.09
10/15/20202,090,000 shares $36.53 million +35.7%2.1%3.2 $17.48
9/30/20201,540,000 shares $29.00 million +14.9%1.5%2.4 $18.83
9/15/20201,340,000 shares $24.94 million -6.3%1.3%2.1 $18.61
8/31/20201,430,000 shares $30.89 million -6.5%1.4%2.4 $21.60
8/14/20201,530,000 shares $35.04 million -18.2%1.5%2.4 $22.90
7/31/20201,870,000 shares $45.09 million -11.4%1.9%2.8 $24.11
7/15/20202,110,000 shares $40.98 million +22.0%2.1%3.1 $19.42
6/30/20201,730,000 shares $33.51 million +4.2%1.7%2.4 $19.37
6/15/20201,660,000 shares $33.25 million -15.7%1.7%1.9 $20.03
5/29/20201,970,000 shares $38.45 million -1.0%2.0%2 $19.52
5/15/20201,990,000 shares $40.78 million -5.2%2.0%1.9 $20.49
4/30/20202,100,000 shares $43.66 million +1.9%2.1%2 $20.79
4/15/20202,060,000 shares $38.21 million +5.6%2.1%1.9 $18.55
3/31/20201,950,000 shares $37.25 million -5.8%1.9%1.9 $19.10
3/13/20202,070,100 shares $37.55 million -13.8%2.1%2.6 $18.14
2/28/20202,400,000 shares $37.30 million +14.8%2.4%3 $15.54
2/14/20202,090,000 shares $36.26 million -17.7%2.1%2.9 $17.35

Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Telephone and Data Systems' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Telephone and Data Systems shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 2,470,000 shares of TDS short. 2.47% of Telephone and Data Systems' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Telephone and Data Systems?

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. Telephone and Data Systems currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Telephone and Data Systems?

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. 2.47% of Telephone and Data Systems' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Telephone and Data Systems' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Telephone and Data Systems saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 2,470,000 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the previous total of 2,320,000 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 Telephone and Data Systems' float size?

Telephone and Data Systems currently has issued a total of 114,366,000 shares. Some of Telephone and Data Systems' 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. Telephone and Data Systems currently has a public float of 100,060,000 shares.

How does Telephone and Data Systems' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.47% of Telephone and Data Systems' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" compare to Telephone and Data Systems: Spark New Zealand Limited (0.00%), PLDT Inc. (0.00%), Tim S.A. (0.14%), KT Co. (0.05%), Telekom Austria AG (0.00%), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (0.04%), PCCW Limited (0.00%), PCCW Limited (0.00%), Public Joint Stock Company Rostelecom (0.00%), and Vonage Holdings Corp. (6.70%).

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 Telephone and Data Systems stock?

Short selling TDS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Telephone and Data Systems as its price is falling. Telephone and Data Systems' stock is trading up $0.18 today. To short Telephone and Data Systems 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 Telephone and Data Systems 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 Telephone and Data Systems?

A short squeeze for Telephone and Data Systems 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 TDS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Telephone and Data Systems' 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 TDS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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