Teleflex Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-2.34 (-0.57 %)
(As of 05/5/2021 04:47 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume190,967 shs
Average Volume202,380 shs
Market Capitalization$19.18 billion
P/E Ratio52.81
Dividend Yield0.33%

Short Interest

Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume492,200 shares
Previous Short Volume560,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-12.20%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$210.13 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.6
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares46,150,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.05%
Today's Trading Volume190,967 shares
Average Trading Volume202,380 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-5.64%

Short Interest Over Time

Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021492,200 shares $210.13 million -12.2%N/A2.6$426.91
3/31/2021560,600 shares $232.53 million -17.8%N/A2.8$414.79
3/15/2021682,200 shares $288.91 million +39.1%N/A3.4$423.50
2/26/2021490,400 shares $197.38 million -6.5%N/A2.5$402.48
2/12/2021524,400 shares $213.19 million -8.1%N/A2.6$406.55
1/29/2021570,600 shares $217.68 million -9.3%N/A2.6$381.50
1/15/2021628,800 shares $243.76 million -0.7%N/A2.6$387.66
12/31/2020632,900 shares $257.94 million +2.5%N/A2.7$407.56
12/15/2020617,200 shares $234.95 million +5.1%N/A2.6$380.67
11/30/2020587,500 shares $217.99 million -17.1%N/A2.3$371.05
11/15/2020709,000 shares $258.36 million +2.3%N/A2.8$364.40
10/30/2020693,000 shares $226.37 million -10.5%N/A2.9$326.65
10/15/2020774,200 shares $282.20 million +3.6%N/A3.6$364.50
9/30/2020747,100 shares $254.33 million +12.8%N/A3.6$340.42
9/15/2020662,400 shares $244.98 million +10.9%N/A3$369.83
8/31/2020597,300 shares $234.71 million -12.3%N/A3$392.95
8/14/2020681,200 shares $257.81 million +15.4%N/A3.1$378.47
7/31/2020590,100 shares $220.17 million -11.9%N/A2.5$373.10
7/15/2020669,900 shares $242.74 million -15.7%N/A2.6$362.35
6/30/2020794,300 shares $282.33 million +6.5%N/A2.9$355.44
6/15/2020746,100 shares $262.81 million +9.3%N/A2.5$352.25
5/29/2020682,800 shares $244.64 million -13.5%N/A2.1$358.29
5/15/2020789,000 shares $264.86 million +22.5%N/A2.4$335.69
4/30/2020644,100 shares $216.03 million -17.2%N/A2$335.40
4/15/2020777,400 shares $257.35 million +15.1%N/A2.7$331.04

Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Teleflex's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Teleflex shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 492,200 shares of TFX short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Teleflex?

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. Teleflex currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is Teleflex's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Teleflex saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 492,200 shares, a decrease of 12.2% from the previous total of 560,600 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 Teleflex's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Teleflex's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "health care equipment" compare to Teleflex: Abbott Laboratories (0.00%), Medtronic plc (0.00%), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (0.00%), Stryker Co. (0.89%), Becton, Dickinson and Company (0.00%), Boston Scientific Co. (0.00%), Edwards Lifesciences Co. (0.00%), IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (0.00%), Baxter International Inc. (1.78%), 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: 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 Teleflex stock?

Short selling TFX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Teleflex as its price is falling. Teleflex's stock is trading down $2.34 today. To short Teleflex 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 Teleflex 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 Teleflex?

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

How often is Teleflex'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 TFX, 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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