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Trinity Industries Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.52 (-1.65 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.04
50-Day Range
MA: $30.16
52-Week Range
Now: $31.04
Volume928,777 shs
Average Volume864,789 shs
Market Capitalization$3.44 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.66%

Short Interest

Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume8,430,000 shares
Previous Short Volume12,420,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-32.13%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$270.60 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover9.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares127,870,000 shares
Float Size111,040,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.59%
Today's Trading Volume928,777 shares
Average Trading Volume864,789 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average7.40%

Short Interest Over Time

Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20218,430,000 shares $270.60 million -32.1%7.6%9.9 $32.10
1/29/202112,420,000 shares $390.24 million -8.5%11.2%14.2 $31.42
1/15/202113,570,000 shares $376.43 million -3.4%12.2%16.1 $27.74
12/31/202013,880,000 shares $387.39 million -1.1%12.5%15.1 $27.91
12/15/202013,880,000 shares $370.87 million -1.1%12.5%15.1 $26.72
11/30/202014,030,000 shares $367.73 million -6.5%12.6%14.7 $26.21
11/15/202015,000,000 shares $342.75 million -3.1%13.5%15.8 $22.85
10/30/202015,480,000 shares $354.65 million +1.6%13.9%17.4 $22.91
10/15/202015,240,000 shares $297.03 million -1.6%13.2%16.8 $19.49
9/30/202015,480,000 shares $317.65 million -1.0%13.4%17.1 $20.52
9/15/202015,640,000 shares $303.89 million +3.0%13.5%17.4 $19.43
8/31/202015,180,000 shares $293.28 million +2.4%13.1%17.2 $19.32
8/14/202014,830,000 shares $309.65 million +2.1%12.8%15.3 $20.88
7/31/202014,530,000 shares $304.55 million +2.3%12.6%13.5 $20.96
7/15/202014,210,000 shares $277.52 million +7.8%12.3%11.7 $19.53
6/30/202013,180,000 shares $254.90 million -0.9%11.5%10.7 $19.34
6/15/202013,300,000 shares $275.84 million -2.6%11.6%9.9 $20.74
5/29/202013,650,000 shares $282.83 million -0.6%11.9%9.1 $20.72
5/15/202013,730,000 shares $274.19 million +15.8%12.0%8.5 $19.97
4/30/202011,860,000 shares $251.79 million -8.4%10.3%7.5 $21.23
4/15/202012,950,000 shares $248.77 million -3.1%11.2%9.2 $19.21
3/31/202013,370,000 shares $221.27 million -5.5%11.6%9.5 $16.55
3/13/202014,142,800 shares $245.94 million -3.9%12.1%11.9 $17.39
2/28/202014,720,000 shares $224.92 million +4.0%12.7%12.4 $15.28
2/14/202014,160,000 shares $245.25 million -1.0%12.2%13.7 $17.32

Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Trinity Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Trinity Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 8,430,000 shares of TRN short. 7.59% of Trinity Industries' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Trinity Industries?

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. Trinity Industries currently has a short interest ratio of 10.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Trinity Industries?

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. 7.59% of Trinity Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Trinity Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Trinity Industries saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 8,430,000 shares, a drop of 32.1% from the previous total of 12,420,000 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 Trinity Industries' float size?

Trinity Industries currently has issued a total of 110,972,000 shares. Some of Trinity Industries' 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. Trinity Industries currently has a public float of 111,040,000 shares.

How does Trinity Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

7.59% of Trinity Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "construction & farm machinery & heavy trucks" compare to Trinity Industries: Caterpillar Inc. (0.97%), Deere & Company (0.83%), Cummins Inc. (1.90%), PACCAR Inc (1.12%), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Co. (2.21%), The Toro Company (0.00%), AGCO Co. (1.56%), Oshkosh Co. (1.46%), Navistar International Co. (7.61%), and Terex Co. (1.94%).

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 Trinity Industries stock?

Short selling TRN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Trinity Industries as its price is falling. Trinity Industries' stock is trading down $0.52 today. To short Trinity Industries 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 Trinity Industries 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 Trinity Industries?

A short squeeze for Trinity Industries 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 TRN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Trinity Industries' 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 TRN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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