Sixth Street Specialty Lending Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.08 (-0.36 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.30
50-Day Range
MA: $21.93
52-Week Range
Now: $22.30
Volume308,813 shs
Average Volume459,347 shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E Ratio9.25
Dividend Yield7.33%

Short Interest

Sixth Street Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume906,100 shares
Previous Short Volume1,080,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-16.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$20.12 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.9
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares66,030,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.25%
Today's Trading Volume308,813 shares
Average Trading Volume459,347 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.77%

Short Interest Over Time

Sixth Street Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021906,100 shares $20.12 million -16.1%N/A1.9 $22.20
3/15/20211,080,000 shares $22.65 million +25.0%N/A2.5 $20.97
2/26/2021864,300 shares $19.38 million -12.1%N/A2.1 $22.42
2/12/2021983,500 shares $21.38 million +24.9%N/A2.7 $21.74
1/29/2021787,700 shares $17.01 million -11.6%1.2%2.7 $21.59
1/15/2021891,200 shares $18.45 million -7.4%1.4%3.1 $20.70
12/31/2020871,400 shares $18.00 million -12.2%1.4%3.1 $20.66
12/15/2020871,400 shares $18.05 million -12.2%1.4%3.1 $20.71
11/30/2020992,100 shares $20.51 million -23.7%1.5%3.3 $20.67
11/15/20201,300,000 shares $26.79 million -10.3%2.0%3.7 $20.61
10/30/20201,450,000 shares $28.12 million +10.7%2.2%3.8 $19.39
10/15/20201,310,000 shares $22.01 million -16.6%2.0%3.2 $16.80
9/30/20201,570,000 shares $27.07 million +15.4%N/A3.8 $17.24
9/15/20201,360,000 shares $22.92 million -15.5%2.1%3.1 $16.85
8/31/20201,610,000 shares $27.66 million +5.9%2.5%3.6 $17.18
8/14/20201,520,000 shares $26.46 million -11.1%2.4%3.8 $17.41
7/31/20201,710,000 shares $30.59 million -1.7%2.7%4.3 $17.89
7/15/20201,740,000 shares $29.65 million -0.6%2.7%4.4 $17.04
6/30/20201,750,000 shares $29.77 million +1.2%N/A3.7 $17.01
6/15/20201,730,000 shares $28.41 million -16.4%N/A3.1 $16.42
5/29/20202,070,000 shares $34.18 million -11.2%3.2%2.9 $16.51
5/15/20202,330,000 shares $42.87 million -0.9%3.6%3.1 $18.40
4/30/20202,350,000 shares $43.95 million +59.9%3.7%3.2 $18.70
4/15/20201,470,000 shares $24.80 million +31.3%2.3%2.1 $16.87
3/31/20201,120,000 shares $17.72 million -35.8%1.8%1.9 $15.82

Sixth Street Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Sixth Street Specialty Lending's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Sixth Street Specialty Lending shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 906,100 shares of TSLX short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Sixth Street Specialty Lending?

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. Sixth Street Specialty Lending currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Sixth Street Specialty Lending's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Sixth Street Specialty Lending saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 906,100 shares, a decline of 16.1% from the previous total of 1,080,000 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 Sixth Street Specialty Lending's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Sixth Street Specialty Lending's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investors, not elsewhere classified" compare to Sixth Street Specialty Lending: Prospect Capital Co. (4.42%), Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (0.00%), Fairfax India Holdings Co. (0.00%), New Mountain Finance Co. (0.37%), PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (0.61%), TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (0.00%), Gladstone Investment Co. (1.05%), Capital Southwest Co. (0.51%), PennantPark Investment Co. (0.34%), and Stellus Capital Investment Co. (0.55%).

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. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Sixth Street Specialty Lending stock?

Short selling TSLX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Sixth Street Specialty Lending as its price is falling. Sixth Street Specialty Lending's stock is trading down $0.08 today. To short Sixth Street Specialty Lending 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 Sixth Street Specialty Lending 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 Sixth Street Specialty Lending?

A short squeeze for Sixth Street Specialty Lending 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 TSLX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Sixth Street Specialty Lending'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 TSLX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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