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USANA Health Sciences Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.37 (+0.37 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $99.09
50-Day Range
MA: $87.44
52-Week Range
Now: $99.09
Volume118,022 shs
Average Volume108,935 shs
Market Capitalization$2.08 billion
P/E Ratio18.35
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume682,900 shares
Previous Short Volume665,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+2.69%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$66.28 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares23,340,000 shares
Float Size12,500,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.46%
Today's Trading Volume118,022 shares
Average Trading Volume108,935 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average8.34%

Short Interest Over Time

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021682,900 shares $66.28 million +2.7%5.5%6.9 $97.06
1/29/2021665,000 shares $65.52 million -13.9%5.3%7.3 $98.53
1/15/2021772,500 shares $66.43 million 0.0%6.2%8.4 $85.99
12/31/2020784,400 shares $62.78 million -5.3%6.3%7.5 $80.03
12/15/2020784,400 shares $64.41 million -5.3%6.3%7.5 $82.11
11/30/2020828,600 shares $65.35 million +5.1%6.6%8 $78.87
10/30/2020814,700 shares $61.13 million -18.5%6.5%7.8 $75.03
10/15/2020999,600 shares $83.78 million +1.8%8.0%9.4 $83.81
9/30/2020982,200 shares $77.19 million -1.3%7.9%8.6 $78.59
9/15/2020995,400 shares $74.41 million +2.4%8.0%7.1 $74.75
8/31/2020971,800 shares $75.65 million -0.2%7.8%6.3 $77.85
8/14/2020973,500 shares $75.28 million -2.4%8.2%5.9 $77.33
7/31/2020996,900 shares $83.02 million -19.0%8.4%5.7 $83.28
7/15/20201,230,000 shares $99.85 million -15.2%10.3%5.5 $81.18
6/30/20201,450,000 shares $115.83 million +42.2%12.2%6.4 $79.88
6/15/20201,020,000 shares $75.71 million -4.7%8.6%4.3 $74.23
5/29/20201,070,000 shares $77.04 million -4.5%8.8%4.4 $72.00
5/15/20201,120,000 shares $94.89 million -28.7%9.3%4.3 $84.72
4/30/20201,570,000 shares $132.81 million -16.0%13.0%5.8 $84.59
4/15/20201,870,000 shares $160.86 million -8.8%15.9%7.5 $86.02
3/31/20202,050,000 shares $171.75 million -4.5%17.5%9.2 $83.78
3/13/20202,146,300 shares $147.45 million +17.9%18.2%12.4 $68.70
2/28/20201,820,000 shares $91.56 million +15.2%15.5%10.5 $50.31
2/14/20201,580,000 shares $111.41 million +12.1%13.3%10.6 $70.51
1/31/20201,410,000 shares $92.65 million +2.2%12.0%11 $65.71

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is USANA Health Sciences' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of USANA Health Sciences shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 682,900 shares of USNA short. 5.46% of USANA Health Sciences' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for USANA Health Sciences?

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. USANA Health Sciences currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for USANA Health Sciences?

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. 5.46% of USANA Health Sciences' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is USANA Health Sciences' short interest increasing or decreasing?

USANA Health Sciences saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 682,900 shares, an increase of 2.7% from the previous total of 665,000 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 USANA Health Sciences' float size?

USANA Health Sciences currently has issued a total of 21,038,000 shares. Some of USANA Health Sciences' 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. USANA Health Sciences currently has a public float of 12,500,000 shares.

How does USANA Health Sciences' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.46% of USANA Health Sciences' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "medicinals & botanicals" compare to USANA Health Sciences: Aphria Inc. (6.32%), Tilray Inc (0.00%), Cronos Group Inc. (14.31%), Aurora Cannabis Inc. (9.80%), Sundial Growers Inc. (0.00%), HEXO Corp. (8.18%), ChromaDex Co. (5.19%), Charlie's Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), MediWound Ltd. (0.09%), and Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (0.12%).

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 USANA Health Sciences stock?

Short selling USNA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from USANA Health Sciences as its price is falling. USANA Health Sciences' stock is trading up $0.37 today. To short USANA Health Sciences 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 USANA Health Sciences 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 USANA Health Sciences?

A short squeeze for USANA Health Sciences 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 USNA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is USANA Health Sciences' 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 USNA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

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

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