NYSE:USPH

U.S. Physical Therapy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$110.25
+0.31 (+0.28 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 05:06 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$106.54
Now: $110.25
$110.26
50-Day Range
$103.85
MA: $112.44
$122.52
52-Week Range
$64.30
Now: $110.25
$143.67
Volume138,751 shs
Average Volume78,208 shs
Market Capitalization$1.42 billion
P/E Ratio46.91
Dividend Yield1.27%
Beta1.45

Short Interest

U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume581,800 shares
Previous Short Volume641,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$60.55 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.4
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares12,760,000 shares
Float Size12,660,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.60%
Today's Trading Volume138,751 shares
Average Trading Volume78,208 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average77.41%

Short Interest Over Time


U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021581,800 shares $60.55 million -9.3%4.6%7.4 $104.07
3/15/2021641,700 shares $68.75 million -7.8%5.1%8.8 $107.13
2/26/2021696,300 shares $83.35 million +0.6%5.5%9.5 $119.70
2/12/2021692,200 shares $81.15 million -4.9%5.5%11.1 $117.24
1/29/2021728,200 shares $100.21 million -5.8%5.8%9.5 $137.62
1/15/2021772,900 shares $96.89 million +1.8%6.1%8.9 $125.36
12/31/2020755,600 shares $97.80 million +0.2%6.0%8.5 $129.44
12/15/2020755,600 shares $91.47 million +0.2%6.0%8.5 $121.06
11/30/2020754,000 shares $90.62 million -15.4%6.0%8.7 $120.18
10/30/2020839,600 shares $91.31 million -10.3%6.7%9.8 $108.75
10/15/2020935,800 shares $73.31 million -9.2%7.4%12.7 $78.34
9/30/20201,030,000 shares $89.05 million +3.3%8.2%14.1 $86.46
9/15/2020997,100 shares $83.75 million -11.0%7.9%12.8 $83.99
8/31/20201,120,000 shares $101.92 million +4.7%8.9%13.1 $91.00
8/14/20201,070,000 shares $94.99 million +5.9%8.5%11.2 $88.78
7/31/20201,010,000 shares $91.46 million -8.2%8.0%9.3 $90.55
7/15/20201,100,000 shares $91.37 million -3.5%8.7%9 $83.06
6/30/20201,140,000 shares $93.48 million +7.6%9.1%8.3 $82.00
6/15/20201,060,000 shares $85.71 million -7.0%8.4%6.5 $80.86
5/29/20201,140,000 shares $86.97 million -4.2%9.1%6.3 $76.29
5/15/20201,190,000 shares $88.23 million +7.2%9.5%6.8 $74.14
4/30/20201,110,000 shares $84.05 million +7.8%8.8%6.7 $75.72
4/15/20201,030,000 shares $71.02 million +6.6%8.3%6.8 $68.95
3/31/2020966,400 shares $65.47 million +4.7%7.7%7.1 $67.75
3/13/2020923,300 shares $67.11 million -3.9%7.4%10.4 $72.68

U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH) Short Interest FAQ

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What is U.S. Physical Therapy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of U.S. Physical Therapy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 581,800 shares of USPH short. 4.60% of U.S. Physical Therapy's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for U.S. Physical Therapy?

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. U.S. Physical Therapy currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for U.S. Physical Therapy?

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. 4.60% of U.S. Physical Therapy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is U.S. Physical Therapy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

U.S. Physical Therapy saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 581,800 shares, a decrease of 9.3% from the previous total of 641,700 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 U.S. Physical Therapy's float size?

U.S. Physical Therapy currently has issued a total of 12,897,000 shares. Some of U.S. Physical Therapy's 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. U.S. Physical Therapy currently has a public float of 12,660,000 shares.

How does U.S. Physical Therapy's short interest compare to its competitors?

4.60% of U.S. Physical Therapy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "health care facilities" compare to U.S. Physical Therapy: HCA Healthcare, Inc. (1.12%), Alcon Inc. (1.20%), Universal Health Services, Inc. (2.01%), Tenet Healthcare Co. (0.00%), Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (4.84%), Select Medical Holdings Co. (2.47%), The Ensign Group, Inc. (2.75%), Community Health Systems, Inc. (0.00%), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (6.02%), and National HealthCare Co. (1.08%).

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 U.S. Physical Therapy stock?

Short selling USPH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from U.S. Physical Therapy as its price is falling. U.S. Physical Therapy's stock is trading up $0.31 today. To short U.S. Physical Therapy 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 U.S. Physical Therapy 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 U.S. Physical Therapy?

A short squeeze for U.S. Physical Therapy 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 USPH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is U.S. Physical Therapy'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 USPH, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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