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Velocity Financial (VEL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$18.19
+0.20 (+1.11%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

Velocity Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
574,300 shares
Previous Short Interest
581,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.24%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$9.85 million
Short Interest Ratio
31.6 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
32,990,000 shares
Float Size
19,560,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.94%
Today's Trading Volume
13,574 shares
Average Trading Volume
19,813 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
69%
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VEL Short Interest Over Time

VEL Days to Cover Over Time

VEL Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Velocity Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024574,300 shares $9.85 million -1.2%2.9%31.6 $17.15
4/15/2024581,500 shares $9.40 million +15.1%3.0%34 $16.16
3/31/2024505,200 shares $9.09 million +6.4%2.6%30.1 $18.00
3/15/2024474,900 shares $8.22 million +0.6%2.5%26.1 $17.30
2/29/2024471,900 shares $7.72 million +1.3%2.5%21.5 $16.35
2/15/2024466,000 shares $7.72 million -0.5%2.4%20.7 $16.57
1/31/2024468,300 shares $7.48 million +1.3%2.4%20.3 $15.97
1/15/2024462,300 shares $7.41 million +19.1%2.4%19.3 $16.02
12/31/2023388,300 shares $6.69 million +3.0%2.0%16.7 $17.22
12/15/2023377,000 shares $5.98 million +22.4%1.9%17.9 $15.85
11/30/2023308,000 shares $4.58 million +2.1%1.6%13.8 $14.88
11/15/2023301,600 shares $4.61 million +3.3%1.5%14.2 $15.29
10/31/2023292,100 shares $3.37 million +4.7%1.5%14.2 $11.55
10/15/2023279,000 shares $3.08 million +1.3%1.4%13.3 $11.04
9/30/2023275,400 shares $3.11 million +4.3%1.4%13.9 $11.30
9/15/2023264,000 shares $3.03 million +16.8%1.4%12.3 $11.47
8/31/2023226,000 shares $2.80 million +12.3%1.2%12.2 $12.39
8/15/2023201,200 shares $2.66 million +11.6%1.0%10.8 $13.23
7/31/2023180,300 shares $2.23 million -2.7%0.9%9.9 $12.38
7/15/2023185,300 shares $2.19 million -1.1%1.0%9.9 $11.84
6/30/2023187,400 shares $2.16 million -8.1%1.0%9.8 $11.53
6/15/2023204,000 shares $2.35 million +1.6%1.1%11 $11.50
5/31/2023200,700 shares $1.81 million -0.9%1.0%8.7 $9.00
5/15/2023202,500 shares $1.83 million +5.9%1.1%8.6 $9.05
4/30/2023191,200 shares $1.74 million +2.3%1.0%7.7 $9.12
4/15/2023186,900 shares $1.67 million +1.4%1.0%6.6 $8.94
3/31/2023184,400 shares $1.67 million -5.4%1.0%6.5 $9.03
3/15/2023195,000 shares $1.68 million -15.7%1.0%7.1 $8.62
2/28/2023231,300 shares $2.23 million -4.4%1.2%11 $9.64
2/15/2023241,900 shares $2.39 million -2.1%1.3%12.6 $9.90
1/31/2023247,200 shares $2.49 million +1.3%1.3%13 $10.09
1/15/2023244,000 shares $2.44 million -1.7%1.3%13.8 $10.00
12/30/2022248,100 shares $2.39 million +31.1%1.3%13.4 $9.65
12/15/2022189,300 shares $1.82 million -2.1%1.0%10.1 $9.63
11/30/2022193,300 shares $1.97 million -5.8%1.0%10.2 $10.17
11/15/2022205,100 shares $2.09 million +95.7%1.1%10.7 $10.17
10/31/2022104,800 shares $1.02 million -3.9%0.5%5.4 $9.71
10/15/2022109,000 shares $1.14 million -4.7%0.6%6.9 $10.43
9/30/2022114,400 shares $1.24 million +1.6%0.6%7.4 $10.84
9/15/2022112,600 shares $1.32 million +0.6%0.6%7.8 $11.74
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8/31/2022111,900 shares $1.28 million -6.4%0.6%7.6 $11.42
8/15/2022119,500 shares $1.43 million -1.3%0.6%8.1 $12.00
7/31/2022121,100 shares $1.43 million -2.6%0.6%7.4 $11.83
7/15/2022124,300 shares $1.30 million -17.4%0.6%7.6 $10.49
6/30/2022150,500 shares $1.65 million +21.4%0.8%9.8 $10.99
6/15/2022124,000 shares $1.26 million +10.7%0.6%8.1 $10.16
5/31/2022112,000 shares $1.23 million -13.8%0.6%8.2 $10.95
5/15/2022129,900 shares $1.41 million +9.2%0.7%8.9 $10.82
4/30/2022119,000 shares $1.27 million +3.2%0.6%7.6 $10.70
4/15/2022115,300 shares $1.14 million -9.4%0.6%7.5 $9.90
3/31/2022127,300 shares $1.39 million -14.2%0.7%7.6 $10.94
3/15/2022148,400 shares $1.57 million -5.8%0.8%7.6 $10.60
2/28/2022157,500 shares $2.01 million -34.3%0.8%5.9 $12.79
2/15/2022239,800 shares $3.07 million +5.0%1.2%8.5 $12.80
1/31/2022228,500 shares $2.94 million +1.0%1.2%7.7 $12.86
1/15/2022226,200 shares $3.08 million -4.5%1.2%6.6 $13.61
12/31/2021236,800 shares $3.24 million +17.3%1.2%7.3 $13.70
12/15/2021201,900 shares $2.66 million -0.1%1.0%6.6 $13.16
11/30/2021202,100 shares $2.44 million +4.2%1.0%8.1 $12.08
11/15/2021194,000 shares $2.52 million +47.5%1.0%9 $13.01
10/29/2021131,500 shares $1.69 million -4.2%0.7%7.1 $12.85
10/15/2021137,200 shares $1.71 million -8.6%1.1%9.9 $12.47
9/30/2021150,100 shares $1.98 million +3.2%1.2%8.9 $13.16
9/15/2021145,500 shares $1.88 million -11.3%1.1%4.2 $12.90
8/31/2021164,100 shares $2.11 million +1.4%1.3%4.2 $12.87
8/13/2021161,900 shares $2.09 million -5.0%1.3%3.7 $12.94
7/30/2021170,400 shares $2.16 million +5.3%1.4%3.2 $12.65
7/15/2021161,800 shares $2.03 million -6.2%1.3%1.9 $12.52
6/30/2021172,500 shares $2.15 million +164.6%1.3%2.1 $12.49
6/15/202165,200 shares $850,208.00 -10.4%0.5%1 $13.04
5/28/202172,800 shares $785,512.00 -19.0%0.6%1 $10.79
5/14/202189,900 shares $1.02 million +20.5%0.7%1.4 $11.30
4/30/202174,600 shares $680,352.00 -3.9%0.6%1.2 $9.12
4/15/202177,600 shares $699,952.00 -21.4%0.6%2.7 $9.02
3/31/202198,700 shares $886,770.15 -15.7%0.8%3.6 $8.98
3/15/2021117,100 shares $1.03 million +1.3%0.9%4.3 $8.77
2/26/2021115,600 shares $835,788.00 -39.7%0.6%5.6 $7.23
2/12/2021191,700 shares $1.40 million +56.0%1.0%8.2 $7.30
1/29/2021122,900 shares $884,880.00 -4.3%1.0%4 $7.20
1/15/2021128,400 shares $898,800.00 No Change1.0%4 $7.00

VEL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Velocity Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Velocity Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, traders have sold 574,300 shares of VEL short. 2.94% of Velocity Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Velocity Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Velocity Financial?

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. VEL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 32.0. Learn More on Velocity Financial's short interest ratio.

What is a good short interest percentage for Velocity Financial?

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. 2.94% of Velocity Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Velocity Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Velocity Financial saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 574,300 shares, a drop of 1.2% from the previous total of 581,500 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 Velocity Financial's float size?

Velocity Financial currently has issued a total of 32,990,000 shares. Some of Velocity Financial'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. Velocity Financial currently has a public float of 19,560,000 shares.

How does Velocity Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.94% of Velocity Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Velocity Financial: Crescent Capital BDC, Inc. (0.17%), TeraWulf Inc. (12.94%), loanDepot, Inc. (2.38%), Runway Growth Finance Corp. (3.30%), MDB Capital Holdings, LLC (0.01%), Greystone Housing Impact Investors LP (0.14%), Hut 8 Corp. (6.92%), LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (0.45%), HIVE Digital Technologies Ltd. (4.09%), Security National Financial Co. (0.39%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Velocity Financial stock?

Short selling VEL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Velocity Financial as its price is falling. VEL shares are trading up $0.20 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Velocity Financial?

A short squeeze for Velocity Financial 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 VEL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Velocity Financial'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 VEL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:VEL) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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