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NYSE:VHI

Valhi Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$17.03
+1.08 (+6.77 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 03:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$17.03
Now: $17.03
$17.21
50-Day Range
$13.05
MA: $14.01
$16.20
52-Week Range
$9.02
Now: $17.03
$23.88
Volume623 shs
Average Volume20,493 shs
Market Capitalization$481.49 million
P/E Ratio12.52
Dividend Yield2.06%
Beta2.12

Short Interest

Valhi (NYSE:VHI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:21,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:11,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+87.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$283,500.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:339,170,000 shares
Float Size:2,390,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.88%
Today's Trading Volume:623 shares
Average Trading Volume:20,493 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-96.96%



Valhi (NYSE:VHI) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/202021,000 $283,500.00 87.5%0.9%1.3$13.50
10/15/202011,200 $154,560.00 -15.8%0.5%0.6$13.80
9/30/202013,300 $184,737.00 -46.2%0.6%0.7$13.89
9/15/202024,700 $344,071.00 -2.0%1.0%1$13.93
8/31/202025,200 $352,800.00 108.3%1.1%0.8$14.00
8/14/202012,100 $169,037.00 -26.7%0.5%0.4$13.97
7/31/202016,500 $198,165.00 -39.1%0.7%0.5$12.01
7/15/202027,100 $275,607.00 -21.9%1.1%0.8$10.17
6/30/202034,700 $391,416.00 -70.5%1.5%1$11.28
6/15/2020117,700 $1.19 million -86.5%4.9%4$10.08
5/29/2020869,900 $8.02 million 71.2%36.4%35.2$9.22
5/15/2020508,100 $396,318.00 37.1%1.8%2.4$0.78
4/30/2020370,500 $355,680.00 26.9%1.3%2$0.96
4/15/2020292,000 $230,680.00 -1.3%1.0%1.8$0.79
3/31/2020295,800 $263,262.00 -38.8%1.0%1.9$0.89
3/13/2020483,300 $521,964.00 18.5%1.7%3.3$1.08
2/28/2020407,700 $399,546.00 17.5%1.4%2.8$0.98
2/14/2020347,000 $371,290.00 -12.7%1.2%2.4$1.07
1/31/2020397,600 $540,736.00 -12.0%1.4%2.9$1.36
1/15/2020451,600 $718,044.00 28.6%1.6%3.2$1.59
12/31/2019351,300 $590,184.00 -25.0%1.2%2.6$1.68
8/15/2019813,200 $1.47 million 9.2%3.6%4.6$1.81

Valhi (NYSE:VHI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Valhi's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Valhi shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 30th, investors have sold 21,000 shares of VHI short. 0.88% of Valhi's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Valhi?

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. Valhi currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Valhi?

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. 0.88% of Valhi's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Valhi's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Valhi saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 21,000 shares, an increase of 87.5% from the previous total of 11,200 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 Valhi's float size?

Valhi currently has issued a total of 28,273,000 shares. Some of Valhi'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. Valhi currently has a public float of 2,390,000 shares.

How does Valhi's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.88% of Valhi's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "industrial inorganic chemicals" compare to Valhi: Linde plc (0.67%), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (0.62%), JSR Co. (0.00%), Minerals Technologies Inc. (1.94%), Tronox Holdings plc (6.82%), Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (10.94%), Luxfer Holdings PLC (0.72%), Venator Materials PLC (0.68%), NL Industries, Inc. (1.65%), and LSB Industries, Inc. (3.09%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Valhi stock?

Short selling VHI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Valhi as its price is falling. Valhi's stock is trading up $1.08 today. To short Valhi 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 Valhi 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 Valhi?

A short squeeze for Valhi 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 VHI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Valhi'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 VHI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 12/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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