Voya Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.11 (-0.16 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $66.77
50-Day Range
MA: $63.31
52-Week Range
Now: $66.77
Volume540,562 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.27 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.99%

Short Interest

Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume16,200,000 shares
Previous Short Volume18,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-12.24%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.08 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover12.8
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares143,270,000 shares
Float Size122,810,000 shares
Short Percent of Float13.19%
Today's Trading Volume540,562 shares
Average Trading Volume1,256,513 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-56.98%

Short Interest Over Time

Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202116,200,000 shares $1.08 billion -12.2%13.2%12.8 $66.88
3/15/202118,460,000 shares $1.17 billion -3.4%15.0%14.5 $63.14
2/26/202119,110,000 shares $1.23 billion +20.8%15.6%15.2 $64.50
2/12/202115,820,000 shares $953.63 million +0.1%12.8%12.6 $60.28
1/29/202115,800,000 shares $882.59 million -6.2%12.6%12.7 $55.86
1/15/202116,850,000 shares $956.24 million -5.1%13.4%13.4 $56.75
12/31/202015,430,000 shares $922.71 million -1.0%12.3%11.6 $59.80
12/15/202015,430,000 shares $896.64 million -1.0%12.3%11.6 $58.11
11/30/202015,590,000 shares $876.00 million +5.2%12.4%11.1 $56.19
10/30/202014,410,000 shares $797.45 million +0.4%11.5%11.3 $55.34
10/15/202014,360,000 shares $703.50 million +1.3%11.5%12.1 $48.99
9/30/202014,180,000 shares $692.98 million +1.6%11.3%12 $48.87
9/15/202013,960,000 shares $650.54 million -4.2%11.2%12 $46.60
8/31/202014,570,000 shares $699.51 million +3.1%11.6%12.2 $48.01
8/14/202014,130,000 shares $721.48 million -0.2%11.3%11.7 $51.06
7/31/202014,160,000 shares $727.40 million +2.2%11.3%11.1 $51.37
7/15/202013,850,000 shares $684.19 million +1.4%11.1%10.6 $49.40
6/30/202013,660,000 shares $671.94 million -3.2%10.9%9.9 $49.19
6/15/202014,110,000 shares $646.52 million +3.0%11.3%9.3 $45.82
5/29/202013,700,000 shares $621.02 million +6.5%11.0%7.4 $45.33
5/15/202012,870,000 shares $579.79 million -0.4%10.3%6.4 $45.05
4/30/202012,920,000 shares $602.07 million -4.4%10.3%6.3 $46.60
4/15/202013,510,000 shares $580.66 million +10.0%10.8%6.7 $42.98
3/31/202012,280,000 shares $512.57 million -12.4%9.4%5.9 $41.74
3/13/202014,014,000 shares $639.74 million -5.9%10.7%9 $45.65

Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Voya Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Voya Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 16,200,000 shares of VOYA short. 13.19% of Voya Financial's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Voya 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. Voya Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 13.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Voya 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. 13.19% of Voya Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Voya Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Voya Financial saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 16,200,000 shares, a drop of 12.2% from the previous total of 18,460,000 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 Voya Financial's float size?

Voya Financial currently has issued a total of 123,798,000 shares. Some of Voya 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. Voya Financial currently has a public float of 122,810,000 shares.

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

13.19% of Voya Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "life insurance" compare to Voya Financial: Swiss Re AG (0.00%), Aviva plc (0.00%), Aegon (0.13%), Lincoln National Co. (3.35%), Globe Life Inc. (0.00%), Athene Holding Ltd. (5.09%), Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (0.00%), Scor Se (0.00%), Primerica, Inc. (0.77%), and Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (3.22%).

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 Voya Financial stock?

Short selling VOYA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Voya Financial as its price is falling. Voya Financial's stock is trading down $0.11 today. To short Voya Financial 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 Voya Financial 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 Voya Financial?

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

How often is Voya 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 VOYA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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