Westwood Holdings Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.12 (-0.52 %)
(As of 07/23/2021 03:59 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume304 shs
Average Volume110,430 shs
Market Capitalization$188.91 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.73%

Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume55,100 shares
Previous Short Volume429,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-87.18%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.20 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateJune, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares8,300,000 shares
Float Size7,120,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.77%
Today's Trading Volume304 shares
Average Trading Volume110,430 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.72%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/202155,100 shares $1.20 million -87.2%0.8%1 $21.76
6/15/2021429,800 shares $8.45 million +122.5%6.0%9.5 $19.66
5/28/2021193,200 shares $3.81 million -14.8%2.7%4.4 $19.73
5/14/2021226,800 shares $4.58 million +18.1%3.2%4.9 $20.21
4/30/2021192,000 shares $3.51 million +49.9%2.7%3.8 $18.29
4/15/2021128,100 shares $2.03 million +37.0%1.8%2.6 $15.88
3/31/202193,500 shares $1.35 million -2.5%1.3%2 $14.48
3/15/202195,900 shares $1.80 million -3.0%1.3%2.4 $18.78
2/26/202198,900 shares $1.68 million -16.3%1.4%2.8 $17.00
2/12/2021118,200 shares $2.01 million +43.6%1.6%3.5 $17.00
1/29/202182,300 shares $978,547.00 +1.4%1.1%2.5 $11.89
1/15/202181,200 shares $1.17 million +0.4%1.1%2.5 $14.41
12/31/202080,900 shares $1.23 million +21.3%1.1%2.6 $15.21
12/15/202066,700 shares $862,431.00 -11.2%0.9%2.1 $12.93
11/30/202075,100 shares $999,581.00 +5.8%1.0%2.3 $13.31
10/30/202071,000 shares $710,710.00 -12.8%1.0%2.2 $10.01
10/15/202081,400 shares $931,216.00 +7.3%1.1%2.2 $11.44
9/30/202075,900 shares $845,526.00 +1.2%1.0%2 $11.14
9/15/202075,000 shares $834,750.00 +15.7%1.0%1.9 $11.13
8/31/202064,800 shares $737,424.00 -14.4%0.9%1.5 $11.38
8/14/202075,700 shares $999,997.00 -18.5%1.0%1.7 $13.21
7/31/202092,900 shares $1.06 million -15.9%1.3%1.9 $11.36
7/15/2020110,400 shares $1.50 million +22.5%1.5%2.4 $13.62
6/30/202090,100 shares $1.39 million +13.6%1.2%1.7 $15.48
6/15/202079,300 shares $1.36 million -12.1%1.1%1.3 $17.15

Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Westwood Holdings Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Westwood Holdings Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of June 30th, traders have sold 55,100 shares of WHG short. 0.77% of Westwood Holdings Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Westwood Holdings Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Westwood Holdings Group?

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. Westwood Holdings Group currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Westwood Holdings Group

What is a good short interest percentage for Westwood Holdings Group?

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. 0.77% of Westwood Holdings Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Westwood Holdings Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Westwood Holdings Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 55,100 shares, a decrease of 87.2% from the previous total of 429,800 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 Westwood Holdings Group's float size?

Westwood Holdings Group currently has issued a total of 8,300,000 shares. Some of Westwood Holdings Group'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. Westwood Holdings Group currently has a public float of 7,120,000 shares.

How does Westwood Holdings Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.77% of Westwood Holdings Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "asset management & custody banks" compare to Westwood Holdings Group: BlackRock, Inc. (1.00%), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (2.46%), The Bank of New York Mellon Co. (0.75%), State Street Co. (0.99%), Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (1.82%), Northern Trust Co. (1.28%), Franklin Resources, Inc. (5.73%), Invesco Ltd. (1.85%), Ares Capital Co. (0.86%), and SEI Investments (1.38%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($8.32 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($8.20 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.79 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($7.16 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.07 billion), Aon plc ($6.17 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.38 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.80 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($4.28 billion), and Snowflake Inc. ($3.19 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Westwood Holdings Group stock?

Short selling WHG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Westwood Holdings Group as its price is falling. Westwood Holdings Group's stock is trading down $0.12 today. To short Westwood Holdings Group 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 Westwood Holdings Group 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 Westwood Holdings Group?

A short squeeze for Westwood Holdings Group 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 WHG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Westwood Holdings Group'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 WHG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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