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WNS Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.39 (+0.56 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume66,516 shs
Average Volume158,963 shs
Market Capitalization$3.45 billion
P/E Ratio34.38
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

WNS (NYSE:WNS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume211,700 shares
Previous Short Volume130,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+62.22%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$15.27 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.3
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares50,050,000 shares
Float Size43,820,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.48%
Today's Trading Volume66,516 shares
Average Trading Volume158,963 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-58.16%

Short Interest Over Time

WNS (NYSE:WNS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021211,700 shares $15.27 million +62.2%0.5%1.3 $72.12
3/31/2021130,500 shares $9.52 million +4.0%0.3%0.8 $72.93
3/15/2021125,500 shares $9.57 million -14.7%0.3%0.8 $76.23
2/26/2021147,200 shares $11.33 million +33.1%0.3%0.9 $77.00
2/12/2021110,600 shares $8.39 million +101.8%0.3%0.7 $75.87
1/29/202154,800 shares $3.89 million +101.5%0.1%0.4 $70.90
1/15/202127,200 shares $1.81 million -4.2%0.1%0.2 $66.44
12/31/202028,400 shares $2.07 million -22.0%0.1%0.2 $72.74
12/15/202036,400 shares $2.51 million -10.3%0.1%0.3 $69.02
11/30/202040,600 shares $2.82 million -11.4%0.1%0.3 $69.43
10/30/202038,300 shares $2.25 million -26.1%0.1%0.3 $58.84
10/15/202051,800 shares $3.52 million -10.5%0.1%0.4 $67.87
9/30/202057,900 shares $3.70 million -71.7%0.1%0.4 $63.96
9/15/2020204,300 shares $13.78 million -59.8%0.5%1.2 $67.47
8/31/2020508,400 shares $33.73 million -41.7%1.2%2.8 $66.35
8/14/2020871,800 shares $57.40 million -13.7%2.0%3.8 $65.84
7/31/20201,010,000 shares $64.60 million -3.8%2.3%3.7 $63.96
7/15/20201,050,000 shares $57.90 million -5.4%2.4%3.5 $55.14
6/30/20201,110,000 shares $60.59 million +12.4%2.5%3.5 $54.59
6/15/2020987,300 shares $53.36 million +2.2%2.3%2.7 $54.05
5/29/2020966,000 shares $46.70 million +0.0%2.2%2.3 $48.34
5/15/2020965,600 shares $39.28 million -6.3%2.2%2.3 $40.68
4/30/20201,030,000 shares $50.32 million -1.0%2.3%2.8 $48.85
4/15/20201,040,000 shares $44.83 million +92.8%2.3%3 $43.11
3/31/2020539,300 shares $23.18 million +425.1%1.2%1.6 $42.98

WNS (NYSE:WNS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is WNS's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of WNS shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 211,700 shares of WNS short. 0.48% of WNS's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for WNS?

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. WNS currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for WNS?

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. 0.48% of WNS's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is WNS's short interest increasing or decreasing?

WNS saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 211,700 shares, an increase of 62.2% from the previous total of 130,500 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 WNS's float size?

WNS currently has issued a total of 49,727,000 shares. Some of WNS'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. WNS currently has a public float of 43,820,000 shares.

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

0.48% of WNS's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "business services, not elsewhere classified" compare to WNS: The Western Union Company (8.21%), Nielsen Holdings plc (6.56%), WEX Inc. (0.00%), Concentrix Co. (1.59%), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (2.85%), Shift4 Payments, Inc. (16.36%), CDK Global, Inc. (1.88%), HealthEquity, Inc. (0.00%), Alliance Data Systems Co. (7.56%), and Maximus, Inc. (2.20%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short WNS stock?

Short selling WNS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from WNS as its price is falling. WNS's stock is trading up $0.39 today. To short WNS 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 WNS 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 WNS?

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

How often is WNS'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 WNS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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