NYSE:WOR

Worthington Industries Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$66.66
+0.60 (+0.91 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$65.67
Now: $66.66
$67.39
50-Day Range
$63.66
MA: $68.31
$73.45
52-Week Range
$22.29
Now: $66.66
$75.45
Volume190,251 shs
Average Volume283,035 shs
Market Capitalization$3.53 billion
P/E Ratio5.24
Dividend Yield1.50%
Beta1.28

Short Interest

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,070,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,100,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.73%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$71.66 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.8
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares56,360,000 shares
Float Size33,110,000 shares
Short Percent of Float3.23%
Today's Trading Volume190,251 shares
Average Trading Volume283,035 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.78%

Short Interest Over Time


Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,070,000 shares $71.66 million -2.7%3.2%3.8 $66.97
3/15/20211,100,000 shares $75.91 million +29.5%3.3%3.8 $69.01
2/26/2021849,700 shares $61.77 million +6.6%2.6%3.1 $72.70
2/12/2021797,200 shares $50.93 million -13.3%2.4%3 $63.89
1/29/2021919,000 shares $55.49 million -4.7%2.8%3.5 $60.38
1/15/2021964,500 shares $51.98 million -9.9%2.9%3.6 $53.89
12/31/2020974,400 shares $53.94 million +27.9%2.9%3.5 $55.36
12/15/2020974,400 shares $52.27 million +27.9%2.9%3.5 $53.64
11/30/2020761,900 shares $37.36 million -4.0%2.2%2.7 $49.04
10/30/2020873,700 shares $45.91 million -5.4%2.5%3.1 $52.55
10/15/2020924,000 shares $45.46 million +0.7%2.7%3.1 $49.20
9/30/2020917,200 shares $43.29 million -27.8%2.7%2.7 $47.20
9/15/20201,270,000 shares $50.13 million +12.4%3.7%3.2 $39.47
8/31/20201,130,000 shares $43.70 million +3.7%3.2%2.7 $38.67
8/14/20201,090,000 shares $46.43 million -10.7%3.1%2.4 $42.60
7/31/20201,220,000 shares $53.30 million -24.2%3.4%2.6 $43.69
7/15/20201,610,000 shares $60.25 million +26.8%4.6%3.6 $37.42
6/30/20201,270,000 shares $47.64 million +75.9%3.6%3.2 $37.51
6/15/2020721,900 shares $26.09 million +54.7%2.0%2.2 $36.14
5/29/2020466,800 shares $16.32 million -10.8%1.3%1.6 $34.97
5/15/2020523,100 shares $15.65 million -2.5%1.4%2.2 $29.92
4/30/2020536,700 shares $16.47 million -9.6%1.5%2.4 $30.68
4/15/2020593,400 shares $15.40 million -16.1%1.6%2.7 $25.95
3/31/2020707,600 shares $16.66 million -16.6%2.0%3.1 $23.55
3/13/2020848,400 shares $23.44 million +27.0%2.3%3.9 $27.63

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Worthington Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Worthington Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 1,070,000 shares of WOR short. 3.23% of Worthington Industries' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Worthington Industries?

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. Worthington Industries currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Worthington Industries?

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. 3.23% of Worthington Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Worthington Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Worthington Industries saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,070,000 shares, a decrease of 2.7% from the previous total of 1,100,000 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 Worthington Industries' float size?

Worthington Industries currently has issued a total of 52,991,000 shares. Some of Worthington Industries' 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. Worthington Industries currently has a public float of 33,110,000 shares.

How does Worthington Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

3.23% of Worthington Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "steel" compare to Worthington Industries: Nucor Co. (1.48%), Steel Dynamics, Inc. (1.86%), Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (1.37%), Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (0.00%), United States Steel Co. (0.00%), Commercial Metals (2.67%), Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (10.38%), Carpenter Technology Co. (3.55%), Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (1.88%), and Haynes International, Inc. (1.66%).

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 Worthington Industries stock?

Short selling WOR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Worthington Industries as its price is falling. Worthington Industries' stock is trading up $0.60 today. To short Worthington Industries 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 Worthington Industries 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 Worthington Industries?

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

How often is Worthington Industries' 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 WOR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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