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NYSE:WRE

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$22.78
+0.14 (+0.62 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.36
Now: $22.78
$22.97
50-Day Range
$21.04
MA: $22.37
$24.38
52-Week Range
$16.95
Now: $22.78
$32.22
Volume14,754 shs
Average Volume492,860 shs
Market Capitalization$1.88 billion
P/E Ratio4.79
Dividend Yield5.27%
Beta0.76

Short Interest

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:2,330,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:2,290,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+1.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$49.14 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:5.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:80,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:14,754 shares
Average Trading Volume:492,860 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-97.01%



Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20202,330,000 $49.14 million 1.8%0.0%5.1$21.09
12/15/20202,330,000 $49.44 million 1.8%0.0%5.1$21.22
11/30/20202,290,000 $50.01 million 8.0%0.0%4.9$21.84
10/30/20202,000,000 $45.20 million 2.6%0.0%5.3$22.60
10/15/20201,950,000 $35.24 million -6.3%0.0%5$18.07
9/30/20202,080,000 $42.62 million -3.7%0.0%5$20.49
9/15/20202,160,000 $42.12 million 14.3%0.0%4.9$19.50
8/31/20201,890,000 $38.39 million 1.6%0.0%4.4$20.31
8/14/20201,860,000 $40.25 million -8.8%0.0%4.2$21.64
7/31/20202,040,000 $46.02 million 14.0%0.0%4.3$22.56
7/15/20201,790,000 $40.02 million 2.9%0.0%3.9$22.36
6/30/20201,740,000 $37.13 million -5.4%0.0%3.2$21.34
6/15/20201,840,000 $41.33 million -4.7%0.0%3.1$22.46
5/29/20201,930,000 $41.24 million -3.0%0.0%2.9$21.37
5/15/20201,990,000 $43.64 million 26.8%0.0%3$21.93
4/30/20201,570,000 $35.58 million -38.9%0.0%2.4$22.66
4/15/20202,570,000 $55.36 million -14.1%0.0%4.1$21.54
3/31/20202,990,000 $65.09 million -6.8%0.0%5.8$21.77
3/13/20203,209,200 $79.27 million -9.6%0.0%8.4$24.70
2/28/20203,550,000 $72.70 million -2.2%0.0%9.3$20.48
2/14/20203,630,000 $99.50 million 1.1%0.0%10.6$27.41
1/31/20203,590,000 $106.44 million -0.6%4.5%10.8$29.65
1/15/20203,610,000 $113.68 million 10.1%4.5%9.9$31.49
12/31/20193,280,000 $100.76 million -3.8%4.1%9.2$30.72

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, investors have sold 2,330,000 shares of WRE short. 0.00% of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust?

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. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

Is Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,330,000 shares, an increase of 1.7% from the previous total of 2,290,000 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.

How does Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "diversified reits" compare to Washington Real Estate Investment Trust: Duke Realty Co. (0.00%), Vornado Realty Trust (8.95%), Cousins Properties Incorporated (0.00%), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (0.00%), PS Business Parks, Inc. (2.09%), Lexington Realty Trust (0.00%), American Assets Trust, Inc. (1.53%), Gladstone Commercial Co. (0.00%), One Liberty Properties, Inc. (0.95%), and Whitestone REIT (2.02%).

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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Washington Real Estate Investment Trust stock?

Short selling WRE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Washington Real Estate Investment Trust as its price is falling. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust's stock is trading up $0.14 today. To short Washington Real Estate Investment Trust 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 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust 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 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust?

A short squeeze for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust 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 WRE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Washington Real Estate Investment Trust'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 WRE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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