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NYSE:YELP

Yelp Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$19.75
+0.35 (+1.80 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 12:28 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.28
Now: $19.75
$19.96
50-Day Range
$19.22
MA: $20.70
$22.60
52-Week Range
$12.89
Now: $19.75
$37.49
Volume10,801 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.44 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.44

Short Interest

Yelp (NYSE:YELP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:11,870,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:13,170,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.87%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$234.91 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:10.0
Last Record Date:October, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:77,270,000 shares
Float Size:69,860,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:16.99%
Today's Trading Volume:10,801 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,264,727 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.15%



Yelp (NYSE:YELP) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/15/202011,870,000 $234.91 million -9.9%17.0%10.3$19.79
9/30/202013,170,000 $269.85 million 5.1%18.9%11.5$20.49
9/15/202012,530,000 $247.47 million -1.3%18.0%10.3$19.75
8/31/202012,700,000 $278.89 million -0.3%18.3%10$21.96
8/14/202012,740,000 $288.18 million 5.5%18.3%9.7$22.62
7/31/202012,080,000 $271.44 million 2.2%17.7%8.7$22.47
7/15/202011,820,000 $295.26 million -5.3%17.3%8.7$24.98
6/30/202012,480,000 $296.65 million 15.5%18.3%8.4$23.77
6/15/202010,810,000 $240.95 million -3.3%15.8%7.1$22.29
5/29/202011,180,000 $256.02 million -2.5%16.4%7$22.90
5/15/202011,470,000 $249.36 million -3.3%16.8%7.1$21.74
4/30/202011,860,000 $263.29 million 12.1%17.4%7.6$22.20
4/15/202010,580,000 $234.35 million 8.3%15.5%7.3$22.15
3/31/20209,770,000 $198.92 million 13.8%14.3%7.6$20.36
3/13/20208,584,600 $169.03 million -8.8%12.5%9.8$19.69
2/28/20209,410,000 $174.18 million 6.0%14.0%10.7$18.51
2/14/20208,880,000 $246.95 million 3.5%13.5%10.8$27.81
1/31/20208,580,000 $282.63 million -2.4%13.1%10.8$32.94
1/15/20208,790,000 $305.54 million -1.8%13.4%9.5$34.76
12/31/20198,950,000 $323.27 million -1.4%13.6%9.7$36.12
8/15/20199,755,800 $312.48 million 3.0%12.4%6$32.03

Yelp (NYSE:YELP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Yelp's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Yelp shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 15th, investors have sold 11,870,000 shares of YELP short. 16.99% of Yelp's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Yelp?

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. Yelp currently has a short interest ratio of 10.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Yelp?

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. 16.99% of Yelp's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Yelp's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Yelp saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,870,000 shares, a drop of 9.9% from the previous total of 13,170,000 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 Yelp's float size?

Yelp currently has issued a total of 73,132,000 shares. Some of Yelp'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. Yelp currently has a public float of 69,860,000 shares.

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

16.99% of Yelp's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" compare to Yelp: Facebook, Inc. (0.89%), Equinix Inc (0.00%), Sea Limited (0.00%), Twitter, Inc. (0.00%), eBay Inc. (3.74%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), VeriSign, Inc. (0.88%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (6.26%), ANGI Homeservices Inc. (15.17%), and Stamps.com Inc. (5.36%).

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 ($4.68 billion), Aon Plc ($3.70 billion), Clorox Co ($2.93 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.88 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.75 billion), Snap Inc. ($2.72 billion), Kroger Co ($2.21 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($1.94 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($1.93 billion), and Datadog, Inc. ($1.83 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Yelp stock?

Short selling YELP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Yelp as its price is falling. Yelp's stock is trading up $0.35 today. To short Yelp 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 Yelp 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 Yelp?

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

How often is Yelp'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 YELP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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