China Southern Airlines Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.17 (+0.47 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.00
50-Day Range
MA: $36.11
52-Week Range
Now: $36.00
Volume7,313 shs
Average Volume32,316 shs
Market Capitalization$8.83 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume21,700 shares
Previous Short Volume25,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-14.23%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$775,775.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.6
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares73,330,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.01%
Today's Trading Volume7,313 shares
Average Trading Volume32,316 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-77.37%

Short Interest Over Time

China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202121,700 shares $775,775.00 -14.2%N/A0.6 $35.75
3/15/202125,300 shares $922,185.00 +34.6%N/A0.7 $36.45
2/26/202118,800 shares $627,732.00 -43.9%N/A0.6 $33.39
2/12/202133,500 shares $1.14 million -56.6%N/A1.1 $34.00
1/29/202177,100 shares $2.41 million +51.8%N/A2.6 $31.21
1/15/202150,800 shares $1.39 million +39.2%N/A1.9 $27.33
12/31/202039,900 shares $1.11 million +18.8%N/A1.7 $27.89
12/15/202039,900 shares $1.21 million +18.8%N/A1.7 $30.36
11/30/202033,600 shares $1.05 million +23.5%N/A1.2 $31.24
10/30/202022,700 shares $677,141.00 +35.1%N/A0.9 $29.83
10/15/202016,800 shares $463,176.00 +330.8%N/A0.6 $27.57
9/30/20203,900 shares $106,353.00 -82.8%N/A0.1 $27.27
9/15/202022,700 shares $582,255.00 -50.5%N/A0.7 $25.65
8/31/202045,900 shares $1.35 million -14.7%N/A1.4 $29.48
8/14/202053,800 shares $1.44 million -20.8%N/A1.4 $26.72
7/31/202067,900 shares $1.70 million +1.2%N/A1.6 $25.06
7/15/202067,100 shares $1.54 million -49.0%N/A1.4 $22.94
6/30/2020131,600 shares $3.03 million +23.8%N/A2.7 $23.01
6/15/2020106,300 shares $2.38 million -33.7%N/A1.9 $22.36
5/29/2020160,300 shares $3.56 million -7.1%N/A2.7 $22.22
5/15/2020172,500 shares $3.59 million +41.2%N/A3.1 $20.84
4/30/2020122,200 shares $2.66 million +96.5%N/A2.2 $21.74
4/15/202062,200 shares $1.40 million -26.2%N/A1 $22.43
3/31/202084,300 shares $2.03 million +9.6%N/A1.4 $24.12
3/13/202076,900 shares $1.68 million +7.1%0.3%1.8 $21.88

China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH) Short Interest FAQ

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What is China Southern Airlines' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of China Southern Airlines shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 21,700 shares of ZNH short.

What is a good short interest ratio for China Southern Airlines?

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. China Southern Airlines currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is China Southern Airlines' short interest increasing or decreasing?

China Southern Airlines saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 21,700 shares, a decrease of 14.2% from the previous total of 25,300 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 China Southern Airlines' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of China Southern Airlines' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "air transportation, scheduled" compare to China Southern Airlines: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (1.99%), Ryanair Holdings plc (0.00%), United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), American Airlines Group Inc. (0.00%), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (0.00%), Azul S.A. (0.00%), Deutsche Lufthansa AG (0.00%), China Eastern Airlines Co. Limited (0.00%), Air Canada (0.00%), and JetBlue Airways Co. (0.00%).

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 China Southern Airlines stock?

Short selling ZNH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from China Southern Airlines as its price is falling. China Southern Airlines' stock is trading up $0.17 today. To short China Southern Airlines 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 China Southern Airlines 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 China Southern Airlines?

A short squeeze for China Southern Airlines 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 ZNH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is China Southern Airlines' 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 ZNH, 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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