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Central Securities Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.09 (-0.25 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $35.75
50-Day Range
MA: $31.35
52-Week Range
Now: $35.75
Volume10,587 shs
Average Volume19,476 shs
Market Capitalization$938.08 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.74%

Short Interest

Central Securities (NYSEAMERICAN:CET) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,700 shares
Previous Short Volume11,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-41.74%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$239,525.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares26,240,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.03%
Today's Trading Volume10,587 shares
Average Trading Volume19,476 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-45.64%

Short Interest Over Time

Central Securities (NYSEAMERICAN:CET) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20216,700 shares $239,525.00 -41.7%N/A0.4 $35.75
1/29/202111,500 shares $406,410.00 +248.5%N/A0.6 $35.34
1/15/20213,300 shares $111,804.00 +43.5%N/A0.2 $33.88
12/31/20201,700 shares $56,253.00 -58.5%N/A0.1 $33.09
12/15/20201,700 shares $54,961.00 -58.5%N/A0.1 $32.33
11/30/20204,100 shares $130,380.00 -67.5%N/A0.2 $31.80
11/15/202012,600 shares $385,560.00 +200.0%N/A0.6 $30.60
10/30/20204,200 shares $123,060.00 +425.0%N/A0.2 $29.30
10/15/2020800 shares $22,968.00 +14.3%N/A0 $28.71
9/30/2020700 shares $20,629.00 +75.0%N/A0 $29.47
9/15/20207,000 shares $198,590.00 +1,650.0%N/A0.4 $28.37
8/31/2020400 shares $11,600.00 -63.6%N/A0 $29.00
8/14/20201,100 shares $32,582.00 +83.3%N/A0.1 $29.62
7/31/2020600 shares $17,628.00 -90.2%N/A0 $29.38
7/15/20206,100 shares $176,412.00 +56.4%N/A0.3 $28.92
6/30/20203,900 shares $112,827.00 -7.1%N/A0.2 $28.93
6/15/20204,200 shares $121,044.00 -34.4%N/A0.1 $28.82
5/29/20206,400 shares $183,616.00 -34.7%N/A0.1 $28.69
5/15/20209,800 shares $283,416.00 -6.7%N/A0.2 $28.92
4/30/202010,500 shares $305,865.00 +19.3%N/A0.2 $29.13
4/15/20208,800 shares $254,144.00 -63.3%N/A0.2 $28.88
3/31/202024,000 shares $666,960.00 +41.2%N/A0.5 $27.79
3/13/202017,000 shares $482,290.00 +385.7%0.1%0.8 $28.37
2/28/20203,500 shares $78,400.00 +288.9%N/A0.2 $22.40
2/14/2020900 shares $26,154.00 +12.5%N/A0 $29.06

Central Securities (NYSEAMERICAN:CET) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Central Securities' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Central Securities shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 6,700 shares of CET short.

Is Central Securities' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Central Securities saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 6,700 shares, a drop of 41.7% from the previous total of 11,500 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.

How does Central Securities' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Central Securities' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" compare to Central Securities: DNP Select Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (0.00%), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (0.00%), Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (0.00%), Hercules Capital, Inc. (0.00%), Royce Value Trust Inc. (0.00%), The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (0.00%), Tri-Continental Co. (0.00%), and Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (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: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Central Securities stock?

Short selling CET is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Central Securities as its price is falling. Central Securities' stock is trading down $0.09 today. To short Central Securities 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 Central Securities 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 Central Securities?

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

How often is Central Securities' 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 CET, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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