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Mastech Digital Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.20 (-1.23 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.00
50-Day Range
MA: $17.34
52-Week Range
Now: $16.00
Volume18,803 shs
Average Volume28,305 shs
Market Capitalization$182.08 million
P/E Ratio18.60
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Mastech Digital (NYSEAMERICAN:MHH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume75,500 shares
Previous Short Volume78,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-3.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.21 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares11,000,000 shares
Float Size4,770,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.58%
Today's Trading Volume18,803 shares
Average Trading Volume28,305 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-33.57%

Short Interest Over Time

Mastech Digital (NYSEAMERICAN:MHH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202175,500 shares $1.21 million -3.2%1.6%3.2 $16.00
1/29/202178,000 shares $1.38 million +72.6%2.5%3.7 $17.65
1/15/202145,200 shares $763,428.00 -3.6%1.5%2.2 $16.89
12/31/202052,000 shares $860,600.00 +5.5%1.7%3 $16.55
12/15/202052,000 shares $817,960.00 +5.5%1.7%3 $15.73
11/30/202049,300 shares $845,988.00 -13.5%1.6%2.8 $17.16
11/15/202057,000 shares $1.01 million -20.7%1.8%2.8 $17.80
10/30/202071,900 shares $1.23 million -11.9%2.3%2.9 $17.10
10/15/202081,600 shares $1.55 million -6.1%2.6%3 $19.04
9/30/202086,900 shares $1.77 million -3.2%2.8%2.6 $20.41
9/15/202089,800 shares $1.60 million -4.4%2.9%1.8 $17.78
8/31/202093,900 shares $1.73 million -17.0%3.0%1.2 $18.40
8/14/2020113,100 shares $2.20 million -13.4%3.8%1.3 $19.46
7/31/2020130,600 shares $3.07 million -6.6%4.4%1.4 $23.52
7/15/2020139,800 shares $3.01 million -17.6%4.7%1.5 $21.50
6/30/2020169,600 shares $3.36 million +358.4%5.8%1.9 $19.84
6/15/202037,000 shares $869,870.00 -8.0%1.3%0.5 $23.51
5/29/202040,200 shares $972,036.00 +33.1%1.4%0.8 $24.18
5/15/202030,200 shares $556,888.00 -34.2%1.0%0.6 $18.44
4/30/202045,900 shares $856,035.00 +4.1%1.6%0.8 $18.65
4/15/202044,100 shares $824,670.00 -7.6%1.5%0.8 $18.70
3/31/202047,700 shares $659,214.00 -31.3%1.6%0.8 $13.82
3/13/202069,400 shares $853,620.00 +25.1%2.5%1.2 $12.30
2/28/202055,500 shares $548,895.00 +54.2%2.0%1 $9.89
2/14/202036,000 shares $504,000.00 +144.9%1.3%0.7 $14.00

Mastech Digital (NYSEAMERICAN:MHH) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Mastech Digital's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Mastech Digital shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 75,500 shares of MHH short. 1.58% of Mastech Digital's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Mastech Digital?

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. Mastech Digital currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Mastech Digital?

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. 1.58% of Mastech Digital's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Mastech Digital's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Mastech Digital saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 75,500 shares, a drop of 3.2% from the previous total of 78,000 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 Mastech Digital's float size?

Mastech Digital currently has issued a total of 11,380,000 shares. Some of Mastech Digital'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. Mastech Digital currently has a public float of 4,770,000 shares.

How does Mastech Digital's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.58% of Mastech Digital's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "management consulting services" compare to Mastech Digital: The Hackett Group, Inc. (3.14%), Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (0.15%), BlackRock Capital Investment Co. (0.00%), Information Services Group, Inc. (1.67%), TransAtlantic Capital Inc. (0.00%), Avalon GloboCare Corp. (3.66%), ATIF Holdings Limited (9.27%), Lightbridge Co. (4.56%), Cyber Apps World Inc. (0.00%), and Wilhelmina International, Inc. (0.19%).

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 Mastech Digital stock?

Short selling MHH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Mastech Digital as its price is falling. Mastech Digital's stock is trading down $0.20 today. To short Mastech Digital 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 Mastech Digital 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 Mastech Digital?

A short squeeze for Mastech Digital 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 MHH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Mastech Digital'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 MHH, 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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