S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
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S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94

Universal Security Instruments Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.21 (-4.19 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range N/A
52-Week Range
Volume47,179 shs
Average Volume427,861 shs
Market Capitalization$11.09 million
P/E Ratio30.00
Dividend YieldN/A

Universal Security Instruments (NYSEAMERICAN:UUU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume14,600 shares
Previous Short Volume117,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-87.60%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$0.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.0
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares2,310,000 shares
Float Size2,060,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.71%
Today's Trading Volume47,179 shares
Average Trading Volume427,861 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-88.97%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Universal Security Instruments (NYSEAMERICAN:UUU) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202114,600 shares $0.00 -87.6%0.7%0 $0.00
9/15/2021117,700 shares $0.00 -30.4%5.7%0.3 $0.00
8/31/2021169,000 shares $0.00 +27.0%8.2%0.5 $0.00
8/13/2021133,100 shares $0.00 -22.0%6.5%0.9 $0.00
7/30/2021170,600 shares $0.00 -6.6%8.3%1.1 $0.00
7/15/2021182,600 shares $0.00 +24.6%8.9%0.8 $0.00
6/30/2021146,600 shares $0.00 -47.4%7.1%0.5 $0.00
6/15/2021278,900 shares $0.00 +15.5%13.5%0.7 $0.00
5/28/2021241,500 shares $0.00 +3.5%11.7%0.6 $0.00
5/14/2021233,400 shares $0.00 +253.6%11.3%0.6 $0.00
4/30/202166,000 shares $0.00 -42.6%3.2%0.1 $0.00
4/15/2021115,000 shares $593,400.00 -7.6%5.6%0.2 $5.16
3/31/2021124,400 shares $714,056.00 -31.8%6.0%0.2 $5.74
3/15/2021182,400 shares $1.32 million +6.5%9.4%0.2 $7.26
2/26/2021171,300 shares $1.05 million +145.4%8.8%0.2 $6.12
2/12/202169,800 shares $455,794.00 -49.5%3.9%0.1 $6.53
1/29/2021138,200 shares $1.08 million +222.9%7.1%0.1 $7.84
1/15/202142,800 shares $403,176.00 -92.1%2.5%0 $9.42
12/31/2020544,600 shares $2.67 million +2,197.9%36.6%0.3 $4.90
12/15/202023,700 shares $77,262.00 -62.0%1.6%0 $3.26
11/30/202062,400 shares $204,048.00 -23.0%3.6%0 $3.27
10/30/202049,400 shares $161,538.00 +227.2%2.9%0 $3.27
10/15/202015,100 shares $33,220.00 -38.1%0.9%0 $2.20
9/30/202024,400 shares $51,728.00 +174.2%1.4%0.1 $2.12
9/15/20208,900 shares $15,575.00 -41.5%0.5%0 $1.75

Universal Security Instruments (NYSEAMERICAN:UUU) Short Interest FAQ

Universal Security Instruments (NYSEAMERICAN:UUU) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Universal Security Instruments' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Universal Security Instruments shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 14,600 shares of UUU short. 0.71% of Universal Security Instruments' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Universal Security Instruments' current short interest.

What is a good short interest percentage for Universal Security Instruments?

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. 0.71% of Universal Security Instruments' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Universal Security Instruments' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Universal Security Instruments saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 14,600 shares, a decrease of 87.6% from the previous total of 117,700 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 Universal Security Instruments' float size?

Universal Security Instruments currently has issued a total of 2,310,000 shares. Some of Universal Security Instruments' 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. Universal Security Instruments currently has a public float of 2,060,000 shares.

How does Universal Security Instruments' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.71% of Universal Security Instruments' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "electronic parts & equipment, not elsewhere classified" compare to Universal Security Instruments: TE Connectivity Ltd. (1.45%), Arrow Electronics, Inc. (2.02%), Avnet, Inc. (2.56%), Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (0.27%), RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. (1.97%), VOXX International Co. (3.75%), Orbital Energy Group, Inc. (0.00%), Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (0.54%), EACO Co. (0.00%), and India Globalization Capital, Inc. (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: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Universal Security Instruments stock?

Short selling UUU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Universal Security Instruments as its price is falling. Universal Security Instruments' stock is trading down $0.21 today. To short Universal Security Instruments 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 Universal Security Instruments 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 Universal Security Instruments?

A short squeeze for Universal Security Instruments occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of UUU, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Universal Security Instruments' 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 UUU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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