Vista Gold Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.01 (-1.36 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range N/A
52-Week Range
Volume421,221 shs
Average Volume562,100 shs
Market Capitalization$85.28 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Vista Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume138,200 shares
Previous Short Volume138,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-0.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$0.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares117,189,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.12%
Today's Trading Volume421,221 shares
Average Trading Volume562,100 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-25.06%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Vista Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/2021138,200 shares $0.00 -0.4%N/A0.2 $0.00
8/13/2021138,700 shares $0.00 -46.1%N/A0.2 $0.00
7/30/2021257,500 shares $0.00 +16.2%N/A0.4 $0.00
7/15/2021221,600 shares $0.00 +7.2%N/A0.3 $0.00
6/30/2021206,800 shares $0.00 +42.2%N/A0.3 $0.00
6/15/2021145,400 shares $0.00 -2.6%0.1%0.4 $0.00
5/28/2021149,300 shares $0.00 +26.2%0.2%0.4 $0.00
5/14/2021118,300 shares $0.00 -4.9%0.1%0.3 $0.00
4/30/2021124,400 shares $0.00 -45.6%0.1%0.3 $0.00
4/15/2021228,700 shares $246,996.00 +62.3%0.2%0.4 $1.08
3/31/2021140,900 shares $154,990.00 -10.9%0.1%0.2 $1.10
3/15/2021158,200 shares $170,856.00 +2.9%0.2%0.2 $1.08
2/26/2021153,700 shares $156,774.00 -35.9%0.2%0.2 $1.02
2/12/2021239,600 shares $227,620.00 -40.7%0.2%0.4 $0.95
1/29/2021403,700 shares $407,737.00 +142.3%0.4%0.7 $1.01
1/15/2021166,600 shares $178,262.00 +20.6%0.2%0.4 $1.07
12/31/2020138,200 shares $152,020.00 -21.9%0.1%0.4 $1.10
12/15/2020177,000 shares $173,884.80 -3.4%0.2%0.6 $0.98
11/30/2020183,200 shares $175,432.32 +7.0%0.2%0.6 $0.96
10/30/2020198,700 shares $198,680.13 -32.0%0.2%0.6 $1.00
10/15/2020292,300 shares $306,915.00 +67.1%0.3%0.6 $1.05
9/30/2020174,900 shares $202,884.00 +9.0%0.2%0.3 $1.16
9/15/2020160,500 shares $173,340.00 -0.6%0.2%0.3 $1.08
8/31/2020161,500 shares $193,800.00 -23.9%0.2%0.3 $1.20
8/14/2020212,100 shares $252,399.00 -5.9%0.2%0.3 $1.19

Vista Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) Short Interest FAQ

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Vista Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vista Gold's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Vista Gold shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, investors have sold 138,200 shares of VGZ short. Learn More on Vista Gold's current short interest.

Is Vista Gold's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Vista Gold saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 138,200 shares, a decline of 0.4% from the previous total of 138,700 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.

How does Vista Gold's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Vista Gold's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "gold & silver ores" compare to Vista Gold: Perpetua Resources Corp. (1.06%), Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (5.48%), Golden Star Resources Ltd. (1.83%), Trilogy Metals Inc. (0.14%), Alexco Resource Corp. (3.72%), Gold Royalty Corp. (1.77%), Rare Element Resources Ltd. (0.00%), Gold Reserve Inc. (0.00%), Comstock Mining Inc. (7.46%), and Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (0.89%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Vista Gold stock?

Short selling VGZ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Vista Gold as its price is falling. Vista Gold's stock is trading down $0.01 today. To short Vista Gold 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 Vista Gold 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 Vista Gold?

A short squeeze for Vista Gold 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 VGZ, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Vista Gold'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 VGZ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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