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OTCMKTS:FRFHF

Fairfax Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$416.99
+1.29 (+0.31 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$406.91
Now: $416.99
$419.93
50-Day Range
$355.57
MA: $384.27
$416.35
52-Week Range
$223.52
Now: $416.99
$439.48
Volume6,554 shs
Average Volume11,194 shs
Market Capitalization$11.31 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.41%
Beta0.86

Short Interest

Fairfax Financial (OTCMKTS:FRFHF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume193,500 shares
Previous Short Volume173,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+11.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$75.47 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover13.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares27,124,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.71%
Today's Trading Volume6,554 shares
Average Trading Volume11,194 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-41.45%

Short Interest Over Time


Fairfax Financial (OTCMKTS:FRFHF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021193,500 shares $75.47 million +11.6%N/A13.3 $390.03
1/29/2021173,400 shares $64.07 million +77.9%N/A6.8 $369.50
1/15/202191,600 shares $34.57 million -16.0%N/A6.3 $377.37
12/31/202091,600 shares $31.33 million -16.0%N/A6.3 $342.00
12/15/202091,600 shares $32.19 million -16.0%N/A6.3 $351.39
11/30/2020109,100 shares $36.71 million +13.9%N/A7.5 $336.49
11/15/202095,800 shares $30.39 million -6.2%N/A3.9 $317.18
10/30/2020102,100 shares $32.38 million -0.7%N/A5.1 $317.18
10/15/2020102,800 shares $28.42 million +11.9%N/A11.2 $276.50
9/30/202091,900 shares $26.95 million -5.2%N/A5.8 $293.28
9/15/202096,900 shares $27.13 million +14.1%N/A5.4 $279.95
8/31/202084,900 shares $26.20 million +3.7%N/A5.4 $308.59
8/14/202081,900 shares $25.65 million +16.2%N/A5.3 $313.20
7/31/202070,500 shares $22.08 million -5.5%N/A8.4 $313.20
7/15/202074,600 shares $23.40 million +9.9%N/A2.9 $313.62
6/30/202067,900 shares $21.68 million -30.1%N/A4.6 $319.35
6/15/202097,200 shares $29.77 million +27.7%N/A3.6 $306.24
5/29/202076,100 shares $23.55 million +18.5%N/A1.8 $309.45
5/15/202064,200 shares $17.86 million +135.2%N/A1.4 $278.26
4/30/202027,300 shares $7.50 million -30.2%N/A1.5 $274.86
4/15/202039,100 shares $10.91 million -25.1%N/A1 $279.01
3/31/202052,200 shares $16.02 million -11.1%N/A1 $306.96
3/13/202058,700 shares $22.15 million -26.6%N/A2.3 $377.31
2/28/202080,000 shares $35.60 million +7.4%N/A4.8 $445.00
2/14/202074,500 shares $28.23 million +11.9%N/A6.5 $378.92

Fairfax Financial (OTCMKTS:FRFHF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Fairfax Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fairfax Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 193,500 shares of FRFHF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fairfax Financial?

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. Fairfax Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 13.0.

Is Fairfax Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fairfax Financial saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 193,500 shares, an increase of 11.6% from the previous total of 173,400 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 Fairfax Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Fairfax Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" compare to Fairfax Financial: American International Group, Inc. (1.25%), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (2.11%), Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR (0.00%), The Allstate Co. (1.18%), The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.21%), MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), Cincinnati Financial Co. (4.33%), Markel Co. (0.83%), Arch Capital Group Ltd. (0.97%), and Loews Co. (1.15%).

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 Fairfax Financial stock?

Short selling FRFHF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fairfax Financial as its price is falling. Fairfax Financial's stock is trading up $1.29 today. To short Fairfax Financial 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 Fairfax Financial 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 Fairfax Financial?

A short squeeze for Fairfax Financial 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 FRFHF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Fairfax Financial'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 FRFHF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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