Quarterhill Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.01 (+0.51 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume5,082 shs
Average Volume41,827 shs
Market Capitalization$226.98 million
P/E Ratio8.61
Dividend Yield2.03%

Short Interest

Quarterhill (OTCMKTS:QTRHF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume443,400 shares
Previous Short Volume323,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+37.06%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$882,188.64
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover13.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares114,685,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.39%
Today's Trading Volume5,082 shares
Average Trading Volume41,827 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-87.85%

Short Interest Over Time

Quarterhill (OTCMKTS:QTRHF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021443,400 shares $882,188.64 +37.1%N/A13.2$1.99
3/31/2021323,500 shares $692,257.65 +66.0%N/A9.7$2.14
3/15/2021194,900 shares $401,630.43 +31.2%N/A1.8$2.06
2/26/2021148,600 shares $341,780.00 +166.8%N/A0.6$2.30
2/12/202155,700 shares $134,515.50 +0.7%N/A0.5$2.42
1/29/202155,300 shares $110,600.00 +56.7%N/A1.3$2.00
1/15/202128,200 shares $58,656.00 -43.3%N/A0.8$2.08
12/31/202065,600 shares $132,512.00 +132.6%N/A1$2.02
12/15/202028,200 shares $58,656.00 -43.3%N/A0.8$2.08
11/30/202049,700 shares $105,284.48 -36.1%N/A0.8$2.12
11/15/202077,800 shares $159,490.00 +4.4%N/A3.4$2.05
10/30/202074,500 shares $144,202.20 +99.2%N/A1.4$1.94
10/15/202037,400 shares $60,120.50 -55.5%N/A0.8$1.61
9/30/202084,100 shares $115,217.00 +19.1%N/A3.8$1.37
9/15/202070,600 shares $98,444.64 +61.6%N/A0.9$1.39
8/31/202043,700 shares $62,469.15 -29.3%N/A1$1.43
8/14/202061,800 shares $88,992.00 +1,570.3%N/A1.4$1.44
7/31/20203,700 shares $5,494.50 +37.0%N/A0.1$1.49
7/15/20202,700 shares $4,050.00 +170.0%N/A0.1$1.50
6/30/20201,000 shares $1,549.50 +400.0%N/A0$1.55
6/15/2020200 shares $280.00 -91.7%N/A0$1.40
5/29/20202,400 shares $3,514.56 +200.0%N/A0$1.46
5/15/2020800 shares $1,048.32 -94.2%N/A0$1.31
4/30/202013,700 shares $17,223.64 -71.6%N/A0.7$1.26
4/15/202048,200 shares $55,430.00 -16.3%N/A2.1$1.15

Quarterhill (OTCMKTS:QTRHF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Quarterhill's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Quarterhill shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 443,400 shares of QTRHF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Quarterhill?

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. Quarterhill currently has a short interest ratio of 13.0.

Is Quarterhill's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Quarterhill saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 443,400 shares, an increase of 37.1% from the previous total of 323,500 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 Quarterhill's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Quarterhill's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "patent owners & lessors" compare to Quarterhill: Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (0.00%), Digital Turbine, Inc. (0.00%), Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (10.93%), InterDigital, Inc. (0.00%), Franchise Group, Inc. (0.00%), The Joint Corp. (8.31%), VirnetX Holding Corp (9.90%), Acacia Research Co. (3.58%), Research Frontiers Incorporated (9.08%), and Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (0.08%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Quarterhill stock?

Short selling QTRHF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Quarterhill as its price is falling. Quarterhill's stock is trading up $0.01 today. To short Quarterhill 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 Quarterhill 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 Quarterhill?

A short squeeze for Quarterhill 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 QTRHF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Quarterhill'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 QTRHF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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