Short Interest, Volume, and Squeeze

SecurityBSFT / BroadSoft, Inc. (11133B409)
Latest Market Date2018-01-22
Short Volume202,909
Market Volume 1,981,000
Short Percent 10%

BSFT / BroadSoft, Inc. short volume is shown in the following chart.

Short Volume is a data set that can be used to understand investor sentiment. When an investor makes a short sale, they do so with the belief that a security will decline in price. If the short sale volume increases as a percentage of the total volume, then that suggests a bearish (negative) sentiment by the market. If short sale volume decreases as a percentage of total volume, then that suggests a bullish (positive) sentiment.

Short Volume
Total number of short shares traded on the major US markets each day
Short Percent
Total number of short shares traded divided by the total shares traded each day
Short Interest
Total number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float (not shown)
Short Squeeze
When a company with a high degree of short interest increases in price, which forces short sellers to "cover" their short interest buy buying actual shares, which in turn drives the price up even further.

Note that Short Percent on this page is not the same as Short Interest. Short Interest is a measure of the number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float. Short Percent is the daily short volume divided by the total volume. Short Interest is not available for this security at this time.

Market Date Total Volume Short Volume Short Percent
2018-01-22 1,981,000 202,909 10.24
2018-01-19 862,800 46,130 5.35
2018-01-18 523,600 19,513 3.73
2018-01-17 986,600 32,241 3.27
2018-01-16 1,616,600 76,328 4.72
2018-01-12 902,600 22,613 2.51
2018-01-11 1,769,600 56,052 3.17
2018-01-10 933,000 57,700 6.18
2018-01-09 2,137,000 101,935 4.77
2018-01-08 1,336,600 54,685 4.09
2018-01-05 1,682,400 108,145 6.43
2018-01-04 925,200 35,598 3.85
2018-01-03 1,831,000 52,256 2.85
2018-01-02 1,961,200 91,605 4.67
2017-12-29 1,777,400 130,728 7.36
2017-12-28 1,321,000 31,476 2.38
2017-12-27 1,057,800 55,684 5.26
2017-12-26 827,000 11,988 1.45
2017-12-22 482,000 30,834 6.40
2017-12-21 1,240,000 82,706 6.67
2017-12-20 4,114,400 777,054 18.89
2017-12-19 2,488,200 485,922 19.53
2017-12-18 3,714,600 855,560 23.03
2017-12-15 2,539,600 85,131 3.35
2017-12-14 1,208,400 55,993 4.63
2017-12-13 2,068,600 127,046 6.14
2017-12-12 1,800,400 71,010 3.94
2017-12-11 1,757,600 64,980 3.70
2017-12-08 1,429,200 92,992 6.51
2017-12-07 2,169,000 92,854 4.28
2017-12-06 1,067,400 43,325 4.06
2017-12-01 3,447,400 130,562 3.79
2017-11-30 3,420,200 112,842 3.30
2017-11-29 3,132,800 144,337 4.61
2017-11-28 4,122,800 147,265 3.57
2017-11-27 3,630,000 73,782 2.03
2017-11-24 715,000 160,691 22.47
2017-11-22 1,977,400 526,589 26.63
2017-11-21 504,400 50,631 10.04
2017-11-20 2,399,800 144,143 6.01
2017-11-17 2,919,600 241,414 8.27
2017-11-16 4,771,200 139,697 2.93
2017-11-15 5,806,800 229,884 3.96
2017-11-14 3,195,800 100,036 3.13
2017-11-13 2,083,000 59,864 2.87
2017-11-10 2,502,400 109,594 4.38
2017-11-09 2,039,800 88,374 4.33
2017-11-08 1,464,800 82,083 5.60
2017-11-07 2,143,600 55,389 2.58
2017-11-06 2,675,000 447,296 16.72
2017-11-03 2,850,000 112,183 3.94
2017-11-01 3,665,200 181,758 4.96
2017-10-31 5,946,000 833,525 14.02
2017-10-30 4,421,400 304,008 6.88
2017-10-27 4,016,400 128,274 3.19
2017-10-26 2,399,400 123,212 5.14
2017-10-25 2,424,200 212,761 8.78
2017-10-24 8,364,600 700,408 8.37
2017-10-23 32,052,800 2,963,879 9.25
2017-10-20 322,400 23,785 7.38

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