Short Interest, Volume, and Squeeze

SecurityPERF / Perfumania Holdings, Inc. (71376C100)
Latest Market Date2017-09-26
Short Volume301
Market Volume 33,400
Short Percent 1%

PERF / Perfumania Holdings, 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
2017-09-26 33,400 301 0.90
2017-09-25 127,300 4,198 3.30
2017-09-22 113,400 9,108 8.03
2017-09-21 48,700 86 0.18
2017-09-20 96,600 4,565 4.73
2017-09-19 15,500 2,978 19.21
2017-09-18 582,600 3,301 0.57
2017-09-15 107,600 8,824 8.20
2017-09-14 380,000 32,030 8.43
2017-09-13 379,800 19,410 5.11
2017-09-12 286,900 28,116 9.80
2017-09-11 550,800 47,902 8.70
2017-09-07 806,200 73,476 9.11
2017-09-06 450,200 57,875 12.86
2017-09-05 625,400 16,118 2.58
2017-09-01 620,400 27,331 4.41
2017-08-31 629,800 59,093 9.38
2017-08-29 478,000 19,342 4.05
2017-08-28 852,200 57,655 6.77
2017-08-23 14,800 100 0.68
2017-08-22 63,400 3,624 5.72
2017-08-21 18,500 10 0.05
2017-08-18 39,200 7,778 19.84
2017-08-17 115,200 2,376 2.06
2017-08-16 28,900 275 0.95
2017-08-15 130,600 2,325 1.78
2017-08-14 34,000 1,204 3.54
2017-08-11 24,800 3,014 12.15
2017-08-10 25,200 1 0.00
2017-08-09 57,400 1,110 1.93
2017-08-08 22,200 36 0.16
2017-08-07 114,000 19,517 17.12
2017-08-04 15,400 499 3.24
2017-08-03 16,300 5,546 34.02
2017-08-02 700 46 6.57
2017-07-31 1,900 616 32.42
2017-07-28 15,600 217 1.39
2017-07-27 48,500 900 1.86
2017-07-25 2,600 300 11.54
2017-07-24 12,200 41 0.34
2017-07-21 29,700 101 0.34
2017-07-20 61,800 4,706 7.61
2017-07-19 11,300 31 0.27
2017-07-14 16,300 1,102 6.76
2017-07-13 12,200 4,405 36.11
2017-07-12 118,200 13,002 11.00
2017-07-11 10,200 7,100 69.61
2017-07-10 3,500 438 12.51
2017-07-07 20,400 6,413 31.44
2017-07-06 7,200 1,626 22.58
2017-07-05 46,200 101 0.22
2017-06-30 4,200 320 7.62
2017-06-29 30,800 2,531 8.22
2017-06-28 3,100 1,471 47.45
2017-06-27 19,000 872 4.59
2017-06-26 72,200 7,040 9.75
2017-06-23 24,000 316 1.32
2017-06-22 47,800 2,324 4.86
2017-06-21 27,800 7,351 26.44
2017-06-20 207,000 36,137 17.46

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CUSIP: 71376C100