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Short Interest Ratio (Days to Cover)

What is the definition of Days to Cover?

This is a ratio created by dividing the prevailing short interest in a stock by the average daily volume of shares traded.

Stockopedia explains Days to Cover...

This indicates approximately how many days it will take Short Sellers to cover their existing short positions in a stock given the number of shares traded daily. The higher the number, the longer it will take shorts to cover their positions, and potentially the higher the probability of a 'short squeeze'.

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