golesco

Short Interest, Shs Outstanding, & Short Ratio - by golesco

A brief, high level study for looking at short interest volume and it's derivative, short volume ratio.

Calculated based on the symbol lookup for short data at Quandl (Example TSLA: FINRA/FNSQ_TSLA )

Definitions:
  • Short Volume = Total number of short shares traded on the major US markets each day
  • Short Volume Ratio = Total number of short shares traded divided by the total shares traded each day (lower chart)

Dependent on quality of data from Quandl / FINRA. Author takes no liability for quality / errors etc. Use at own risk.
Release Notes: April, 2021

+ Small update to this script which solves for preferred or classed shares like `BRK.A` or `BRK.B`
+ Also updated name to more accurately reflect values which are short volume, not short open interest.
Open-source script

In true TradingView spirit, the author of this script has published it open-source, so traders can understand and verify it. Cheers to the author! You may use it for free, but reuse of this code in a publication is governed by House Rules. You can favorite it to use it on a chart.

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