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Apple Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+4.06 (+3.75 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $112.28
50-Day Range
MA: $116.89
52-Week Range
Now: $112.28
Volume149.98 million shs
Average Volume172.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 trillion
P/E Ratio34.15
Dividend Yield0.76%

Short Interest

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:90,220,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:79,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+13.23%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$10.13 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:17,337,340,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:149,981,441 shares
Average Trading Volume:172,874,484 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-13.24%

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/202090,220,000 $10.13 billion 13.2%0.0%0.5$112.29
8/31/202079,680,000 $9.07 billion 236.8%0.0%0.5$113.77
8/14/202023,660,000 $3.17 billion -10.7%0.6%0.6$134.18
7/31/202026,500,000 $12.15 billion -24.8%0.6%0.7$458.58
7/15/202035,230,000 $14.97 billion 3.7%0.8%1$425.04
6/30/202033,960,000 $12.58 billion -2.5%0.8%1$370.46
6/15/202034,830,000 $12.71 billion 1.9%0.8%0.9$364.84
5/29/202034,190,000 $12.31 billion 1.8%0.8%0.8$360.06
5/15/202033,590,000 $10.68 billion 11.5%0.8%0.7$317.94
4/30/202030,120,000 $9.58 billion -13.1%0.7%0.6$318.11
4/15/202034,640,000 $10.91 billion -11.3%0.8%0.7$315.01
3/31/202039,060,000 $11.05 billion 1.6%0.9%0.8$282.97
3/13/202038,427,900 $10.30 billion 32.5%0.9%0.6$267.99
2/28/202029,010,000 $6.51 billion -29.1%0.7%0.8$224.37
2/14/202040,890,000 $11.67 billion -1.6%0.9%1.3$285.34
1/31/202041,540,000 $12.16 billion -0.1%1.0%1.4$292.65
1/15/202041,600,000 $13.30 billion -8.6%1.0%1.5$319.61
12/31/201945,510,000 $14.49 billion -10.3%1.0%1.7$318.31

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Apple's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Apple shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, investors have sold 90,220,000 shares of AAPL short. 0.00% of Apple's shares are currently sold short. View details.

Is Apple's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Apple saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 90,220,000 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the previous total of 79,680,000 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 Apple's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Apple's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Apple: Microsoft Co. (0.51%), Alphabet Inc (0.78%), Alphabet Inc (0.00%), Facebook, Inc. (0.94%), TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (0.00%), Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (0.00%), NVIDIA Co. (0.98%), Verizon Communications Inc. (0.00%), Adobe Inc (0.83%), and salesforce.com, inc. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications Inc ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Apple stock?

Short selling AAPL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Apple as its price is falling. Apple's stock is trading up $4.06 today. To short Apple 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 Apple 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 Apple?

A short squeeze for Apple occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of AAPL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Apple'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 AAPL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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