Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+2.27 (+0.91%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Automatic Data Processing Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$967.56 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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ADP Short Interest Over Time

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Automatic Data Processing Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20244,000,000 shares $967.56 million -9.1%1.0%2.3 $241.89
4/15/20244,400,000 shares $1.07 billion -3.5%1.1%2.4 $244.08
3/31/20244,560,000 shares $1.14 billion -12.1%1.1%2.4 $249.74
3/15/20245,190,000 shares $1.26 billion +12.8%1.3%2.8 $242.09
2/29/20244,600,000 shares $1.16 billion -2.3%1.1%2.6 $251.13
2/15/20244,710,000 shares $1.19 billion +21.7%1.2%2.8 $252.05
1/31/20243,870,000 shares $951.17 million +4.6%1.0%2.3 $245.78
1/15/20243,700,000 shares $873.02 million +3.1%0.9%2.1 $235.95
12/31/20233,590,000 shares $836.36 million -3.8%0.9%2.1 $232.97
12/15/20233,730,000 shares $873.34 million +1.6%0.9%2.2 $234.14
11/30/20233,670,000 shares $843.81 million -17.3%0.9%2.3 $229.92
11/15/20234,440,000 shares $1.02 billion +4.7%1.1%2.9 $230.46
10/31/20234,240,000 shares $925.25 million -4.5%1.0%2.8 $218.22
10/15/20234,440,000 shares $1.10 billion +4.7%1.1%3.2 $247.50
9/30/20234,240,000 shares $1.02 billion +3.4%1.0%2.9 $240.58
9/15/20234,100,000 shares $1.01 billion +2.8%1.0%2.7 $245.31
8/31/20233,990,000 shares $1.02 billion -9.9%1.0%2.6 $254.61
8/15/20234,430,000 shares $1.11 billion -1.8%1.1%2.6 $250.97
7/31/20234,510,000 shares $1.12 billion -11.4%1.1%2.6 $247.26
7/15/20235,090,000 shares $1.17 billion +2.4%1.2%2.9 $229.47
6/30/20234,970,000 shares $1.09 billion -3.5%1.2%3 $219.79
6/15/20235,150,000 shares $1.14 billion -5.3%1.3%3 $220.97
5/31/20235,440,000 shares $1.14 billion +5.6%1.3%2.9 $208.99
5/15/20235,150,000 shares $1.10 billion +19.8%1.3%2.8 $214.39
4/30/20234,300,000 shares $946 million -0.5%1.1%2.3 $220.00
4/15/20234,320,000 shares $931.82 million -13.9%1.1%2.1 $215.70
3/31/20235,020,000 shares $1.12 billion +16.5%1.2%2.4 $222.63
3/15/20234,310,000 shares $919.11 million +2.6%1.1%2.1 $213.25
2/28/20234,200,000 shares $923.24 million -12.1%1.0%2.2 $219.82
2/15/20234,780,000 shares $1.09 billion -10.3%1.2%2.6 $227.85
1/31/20235,330,000 shares $1.20 billion -0.6%1.3%2.9 $225.81
1/15/20235,360,000 shares $1.32 billion No Change1.3%3.2 $245.36
12/30/20225,360,000 shares $1.28 billion -14.4%1.3%3.2 $238.86
12/15/20226,260,000 shares $1.56 billion -0.6%1.5%3.6 $248.79
11/30/20226,300,000 shares $1.66 billion -3.1%1.5%3.6 $264.14
11/15/20226,500,000 shares $1.65 billion +12.3%N/A3.7 $253.32
10/31/20225,790,000 shares $1.40 billion -1.0%1.4%3.4 $241.70
10/15/20225,850,000 shares $1.32 billion +4.8%1.4%3.5 $225.91
9/30/20225,580,000 shares $1.26 billion +21.0%1.4%3.4 $226.19
9/15/20224,610,000 shares $1.06 billion +0.2%1.1%2.9 $230.71
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ADP Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Automatic Data Processing's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Automatic Data Processing shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 4,000,000 shares of ADP short. 0.98% of Automatic Data Processing's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Automatic Data Processing's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Automatic Data Processing?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. ADP shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Automatic Data Processing's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Automatic Data Processing?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Automatic Data Processing: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, US Bancorp DE, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Caas Capital Management LP, Oak Hill Wealth Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, IMC Chicago LLC, Curated Wealth Partners LLC, and Readystate Asset Management LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Automatic Data Processing?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 0.98% of Automatic Data Processing's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Automatic Data Processing's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Automatic Data Processing saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,000,000 shares, a drop of 9.1% from the previous total of 4,400,000 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.

What is Automatic Data Processing's float size?

Automatic Data Processing currently has issued a total of 409,290,000 shares. Some of Automatic Data Processing's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Automatic Data Processing currently has a public float of 407,250,000 shares.

How does Automatic Data Processing's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.98% of Automatic Data Processing's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Automatic Data Processing: Workday, Inc. (1.91%), Verisk Analytics, Inc. (1.39%), Fiserv, Inc. (1.46%), Waste Management, Inc. (0.88%), Arm Holdings plc (0.75%), Thomson Reuters Co. (1.21%), Trane Technologies plc (1.23%), S&P Global Inc. (0.78%), Republic Services, Inc. (1.36%), Marvell Technology, Inc. (3.58%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Automatic Data Processing stock?

Short selling ADP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Automatic Data Processing as its price is falling. ADP shares are trading up $2.27 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Automatic Data Processing?

A short squeeze for Automatic Data Processing 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 ADP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Automatic Data Processing'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 ADP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.

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This page (NASDAQ:ADP) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by Staff

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