Autodesk Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+5.74 (+2.00 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$64.23 billion
P/E Ratio49.43
Dividend YieldN/A

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,270,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,150,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+5.58%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$703.90 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.7
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares219,850,000 shares
Float Size219,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.04%
Today's Trading Volume1,061,663 shares
Average Trading Volume1,309,898 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-18.95%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20212,270,000 shares $703.90 million +5.6%1.0%1.7 $310.09
8/13/20212,150,000 shares $715.48 million +30.3%1.0%2 $332.78
7/30/20211,650,000 shares $529.86 million -8.8%0.8%1.5 $321.13
7/15/20211,810,000 shares $533.57 million +1.1%0.8%1.7 $294.79
6/30/20211,790,000 shares $522.50 million -0.6%0.8%1.6 $291.90
6/15/20211,800,000 shares $498.17 million -16.7%0.8%1.6 $276.76
5/28/20212,160,000 shares $617.46 million +11.3%1.0%1.9 $285.86
5/14/20211,940,000 shares $523.26 million +10.2%0.9%1.6 $269.72
4/30/20211,760,000 shares $521.45 million -7.4%0.8%1.4 $296.28
4/15/20211,900,000 shares $559.27 million -11.2%0.9%1.4 $294.35
3/31/20212,140,000 shares $574.44 million -15.4%1.0%1.5 $268.43
3/15/20212,530,000 shares $678.32 million +18.2%1.2%1.8 $268.11
2/26/20212,140,000 shares $607.82 million +9.7%1.0%1.5 $284.03
2/12/20211,950,000 shares $585.41 million No Change0.9%1.4 $300.21
1/29/20211,950,000 shares $554.23 million -8.9%0.9%1.4 $284.22
1/15/20212,140,000 shares $665.78 million +1.9%1.0%1.5 $311.11
12/31/20202,100,000 shares $628.76 million -13.9%1.0%1.5 $299.41
12/15/20202,440,000 shares $703.53 million +2.5%1.1%1.7 $288.33
11/30/20202,380,000 shares $649.29 million +0.4%1.1%1.6 $272.81
11/15/20202,370,000 shares $594.87 million -8.9%1.1%1.6 $251.00
10/30/20202,600,000 shares $631.38 million +37.6%1.2%1.8 $242.84
10/15/20201,890,000 shares $466.26 million -9.1%0.9%1.4 $246.70
9/30/20202,080,000 shares $480.50 million -19.7%1.0%1.6 $231.01
9/15/20202,590,000 shares $610.90 million -1.9%1.2%2 $235.87
8/31/20202,640,000 shares $648.65 million -17.5%1.2%1.9 $245.70

Institutional Investors Shorting Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Autodesk. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE23,00017,200-25.2%$5,021.00
9/10/2021HBK Investments L P9,8003,200-67.3%$934.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A9,033N/A$2,636.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC12,80031,600+146.9%$9,224.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A3,000N/A$876.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC188,600416,000+120.6%$121,430.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC2,5000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A9,033N/A$2,636.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.159,200176,300+10.7%$51,459.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLCN/A70,000N/A$20,433.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC202,500309,200+52.7%$90,255.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC25,00048,300+93.2%$14,099.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE23,00017,200-25.2%$5,021.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AGN/A149,100N/A$43,522.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD3,3007,200+118.2%$2,102.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L P9,8003,200-67.3%$934.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.2,30020,200+778.3%$5,897.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH1,4004,400+214.3%$1,284.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC43,50034,400-20.9%$10,041.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC9470-100.0%$0.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC9,2000-100.0%$0.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA432775+79.4%$22,622.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.N/A10,000N/A$2,919.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC87,1000-100.0%$0.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC30,70048,500+58.0%$14,157.00

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) Short Interest FAQ

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Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Autodesk's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Autodesk shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, investors have sold 2,270,000 shares of ADSK short. 1.04% of Autodesk's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Autodesk's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Autodesk?

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. Autodesk currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Autodesk

Which institutional investors are shorting Autodesk?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Autodesk: Bank of America Corp DE, HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, HBK Investments L P, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, and IMC Chicago LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Autodesk?

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. 1.04% of Autodesk's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Autodesk's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Autodesk saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,270,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the previous total of 2,150,000 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 Autodesk's float size?

Autodesk currently has issued a total of 219,850,000 shares. Some of Autodesk'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. Autodesk currently has a public float of 219,080,000 shares.

How does Autodesk's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.04% of Autodesk's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "application software" compare to Autodesk: Adobe Inc. (0.99%),, inc. (0.00%), Intuit Inc. (0.73%), Workday, Inc. (4.28%), Synopsys, Inc. (1.04%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.01%), ANSYS, Inc. (0.75%), Splunk Inc. (4.59%), Tyler Technologies, Inc. (1.94%), and SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (0.75%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Autodesk stock?

Short selling ADSK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Autodesk as its price is falling. Autodesk's stock is trading up $5.74 today. To short Autodesk 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 Autodesk 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 Autodesk?

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

How often is Autodesk'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 ADSK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/24/2021 by Staff
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