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Amazon.com Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+75.34 (+2.49 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3,095.13
50-Day Range
MA: $3,213.50
52-Week Range
Now: $3,095.13
Volume4.62 million shs
Average Volume5.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.55 trillion
P/E Ratio119.00
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:2,310,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:2,040,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+13.24%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$7.15 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:494,660,000 shares
Float Size:426,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.54%
Today's Trading Volume:4,615,202 shares
Average Trading Volume:5,111,319 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-9.71%

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/20202,310,000 $7.15 billion 13.2%0.5%0.5$3,095.13
8/31/20202,040,000 $6.49 billion -7.7%0.5%0.4$3,182.05
8/14/20202,210,000 $7.73 billion -28.5%0.5%0.5$3,499.12
7/31/20203,090,000 $9.80 billion -14.6%0.7%0.7$3,172.15
7/15/20203,620,000 $11.46 billion -6.0%0.9%0.8$3,164.68
6/30/20203,850,000 $11.58 billion 6.9%0.9%0.8$3,008.91
6/15/20203,600,000 $10.34 billion 1.4%0.9%0.7$2,872.30
5/29/20203,550,000 $9.71 billion 3.2%0.8%0.6$2,734.40
5/15/20203,440,000 $8.40 billion -2.0%0.8%0.6$2,442.37
4/30/20203,510,000 $8.46 billion -29.1%0.8%0.6$2,410.39
4/15/20204,950,000 $11.92 billion 2.3%1.2%0.8$2,409.00
3/31/20204,840,000 $11.67 billion 10.0%0.0%0.9$2,410.22
3/13/20204,399,400 $8.99 billion 26.1%1.0%0.7$2,042.76
2/28/20203,490,000 $6.64 billion -3.9%0.8%0.8$1,902.83
2/14/20203,630,000 $6.87 billion 3.1%0.9%1$1,891.82
1/31/20203,520,000 $6.97 billion -5.9%0.8%1$1,979.59
1/15/20203,740,000 $8.04 billion -10.1%0.9%1.2$2,150.80
12/31/20194,160,000 $7.74 billion 14.6%1.0%1.4$1,861.64
8/15/20193,667,500 $6.49 billion 9.2%0.9%1$1,768.87

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Amazon.com's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Amazon.com shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 2,310,000 shares of AMZN short. 0.54% of Amazon.com's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Amazon.com?

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. 0.54% of Amazon.com's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Amazon.com's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Amazon.com saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,310,000 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the previous total of 2,040,000 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 Amazon.com's float size?

Amazon.com currently has issued a total of 500,890,000 shares. Some of Amazon.com'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. Amazon.com currently has a public float of 426,080,000 shares.

How does Amazon.com's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.54% of Amazon.com's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Amazon.com: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (0.00%), Walmart Inc (1.32%), Home Depot Inc (0.55%), Mcdonald's Corp (0.74%), Costco Wholesale Co. (0.00%), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (0.78%), JD.Com Inc (0.00%), Starbucks Co. (1.08%), INDUSTRIA DE DI/ADR (0.00%), and KERING S A/ADR (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 Amazon.com stock?

Short selling AMZN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Amazon.com as its price is falling. Amazon.com's stock is trading up $75.34 today. To short Amazon.com 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 Amazon.com 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 Amazon.com?

A short squeeze for Amazon.com 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 AMZN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Amazon.com'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 AMZN, 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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