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NASDAQ:BBBY

Bed Bath & Beyond Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$24.44
-0.55 (-2.20 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.41
Now: $24.44
$25.68
50-Day Range
$11.32
MA: $16.60
$24.99
52-Week Range
$3.43
Now: $24.44
$26.16
Volume4.62 million shs
Average Volume12.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.08 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.37

Short Interest

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:67,770,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:72,560,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-6.60%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.50 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:6.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:127,770,000 shares
Float Size:118,750,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:57.07%
Today's Trading Volume:4,619,304 shares
Average Trading Volume:12,023,916 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-61.58%



Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/202067,770,000 $1.50 billion -6.6%57.1%6.4$22.15
9/15/202072,560,000 $1.05 billion 4.6%61.1%7.3$14.53
8/31/202069,350,000 $817.64 million -4.4%58.4%6.3$11.79
8/14/202072,540,000 $945.92 million 4.1%61.1%6.1$13.04
7/31/202069,700,000 $888.68 million -1.6%58.7%5.5$12.75
7/15/202070,860,000 $766.71 million 2.6%59.6%5.1$10.82
6/30/202069,050,000 $700.17 million -1.2%58.0%4.7$10.14
6/15/202069,910,000 $757.82 million -5.5%58.8%5.1$10.84
5/29/202073,970,000 $691.62 million -3.5%61.9%5.6$9.35
5/15/202076,680,000 $557.46 million 3.4%64.1%5.9$7.27
4/30/202074,130,000 $570.80 million 12.8%61.7%5.3$7.70
4/15/202065,730,000 $407.53 million -4.8%54.4%5.3$6.20
3/31/202069,070,000 $361.24 million -1.7%57.2%5.9$5.23
3/13/202070,293,500 $392.24 million 8.3%58.2%7.7$5.58
2/28/202064,920,000 $289.54 million 3.4%53.8%6.8$4.46
2/14/202062,790,000 $548.78 million 22.1%52.0%7.1$8.74
1/31/202051,430,000 $545.16 million -7.5%42.6%7.8$10.60
1/15/202055,620,000 $825.96 million 6.3%46.1%7.9$14.85
12/31/201952,320,000 $855.43 million -11.0%43.4%7.3$16.35
7/31/201965,647,800 $552.75 million 1.4%49.7%10.8$8.42

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Bed Bath & Beyond's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Bed Bath & Beyond shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 67,770,000 shares of BBBY short. 57.07% of Bed Bath & Beyond's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Bed Bath & Beyond?

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. Bed Bath & Beyond currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Bed Bath & Beyond?

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. 57.07% of Bed Bath & Beyond's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Bed Bath & Beyond's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Bed Bath & Beyond saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 67,770,000 shares, a decline of 6.6% from the previous total of 72,560,000 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 Bed Bath & Beyond's float size?

Bed Bath & Beyond currently has issued a total of 126,008,000 shares. Some of Bed Bath & Beyond'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. Bed Bath & Beyond currently has a public float of 118,750,000 shares.

How does Bed Bath & Beyond's short interest compare to its competitors?

57.07% of Bed Bath & Beyond's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Bed Bath & Beyond: Li Ning Company Limited (0.00%), Jerónimo Martins, SGPS, S.A. (0.00%), NEXT plc (0.00%), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (3.33%), Match Group, Inc. (22.20%), Farfetch Ltd (11.91%), L Brands Inc (4.82%), KINGFISHER PLC/SH (0.00%), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (8.60%), and Burberry Group plc (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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Bed Bath & Beyond stock?

Short selling BBBY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Bed Bath & Beyond as its price is falling. Bed Bath & Beyond's stock is trading down $0.55 today. To short Bed Bath & Beyond 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 Bed Bath & Beyond 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 Bed Bath & Beyond?

A short squeeze for Bed Bath & Beyond 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 BBBY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Bed Bath & Beyond'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 BBBY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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