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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
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Booking (BKNG) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$3,741.13
+40.27 (+1.09%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)

Booking Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
685,300 shares
Previous Short Volume
644,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.28%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.40 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.8
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
34,890,000 shares
Float Size
34,570,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.98%
Today's Trading Volume
224,832 shares
Average Trading Volume
241,501 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
93%
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BKNG Short Interest Over Time

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Booking Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024685,300 shares $2.40 billion +6.3%2.0%2.8 $3,507.47
1/15/2024644,800 shares $2.26 billion -10.5%1.9%2.5 $3,502.40
12/31/2023720,100 shares $2.55 billion -1.2%2.1%2.7 $3,547.22
12/15/2023728,600 shares $2.53 billion +4.3%2.1%2.8 $3,479.12
11/30/2023698,500 shares $2.18 billion +3.2%2.0%2.7 $3,125.70
11/15/2023676,900 shares $2.11 billion +19.3%2.0%2.7 $3,120.82
10/31/2023567,500 shares $1.58 billion -2.4%1.6%2.2 $2,789.56
10/15/2023581,500 shares $1.72 billion -5.1%1.6%2.2 $2,950.08
9/30/2023612,700 shares $1.89 billion -15.3%1.7%2.2 $3,083.95
9/15/2023723,700 shares $2.29 billion -1.2%2.0%2.5 $3,160.15
8/31/2023732,200 shares $2.27 billion +2.7%2.1%2.5 $3,105.03
8/15/2023713,100 shares $2.28 billion -18.8%2.0%2.2 $3,200.56
7/31/2023878,200 shares $2.61 billion -2.4%2.5%2.6 $2,970.80
7/15/2023899,300 shares $2.58 billion -4.2%2.5%2.7 $2,866.92
6/30/2023938,200 shares $2.53 billion +8.1%2.6%3 $2,700.33
6/15/2023867,900 shares $2.32 billion +12.9%2.4%2.7 $2,671.70
5/31/2023768,600 shares $1.93 billion +15.2%2.1%2.4 $2,508.77
5/15/2023667,100 shares $1.77 billion -7.1%1.8%2.1 $2,646.07
4/30/2023718,300 shares $1.93 billion +0.5%2.0%2.2 $2,686.31
4/15/2023714,500 shares $1.89 billion -4.7%1.9%2.3 $2,649.86
3/31/2023749,800 shares $1.99 billion +23.0%2.0%2.3 $2,652.41
3/15/2023609,600 shares $1.47 billion +2.4%1.6%1.9 $2,415.73
2/28/2023595,100 shares $1.50 billion +10.1%1.6%1.9 $2,524.00
2/15/2023540,500 shares $1.36 billion -11.2%1.4%1.7 $2,516.58
1/31/2023608,900 shares $1.48 billion -10.6%1.6%1.9 $2,434.10
1/15/2023681,000 shares $1.57 billion -8.1%1.8%2 $2,301.34
12/30/2022741,200 shares $1.49 billion +15.0%1.9%2.1 $2,015.28
12/15/2022644,500 shares $1.27 billion +14.5%1.7%1.7 $1,965.69
11/30/2022563,100 shares $1.17 billion -1.9%1.5%1.5 $2,079.45
11/15/2022574,100 shares $1.15 billion +12.7%1.5%1.5 $2,001.90
10/31/2022509,500 shares $952.50 million -19.1%1.3%1.3 $1,869.48
10/15/2022629,400 shares $1.05 billion +3.3%1.6%1.6 $1,670.49
9/30/2022609,600 shares $1.00 billion -1.7%1.6%1.5 $1,643.21
9/15/2022620,400 shares $1.21 billion +2.4%1.6%1.5 $1,956.77
8/31/2022605,700 shares $1.14 billion -4.2%1.5%1.5 $1,875.81
8/15/2022632,100 shares $1.35 billion +1.1%1.6%1.6 $2,129.76
7/31/2022625,300 shares $1.21 billion -14.5%1.5%1.5 $1,935.69
7/15/2022731,600 shares $1.24 billion +16.1%1.8%1.7 $1,698.59
6/30/2022630,400 shares $1.10 billion -23.6%1.6%1.5 $1,748.99
6/15/2022824,600 shares $1.63 billion +4.1%2.0%2 $1,973.24













BKNG Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Booking's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Booking shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 685,300 shares of BKNG short. 1.98% of Booking's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Booking's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Booking?

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. BKNG shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Booking's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Booking?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Booking: Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, DeepCurrents Investment Group LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, Alpine Investment Management Ltd, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Sona Asset Management US LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hsbc Holdings PLC, IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., CTC LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., SG Americas Securities LLC, Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Booking?

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. 1.98% of Booking's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Booking's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Booking saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 685,300 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the previous total of 644,800 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 Booking's float size?

Booking currently has issued a total of 34,890,000 shares. Some of Booking'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. Booking currently has a public float of 34,570,000 shares.

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

1.98% of Booking's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Booking: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (1.42%), The TJX Companies, Inc. (0.95%), Starbucks Co. (1.25%), CVS Health Co. (2.92%), MercadoLibre, Inc. (1.52%), PDD Holdings Inc. (2.03%), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (1.72%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (2.97%), Target Co. (1.57%), O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (2.07%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Booking stock?

Short selling BKNG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Booking as its price is falling. BKNG shares are trading up $40.27 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 Booking?

A short squeeze for Booking 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 BKNG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Booking'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 BKNG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:BKNG) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff