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S&P 500   3,978.73
DOW   32,120.28
QQQ   291.26
S&P 500   3,978.73
DOW   32,120.28
QQQ   291.26
S&P 500   3,978.73
DOW   32,120.28
QQQ   291.26

CMC Materials Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.12 (+0.07%)
(As of 05/25/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
151,240 shs
Average Volume
387,551 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.86 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

CMC Materials (NASDAQ:CCMP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$713.30 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May, 15 2022
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

CMC Materials (NASDAQ:CCMP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/20224,090,000 shares $713.30 million +20.3%14.5%10.5 $174.40
4/30/20223,400,000 shares $608.29 million +15.3%12.0%8.9 $178.91
4/15/20222,950,000 shares $519.79 million +1.4%10.4%7.2 $176.20
3/31/20222,910,000 shares $539.51 million +70.2%10.3%7.1 $185.40
3/15/20221,710,000 shares $310.71 million -0.6%6.1%4.5 $181.70
2/28/20221,720,000 shares $318.94 million -3.9%6.1%3.7 $185.43
2/15/20221,790,000 shares $335.70 million +9.2%6.3%4.1 $187.54
1/31/20221,640,000 shares $296.64 million +59.2%5.8%3.9 $180.88
1/15/20221,030,000 shares $193.28 million +14.9%N/A0 $187.65
12/31/2021896,800 shares $171.91 million +62.8%3.2%2.7 $191.69
12/15/2021550,900 shares $107.70 million +7.7%2.0%1.8 $195.50
11/30/2021511,300 shares $67.90 million -14.9%1.8%2.8 $132.80
11/15/2021601,000 shares $89.73 million +10.3%2.1%3.3 $149.30
10/29/2021544,700 shares $69.92 million -2.8%1.9%2.7 $128.37
10/15/2021560,100 shares $70.94 million -5.2%1.9%2.7 $126.65
9/30/2021590,900 shares $72.82 million +9.8%2.0%2.7 $123.23
9/15/2021538,400 shares $71.24 million +5.8%1.9%2.2 $132.32
8/31/2021509,100 shares $67.52 million +7.1%1.8%2.1 $132.62
8/13/2021475,300 shares $59.43 million +11.4%1.6%2 $125.04
7/30/2021426,700 shares $61.72 million -2.2%1.5%1.8 $144.64
7/15/2021436,100 shares $62.60 million -11.2%1.5%2.1 $143.55
6/30/2021491,300 shares $74.06 million -17.6%1.7%2.4 $150.74
6/15/2021596,400 shares $92.51 million +7.2%2.1%3.2 $155.11
5/28/2021556,200 shares $85.84 million +9.0%1.9%3.1 $154.33
5/14/2021510,100 shares $77.43 million +1.6%1.8%2.8 $151.80

CMC Materials (NASDAQ:CCMP) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is CMC Materials' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CMC Materials shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 15th, investors have sold 4,090,000 shares of CCMP short. 14.46% of CMC Materials' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on CMC Materials' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for CMC Materials?

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. CMC Materials currently has a short interest ratio of 10.0. Learn More on CMC Materials's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting CMC Materials?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of CMC Materials: Jane Street Group LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Washington Capital Management Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for CMC Materials?

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. 14.46% of CMC Materials' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is CMC Materials' short interest increasing or decreasing?

CMC Materials saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,090,000 shares, an increase of 20.3% from the previous total of 3,400,000 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 CMC Materials' float size?

CMC Materials currently has issued a total of 28,611,000 shares. Some of CMC Materials' 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. CMC Materials currently has a public float of 28,290,000 shares.

How does CMC Materials' short interest compare to its competitors?

14.46% of CMC Materials' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductor equipment" compare to CMC Materials: Applied Materials, Inc. (1.44%), Lam Research Co. (1.03%), KLA Co. (1.30%), Entegris, Inc. (4.35%), MKS Instruments, Inc. (3.41%), Amkor Technology, Inc. (9.09%), Onto Innovation Inc. (1.74%), FormFactor, Inc. (3.21%), Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (4.28%), and Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (4.16%).

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. ($3.79 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.55 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.21 billion), HP Inc. ($2.14 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.81 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.60 billion), Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. ($1.58 billion), Lumen Technologies, Inc. ($1.56 billion), and Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.55 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short CMC Materials stock?

Short selling CCMP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CMC Materials as its price is falling. CMC Materials' stock is trading up $0.12 today. To short CMC Materials 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 CMC Materials 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 CMC Materials?

A short squeeze for CMC Materials 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 CCMP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is CMC Materials' 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 CCMP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2022.

This page was last updated on 5/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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