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NASDAQ:CERN

Cerner Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$72.98
-0.19 (-0.26 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$72.70
$73.44
50-Day Range
$72.96
$81.91
52-Week Range
$66.92
$84.20
Volume1.58 million shs
Average Volume2.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.57 billion
P/E Ratio31.87
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta0.73

Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume14,860,000 shares
Previous Short Volume14,420,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+3.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.13 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.6
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares295,586,000 shares
Float Size295,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.04%
Today's Trading Volume1,580,264 shares
Average Trading Volume2,439,059 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-35.21%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202114,860,000 shares $1.13 billion +3.1%5.0%6.6 $76.35
8/13/202114,420,000 shares $1.15 billion -5.4%4.9%5.8 $79.63
7/30/202115,240,000 shares $1.23 billion -0.9%5.2%5.6 $80.39
7/15/202115,380,000 shares $1.22 billion +15.1%5.1%5.6 $79.50
6/30/202113,360,000 shares $1.04 billion -10.3%4.4%4.7 $78.16
6/15/202114,900,000 shares $1.20 billion +4.1%5.0%5.8 $80.24
5/28/202114,310,000 shares $1.12 billion -1.7%4.8%5.4 $78.25
5/14/202114,550,000 shares $1.12 billion +7.1%4.8%5.2 $76.87
4/30/202113,590,000 shares $1.02 billion +0.8%4.5%4.8 $75.34
4/15/202113,480,000 shares $995.23 million +4.1%4.5%5.3 $73.83
3/31/202112,950,000 shares $927.74 million +1.5%4.3%5.4 $71.64
3/15/202112,760,000 shares $909.28 million +0.3%4.2%5.4 $71.26
2/26/202112,720,000 shares $889.64 million -3.9%4.2%5.9 $69.94
2/12/202113,240,000 shares $1.00 billion -2.2%4.3%7.1 $75.90
1/29/202113,540,000 shares $1.09 billion -1.2%4.4%9 $80.66
1/15/202113,710,000 shares $1.10 billion +3.7%4.5%9 $80.33
12/31/202013,220,000 shares $1.03 billion +3.0%4.3%9.1 $77.98
12/15/202012,830,000 shares $952.63 million +2.5%4.2%8.9 $74.25
11/30/202012,520,000 shares $927.73 million -3.0%4.1%9.1 $74.10
11/15/202012,900,000 shares $973.43 million -2.8%4.2%9 $75.46
10/30/202013,270,000 shares $935.27 million -1.5%4.3%9.3 $70.48
10/15/202013,470,000 shares $999.88 million -1.3%4.4%9 $74.23
9/30/202013,650,000 shares $986.76 million -5.4%4.5%8.8 $72.29
9/15/202014,430,000 shares $1.03 billion -6.1%4.7%8.5 $71.70
8/31/202015,370,000 shares $1.13 billion -1.9%5.0%8.2 $73.37

Institutional Investors Shorting Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN)

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 Cerner. 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 DEN/A5,100N/A$399.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A11,388N/A$892.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC9,50023,300+145.3%$1,821.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A11,388N/A$892.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.7,60016,800+121.1%$1,313.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC106,100239,100+125.4%$18,688.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC35,50089,100+151.0%$6,964.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A5,100N/A$399.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of CanadaN/A170,000N/A$13,287.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTDN/A5,400N/A$422.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC8,1009,100+12.3%$711.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1230-100.0%$0.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP114,30031,200-72.7%$2,439.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC17,50029,500+68.6%$2,312.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP5003,400+580.0%$4.00

Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Short Interest FAQ

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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cerner's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Cerner shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 14,860,000 shares of CERN short. 5.04% of Cerner's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Cerner's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Cerner?

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. Cerner currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Cerner

Which institutional investors are shorting Cerner?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Cerner: Bank of America Corp DE, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Royal Bank of Canada, Maven Securities LTD, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Wolverine Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Cerner?

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. 5.04% of Cerner's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Cerner's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Cerner saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 14,860,000 shares, an increase of 3.1% from the previous total of 14,420,000 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 Cerner's float size?

Cerner currently has issued a total of 295,586,000 shares. Some of Cerner'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. Cerner currently has a public float of 295,080,000 shares.

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

5.04% of Cerner's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "computer integrated systems design" compare to Cerner: Open Text Co. (0.90%), Leidos Holdings, Inc. (1.55%), Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (2.85%), GoDaddy Inc. (4.13%), TuSimple Holdings Inc. (8.82%), Scientific Games Co. (5.27%), CACI International Inc (2.39%), Science Applications International Co. (1.12%), Parsons Co. (2.72%), and Verint Systems Inc. (8.15%).

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 Cerner stock?

Short selling CERN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Cerner as its price is falling. Cerner's stock is trading down $0.19 today. To short Cerner 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 Cerner 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 Cerner?

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

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



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

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