Charter Communications Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-3.24 (-0.44 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 11:46 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume9,881 shs
Average Volume729,792 shs
Market Capitalization$137.05 billion
P/E Ratio41.06
Dividend YieldN/A

Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume7,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-2.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$5.10 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover8.8
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares188,670,000 shares
Float Size126,330,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.73%
Today's Trading Volume9,881 shares
Average Trading Volume729,792 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.65%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/20217,240,000 shares $5.10 billion -3.0%5.7%8.8 $704.93
6/30/20217,460,000 shares $5.38 billion -14.2%5.9%8.8 $721.45
6/15/20218,690,000 shares $5.98 billion -2.4%6.9%9.9 $687.83
5/28/20218,900,000 shares $6.18 billion +2.0%7.1%9.3 $694.53
5/14/20218,730,000 shares $5.98 billion +1.5%6.9%8.1 $685.30
4/30/20218,600,000 shares $5.76 billion -2.5%6.8%8 $669.97
4/15/20218,820,000 shares $5.44 billion +1.9%6.8%7.6 $617.10
3/31/20218,660,000 shares $5.48 billion No Change6.7%7.2 $632.69
3/15/20218,660,000 shares $5.41 billion +5.5%6.7%7 $624.15
2/26/20218,210,000 shares $4.94 billion -5.0%6.4%6.9 $601.55
2/12/20218,640,000 shares $5.35 billion +5.0%6.6%7.5 $618.68
1/29/20218,230,000 shares $5.39 billion -22.5%6.3%7.3 $654.65
1/15/202110,620,000 shares $6.62 billion -0.1%7.9%9.3 $623.09
12/31/202010,630,000 shares $6.95 billion +31.6%7.9%9.5 $653.49
12/15/20208,080,000 shares $5.25 billion +8.5%5.8%7.4 $649.67
11/30/20207,450,000 shares $4.79 billion -2.0%5.3%7 $642.80
11/15/20207,600,000 shares $4.92 billion +5.6%5.4%7.2 $647.19
10/30/20207,200,000 shares $4.15 billion -10.2%5.1%7.1 $576.00
10/15/20208,020,000 shares $5.12 billion +1.9%5.5%8.5 $638.62
9/30/20207,870,000 shares $4.91 billion -6.5%5.4%8.6 $624.34
9/15/20208,420,000 shares $5.24 billion -0.7%5.8%9.1 $622.55
8/31/20208,480,000 shares $5.22 billion +5.2%5.9%9.1 $615.61
8/14/20208,060,000 shares $4.88 billion -6.6%5.3%8.3 $604.99
7/31/20208,630,000 shares $5.01 billion +1.5%5.7%8.7 $580.00
7/15/20208,500,000 shares $4.62 billion +6.7%4.9%8.2 $542.95

Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Charter Communications' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Charter Communications shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, traders have sold 7,240,000 shares of CHTR short. 5.73% of Charter Communications' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Charter Communications' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Charter Communications?

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. Charter Communications currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Charter Communications

What is a good short interest percentage for Charter Communications?

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. 5.73% of Charter Communications' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Charter Communications' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Charter Communications saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,240,000 shares, a decline of 2.9% from the previous total of 7,460,000 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 Charter Communications' float size?

Charter Communications currently has issued a total of 188,670,000 shares. Some of Charter Communications' 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. Charter Communications currently has a public float of 126,330,000 shares.

How does Charter Communications' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.73% of Charter Communications' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "cable & other pay television services" compare to Charter Communications: Comcast Co. (1.60%), Roku, Inc. (2.90%), Liberty Broadband Co. (2.31%), Liberty Broadband Co. (0.93%), Rogers Communications Inc. (0.43%), DISH Network Co. (11.58%), Altice USA, Inc. (18.04%), Liberty Global plc (3.07%), Discovery, Inc. (15.46%), and Liberty Global plc (2.36%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Charter Communications stock?

Short selling CHTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Charter Communications as its price is falling. Charter Communications' stock is trading down $3.24 today. To short Charter Communications 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 Charter Communications 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 Charter Communications?

A short squeeze for Charter Communications 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 CHTR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Charter Communications' 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 CHTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/27/2021 by Staff
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