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NASDAQ:CME

CME Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$205.80
-0.84 (-0.41 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$205.53
Now: $205.80
$208.78
50-Day Range
$178.79
MA: $191.03
$209.70
52-Week Range
$131.80
Now: $205.80
$224.56
Volume81,066 shs
Average Volume1.88 million shs
Market Capitalization$73.88 billion
P/E Ratio34.30
Dividend Yield1.62%
Beta0.46

Short Interest

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,710,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,860,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.56%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.14 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.4
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares357,970,000 shares
Float Size354,450,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.61%
Today's Trading Volume81,066 shares
Average Trading Volume1,879,839 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-95.69%

Short Interest Over Time


CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20215,710,000 shares $1.14 billion -2.6%1.6%3.4 $199.70
1/29/20215,860,000 shares $1.09 billion -5.3%1.7%3.5 $185.20
1/15/20216,190,000 shares $1.13 billion +13.8%1.8%3.6 $182.47
12/31/20205,780,000 shares $1.15 billion +10.1%1.6%3.5 $198.94
12/15/20205,780,000 shares $1.04 billion +10.1%1.6%3.5 $179.12
11/30/20205,250,000 shares $965.90 million -7.2%1.5%3.1 $183.98
11/15/20205,660,000 shares $990.67 million +7.8%1.6%3.4 $175.03
10/30/20205,250,000 shares $871.29 million +0.6%1.5%3.2 $165.96
10/15/20205,220,000 shares $832.43 million +2.4%1.5%3.3 $159.47
9/30/20205,100,000 shares $854.25 million -6.9%1.4%3.2 $167.50
9/15/20205,480,000 shares $913.95 million -2.5%1.6%3.2 $166.78
8/31/20205,620,000 shares $913.64 million -9.9%1.6%3.1 $162.57
8/14/20206,240,000 shares $1.08 billion +2.6%1.8%3.3 $173.78
7/31/20206,080,000 shares $1.06 billion +4.3%1.7%3.2 $174.03
7/15/20205,830,000 shares $968.83 million +6.8%1.7%3 $166.18
6/30/20205,460,000 shares $921.38 million -4.7%1.5%2.7 $168.75
6/15/20205,730,000 shares $971.98 million +4.6%1.6%2.7 $169.63
5/29/20205,480,000 shares $917.74 million -6.6%1.6%2.3 $167.47
5/15/20205,870,000 shares $1.07 billion +4.8%1.7%2.3 $182.60
4/30/20205,600,000 shares $988.57 million +7.3%1.6%2.2 $176.53
4/15/20205,220,000 shares $961.37 million +3.6%1.5%2.1 $184.17
3/31/20205,040,000 shares $920.91 million -2.6%1.4%2.1 $182.72
3/13/20205,172,400 shares $983.58 million +5.3%1.5%1.8 $190.16
2/28/20204,910,000 shares $685.14 million -13.9%1.4%2.9 $139.54
2/14/20205,700,000 shares $1.18 billion -12.2%1.6%3.9 $207.01

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) Short Interest FAQ

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What is CME Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CME Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 5,710,000 shares of CME short. 1.61% of CME Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for CME Group?

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. CME Group currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for CME Group?

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. 1.61% of CME Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is CME Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

CME Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 5,710,000 shares, a drop of 2.6% from the previous total of 5,860,000 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 CME Group's float size?

CME Group currently has issued a total of 358,990,000 shares. Some of CME Group'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. CME Group currently has a public float of 354,450,000 shares.

How does CME Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.61% of CME Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "security & commodity brokers, dealers, exchanges & services" compare to CME Group: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (0.90%), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (2.09%), Deutsche Börse AG (0.00%), Nasdaq, Inc. (2.28%), Tradeweb Markets Inc. (0.00%), LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (2.56%), BGC Partners, Inc. (5.46%), StoneX Group Inc. (1.29%), OTC Markets Group Inc. (0.00%), and National Holdings Co. (0.87%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short CME Group stock?

Short selling CME is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CME Group as its price is falling. CME Group's stock is trading down $0.84 today. To short CME Group 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 CME Group 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 CME Group?

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

How often is CME Group'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 CME, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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