Copart (CPRT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$54.04
+0.74 (+1.39%)
(As of 01:41 PM ET)

Copart Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
13,760,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
13,180,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+4.40%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$796.98 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.9
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
961,500,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.43%
Today's Trading Volume
1,287,251 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,578,694 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
28%
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CPRT Short Interest Over Time

CPRT Days to Cover Over Time

CPRT Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Copart Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202413,760,000 shares $796.98 million +4.4%N/A2.9 $57.92
3/15/202413,180,000 shares $739.79 million +55.8%N/A2.8 $56.13
2/29/20248,460,000 shares $449.65 million -8.2%N/A1.8 $53.15
2/15/20249,220,000 shares $458.51 million +18.2%N/A2.1 $49.73
1/31/20247,800,000 shares $374.71 million -7.1%N/A1.8 $48.04
1/15/20248,400,000 shares $399.59 million -5.8%N/A1.9 $47.57
12/31/20238,920,000 shares $437.08 million -9.4%N/A2.1 $49.00
12/15/20239,840,000 shares $481.27 million +5.1%N/A2.4 $48.91
11/30/20239,360,000 shares $470.06 million -2.9%N/A2.2 $50.22
11/15/20239,640,000 shares $474.48 million +14.0%N/A2.4 $49.22
10/31/20238,460,000 shares $368.18 million -5.2%N/A2.3 $43.52
10/15/20238,920,000 shares $408.09 million -8.5%N/A2.4 $45.75
9/30/20239,750,000 shares $420.13 million +17.5%N/A2.5 $43.09
9/15/20238,300,000 shares $364.20 million -1.1%N/A2.1 $43.88
8/31/20238,390,000 shares $376.12 million +8.3%N/A2.1 $44.83
8/15/20237,750,000 shares $682.62 million +85.4%N/A1.8 $88.08
7/31/20234,180,000 shares $369.47 million -3.9%N/A1.9 $88.39
7/15/20234,350,000 shares $407.33 million -5.0%N/A1.9 $93.64
6/30/20234,580,000 shares $417.74 million -1.9%N/A2.1 $91.21
6/15/20234,670,000 shares $406.80 million -8.1%N/A2.2 $87.11
5/31/20235,080,000 shares $444.96 million -7.0%N/A2.3 $87.59
5/15/20235,460,000 shares $445.65 million -4.9%N/A2.5 $81.62
4/30/20235,740,000 shares $453.75 million +27.0%N/A2.9 $79.05
4/15/20234,520,000 shares $348.58 million +4.4%N/A2.2 $77.12
3/31/20234,330,000 shares $325.66 million +24.4%N/A2.2 $75.21
3/15/20233,480,000 shares $236.95 million -13.4%N/A1.9 $68.09
2/28/20234,020,000 shares $283.25 million -13.0%N/A2.2 $70.46
2/15/20234,620,000 shares $322.06 million -11.2%N/A2.5 $69.71
1/31/20235,200,000 shares $346.37 million +4.0%N/A2.6 $66.61
1/15/20235,000,000 shares $314.10 million -6.2%N/A2.5 $62.82
12/30/20225,330,000 shares $324.54 million -12.9%N/A2.6 $60.89
12/15/20226,120,000 shares $370.69 million +6.1%N/A2.8 $60.57
11/30/20225,770,000 shares $384.05 million +4.2%N/A2.5 $66.56
11/15/20225,540,000 shares $343.81 million +1.5%N/A2.4 $62.06
10/31/20225,460,000 shares $314.00 million +128.5%N/A2.5 $57.51
10/15/20222,390,000 shares $257.74 million -2.5%1.1%2.2 $107.84
9/30/20222,450,000 shares $260.68 million +5.2%1.1%2.2 $106.40
9/15/20222,330,000 shares $257.72 million +13.7%1.1%2.3 $110.61
8/31/20222,050,000 shares $245.28 million +10.2%1.0%2 $119.65
8/15/20221,860,000 shares $244.44 million -11.0%0.9%1.8 $131.42
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CPRT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Copart's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Copart shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 13,760,000 shares of CPRT short. Learn More on Copart's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Copart?

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. CPRT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Copart's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Copart?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Copart: Point72 Asset Management L.P., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Genus Capital Management Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Copart's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Copart saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 13,760,000 shares, an increase of 4.4% from the previous total of 13,180,000 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.

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

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Copart: Nu Holdings Ltd. (2.31%), Palantir Technologies Inc. (3.72%), Republic Services, Inc. (1.11%), Spotify Technology S.A. (1.18%), Marvell Technology, Inc. (2.06%), Block, Inc. (2.14%), Paychex, Inc. (3.47%), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (2.56%), Trane Technologies plc (1.11%), Thomson Reuters Co. (1.34%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Copart stock?

Short selling CPRT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Copart as its price is falling. CPRT shares are trading up $0.74 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 Copart?

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

How often is Copart'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 CPRT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:CPRT) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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