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Dollar Tree Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.63 (-1.48 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $108.34
50-Day Range
MA: $110.28
52-Week Range
Now: $108.34
Volume110,919 shs
Average Volume1.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.48 billion
P/E Ratio26.75
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:2,620,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:2,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-2.24%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$294.57 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:237,580,000 shares
Float Size:232,230,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.13%
Today's Trading Volume:110,919 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,955,410 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-94.33%

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20202,620,000 $294.57 million -2.2%1.1%1.3$112.43
12/15/20202,620,000 $280.68 million -2.2%1.1%1.3$107.13
11/30/20202,680,000 $299.84 million 18.6%1.2%1.4$111.88
11/15/20202,260,000 $246.88 million -23.4%1.0%1.1$109.24
10/30/20202,950,000 $280.10 million -16.4%1.3%1.5$94.95
10/15/20203,530,000 $327.65 million -0.8%1.5%1.8$92.82
9/30/20203,560,000 $344.00 million -5.3%1.5%1.8$96.63
9/15/20203,760,000 $336.22 million -18.1%1.6%1.7$89.42
8/31/20204,590,000 $415.53 million 10.9%2.0%2$90.53
8/14/20204,140,000 $387.84 million 15.3%1.8%1.7$93.68
7/31/20203,590,000 $364.89 million -5.8%1.5%1.5$101.64
7/15/20203,810,000 $355.66 million -9.9%1.6%1.5$93.35
6/30/20204,230,000 $404.39 million -14.9%1.8%1.6$95.60
6/15/20204,970,000 $464.79 million 26.5%2.1%1.8$93.52
5/29/20203,930,000 $354.09 million -11.1%1.7%1.2$90.10
5/15/20204,420,000 $432.59 million 16.0%1.9%1.4$97.87
4/30/20203,810,000 $333.49 million -12.4%1.6%1.2$87.53
4/15/20204,350,000 $338.91 million -2.3%1.9%1.4$77.91
3/31/20204,450,000 $331.70 million -14.1%1.9%1.3$74.54
3/13/20205,179,500 $401.72 million 25.1%2.2%1.2$77.56
2/28/20204,140,000 $316.17 million -6.6%1.8%1.4$76.37
2/14/20204,430,000 $390.11 million -15.6%1.9%1.4$88.06
1/31/20205,250,000 $460.69 million -23.7%2.3%1.7$87.75
1/15/20206,880,000 $606.75 million 0.4%3.0%2.3$88.19
12/31/20196,850,000 $600.81 million 3.5%2.9%2.5$87.71

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Dollar Tree's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Dollar Tree shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 2,620,000 shares of DLTR short. 1.13% of Dollar Tree's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Dollar Tree?

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. Dollar Tree currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Dollar Tree?

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. 1.13% of Dollar Tree's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Dollar Tree's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Dollar Tree saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,620,000 shares, a drop of 2.2% from the previous total of 2,680,000 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 Dollar Tree's float size?

Dollar Tree currently has issued a total of 235,192,000 shares. Some of Dollar Tree'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. Dollar Tree currently has a public float of 232,230,000 shares.

How does Dollar Tree's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.13% of Dollar Tree's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "variety stores" compare to Dollar Tree: Target Co. (1.53%), Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Dollar General Co. (1.01%), Tesco PLC (0.00%), Five Below, Inc. (8.36%), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (24.15%), BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (13.62%), PriceSmart, Inc. (3.34%), Big Lots, Inc. (23.78%), and Tuesday Morning Co. (0.00%).

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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Dollar Tree stock?

Short selling DLTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Dollar Tree as its price is falling. Dollar Tree's stock is trading down $1.63 today. To short Dollar Tree 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 Dollar Tree 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 Dollar Tree?

A short squeeze for Dollar Tree 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 DLTR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Dollar Tree'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 DLTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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