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DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
S&P 500   4,662.85 (+0.08%)
DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
S&P 500   4,662.85 (+0.08%)
DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)

Dollar Tree Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-3.32 (-2.48%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.48 million shs
Average Volume
2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.43 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$698.38 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/20214,970,000 shares $698.38 million -15.3%2.2%1.4 $140.52
12/15/20215,870,000 shares $822.09 million -22.8%2.6%1.3 $140.05
11/30/20217,600,000 shares $1.02 billion -10.4%3.4%1.7 $133.83
11/15/20218,480,000 shares $1.10 billion +5.0%3.8%1.8 $129.23
10/29/20218,080,000 shares $870.70 million -1.0%3.6%1.9 $107.76
10/15/20218,160,000 shares $810.04 million +88.5%3.7%2.2 $99.27
9/30/20214,330,000 shares $414.47 million -16.9%2.0%1.2 $95.72
9/15/20215,210,000 shares $460.77 million -2.1%2.4%1.8 $88.44
8/31/20215,320,000 shares $481.67 million -2.9%2.4%1.9 $90.54
8/13/20215,480,000 shares $557.70 million +11.8%2.4%2.2 $101.77
7/30/20214,900,000 shares $488.97 million +10.1%2.1%2.1 $99.79
7/15/20214,450,000 shares $439.13 million -21.0%1.9%2 $98.68
6/30/20215,630,000 shares $560.19 million -9.8%2.5%2.5 $99.50
6/15/20216,240,000 shares $628.24 million +31.1%2.7%3.1 $100.68
5/28/20214,760,000 shares $464.10 million +3.9%2.1%2.5 $97.50
5/14/20214,580,000 shares $501.88 million -6.5%2.0%2.6 $109.58
4/30/20214,900,000 shares $565.61 million +1.9%2.1%2.8 $115.43
4/15/20214,810,000 shares $552.67 million -1.8%2.1%2.6 $114.90
3/31/20214,900,000 shares $569.53 million +9.9%2.1%2.6 $116.23
3/15/20214,460,000 shares $484.40 million +13.5%1.9%2.3 $108.61
2/26/20213,930,000 shares $388.60 million -2.2%1.7%1.9 $98.88
2/12/20214,020,000 shares $438.54 million +30.9%1.7%2 $109.09
1/29/20213,070,000 shares $315.81 million -6.7%1.3%1.5 $102.87
1/15/20213,290,000 shares $361.80 million +6.8%1.4%1.6 $109.97
12/31/20203,080,000 shares $332.02 million +17.6%1.3%1.5 $107.80

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

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 closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 4,970,000 shares of DLTR short. 2.24% of Dollar Tree's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Dollar Tree's current short interest.

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. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Dollar Tree

Which institutional investors are shorting Dollar Tree?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Dollar Tree: Centiva Capital LP, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Jane Street Group LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Capula Management Ltd, Centiva Capital LP, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Dymon Asia Capital Singapore PTE. LTD., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Citigroup Inc., Barclays PLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and IMC Chicago LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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. 2.24% of Dollar Tree's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Dollar Tree's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Dollar Tree saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,970,000 shares, a decrease of 15.3% from the previous total of 5,870,000 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 224,956,000 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 221,960,000 shares.

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

2.24% 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. (1.99%), Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Dollar General Co. (3.44%), Tesco PLC (0.00%), Five Below, Inc. (3.36%), BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (5.04%), MINISO Group Holding Limited (0.00%), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (21.46%), PriceSmart, Inc. (0.00%), and Big Lots, Inc. (19.96%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 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 $3.32 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 appreciates 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 2021.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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