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NASDAQ:EA

Electronic Arts Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$133.38
+0.33 (+0.25 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 11:28 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.54
Now: $133.38
$134.15
50-Day Range
$133.97
MA: $142.63
$148.97
52-Week Range
$85.69
Now: $133.38
$150.30
Volume65,483 shs
Average Volume3.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.36 billion
P/E Ratio29.71
Dividend Yield0.50%
Beta0.92

Short Interest

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,190,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-10.85%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$858.75 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.1
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares296,360,000 shares
Float Size278,910,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.30%
Today's Trading Volume65,483 shares
Average Trading Volume3,102,884 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.89%

Short Interest Over Time


Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20216,410,000 shares $858.75 million -10.9%2.3%2.1 $133.97
1/29/20217,190,000 shares $1.04 billion -18.0%2.5%2.2 $144.61
1/15/20218,770,000 shares $1.25 billion -0.2%3.0%2.8 $143.01
12/31/20206,920,000 shares $977.24 million +24.5%2.4%2.4 $141.22
12/15/20206,920,000 shares $977.93 million +24.5%2.4%2.4 $141.32
11/30/20205,560,000 shares $792.91 million -8.9%1.9%2 $142.61
11/15/20206,100,000 shares $779.28 million +35.6%2.1%2.4 $127.75
10/30/20204,500,000 shares $543.60 million -20.8%1.6%1.9 $120.80
10/15/20205,680,000 shares $719.20 million -8.1%2.0%2.7 $126.62
9/30/20206,180,000 shares $821.57 million +13.4%2.2%3 $132.94
9/15/20205,450,000 shares $714.99 million +2.3%1.9%2.6 $131.19
8/31/20205,330,000 shares $680.00 million +6.0%1.9%2.3 $127.58
8/14/20205,030,000 shares $695.60 million +8.6%1.8%2.1 $138.29
7/31/20204,630,000 shares $649.08 million -6.8%1.6%1.8 $140.19
7/15/20204,970,000 shares $703.85 million -9.6%1.7%1.7 $141.62
6/30/20205,500,000 shares $743.82 million -17.3%1.9%1.8 $135.24
6/15/20206,650,000 shares $899.61 million -11.2%2.3%1.9 $135.28
5/29/20207,490,000 shares $980.22 million +24.0%2.6%1.9 $130.87
5/15/20206,040,000 shares $742.20 million +2.2%2.1%1.5 $122.88
4/30/20205,910,000 shares $693.72 million -8.5%2.1%1.5 $117.38
4/15/20206,460,000 shares $758.21 million +14.1%2.3%1.7 $117.37
3/31/20205,660,000 shares $658.31 million -19.7%2.0%1.5 $116.31
3/13/20207,049,000 shares $745.78 million +35.3%2.5%1.7 $105.80
2/28/20205,210,000 shares $497.40 million -18.3%1.8%2 $95.47
2/14/20206,380,000 shares $659.56 million +22.2%2.2%2.7 $103.38

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Electronic Arts' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Electronic Arts shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 6,410,000 shares of EA short. 2.30% of Electronic Arts' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Electronic Arts?

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. Electronic Arts currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Electronic Arts?

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. 2.30% of Electronic Arts' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Electronic Arts' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Electronic Arts saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 6,410,000 shares, a decrease of 10.8% from the previous total of 7,190,000 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 Electronic Arts' float size?

Electronic Arts currently has issued a total of 287,626,000 shares. Some of Electronic Arts' 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. Electronic Arts currently has a public float of 278,910,000 shares.

How does Electronic Arts' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.30% of Electronic Arts' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Electronic Arts: Shopify Inc. (0.00%), SAP SE (0.24%), Intuit Inc. (0.00%), Square, Inc. (0.00%), ServiceNow, Inc. (0.00%), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (1.38%), Snowflake Inc. (17.92%), Autodesk, Inc. (0.89%), VMware, Inc. (12.49%), and Twilio Inc. (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: 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 Electronic Arts stock?

Short selling EA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Electronic Arts as its price is falling. Electronic Arts' stock is trading up $0.33 today. To short Electronic Arts 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 Electronic Arts 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 Electronic Arts?

A short squeeze for Electronic Arts 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 EA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Electronic Arts' 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 EA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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