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NASDAQ:EBAY

eBay Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$77.66
-0.84 (-1.07 %)
(As of 10/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$77.29
$78.50
50-Day Range
$67.31
$77.55
52-Week Range
$45.36
$81.19
Volume
7.31 million shs
Average Volume
7.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$50.48 billion
P/E Ratio
4.14
Dividend Yield
0.92%
Beta
1.1

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
24,860,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
25,800,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-3.64%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.86 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.9
Last Record Date
October, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
650,056,000 shares
Float Size
624,030,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.98%
Today's Trading Volume
7,310,278 shares
Average Trading Volume
7,152,974 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
2.20%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/15/202124,860,000 shares $1.86 billion -3.6%4.0%3.9 $74.90
9/30/202125,800,000 shares $1.80 billion -7.5%4.1%4 $69.67
9/15/202127,880,000 shares $2.06 billion -7.2%4.5%4.1 $73.99
8/31/202130,050,000 shares $2.31 billion -2.0%4.8%4.5 $76.74
8/13/202130,650,000 shares $2.27 billion -3.4%4.9%4.3 $74.02
7/30/202131,740,000 shares $2.16 billion +15.0%4.8%4.5 $68.21
7/15/202127,590,000 shares $1.88 billion +4.2%4.2%3.7 $68.14
6/30/202126,470,000 shares $1.86 billion +0.7%4.0%3.5 $70.21
6/15/202126,280,000 shares $1.73 billion +11.2%4.0%3.5 $65.96
5/28/202123,640,000 shares $1.44 billion +17.1%3.6%3.2 $60.88
5/14/202120,190,000 shares $1.19 billion +21.5%3.1%2.7 $58.74
4/30/202116,620,000 shares $931.88 million -7.0%2.5%2.3 $56.07
4/15/202117,870,000 shares $1.12 billion -13.4%2.7%2.5 $62.79
3/31/202120,630,000 shares $1.24 billion +3.1%3.2%2.7 $60.32
3/15/202120,020,000 shares $1.12 billion +19.0%3.1%2.6 $55.80
2/26/202116,830,000 shares $958.97 million -14.7%2.6%2.2 $56.98
2/12/202119,720,000 shares $1.23 billion +1.5%3.0%2.6 $62.31
1/29/202119,430,000 shares $1.10 billion -22.4%3.0%2.2 $56.44
1/15/202125,030,000 shares $1.38 billion +0.0%3.8%2.9 $55.27
12/31/202025,020,000 shares $1.26 billion -3.5%3.8%2.9 $50.55
12/15/202025,930,000 shares $1.29 billion +10.1%3.9%3 $49.57
11/30/202023,560,000 shares $1.21 billion -7.2%3.6%2.7 $51.34
11/15/202025,380,000 shares $1.24 billion +23.3%3.8%2.7 $48.67
10/30/202020,590,000 shares $1.01 billion -18.3%3.1%2.4 $49.28
10/15/202025,190,000 shares $1.42 billion -8.0%3.7%3.2 $56.46

Institutional Investors Shorting eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of eBay. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/10/2021HBK Investments L P71,6000-100.0%$0.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A18,535N/A$1,302.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC98,900136,600+38.1%$9,591.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC198,400547,200+175.8%$38,419.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A18,535N/A$1,302.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.930,300759,700-18.3%$53,337.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLC425,00010,000-97.6%$702.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP17,5000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC1,692,0001,863,800+10.2%$130,857.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC56,700147,200+159.6%$10,335.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada100,000137,500+37.5%$9,654.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG223,700122,700-45.1%$8,615.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD4,10017,400+324.4%$1,222.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L P71,6000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd153,800175,700+14.2%$12,336.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A292,700N/A$20,550.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH20,50010,800-47.3%$758.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC278,200125,500-54.9%$8,811.00
8/13/2021Westchester Capital Management LLC42,6000-100.0%$0.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC6,3000-100.0%$0.00
8/12/2021Lido Advisors LLCN/A7,900N/A$554.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.75,000587,400+683.2%$41,241.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.355,40091,600-74.2%$6,431.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP1,935,1003,861,600+99.6%$271,124.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.95,600242,900+154.1%$17,054.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.N/A45,000N/A$3,159.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC114,100168,900+48.0%$11,906.00
8/6/2021HighTower Advisors LLCN/A6,300N/A$2.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC130,4000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLC22550-77.8%$351.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP48,9005,200-89.4%$12.00













eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is eBay's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of eBay shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 15th, traders have sold 24,860,000 shares of EBAY short. 3.98% of eBay's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on eBay's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for eBay?

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. eBay currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for eBay

Which institutional investors are shorting eBay?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of eBay: HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, HBK Investments L P, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Westchester Capital Management LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Capital Fund Management S.A., Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for eBay?

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. 3.98% of eBay's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is eBay's short interest increasing or decreasing?

eBay saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 24,860,000 shares, a decline of 3.6% from the previous total of 25,800,000 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 eBay's float size?

eBay currently has issued a total of 650,056,000 shares. Some of eBay'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. eBay currently has a public float of 624,030,000 shares.

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

3.98% of eBay's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" compare to eBay: Facebook, Inc. (0.00%), Sea Limited (0.00%), Equinix, Inc. (REIT) (1.57%), Twitter, Inc. (3.51%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), VeriSign, Inc. (0.93%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (5.84%), Opendoor Technologies Inc. (14.63%), Angi Inc. (11.10%), and SPS Commerce, Inc. (1.85%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.75 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.73 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.40 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($4.50 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($4.39 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($4.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.15 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.27 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.78 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short eBay stock?

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

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

How often is eBay'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 EBAY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 10/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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