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eBay Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.89 (+1.76 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $51.34
50-Day Range
MA: $51.26
52-Week Range
Now: $51.34
Volume3.60 million shs
Average Volume11.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.39 billion
P/E Ratio7.14
Dividend Yield1.27%

Short Interest

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:20,590,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:25,190,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-18.26%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.00 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:838,760,000 shares
Float Size:663,340,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:3.10%
Today's Trading Volume:3,604,040 shares
Average Trading Volume:11,457,146 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-68.54%

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/202020,590,000 $1.00 billion -18.3%3.1%2.4$48.67
10/15/202025,190,000 $1.35 billion -8.0%3.7%3.2$53.55
9/30/202027,370,000 $1.58 billion 7.8%4.1%3.2$57.59
9/15/202025,390,000 $1.33 billion 18.5%3.8%2.7$52.48
8/31/202021,430,000 $1.13 billion -4.1%3.2%2.2$52.91
8/14/202022,350,000 $1.20 billion 36.6%3.4%2.1$53.65
7/31/202016,360,000 $937.92 million -3.3%2.5%1.5$57.33
7/15/202016,910,000 $934.78 million -14.8%2.5%1.4$55.28
6/30/202019,840,000 $1.09 billion -30.9%3.0%1.6$55.12
6/15/202028,700,000 $1.52 billion 14.9%4.3%2.2$53.01
5/29/202024,990,000 $1.22 billion 35.8%3.7%1.8$48.77
5/15/202018,400,000 $837.94 million -10.7%2.7%1.3$45.54
4/30/202020,600,000 $909.49 million -17.1%3.1%1.4$44.15
4/15/202024,850,000 $1.05 billion -12.7%3.3%1.6$42.13
3/31/202028,470,000 $1.12 billion -39.8%3.8%2$39.35
3/13/202047,250,000 $1.60 billion -14.1%6.2%3.6$33.83
2/28/202055,010,000 $1.45 billion 107.9%7.2%4.8$26.34
2/14/202026,460,000 $953.62 million -11.2%3.5%2.5$36.04
1/31/202029,790,000 $1.09 billion -9.9%3.9%3.1$36.69
1/15/202033,070,000 $1.21 billion 7.2%4.3%4.2$36.44
12/31/201930,860,000 $1.09 billion 11.7%4.0%4.2$35.36
8/15/201920,976,000 $826.45 million -6.4%2.4%2.5$39.40

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Short Interest FAQ

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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 covered or closed out. As of October 30th, traders have sold 20,590,000 shares of EBAY short. 3.10% of eBay's shares are currently sold short. View details.

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 2.0.

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. 3.10% of eBay's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is eBay's short interest increasing or decreasing?

eBay saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 20,590,000 shares, a decline of 18.3% from the previous total of 25,190,000 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 eBay's float size?

eBay currently has issued a total of 689,339,000 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 663,340,000 shares.

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

3.10% 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. (0.91%), Equinix, Inc. (REIT) (0.00%), Sea Limited (0.00%), Twitter, Inc. (0.00%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), VeriSign, Inc. (0.94%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (6.34%), ANGI Homeservices Inc. (17.51%), Envestnet, Inc. (4.67%), and J2 Global, Inc. (14.96%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 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 up $0.89 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, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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