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Fastenal (FAST) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$66.02
+0.22 (+0.33%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

Fastenal Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
15,320,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
17,140,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-10.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.04 billion
Short Interest Ratio
4.2 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
572,550,000 shares
Float Size
571,390,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.68%
Today's Trading Volume
2,752,624 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,993,408 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
92%
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FAST Short Interest Over Time

FAST Days to Cover Over Time

FAST Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Fastenal Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202415,320,000 shares $1.04 billion -10.6%2.7%4.2 $67.94
4/15/202417,140,000 shares $1.19 billion -8.6%3.0%4.4 $69.39
3/31/202418,750,000 shares $1.45 billion +2.2%3.3%4.8 $77.14
3/15/202418,350,000 shares $1.38 billion -1.6%3.2%4.8 $75.03
2/29/202418,640,000 shares $1.36 billion -1.6%3.3%4.7 $73.01
2/15/202418,950,000 shares $1.33 billion -3.3%3.3%5 $70.15
1/31/202419,600,000 shares $1.34 billion +7.3%3.4%5.3 $68.23
1/15/202418,260,000 shares $1.16 billion -5.3%3.2%5.1 $63.52
12/31/202319,290,000 shares $1.25 billion +3.1%3.4%5.4 $64.77
12/15/202318,710,000 shares $1.20 billion +5.0%3.3%5.3 $64.16
11/30/202317,820,000 shares $1.07 billion +6.3%3.1%5.3 $59.97
11/15/202316,760,000 shares $1.01 billion +7.8%2.9%5.1 $60.11
10/31/202315,550,000 shares $907.19 million +2.5%2.7%4.9 $58.34
10/15/202315,170,000 shares $912.02 million -1.1%2.7%4.9 $60.12
9/30/202315,340,000 shares $838.18 million +1.2%2.7%5.1 $54.64
9/15/202315,160,000 shares $837.14 million -5.4%2.7%5.2 $55.22
8/31/202316,020,000 shares $922.43 million +3.4%2.8%5.2 $57.58
8/15/202315,490,000 shares $891.45 million +9.0%2.7%4.8 $57.55
7/31/202314,210,000 shares $832.85 million -8.0%2.5%4.4 $58.61
7/15/202315,450,000 shares $888.07 million +5.5%2.7%4.8 $57.48
6/30/202314,640,000 shares $863.61 million +0.8%2.6%4.6 $58.99
6/15/202314,520,000 shares $816.60 million +0.5%2.6%4.7 $56.24
5/31/202314,450,000 shares $778.13 million +1.9%2.5%4.5 $53.85
5/15/202314,180,000 shares $768.84 million No Change2.5%4.6 $54.22
4/30/202314,180,000 shares $763.45 million +6.1%2.5%4.5 $53.84
4/15/202313,370,000 shares $712.22 million -3.7%2.4%4 $53.27
3/31/202313,890,000 shares $749.23 million +4.0%2.4%4.2 $53.94
3/15/202313,360,000 shares $688.84 million -9.2%2.4%4 $51.56
2/28/202314,720,000 shares $758.96 million +5.8%2.6%4.4 $51.56
2/15/202313,910,000 shares $738.34 million -8.7%2.4%4.2 $53.08
1/31/202315,230,000 shares $769.88 million +5.6%2.7%4.5 $50.55
1/15/202314,420,000 shares $703.98 million +2.9%2.5%4.1 $48.82
12/30/202214,020,000 shares $663.43 million +6.1%2.5%4 $47.32
12/15/202213,220,000 shares $634.16 million +20.0%2.3%3.6 $47.97
11/30/202211,020,000 shares $567.64 million -8.6%1.9%3 $51.51
11/15/202212,060,000 shares $622.66 million -3.8%2.1%3.4 $51.63
10/31/202212,540,000 shares $606.06 million +4.0%2.2%3.6 $48.33
10/15/202212,060,000 shares $529.07 million -1.2%2.1%3.5 $43.87
9/30/202212,200,000 shares $561.69 million -5.9%2.1%3.6 $46.04
9/15/202212,960,000 shares $612.10 million -1.5%2.3%4 $47.23
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8/31/202213,160,000 shares $662.34 million -1.6%2.3%4.2 $50.33
8/15/202213,380,000 shares $750.75 million -7.4%2.3%4.3 $56.11
7/31/202214,450,000 shares $742.15 million +21.9%2.5%4.4 $51.36
7/15/202211,850,000 shares $569.27 million -17.8%2.1%3.5 $48.04
6/30/202214,410,000 shares $719.35 million +10.9%2.5%4.3 $49.92
6/15/202213,000,000 shares $644.93 million -0.8%2.3%3.9 $49.61
5/31/202213,100,000 shares $701.64 million +2.6%2.3%3.9 $53.56
5/15/202212,770,000 shares $672.85 million +21.4%2.2%3.5 $52.69
4/30/202210,520,000 shares $581.86 million -13.5%1.8%2.9 $55.31
4/15/202212,160,000 shares $681.08 million -0.2%2.1%3.4 $56.01
3/31/202212,180,000 shares $723.49 million +0.6%2.1%3.5 $59.40
3/15/202212,110,000 shares $675.62 million +12.9%2.1%3.6 $55.79
2/28/202210,730,000 shares $552.17 million -23.6%1.9%3.1 $51.46
2/15/202214,040,000 shares $732.47 million +37.2%2.5%4.4 $52.17
1/31/202210,230,000 shares $579.84 million -8.3%1.8%3.3 $56.68
1/15/202211,150,000 shares $660.08 million -13.3%1.9%3.8 $59.20
12/31/202112,860,000 shares $823.81 million -4.4%2.2%4.6 $64.06
12/15/202113,450,000 shares $856.09 million +23.4%2.4%4.7 $63.65
11/30/202110,900,000 shares $644.95 million -10.9%1.9%3.9 $59.17
11/15/202112,230,000 shares $741.63 million -9.9%2.1%4.5 $60.64
10/29/202113,580,000 shares $775.15 million +0.2%2.4%5.1 $57.08
10/15/202113,560,000 shares $755.83 million +21.0%2.4%5.1 $55.74
9/30/202111,210,000 shares $578.55 million -3.9%2.0%4 $51.61
9/15/202111,660,000 shares $626.84 million -9.8%2.0%4.2 $53.76
8/31/202112,920,000 shares $721.58 million -14.0%2.3%4.5 $55.85
8/13/202115,020,000 shares $830.16 million -2.3%2.6%5.3 $55.27
7/30/202115,370,000 shares $841.81 million -0.8%2.7%5.3 $54.77
7/15/202115,500,000 shares $829.72 million -1.2%2.7%5.2 $53.53
6/30/202115,680,000 shares $815.36 million +1.9%2.7%5 $52.00
6/15/202115,390,000 shares $793.51 million +10.4%2.7%5 $51.56
5/28/202113,940,000 shares $739.38 million -0.4%2.4%4.4 $53.04
5/14/202114,000,000 shares $745.36 million -4.4%2.5%4 $53.24
4/30/202114,650,000 shares $774.55 million -5.8%2.6%4.2 $52.87
4/15/202115,550,000 shares $778.43 million +0.7%2.7%4.5 $50.06
3/31/202115,450,000 shares $782.08 million +4.7%2.7%4.4 $50.62
3/15/202114,760,000 shares $695.93 million +5.6%2.6%4.3 $47.15
2/26/202113,980,000 shares $646.99 million +4.5%2.4%4.4 $46.28
2/12/202113,380,000 shares $629.80 million +8.5%2.3%4.3 $47.07
1/29/202112,330,000 shares $575.19 million -9.5%2.2%3.9 $46.65
1/15/202113,630,000 shares $685.86 million -10.7%2.4%4.4 $50.32
12/31/202015,260,000 shares $748.81 million +14.5%2.7%4.9 $49.07
12/15/202013,330,000 shares $656.10 million +0.3%2.3%4.3 $49.22
11/30/202013,290,000 shares $645.63 million -2.3%2.3%4 $48.58
11/15/202013,600,000 shares $646.41 million +1.4%2.4%4 $47.53
10/30/202013,410,000 shares $578.24 million -14.3%2.3%4.1 $43.12
10/15/202015,640,000 shares $703.02 million -0.5%2.7%4.7 $44.95
9/30/202015,710,000 shares $708.36 million -3.9%2.8%4.5 $45.09
9/15/202016,340,000 shares $730.07 million -5.4%2.9%4.4 $44.68
8/31/202017,280,000 shares $844.30 million +0.8%3.0%4.5 $48.86
8/14/202017,150,000 shares $823.03 million -4.3%3.0%4.4 $47.99
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7/31/202017,920,000 shares $842.96 million +5.3%3.1%4.3 $47.04
7/15/202017,020,000 shares $738.67 million -4.4%3.0%4 $43.40
6/30/202017,810,000 shares $746.60 million -7.3%3.1%4.1 $41.92
6/15/202019,210,000 shares $769.55 million -9.5%3.4%4.1 $40.06
5/29/202021,220,000 shares $875.54 million -14.9%3.7%3.8 $41.26
5/15/202024,920,000 shares $969.89 million -0.4%4.4%4.2 $38.92
4/30/202025,030,000 shares $906.59 million -3.2%4.4%4.3 $36.22
4/15/202025,850,000 shares $893.38 million -3.6%4.6%4.5 $34.56
3/31/202026,810,000 shares $965.96 million +0.6%4.7%4.6 $36.03
3/13/202026,647,800 shares $895.90 million +9.8%4.7%3.5 $33.62
2/28/202024,260,000 shares $683.65 million -7.9%4.3%5.6 $28.18
2/14/202026,350,000 shares $885.36 million -11.1%4.6%7.1 $33.60
1/31/202029,650,000 shares $1.07 billion +3.6%5.2%7.9 $35.96
1/15/202028,620,000 shares $1.08 billion -0.4%5.0%7.4 $37.82
12/31/201928,720,000 shares $1.02 billion -3.2%5.0%7.6 $35.52
8/15/201937,996,000 shares $1.13 billion -10.0%13.4%8.2 $29.73

FAST Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fastenal's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fastenal shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, traders have sold 15,320,000 shares of FAST short. 2.68% of Fastenal's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Fastenal's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fastenal?

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. FAST shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Fastenal's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Fastenal?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Fastenal: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Interval Partners LP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, General American Investors Co. Inc., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., SpiderRock Advisors LLC, and Caas Capital Management LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Fastenal?

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. 2.68% of Fastenal's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Fastenal's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fastenal saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 15,320,000 shares, a decline of 10.6% from the previous total of 17,140,000 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 Fastenal's float size?

Fastenal currently has issued a total of 572,550,000 shares. Some of Fastenal'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. Fastenal currently has a public float of 571,390,000 shares.

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

2.68% of Fastenal's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Fastenal: Tractor Supply (7.71%), The Kroger Co. (2.04%), Yum! Brands, Inc. (3.08%), Coupang, Inc. (2.41%), Ross Stores, Inc. (1.51%), Dollar General Co. (2.47%), AutoZone, Inc. (2.91%), eBay Inc. (3.08%), Dollar Tree, Inc. (2.57%), JD.com, Inc. (2.04%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Fastenal stock?

Short selling FAST is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fastenal as its price is falling. FAST shares are trading up $0.22 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Fastenal?

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

How often is Fastenal'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 FAST, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:FAST) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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