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NASDAQ:FB

Facebook Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$249.86
+0.84 (+0.34 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 02:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$245.60
Now: $249.86
$252.20
50-Day Range
$248.15
MA: $270.11
$303.91
52-Week Range
$137.10
Now: $249.86
$304.67
Volume737,801 shs
Average Volume23.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$711.81 billion
P/E Ratio30.51
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.25

Short Interest

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:25,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:23,340,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+8.14%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$6.80 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:August, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:2,848,816,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.06%
Today's Trading Volume:737,801 shares
Average Trading Volume:23,956,602 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-96.92%



Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
8/31/202025,240,000 $6.80 billion 8.1%1.1%1$269.39
8/14/202023,340,000 $6.90 billion -10.3%1.0%0.9$295.44
7/31/202026,010,000 $6.77 billion -2.5%1.1%1$260.25
7/15/202026,670,000 $6.77 billion -11.5%1.1%1.1$253.67
6/30/202030,150,000 $6.96 billion 8.8%1.3%1.2$230.71
6/15/202027,700,000 $6.60 billion -7.9%1.2%1.1$238.15
5/29/202030,060,000 $7.03 billion 0.3%1.3%1.1$234.02
5/15/202029,980,000 $6.75 billion 13.1%1.3%1.1$225.09
4/30/202026,520,000 $6.08 billion -12.9%1.1%1.1$229.14
4/15/202030,460,000 $6.49 billion -2.3%1.3%1.3$213.18
3/31/202031,160,000 $5.92 billion 3.3%1.3%1.4$190.07
3/13/202030,175,000 $5.29 billion 14.8%1.3%1.3$175.19
2/28/202026,290,000 $3.89 billion -2.6%1.1%1.6$148.10
2/14/202026,980,000 $4.81 billion 1.2%1.1%1.8$178.19
1/31/202026,670,000 $5.26 billion 3.0%1.1%1.9$197.20
1/15/202025,890,000 $5.36 billion -3.5%1.1%1.9$207.19
12/31/201926,820,000 $5.85 billion -10.4%1.1%2$217.95

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Facebook's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Facebook shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, investors have sold 25,240,000 shares of FB short. 1.06% of Facebook's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Facebook?

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. Facebook currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Facebook?

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. 1.06% of Facebook's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Facebook's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Facebook saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 25,240,000 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the previous total of 23,340,000 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.

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

1.06% of Facebook's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Facebook: Apple Inc. (0.00%), Microsoft Co. (0.49%), Alphabet Inc (0.79%), Alphabet Inc (0.00%), TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (0.00%), Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (0.00%), NVIDIA Co. (0.92%), Verizon Communications Inc. (0.00%), Adobe Inc (0.84%), and salesforce.com, 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: Charter Communications Inc ($5.13 billion), Aon PLC ($3.40 billion), Clorox Co ($3.09 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.81 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Kroger Co ($1.95 billion), Simon Property Group Inc ($1.82 billion), Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc ($1.71 billion), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc ($1.69 billion), and C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Facebook stock?

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

A short squeeze for Facebook occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of FB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Facebook'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 FB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 9/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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