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Alphabet Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$1,439.06
+16.20 (+1.14 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$1,407.68
Now: $1,439.06
$1,445.94
50-Day Range
$1,409.39
MA: $1,540.75
$1,717.39
52-Week Range
$1,008.87
Now: $1,439.06
$1,726.10
Volume1.52 million shs
Average Volume2.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$978.80 billion
P/E Ratio31.65
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.07

Short Interest

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:2,500,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:2,610,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$3.60 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:299,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:1,516,677 shares
Average Trading Volume:2,126,589 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-28.68%



Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/20202,500,000 $3.60 billion -4.2%0.0%1.4$1,439.06
8/31/20202,610,000 $3.97 billion 19.7%0.0%1.4$1,521.21
8/14/20202,180,000 $3.61 billion -16.5%0.0%1.3$1,655.08
7/31/20202,610,000 $3.97 billion -18.4%0.0%1.4$1,520.10
7/15/20203,200,000 $4.76 billion 3.6%0.0%1.7$1,487.95
6/30/20203,090,000 $4.66 billion -0.6%0.0%1.5$1,508.21
6/15/20203,110,000 $4.49 billion -9.6%1.0%1.4$1,444.12
5/29/20203,440,000 $4.93 billion -13.4%1.2%1.3$1,432.70
5/15/20203,970,000 $5.69 billion 0.5%1.3%1.4$1,433.52
4/30/20203,950,000 $5.61 billion 0.8%1.3%1.5$1,420.28
4/15/20203,920,000 $5.50 billion -3.0%1.3%1.5$1,403.59
3/31/20204,040,000 $5.16 billion 0.4%1.4%1.6$1,276.60
3/13/20204,025,100 $4.86 billion 34.6%1.4%1.5$1,206.57
2/28/20202,990,000 $3.15 billion 0.0%1.0%1.7$1,054.13
2/14/20202,990,000 $3.81 billion 0.3%1.0%1.9$1,275.17
1/31/20202,980,000 $4.14 billion -4.8%1.0%2$1,390.47
1/15/20203,130,000 $4.73 billion -11.8%1.1%2.1$1,510.06
12/31/20193,550,000 $5.20 billion 5.3%1.2%2.6$1,466.17
8/15/20192,608,500 $3.06 billion -3.8%0.9%1.6$1,171.18

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Alphabet's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Alphabet shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 2,500,000 shares of GOOGL short. 0.00% of Alphabet's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Alphabet?

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. Alphabet currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Alphabet's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Alphabet saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,500,000 shares, a decrease of 4.2% from the previous total of 2,610,000 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 Alphabet's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Alphabet's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Alphabet: Apple Inc. (0.00%), Microsoft Co. (0.51%), Alphabet Inc (0.78%), Facebook, Inc. (0.94%), TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (0.00%), Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (0.00%), NVIDIA Co. (0.98%), Verizon Communications Inc. (0.00%), Adobe Inc (0.83%), 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 ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Alphabet stock?

Short selling GOOGL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Alphabet as its price is falling. Alphabet's stock is trading up $16.20 today. To short Alphabet 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 Alphabet 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 Alphabet?

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

How often is Alphabet'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 GOOGL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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