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Interactive Brokers Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.66 (+2.46 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume514,761 shs
Average Volume910,313 shs
Market Capitalization$28.77 billion
P/E Ratio32.11
Dividend Yield0.59%

Short Interest

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,420,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,490,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-2.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$257.32 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.7
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares416,740,000 shares
Float Size80,260,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.26%
Today's Trading Volume514,761 shares
Average Trading Volume910,313 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-43.45%

Short Interest Over Time

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20213,420,000 shares $257.32 million -2.0%4.3%3.7$75.24
3/31/20213,490,000 shares $252.40 million -1.7%4.4%3.9$72.32
3/15/20213,550,000 shares $280.02 million +14.9%4.5%3.9$78.88
2/26/20213,090,000 shares $228.97 million -2.5%3.9%3.4$74.10
2/12/20213,170,000 shares $226.50 million +24.3%4.0%3.6$71.45
1/29/20212,550,000 shares $161.95 million +3.7%3.3%2.9$63.51
1/15/20212,460,000 shares $169.00 million +12.8%3.2%3.3$68.70
12/31/20202,180,000 shares $131.06 million +6.9%2.8%3.3$60.12
12/15/20202,040,000 shares $110.96 million -9.7%2.7%3.5$54.39
11/30/20202,260,000 shares $122.29 million +0.4%3.0%4$54.11
11/15/20202,250,000 shares $120.56 million -5.5%3.0%4.1$53.58
10/30/20202,380,000 shares $113.67 million -2.1%3.3%4.8$47.76
10/15/20202,430,000 shares $120.48 million -20.6%3.3%4.8$49.58
9/30/20203,060,000 shares $147.89 million -11.6%4.2%5.4$48.33
9/15/20203,460,000 shares $163.38 million -6.0%4.7%5.4$47.22
8/31/20203,680,000 shares $195.11 million -7.3%5.0%5.6$53.02
8/14/20203,970,000 shares $207.08 million -10.0%5.4%5.8$52.16
7/31/20204,410,000 shares $218.74 million -19.1%6.1%6.1$49.60
7/15/20205,450,000 shares $278.22 million -5.4%7.5%7.1$51.05
6/30/20205,760,000 shares $238.06 million -2.0%8.0%7.5$41.33
6/15/20205,880,000 shares $244.26 million +0.9%8.1%7.9$41.54
5/29/20205,830,000 shares $246.90 million +4.1%8.1%7.2$42.35
5/15/20205,600,000 shares $208.54 million -1.9%7.7%6.5$37.24
4/30/20205,710,000 shares $234.11 million +12.6%8.0%6.7$41.00
4/15/20205,070,000 shares $226.83 million -1.7%7.1%6$44.74

Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Interactive Brokers Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Interactive Brokers Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 3,420,000 shares of IBKR short. 4.26% of Interactive Brokers Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Interactive Brokers Group?

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. Interactive Brokers Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Interactive Brokers Group?

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. 4.26% of Interactive Brokers Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Interactive Brokers Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Interactive Brokers Group saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,420,000 shares, a decline of 2.0% from the previous total of 3,490,000 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 Interactive Brokers Group's float size?

Interactive Brokers Group currently has issued a total of 416,740,000 shares. Some of Interactive Brokers Group'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. Interactive Brokers Group currently has a public float of 80,260,000 shares.

How does Interactive Brokers Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

4.26% of Interactive Brokers Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "security brokers & dealers" compare to Interactive Brokers Group: Credit Suisse Group AG (0.68%), Raymond James (1.22%), MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (1.67%), Futu Holdings Limited (7.52%), Nomura Holdings, Inc. (0.05%), SEI Investments (1.01%), Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (4.65%), Stifel Financial Corp. (0.00%), Virtu Financial, Inc. (4.66%), and Navient Co. (6.07%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Interactive Brokers Group stock?

Short selling IBKR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Interactive Brokers Group as its price is falling. Interactive Brokers Group's stock is trading up $1.66 today. To short Interactive Brokers Group 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 Interactive Brokers Group 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 Interactive Brokers Group?

A short squeeze for Interactive Brokers Group 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 IBKR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Interactive Brokers Group'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 IBKR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/14/2021 by Staff
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