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Jack in the Box (JACK) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$70.30
-3.65 (-4.94%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

Jack in the Box Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,100,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,020,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+7.84%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$85.77 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.0
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
19,740,000 shares
Float Size
19,150,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.74%
Today's Trading Volume
748,117 shares
Average Trading Volume
372,923 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
201%
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Jack in the Box Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20241,100,000 shares $85.77 million +7.8%5.7%3 $77.97
1/15/20241,020,000 shares $76.41 million +8.9%5.3%2.7 $74.91
12/31/2023936,600 shares $76.45 million -16.4%4.9%2.6 $81.63
12/15/20231,120,000 shares $92.40 million -13.9%5.8%3.1 $82.50
11/30/20231,300,000 shares $93.99 million -2.3%6.8%3.6 $72.30
11/15/20231,330,000 shares $94.15 million +17.7%6.9%3.7 $70.79
10/31/20231,130,000 shares $71.39 million +3.7%5.7%3.1 $63.18
10/15/20231,090,000 shares $69.53 million +5.8%5.5%3.1 $63.79
9/30/20231,030,000 shares $71.13 million -10.4%5.2%3 $69.06
9/15/20231,150,000 shares $82.83 million -5.0%5.9%3.6 $72.03
8/31/20231,210,000 shares $97.25 million +16.4%6.2%3.8 $80.37
8/15/20231,040,000 shares $83.90 million -8.0%5.3%3.3 $80.67
7/31/20231,130,000 shares $112.33 million -17.5%5.7%3.5 $99.41
7/15/20231,370,000 shares $133.88 million +4.6%8.6%4.3 $97.72
6/30/20231,310,000 shares $127.76 million -9.7%8.2%3.9 $97.53
6/15/20231,450,000 shares $133.20 million +14.2%9.1%4.2 $91.86
5/31/20231,270,000 shares $109.93 million -17.5%7.9%3.6 $86.56
5/15/20231,540,000 shares $147.50 million +2.7%9.6%4.1 $95.78
4/30/20231,500,000 shares $139.04 million -9.6%9.2%4.4 $92.69
4/15/20231,660,000 shares $145.17 million +5.1%10.2%4.9 $87.45
3/31/20231,580,000 shares $138.39 million +28.5%9.7%4.4 $87.59
3/15/20231,230,000 shares $98.70 million +11.8%7.6%3.4 $80.24
2/28/20231,100,000 shares $86.24 million -16.7%8.5%3.1 $78.40
2/15/20231,320,000 shares $106.06 million -7.7%10.1%3.5 $80.35
1/31/20231,430,000 shares $108.65 million +4.4%10.9%3.9 $75.98
1/15/20231,370,000 shares $104.04 million -8.1%10.4%3.8 $75.94
12/30/20221,490,000 shares $101.66 million +8.0%7.3%4.1 $68.23
12/15/20221,380,000 shares $95.68 million -4.8%6.8%3.9 $69.33
11/30/20221,450,000 shares $104.84 million -6.5%7.1%4.2 $72.30
11/15/20221,550,000 shares $135.55 million +11.5%7.6%4.2 $87.45
10/31/20221,390,000 shares $122.64 million -11.5%6.7%3.5 $88.23
10/15/20221,570,000 shares $122.98 million +2.6%7.6%3.8 $78.33
9/30/20221,530,000 shares $113.33 million +3.4%7.4%3.7 $74.07
9/15/20221,480,000 shares $124.38 million -15.9%7.1%3.4 $84.04
8/31/20221,760,000 shares $140.55 million -12.0%8.5%3.8 $79.86
8/15/20222,000,000 shares $177.80 million -5.2%9.6%4.1 $88.90
7/31/20222,110,000 shares $145.89 million +2.4%10.2%4.5 $69.14
7/15/20222,060,000 shares $127.23 million -8.4%9.9%4.5 $61.76
6/30/20222,250,000 shares $126.14 million +25.0%10.9%5 $56.06
6/15/20221,800,000 shares $110.84 million -8.2%8.7%4.1 $61.58













JACK Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jack in the Box's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Jack in the Box shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, investors have sold 1,100,000 shares of JACK short. 5.74% of Jack in the Box's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Jack in the Box's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Jack in the Box?

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. JACK shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Jack in the Box's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Jack in the Box?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Jack in the Box: Wolverine Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Jack in the Box?

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. 5.74% of Jack in the Box's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Jack in the Box's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Jack in the Box saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,100,000 shares, an increase of 7.8% from the previous total of 1,020,000 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 Jack in the Box's float size?

Jack in the Box currently has issued a total of 19,740,000 shares. Some of Jack in the Box'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. Jack in the Box currently has a public float of 19,150,000 shares.

How does Jack in the Box's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.74% of Jack in the Box's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Jack in the Box: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (11.36%), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (13.51%), Brinker International, Inc. (12.71%), BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (9.48%), Dine Brands Global, Inc. (6.87%), Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (8.61%), Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (10.42%), Papa John's International, Inc. (7.20%), Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (1.86%), Denny's Co. (5.14%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Jack in the Box stock?

Short selling JACK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Jack in the Box as its price is falling. JACK shares are trading down $3.65 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 Jack in the Box?

A short squeeze for Jack in the Box 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 JACK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Jack in the Box'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 JACK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:JACK) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff