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J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$176.00
+6.38 (+3.76%)
(As of 07/16/2024 ET)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
1,790,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
1,820,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.65%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$286.40 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.0 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
June 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
103,200,000 shares
Float Size
82,570,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.17%
Today's Trading Volume
1,969,388 shares
Average Trading Volume
876,027 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
225%
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JBHT Short Interest Over Time

JBHT Days to Cover Over Time

JBHT Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/20241,790,000 shares $286.40 million -1.7%2.2%2 $160.00
6/15/20241,820,000 shares $286.21 million -25.4%2.2%2.1 $157.26
5/31/20242,440,000 shares $392.23 million -1.6%3.0%2.9 $160.75
5/15/20242,480,000 shares $415.62 million +21.6%3.0%3 $167.59
4/30/20242,040,000 shares $331.64 million -10.1%2.5%2.4 $162.57
4/15/20242,270,000 shares $420.18 million -11.7%2.8%2.7 $185.10
3/31/20242,570,000 shares $512.07 million +28.5%3.1%3.4 $199.25
3/15/20242,000,000 shares $387.84 million -7.0%2.4%2.7 $193.92
2/29/20242,150,000 shares $443.57 million +10.3%2.6%2.8 $206.31
2/15/20241,950,000 shares $426.62 million -0.5%2.4%2.5 $218.78
1/31/20241,960,000 shares $393.92 million -8.8%2.4%2.7 $200.98
1/15/20242,150,000 shares $412.97 million +5.4%2.6%2.9 $192.08
12/31/20232,040,000 shares $407.47 million -18.1%2.5%2.7 $199.74
12/15/20232,490,000 shares $503.53 million +13.7%3.1%3.3 $202.22
11/30/20232,190,000 shares $405.74 million -2.2%2.7%2.8 $185.27
11/15/20232,240,000 shares $407.55 million +3.2%2.8%2.9 $181.94
10/31/20232,170,000 shares $372.96 million -16.9%2.7%2.8 $171.87
10/15/20232,610,000 shares $499.58 million -8.1%3.2%3.3 $191.41
9/30/20232,840,000 shares $535.40 million -11.3%3.5%3.7 $188.52
9/15/20233,200,000 shares $621.95 million +2.6%3.9%4.2 $194.36
8/31/20233,120,000 shares $586.19 million No Change3.8%4.2 $187.88
8/15/20233,120,000 shares $622.56 million +25.8%3.8%4.2 $199.54
7/31/20232,480,000 shares $505.77 million -27.1%3.0%3.4 $203.94
7/15/20233,400,000 shares $623.22 million -3.1%4.1%4.7 $183.30
6/30/20233,510,000 shares $635.42 million +16.6%4.3%4.9 $181.03
6/15/20233,010,000 shares $532.56 million -2.6%3.7%4.2 $176.93
5/31/20233,090,000 shares $515.94 million -4.6%3.8%4.3 $166.97
5/15/20233,240,000 shares $568.75 million +23.7%4.0%4.5 $175.54
4/30/20232,620,000 shares $459.26 million -9.3%3.2%3.7 $175.29
4/15/20232,890,000 shares $510.87 million +11.2%3.5%4 $176.77
3/31/20232,600,000 shares $456.20 million +14.5%3.2%3.7 $175.46
3/15/20232,270,000 shares $383.11 million +10.2%2.8%3.2 $168.77
2/28/20232,060,000 shares $372.43 million -3.7%2.5%3 $180.79
2/15/20232,140,000 shares $411.74 million -21.0%2.6%3.1 $192.40
1/31/20232,710,000 shares $512.33 million +17.8%3.3%3.7 $189.05
1/15/20232,300,000 shares $406.64 million -10.5%2.8%3.2 $176.80
12/30/20222,570,000 shares $448.11 million +6.2%3.1%3.6 $174.36
12/15/20222,420,000 shares $438.92 million -18.0%3.0%3.3 $181.37
11/30/20222,950,000 shares $542.48 million -8.7%3.6%4 $183.89
11/15/20223,230,000 shares $611.02 million -9.5%3.9%4.1 $189.17
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10/31/20223,570,000 shares $610.72 million +23.1%4.4%4.7 $171.07
10/15/20222,900,000 shares $473.28 million -1.4%3.5%3.9 $163.20
9/30/20222,940,000 shares $459.87 million -1.0%3.6%4 $156.42
9/15/20222,970,000 shares $516.87 million +5.7%3.6%4.1 $174.03
8/31/20222,810,000 shares $489.00 million -0.7%3.4%4.1 $174.02
8/15/20222,830,000 shares $549.39 million -4.7%3.4%4.1 $194.13
7/31/20222,970,000 shares $544.31 million +17.4%3.6%4 $183.27
7/15/20222,530,000 shares $423.98 million -7.7%3.0%3.2 $167.58
6/30/20222,740,000 shares $431.47 million -3.9%3.2%3.2 $157.47
6/15/20222,850,000 shares $460.33 million +10.0%3.3%2.9 $161.52
5/31/20222,590,000 shares $446.98 million -13.4%3.1%2.6 $172.58
5/15/20222,990,000 shares $527.56 million -3.6%3.6%3 $176.44
4/30/20223,100,000 shares $529.64 million +30.3%3.7%3.3 $170.85
4/15/20222,380,000 shares $409.38 million +83.1%2.9%2.5 $172.01
3/31/20221,300,000 shares $261.03 million -25.3%1.6%1.5 $200.79
3/15/20221,740,000 shares $346.23 million -12.6%2.1%2.5 $198.98
2/28/20221,990,000 shares $403.83 million -14.6%2.4%3.1 $202.93
2/15/20222,330,000 shares $449.71 million +20.7%2.8%3.9 $193.01
1/31/20221,930,000 shares $371.60 million +31.3%2.3%3.4 $192.54
1/15/20221,470,000 shares $297.04 million -5.8%1.8%2.7 $202.07
12/31/20211,560,000 shares $318.86 million +9.1%1.9%3 $204.40
12/15/20211,430,000 shares $284.00 million +11.7%1.7%2.8 $198.60
11/30/20211,280,000 shares $244.68 million -5.9%1.5%2.5 $191.16
11/15/20211,360,000 shares $271.12 million -7.5%1.6%2.6 $199.35
10/29/20211,470,000 shares $289.87 million +14.8%1.8%2.9 $197.19
10/15/20211,280,000 shares $243.90 million +21.9%1.5%2.6 $190.55
9/30/20211,050,000 shares $175.58 million -25.0%1.3%2 $167.22
9/15/20211,400,000 shares $240.79 million +8.5%1.7%2.5 $171.99
8/31/20211,290,000 shares $228.85 million -13.4%1.5%2.2 $177.40
8/13/20211,490,000 shares $261.66 million -0.7%1.8%2.5 $175.61
7/30/20211,500,000 shares $252.68 million -3.9%1.8%2.5 $168.45
7/15/20211,560,000 shares $261.71 million -10.9%1.9%2.4 $167.76
6/30/20211,750,000 shares $285.16 million -3.9%2.1%2.8 $162.95
6/15/20211,820,000 shares $303.54 million +16.7%2.2%3.1 $166.78
5/28/20211,560,000 shares $267.60 million -8.2%1.9%2.8 $171.54
5/14/20211,700,000 shares $299.18 million +3.0%2.0%2.9 $175.99
4/30/20211,650,000 shares $283.83 million -17.1%2.0%2.7 $172.02
4/15/20211,990,000 shares $336.67 million +15.0%2.4%3.2 $169.18
3/31/20211,730,000 shares $292.96 million +1.8%2.1%2.7 $169.34
3/15/20211,700,000 shares $276.81 million -2.3%2.0%2.6 $162.83
2/26/20211,740,000 shares $254.88 million +12.3%2.1%2.7 $146.48
2/12/20211,550,000 shares $228.35 million -12.4%1.9%2.4 $147.32
1/29/20211,770,000 shares $242.10 million +20.4%2.1%2.6 $136.78
1/15/20211,470,000 shares $223.37 million -10.4%1.8%2 $151.95
12/31/20201,640,000 shares $222.12 million -6.8%2.0%2.1 $135.44
12/15/20201,760,000 shares $235.45 million +18.1%2.1%2.2 $133.78
11/30/20201,490,000 shares $201.58 million +8.0%1.8%1.7 $135.29
11/15/20201,380,000 shares $178.23 million -31.3%1.7%1.6 $129.15
10/30/20202,010,000 shares $245.90 million +38.6%2.4%2.3 $122.34
10/15/20201,450,000 shares $203.01 million -12.7%1.7%1.7 $140.01
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9/30/20201,660,000 shares $209.79 million -5.7%2.0%2 $126.38
9/15/20201,760,000 shares $234.04 million -18.1%2.1%2.1 $132.98
8/31/20202,150,000 shares $302.16 million -15.7%2.6%2.7 $140.54
8/14/20202,550,000 shares $349.83 million +9.0%3.1%3 $137.19
7/31/20202,340,000 shares $302.80 million -33.9%2.8%2.7 $129.40
7/15/20203,540,000 shares $455.56 million +15.3%4.2%4.2 $128.69
6/30/20203,070,000 shares $369.44 million -18.1%3.7%3.7 $120.34
6/15/20203,750,000 shares $433.80 million -2.1%4.5%4.3 $115.68
5/29/20203,830,000 shares $458.34 million +15.0%4.6%4.1 $119.67
5/15/20203,330,000 shares $326.81 million +2.5%4.0%3.5 $98.14
4/30/20203,250,000 shares $328.64 million -4.1%3.9%3.5 $101.12
4/15/20203,390,000 shares $341.78 million +24.6%4.1%3.6 $100.82
3/31/20202,720,000 shares $276.35 million -17.1%3.2%2.9 $101.60
3/13/20203,280,600 shares $325.40 million +0.0%3.9%3.4 $99.19
2/28/20203,280,000 shares $259.25 million +3.5%3.9%3.7 $79.04
2/14/20203,170,000 shares $292.08 million -18.5%3.8%3.8 $92.14
1/31/20203,890,000 shares $391.61 million -13.2%3.9%4.9 $100.67
1/15/20204,480,000 shares $503.60 million +2.5%5.3%5.4 $112.41
12/31/20194,370,000 shares $505.65 million -8.4%5.2%5.5 $115.71
8/15/20194,305,300 shares $433.76 million +10.0%5.0%3.5 $100.75

JBHT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of J.B. Hunt Transport Services shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of June 30th, traders have sold 1,790,000 shares of JBHT short. 2.17% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on J.B. Hunt Transport Services' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for J.B. Hunt Transport Services?

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. JBHT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on J.B. Hunt Transport Services's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting J.B. Hunt Transport Services?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of J.B. Hunt Transport Services: Caas Capital Management LP, Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Caas Capital Management LP, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for J.B. Hunt Transport Services?

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. 2.17% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' short interest increasing or decreasing?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,790,000 shares, a decrease of 1.6% from the previous total of 1,820,000 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 J.B. Hunt Transport Services' float size?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services currently has issued a total of 103,200,000 shares. Some of J.B. Hunt Transport Services' 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. J.B. Hunt Transport Services currently has a public float of 82,570,000 shares.

How does J.B. Hunt Transport Services' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.17% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to J.B. Hunt Transport Services: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (3.09%), Saia, Inc. (6.47%), Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (3.44%), Landstar System, Inc. (3.62%), Ryder System, Inc. (1.20%), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (8.71%), Werner Enterprises, Inc. (6.07%), Marten Transport, Ltd. (1.50%), Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (28.13%), Heartland Express, Inc. (2.96%),

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. ($3.71 billion), TC Energy Co. ($2.95 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.63 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.53 billion), Paychex, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Cencora, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Tractor Supply ($1.91 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.50 billion), and United Therapeutics Co. ($1.40 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short J.B. Hunt Transport Services stock?

Short selling JBHT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from J.B. Hunt Transport Services as its price is falling. JBHT shares are trading up $6.38 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 J.B. Hunt Transport Services?

A short squeeze for J.B. Hunt Transport Services 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 JBHT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' 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 JBHT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2024.



This page (NASDAQ:JBHT) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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