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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$21.47
+0.46 (+2.19%)
(As of 07/15/2024 ET)

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
2,740,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
3,080,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-11.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$54.83 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.4 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
June 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
150,100,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.83%
Today's Trading Volume
815,484 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,220,825 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
67%
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KTOS Short Interest Over Time

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KTOS Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/20242,740,000 shares $54.83 million -11.0%N/A2.4 $20.01
6/15/20243,080,000 shares $60.97 million +2.7%N/A2.8 $19.80
5/31/20243,000,000 shares $65.22 million -0.3%N/A2.8 $21.74
5/15/20243,010,000 shares $61.13 million -4.4%N/A2.1 $20.31
4/30/20243,150,000 shares $56.13 million +3.6%N/A2.1 $17.82
4/15/20243,040,000 shares $53.93 million +32.2%N/A2.2 $17.74
3/31/20242,300,000 shares $42.27 million -10.9%N/A1.7 $18.38
3/15/20242,580,000 shares $44.12 million -12.5%N/A2 $17.10
2/29/20242,950,000 shares $53.81 million -25.1%N/A2.2 $18.24
2/15/20243,940,000 shares $81.56 million +37.8%N/A3 $20.70
1/31/20242,860,000 shares $48.42 million -13.9%N/A3 $16.93
1/15/20243,320,000 shares $62.95 million -26.1%N/A3.1 $18.96
12/31/20234,490,000 shares $91.10 million +12.8%N/A3.8 $20.29
12/15/20233,980,000 shares $81.03 million +14.7%N/A3.4 $20.36
11/30/20233,470,000 shares $66.10 million +8.4%N/A3.2 $19.05
11/15/20233,200,000 shares $59.68 million -4.5%N/A3.1 $18.65
10/31/20233,350,000 shares $57.12 million +15.9%N/A3.4 $17.05
10/15/20232,890,000 shares $48.99 million +13.3%N/A2.9 $16.95
9/30/20232,550,000 shares $38.30 million +3.2%N/A2.7 $15.02
9/15/20232,470,000 shares $36.06 million No ChangeN/A2.9 $14.60
8/31/20232,470,000 shares $39.74 million -20.1%N/A2.7 $16.09
8/15/20233,090,000 shares $47.28 million +5.1%N/A3.4 $15.30
7/31/20232,940,000 shares $44.36 million +9.3%N/A3.3 $15.09
7/15/20232,690,000 shares $35.45 million +8.0%N/A3.3 $13.18
6/30/20232,490,000 shares $35.71 million +11.7%N/A3.3 $14.34
6/15/20232,230,000 shares $30.93 million -4.7%N/A2.9 $13.87
5/31/20232,340,000 shares $30.75 million +1.7%N/A3 $13.14
5/15/20232,300,000 shares $31.21 million -10.9%N/A2.8 $13.57
4/30/20232,580,000 shares $33.28 million +7.1%N/A3.2 $12.90
4/15/20232,410,000 shares $30.99 million -6.6%N/A3.2 $12.86
3/31/20232,580,000 shares $34.78 million -4.4%N/A3.3 $13.48
3/15/20232,700,000 shares $34.61 million +0.4%N/A3.3 $12.82
2/28/20232,690,000 shares $34.03 million +4.7%N/A3.4 $12.65
2/15/20232,570,000 shares $30.51 million -3.0%2.1%3.3 $11.87
1/31/20232,650,000 shares $30.34 million +9.1%2.2%3.3 $11.45
1/15/20232,430,000 shares $26.37 million -5.8%2.0%2.9 $10.85
12/30/20222,580,000 shares $26.63 million +24.0%2.1%2.9 $10.32
12/15/20222,080,000 shares $19.12 million -2.4%1.7%2.4 $9.19
11/30/20222,130,000 shares $20.28 million -9.8%1.7%2.5 $9.52
11/15/20222,360,000 shares $25.37 million -7.8%1.9%2.8 $10.75
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10/31/20222,560,000 shares $28.36 million -10.2%2.1%3.1 $11.08
10/15/20222,850,000 shares $26.68 million +9.2%2.3%3.5 $9.36
9/30/20222,610,000 shares $26.52 million -3.3%2.1%3.2 $10.16
9/15/20222,700,000 shares $32.56 million -19.2%2.2%3.4 $12.06
8/31/20223,340,000 shares $41.88 million -4.8%2.7%4.1 $12.54
8/15/20223,510,000 shares $56.20 million +0.9%2.8%4.5 $16.01
7/31/20223,480,000 shares $50.08 million -13.0%2.8%3.7 $14.39
7/15/20224,000,000 shares $52.20 million +4.4%3.3%4.4 $13.05
6/30/20223,830,000 shares $53.16 million +2.7%3.1%4.3 $13.88
6/15/20223,730,000 shares $52.97 million +9.4%3.0%3.8 $14.20
5/31/20223,410,000 shares $49.17 million -0.6%2.8%3.4 $14.42
5/15/20223,430,000 shares $45.14 million +3.6%2.8%2.6 $13.16
4/30/20223,310,000 shares $50.21 million -1.8%2.7%2.7 $15.17
4/15/20223,370,000 shares $64.67 million +17.0%2.8%2.8 $19.19
3/31/20222,880,000 shares $58.98 million +1.4%2.4%2.2 $20.48
3/15/20222,840,000 shares $52.71 million -6.3%2.3%2.3 $18.56
2/28/20223,030,000 shares $63.39 million +20.7%2.5%2.5 $20.92
2/15/20222,510,000 shares $42.87 million +4.2%2.1%2.5 $17.08
1/31/20222,410,000 shares $40.39 million +11.6%2.0%2.7 $16.76
1/15/20222,160,000 shares $36.44 million -8.9%1.8%2.3 $16.87
12/31/20212,370,000 shares $45.98 million -11.9%2.0%2.9 $19.40
12/15/20212,690,000 shares $52.59 million +7.6%2.2%3.3 $19.55
11/30/20212,500,000 shares $49.28 million -5.7%2.1%2.9 $19.71
11/15/20212,650,000 shares $57.82 million +0.4%2.2%3.2 $21.82
10/29/20212,640,000 shares $56.47 million -9.0%2.2%2.9 $21.39
10/15/20212,900,000 shares $65.19 million -4.6%2.4%3.2 $22.48
9/30/20213,040,000 shares $67.82 million -10.3%2.5%3.3 $22.31
9/15/20213,390,000 shares $76.51 million +1.8%2.8%2.8 $22.57
8/31/20213,330,000 shares $82.32 million +3.7%2.7%2.9 $24.72
8/13/20213,210,000 shares $71.45 million -4.8%2.6%2.9 $22.26
7/30/20213,370,000 shares $91.66 million -1.8%2.8%3.1 $27.20
7/15/20213,430,000 shares $89.59 million -6.0%2.8%3.3 $26.12
6/30/20213,650,000 shares $103.99 million -2.7%3.0%3.4 $28.49
6/15/20213,750,000 shares $98.40 million -0.3%3.1%3.8 $26.24
5/28/20213,760,000 shares $94.04 million -3.1%3.1%3.4 $25.01
5/14/20213,880,000 shares $95.18 million -15.7%N/A3.1 $24.53
4/30/20214,600,000 shares $123.46 million +0.2%N/A3.4 $26.84
4/15/20214,590,000 shares $129.44 million -12.7%N/A3.3 $28.20
3/31/20215,260,000 shares $146.86 million +5.6%N/A3.6 $27.92
3/15/20214,980,000 shares $132.07 million +9.7%N/A3.5 $26.52
2/26/20214,540,000 shares $129.44 million +1.3%N/A3.3 $28.51
2/12/20214,480,000 shares $146.14 million +0.5%N/A3.7 $32.62
1/29/20214,460,000 shares $124.17 million -15.1%N/A3.9 $27.84
1/15/20215,250,000 shares $159.60 million -6.4%N/A4.7 $30.40
12/31/20205,610,000 shares $155.79 million +8.9%N/A5.9 $27.77
12/15/20205,150,000 shares $121.08 million -9.3%N/A5.9 $23.51
11/30/20205,680,000 shares $121.61 million -5.2%N/A5.9 $21.41
11/15/20205,990,000 shares $120.34 million -10.9%N/A6.2 $20.09
10/30/20206,720,000 shares $130.23 million +0.3%N/A7 $19.38
10/15/20206,700,000 shares $140.77 million +0.8%N/A6.5 $21.01
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9/30/20206,650,000 shares $128.21 million +8.0%N/A5.2 $19.28
9/15/20206,160,000 shares $129.11 million +5.8%N/A4.3 $20.96
8/31/20205,820,000 shares $113.78 million +1.9%N/A4 $19.55
8/14/20205,710,000 shares $113.57 million -3.7%N/A4 $19.89
7/31/20205,930,000 shares $106.80 million -6.5%N/A4.2 $18.01
7/15/20206,340,000 shares $97.83 million -8.7%6.0%4.7 $15.43
6/30/20206,940,000 shares $108.47 million +7.8%6.6%6 $15.63
6/15/20206,440,000 shares $113.28 million -6.9%6.2%5.8 $17.59
5/29/20206,920,000 shares $128.37 million -6.0%6.6%6.2 $18.55
5/15/20207,360,000 shares $115.11 million +2.9%7.0%6 $15.64
4/30/20207,150,000 shares $107.39 million -0.7%6.8%5.7 $15.02
4/15/20207,200,000 shares $100.80 million -2.8%6.9%6 $14.00
3/31/20207,410,000 shares $105.52 million -14.7%7.1%5.9 $14.24
3/13/20208,687,000 shares $127.26 million +2.2%8.3%7.7 $14.65
2/28/20208,500,000 shares $89.68 million +10.3%8.1%8.3 $10.55
2/14/20207,710,000 shares $122.36 million +3.5%7.4%7.7 $15.87
1/31/20207,450,000 shares $120.62 million -0.5%7.2%8.2 $16.19
1/15/20207,490,000 shares $150.02 million +4.0%7.2%7.7 $20.03
12/31/20197,200,000 shares $135.58 million +3.6%7.0%7.8 $18.83

KTOS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of June 30th, traders have sold 2,740,000 shares of KTOS short. Learn More on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

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. KTOS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions: PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,740,000 shares, a decrease of 11.0% from the previous total of 3,080,000 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 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions: Curtiss-Wright Co. (0.60%), Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (1.64%), Hexcel Co. (1.27%), AeroVironment, Inc. (3.91%), Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (9.99%), AAR Corp. (2.11%), Triumph Group, Inc. (7.44%), Astronics Co. (0.74%), National Presto Industries, Inc. (1.83%), Sypris Solutions, Inc. (5.13%),

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 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions stock?

Short selling KTOS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kratos Defense & Security Solutions as its price is falling. KTOS shares are trading up $0.46 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 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions?

A short squeeze for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions 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 KTOS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kratos Defense & Security Solutions' 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 KTOS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2024.



This page (NASDAQ:KTOS) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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