The Middleby Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+2.06 (+1.09 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume454,670 shs
Average Volume494,646 shs
Market Capitalization$10.65 billion
P/E Ratio47.63
Dividend YieldN/A

The Middleby (NASDAQ:MIDD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,520,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,260,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+4.94%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.02 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover9.5
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares55,630,000 shares
Float Size54,890,000 shares
Short Percent of Float10.06%
Today's Trading Volume454,670 shares
Average Trading Volume494,646 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-8.08%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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The Middleby (NASDAQ:MIDD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/20215,520,000 shares $1.02 billion +4.9%10.1%9.5 $184.00
6/30/20215,260,000 shares $911.35 million +0.4%9.6%7.8 $173.26
6/15/20215,240,000 shares $874.77 million -5.4%9.6%7.9 $166.94
5/28/20215,540,000 shares $910.11 million +8.0%10.1%8.1 $164.28
5/14/20215,130,000 shares $872.77 million +12.3%9.3%6.8 $170.13
4/30/20214,570,000 shares $833.48 million +14.5%8.3%6 $182.38
4/15/20213,990,000 shares $654.40 million -41.6%7.3%5 $164.01
3/31/20216,830,000 shares $1.14 billion +3.5%12.4%8.9 $167.20
3/15/20216,600,000 shares $1.12 billion -8.1%12.2%8.1 $169.75
2/26/20217,180,000 shares $1.04 billion +14.9%13.2%8.4 $144.76
2/12/20216,250,000 shares $833.94 million +4.2%11.5%8 $133.43
1/29/20216,000,000 shares $830.82 million -5.1%11.1%7.3 $138.47
1/15/20216,320,000 shares $862.81 million -25.6%11.6%7.9 $136.52
12/31/20208,490,000 shares $1.09 billion -6.1%15.6%11.5 $128.88
12/15/20209,040,000 shares $1.20 billion -12.7%16.7%12.8 $132.68
11/30/202010,350,000 shares $1.43 billion -8.1%19.1%13.6 $138.58
11/15/202011,260,000 shares $1.49 billion -9.2%20.8%15.3 $132.52
10/30/202012,400,000 shares $1.25 billion -1.0%22.9%15.9 $100.41
10/15/202012,520,000 shares $1.31 billion +6.0%23.1%16.4 $104.37
9/30/202011,810,000 shares $1.06 billion +9.1%21.8%15.2 $89.71
9/15/202010,830,000 shares $1.04 billion +0.4%20.0%12.1 $96.09
8/31/202010,790,000 shares $1.06 billion +6.2%19.9%10 $97.90
8/14/202010,160,000 shares $1.05 billion -9.0%18.7%8.1 $102.87
7/31/202011,160,000 shares $926.95 million +5.1%20.6%8.5 $83.06
7/15/202010,620,000 shares $882.63 million +6.4%19.6%7.1 $83.11

The Middleby (NASDAQ:MIDD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Middleby's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Middleby shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of July 15th, investors have sold 5,520,000 shares of MIDD short. 10.06% of The Middleby's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on The Middleby's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Middleby?

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. The Middleby currently has a short interest ratio of 10.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for The Middleby

What is a good short interest percentage for The Middleby?

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. 10.06% of The Middleby's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Middleby's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Middleby saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,520,000 shares, an increase of 4.9% from the previous total of 5,260,000 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 The Middleby's float size?

The Middleby currently has issued a total of 55,630,000 shares. Some of The Middleby'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. The Middleby currently has a public float of 54,890,000 shares.

How does The Middleby's short interest compare to its competitors?

10.06% of The Middleby's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "industrial machinery" compare to The Middleby: Illinois Tool Works Inc. (1.34%), Parker-Hannifin Co. (0.93%), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (0.86%), Dover Co. (1.48%), Xylem Inc. (1.97%), Ingersoll Rand Inc. (1.23%), IDEX Co. (1.52%), Graco Inc. (0.91%), Nordson Co. (0.58%), and Pentair plc (2.42%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Middleby stock?

Short selling MIDD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Middleby as its price is falling. The Middleby's stock is trading up $2.06 today. To short The Middleby 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 The Middleby 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 The Middleby?

A short squeeze for The Middleby 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 MIDD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Middleby'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 MIDD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by Staff
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