Micron Technology Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.50 (+0.65 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume12.53 million shs
Average Volume16.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$87.34 billion
P/E Ratio21.37
Dividend YieldN/A

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume25,020,000 shares
Previous Short Volume23,760,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+5.30%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.92 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.3
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares1,125,750,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.22%
Today's Trading Volume12,528,854 shares
Average Trading Volume16,724,306 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-25.09%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/202125,020,000 shares $1.92 billion +5.3%N/A1.3 $76.92
6/30/202123,760,000 shares $2.02 billion -1.7%N/A1.2 $84.98
6/15/202124,170,000 shares $1.99 billion +5.6%N/A1.3 $82.18
5/28/202122,900,000 shares $1.93 billion -2.9%N/A1.2 $84.14
5/14/202123,590,000 shares $1.82 billion +10.3%N/A1.1 $77.19
4/30/202121,390,000 shares $1.88 billion -32.7%N/A1.1 $88.06
4/15/202131,780,000 shares $2.88 billion +38.8%N/A1.6 $90.67
3/31/202122,900,000 shares $1.98 billion +19.0%N/A1.1 $86.54
3/15/202119,240,000 shares $1.69 billion +2.8%N/A1 $87.77
2/26/202118,720,000 shares $1.65 billion -2.3%N/A1 $88.12
2/12/202119,150,000 shares $1.66 billion -9.0%N/A1.1 $86.48
1/29/202121,040,000 shares $1.65 billion -17.7%N/A1.2 $78.39
1/15/202125,560,000 shares $2.08 billion +4.5%N/A1.4 $81.30
12/31/202024,460,000 shares $1.76 billion -6.1%N/A1.4 $71.92
12/15/202026,040,000 shares $1.86 billion -14.0%N/A1.5 $71.54
11/30/202030,270,000 shares $1.94 billion +7.6%N/A1.6 $64.23
11/15/202028,140,000 shares $1.63 billion -2.2%N/A1.6 $57.93
10/30/202028,760,000 shares $1.45 billion -9.2%N/A1.6 $50.48
10/15/202031,680,000 shares $1.64 billion +12.5%N/A1.7 $51.63
9/30/202028,160,000 shares $1.32 billion -13.5%N/A1.5 $46.96
9/15/202032,560,000 shares $1.60 billion -1.1%N/A1.7 $49.05
8/31/202032,930,000 shares $1.50 billion -8.0%N/A1.7 $45.51
8/14/202035,800,000 shares $1.63 billion +13.2%N/A1.7 $45.60
7/31/202031,640,000 shares $1.58 billion -1.8%N/A1.5 $50.06
7/15/202032,220,000 shares $1.63 billion +15.7%N/A1.4 $50.51

Institutional Investors Shorting Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Micron Technology. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A101N/A$858.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP288,200606,600+110.5%$864.00
7/28/2021Mizuho Markets Cayman LP94,169177,478+88.5%$21.00

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Micron Technology's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Micron Technology shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of July 15th, traders have sold 25,020,000 shares of MU short. Learn More on Micron Technology's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Micron Technology?

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. Micron Technology currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Micron Technology

Which institutional investors are shorting Micron Technology?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Micron Technology: Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, and Mizuho Markets Cayman LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Micron Technology's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Micron Technology saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 25,020,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the previous total of 23,760,000 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 Micron Technology's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Micron Technology's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductors" compare to Micron Technology: NVIDIA Co. (0.00%), Intel Co. (0.00%), Broadcom Inc. (1.11%), Texas Instruments Incorporated (1.57%), Analog Devices, Inc. (11.33%), Marvell Technology, Inc. (1.79%), Microchip Technology Incorporated (2.19%), Xilinx, Inc. (4.41%), Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (1.98%), and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (5.06%).

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 Micron Technology stock?

Short selling MU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Micron Technology as its price is falling. Micron Technology's stock is trading up $0.50 today. To short Micron Technology 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 Micron Technology 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 Micron Technology?

A short squeeze for Micron Technology 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 MU, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Micron Technology'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 MU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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