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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches

Nikola (NKLA) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$0.73
-0.01 (-1.35%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Nikola Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
229,650,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
217,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.61%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$172.24 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.2
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,024,300,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
22.42%
Today's Trading Volume
66,305,231 shares
Average Trading Volume
92,910,492 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
71%
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Nikola Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/2024229,650,000 shares $172.24 million +5.6%N/A2.2 $0.75
1/31/2024217,460,000 shares $162.51 million +13.8%N/A2.3 $0.75
1/15/2024191,110,000 shares $133.78 million +13.1%N/A2.2 $0.70
12/31/2023169,020,000 shares $147.86 million -6.8%N/A2.1 $0.87
12/15/2023181,360,000 shares $164.53 million -6.1%N/A2.4 $0.91
11/30/2023193,060,000 shares $187.73 million +2.1%N/A2.6 $0.97
11/15/2023189,160,000 shares $202.40 million +4.3%N/A2.9 $1.07
10/31/2023181,400,000 shares $195.91 million +0.3%N/A2.7 $1.08
10/15/2023180,890,000 shares $233.35 million -7.3%N/A2.3 $1.29
9/30/2023195,070,000 shares $306.26 million +1.9%N/A2.1 $1.57
9/15/2023191,520,000 shares $227.91 million +27.5%N/A2.1 $1.19
8/31/2023150,270,000 shares $177.32 million -4.7%N/A1.7 $1.18
8/15/2023157,700,000 shares $301.21 million +13.9%N/A1.9 $1.91
7/31/2023138,460,000 shares $369.69 million +6.9%N/A1.7 $2.67
7/15/2023129,520,000 shares $291.42 million +0.6%N/A2 $2.25
6/30/2023128,790,000 shares $177.73 million +11.7%N/A2.6 $1.38
6/15/2023115,260,000 shares $161.36 million +2.1%N/A2.5 $1.40
5/31/2023112,890,000 shares $70.44 million +2.0%N/A3.9 $0.62
5/15/2023110,700,000 shares $83.88 million +3.7%N/A4.7 $0.76
4/30/2023106,740,000 shares $94.52 million -6.5%N/A5.4 $0.89
4/15/2023114,170,000 shares $93.62 million -2.0%N/A6.3 $0.82
3/31/2023116,520,000 shares $140.99 million +2.6%N/A7.6 $1.21
3/15/2023113,570,000 shares $186.25 million -0.9%N/A8.9 $1.64
2/28/2023114,550,000 shares $254.30 million +9.0%N/A9.2 $2.22
2/15/2023105,100,000 shares $280.62 million +5.4%28.1%8.5 $2.67
1/31/202399,750,000 shares $270.32 million -0.2%26.7%8.3 $2.71
1/15/202399,900,000 shares $254.75 million -2.2%29.1%8.8 $2.55
12/30/2022102,100,000 shares $220.54 million +3.6%29.8%8.6 $2.16
12/15/202298,530,000 shares $209.87 million -0.8%30.7%8.3 $2.13
11/30/202299,320,000 shares $260.22 million -1.9%31.9%7.9 $2.62
11/15/2022101,260,000 shares $311.88 million +1.1%32.5%7.7 $3.08
10/31/2022100,200,000 shares $379.76 million +2.8%33.1%7.6 $3.79
10/15/202297,440,000 shares $298.17 million +12.2%33.8%7.6 $3.06
9/30/202286,860,000 shares $305.75 million +9.9%31.7%7.4 $3.52
9/15/202279,050,000 shares $412.64 million +5.7%28.8%6.7 $5.22
8/31/202274,760,000 shares $400.71 million -4.2%27.3%7 $5.36
8/15/202278,050,000 shares $524.50 million -3.9%28.1%7.2 $6.72
7/31/202281,210,000 shares $505.13 million -6.8%29.7%7 $6.22
7/15/202287,160,000 shares $471.54 million +0.2%32.8%7.7 $5.41
6/30/202287,020,000 shares $414.22 million +4.5%32.7%7.5 $4.76













NKLA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nikola's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Nikola shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, investors have sold 229,650,000 shares of NKLA short. Learn More on Nikola's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Nikola?

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. NKLA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Nikola's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Nikola?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Nikola: GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, III Capital Management, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP, Nomura Holdings Inc., Weiss Asset Management LP, IMC Chicago LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., National Bank of Canada FI, Simplex Trading LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Nikola's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nikola saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 229,650,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the previous total of 217,460,000 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 Nikola's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "auto/tires/trucks" compare to Nikola: Fisker Inc. (29.38%), The Lion Electric Company (5.14%), American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (4.45%), Standard Motor Products, Inc. (3.37%), ChargePoint Holdings, Inc. (24.91%), Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (1.70%), Holley Inc. (4.80%), Luminar Technologies, Inc. (22.52%), Miller Industries, Inc. (0.36%), Blue Bird Co. (5.65%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Nikola stock?

Short selling NKLA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Nikola as its price is falling. NKLA shares are trading down $0.01 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 Nikola?

A short squeeze for Nikola 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 NKLA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Nikola'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 NKLA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:NKLA) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff