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NASDAQ:NKLA

Nikola - NKLA Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$2.32
-0.07 (-2.93%)
(As of 11/28/2022 04:28 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$2.29
$2.39
50-Day Range
$2.30
$4.58
52-Week Range
$2.27
$12.14
Volume
284,287 shs
Average Volume
13.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.11 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$9.25

Nikola Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
101,260,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
100,200,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.06%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$311.88 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
7.7
Last Record Date
November 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
478,851,000 shares
Float Size
311,650,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
32.49%
Today's Trading Volume
284,287 shares
Average Trading Volume
13,254,498 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-97.86%
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NKLA Short Interest Over Time

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NKLA Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
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
6/15/202283,270,000 shares $471.31 million -8.8%33.7%6.4 $5.66
5/31/202291,320,000 shares $644.72 million +1.3%37.0%7 $7.06
5/15/202290,130,000 shares $577.73 million +28.9%36.5%6.7 $6.41
4/30/202269,900,000 shares $501.88 million +0.9%28.5%5.4 $7.18
4/15/202269,290,000 shares $555.71 million -0.5%27.9%5.2 $8.02
3/31/202269,620,000 shares $745.63 million +0.0%28.5%4.3 $10.71
3/15/202269,590,000 shares $508.70 million +3.4%28.5%4.1 $7.31
2/28/202267,310,000 shares $531.75 million +1.9%28.1%4.1 $7.90
2/15/202266,050,000 shares $561.43 million -6.6%28.0%4 $8.50
1/31/202270,690,000 shares $567.64 million +17.2%30.0%4.3 $8.03
1/15/202260,330,000 shares $608.13 million +7.0%27.2%3.7 $10.08
12/31/202156,380,000 shares $556.47 million +4.2%25.5%4.2 $9.87
12/15/202154,120,000 shares $525.51 million +5.7%24.5%4.4 $9.71
11/30/202151,220,000 shares $523.47 million +0.4%23.2%4.7 $10.22
11/15/202151,000,000 shares $700.23 million -12.8%25.7%4.6 $13.73
10/29/202158,510,000 shares $690.42 million -2.1%29.7%5 $11.80
10/15/202159,760,000 shares $666.92 million -2.0%30.8%5 $11.16
9/30/202160,980,000 shares $650.66 million -5.8%31.4%5.2 $10.67
9/15/202164,710,000 shares $631.57 million +4.7%33.3%5.3 $9.76
8/31/202161,830,000 shares $644.89 million +1.2%32.1%5.2 $10.43
8/13/202161,120,000 shares $582.47 million +28.9%31.7%4.9 $9.53
7/30/202147,420,000 shares $562.88 million +2.6%26.7%3.8 $11.87
7/15/202146,220,000 shares $659.10 million +4.5%26.2%4 $14.26
6/30/202144,220,000 shares $798.61 million +2.5%25.2%3.2 $18.06
6/15/202143,150,000 shares $673.14 million -22.4%25.0%3 $15.60
5/28/202155,630,000 shares $832.22 million -6.9%32.4%3.9 $14.96
5/14/202159,740,000 shares $709.71 million -3.9%34.4%4.4 $11.88
4/30/202162,190,000 shares $738.82 million +20.3%36.8%4.7 $11.88
4/15/202151,680,000 shares $607.24 million +28.2%30.5%3.6 $11.75
3/31/202140,300,000 shares $565.81 million +20.1%23.8%2.9 $14.04













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 October 31st, investors have sold 100,200,000 shares of NKLA short. 33.05% of Nikola's shares are currently sold 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 8.0. 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: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Lakewood Capital Management LP, Group One Trading L.P., EMG Holdings L.P., IMC Chicago LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Cutler Group LLC CA, and National Bank of Canada FI. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Nikola?

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. 33.05% of Nikola's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Nikola's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nikola saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 100,200,000 shares, an increase of 2.8% from the previous total of 97,440,000 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 Nikola's float size?

Nikola currently has issued a total of 478,851,000 shares. Some of Nikola'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. Nikola currently has a public float of 303,150,000 shares.

How does Nikola's short interest compare to its competitors?

33.05% of Nikola's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "auto/tires/trucks" compare to Nikola: Fisker Inc. (17.11%), Proterra Inc. (7.15%), The Shyft Group, Inc. (2.50%), The Lion Electric Company (8.32%), Workhorse Group Inc. (24.60%), Lordstown Motors Corp. (23.22%), American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (5.87%), Modine Manufacturing (1.97%), Wabash National Co. (8.35%), and Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (1.67%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.04 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.98 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.92 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($1.90 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.75 billion), Roblox Co. ($1.58 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.54 billion), Diamondback Energy, Inc. ($1.53 billion), and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.47 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 up $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 October, 31 2022.



This page (NASDAQ:NKLA) was last updated on 11/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff