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NASDAQ:NKLA

Nikola Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$10.23
-0.23 (-2.20%)
(As of 11/29/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.98
$10.51
50-Day Range
$10.12
$15.44
52-Week Range
$9.02
$30.40
Volume
12.47 million shs
Average Volume
12.98 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.14 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.66

Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
51,000,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
58,510,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-12.84%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$700.23 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.6
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
404,378,000 shares
Float Size
198,350,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
25.71%
Today's Trading Volume
12,465,641 shares
Average Trading Volume
12,984,210 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-3.99%
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Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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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
11/15/202151,000,000 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
3/15/202133,570,000 shares $571.36 million +9.9%20.3%2.3 $17.02
2/26/202130,550,000 shares $602.45 million -4.7%18.6%2 $19.72
2/12/202132,060,000 shares $725.20 million -16.7%21.1%1.6 $22.62
1/29/202138,490,000 shares $892.20 million -26.8%26.1%1.8 $23.18
1/15/202152,610,000 shares $1.12 billion No Change35.7%2.5 $21.31

Institutional Investors Shorting Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA)

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 Nikola. 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
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC1,244,8001,054,200-15.3%$11.25 thousand
11/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC126,900126,900No Change$1.35 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Investments LP111,300677,900+509.1%$7.23 thousand
11/16/2021UBS Group AGN/A75,200N/A$802.00
11/16/2021Warberg Asset Management LLC45,00035,000-22.2%$373.00
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC2,043,500925,700-54.7%$9.88 thousand
11/16/2021Capula Management Ltd150,0000-100.0%$0.00
11/15/2021Golden State Equity PartnersN/A2,000N/A$21.00
11/15/2021CSS LLC IL2,5002,500No Change$27.00
11/15/2021HighTower Advisors LLCN/A500N/A$0.00
11/12/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC316,400157,600-50.2%$1.68 thousand
11/12/2021Aristides Capital LLC559,500540,000-3.5%$5.76 thousand
11/12/2021Sculptor Capital LP416,900494,400+18.6%$5.28 thousand
11/12/2021Caption Management LLC80,00080,000No Change$854.00
11/12/2021Wolverine Trading LLC359,500224,800-37.5%$2.39 thousand
11/10/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.3,699,5004,764,500+28.8%$50.84 thousand
11/10/2021HAP Trading LLC94,200103,700+10.1%$618.00
11/10/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH240,0000-100.0%$0.00
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00
11/5/2021IMC Chicago LLCN/A578,900N/A$6.18 thousand
11/2/2021Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.30,40030,400No Change$797.00
10/20/2021Clear Street Markets LLC1810-100.0%$0.00
10/14/2021XR Securities LLC12,90013,600+5.4%$208.00













Nikola (NASDAQ: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 November 15th, traders have sold 51,000,000 shares of NKLA short. 25.71% 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. Nikola currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Nikola

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: Jane Street Group LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, UBS Group AG, Warberg Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Capula Management Ltd, Golden State Equity Partners, CSS LLC IL, HighTower Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Aristides Capital LLC, Sculptor Capital LP, Caption Management LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HAP Trading LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., IMC Chicago LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Clear Street Markets LLC, and XR Securities LLC. 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. 25.71% of Nikola's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Nikola's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nikola saw a decrease in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 51,000,000 shares, a decrease of 12.8% from the previous total of 58,510,000 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 404,378,000 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 198,350,000 shares.

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

25.71% of Nikola's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "motor vehicles & car bodies" compare to Nikola: Subaru Co. (0.00%), Oshkosh Co. (2.27%), Fisker Inc. (27.69%), Mazda Motor Co. (0.00%), Federal Signal Co. (0.96%), Proterra Inc. (4.25%), Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (0.00%), The Shyft Group, Inc. (3.18%), Niu Technologies (2.41%), and REV Group, Inc. (2.50%).

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. ($11.06 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($8.74 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.66 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.23 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.46 billion), DoorDash, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.84 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($2.76 billion), and Zscaler, Inc. ($2.62 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. Nikola's stock is trading down $0.23 today. To short Nikola 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 Nikola 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 November, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 11/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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