Nuance Communications Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.15 (-0.27 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume6.16 million shs
Average Volume5.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.33 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume43,630,000 shares
Previous Short Volume44,920,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-2.87%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.40 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover11.3
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares314,522,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted13.87%
Today's Trading Volume6,157,706 shares
Average Trading Volume5,494,240 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average12.08%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202143,630,000 shares $2.40 billion -2.9%N/A11.3 $55.05
8/13/202144,920,000 shares $2.46 billion +0.6%N/A9.7 $54.78
7/30/202144,670,000 shares $2.45 billion +1.8%15.8%8.6 $54.90
7/15/202143,870,000 shares $2.41 billion +6.4%15.5%7.5 $54.86
6/30/202141,240,000 shares $2.25 billion -0.1%14.6%4.3 $54.44
6/15/202141,270,000 shares $2.25 billion -8.8%14.6%4.4 $54.60
5/28/202145,240,000 shares $2.39 billion -16.9%16.0%5.2 $52.90
5/14/202154,460,000 shares $2.87 billion +6.4%19.2%6.8 $52.76
4/30/202151,170,000 shares $2.72 billion +23.8%18.1%6.6 $53.21
4/15/202141,340,000 shares $2.18 billion +44.2%14.6%5.7 $52.79
3/31/202128,670,000 shares $1.21 billion +12.5%10.1%5.8 $42.08
3/15/202125,490,000 shares $1.13 billion -0.5%9.0%8.4 $44.25
2/26/202125,620,000 shares $1.10 billion -4.6%9.1%8.2 $43.02
2/12/202126,840,000 shares $1.32 billion -1.9%9.5%7.6 $49.27
1/29/202127,370,000 shares $1.26 billion +0.0%9.7%7.6 $46.00
1/15/202127,360,000 shares $1.37 billion +10.7%9.7%8.2 $50.21
12/31/202024,710,000 shares $1.09 billion -1.6%8.7%7.8 $43.97
12/15/202025,110,000 shares $1.06 billion +10.5%8.9%7.9 $42.20
11/30/202022,730,000 shares $971.03 million +15.9%8.1%6.1 $42.72
11/15/202019,620,000 shares $679.64 million -6.8%7.0%5.3 $34.64
10/30/202021,060,000 shares $686.35 million +9.9%7.6%6.8 $32.59
10/15/202019,160,000 shares $666.19 million +1.1%6.9%5.5 $34.77
9/30/202018,960,000 shares $629.28 million -4.9%6.8%5.5 $33.19
9/15/202019,930,000 shares $657.09 million +16.1%N/A5.4 $32.97
8/31/202017,170,000 shares $514.41 million -3.2%6.2%4.7 $29.96

Institutional Investors Shorting Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN)

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 Nuance Communications. 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
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A5,900N/A$321.00
8/18/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLCN/A175,000N/A$73.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC62,300352,200+465.3%$19,174.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC33,4001,293,800+3,773.7%$70,434.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLCN/A16,600N/A$904.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP100,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC183,000192,100+5.0%$10,458.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLCN/A24,000N/A$1,307.00
8/16/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLCN/A175,000N/A$73.00
8/16/2021North Fourth Asset Management LP120,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Tudor Investment Corp Et AlN/A150,000N/A$8,166.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A590,000N/A$321.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A755,000N/A$41,102.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC118,200184,100+55.8%$10,022.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1,3170-100.0%$0.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLCN/A36,000N/A$26.00
8/11/2021Picton Mahoney Asset ManagementN/A253,300N/A$13,791.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP244,800378,400+54.6%$20,600.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA7501,135+51.3%$6,179.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC77,70060,100-22.7%$3,278.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A750N/A$4,083.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP9,70017,300+78.4%$17.00

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Nuance Communications' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Nuance Communications shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 43,630,000 shares of NUAN short. Learn More on Nuance Communications' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Nuance Communications?

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. Nuance Communications currently has a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Nuance Communications

Which institutional investors are shorting Nuance Communications?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Nuance Communications: Jefferies Group LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, SG3 Management LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, North Fourth Asset Management LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Jefferies Group LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Susquehanna International Group LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Wolverine Trading LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Nuance Communications' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nuance Communications saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 43,630,000 shares, a decline of 2.9% from the previous total of 44,920,000 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 Nuance Communications' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Nuance Communications' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "application software" compare to Nuance Communications: Adobe Inc. (0.99%),, inc. (0.00%), Intuit Inc. (0.73%), Workday, Inc. (4.28%), Autodesk, Inc. (1.04%), Synopsys, Inc. (1.04%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.01%), ANSYS, Inc. (0.75%), Splunk Inc. (4.59%), and Tyler Technologies, Inc. (1.94%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Nuance Communications stock?

Short selling NUAN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Nuance Communications as its price is falling. Nuance Communications' stock is trading down $0.15 today. To short Nuance Communications 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 Nuance Communications 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 Nuance Communications?

A short squeeze for Nuance Communications 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 NUAN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Nuance Communications' 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 NUAN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by Staff
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