NXP Semiconductors Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-2.11 (-1.04 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $199.89
50-Day Range
MA: $194.37
52-Week Range
Now: $199.89
Volume2.85 million shs
Average Volume3.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$55.12 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.08%

Short Interest

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,160,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,660,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+131.58%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.28 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.5
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares285,180,000 shares
Float Size274,930,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.24%
Today's Trading Volume2,853,123 shares
Average Trading Volume3,982,100 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-28.35%

Short Interest Over Time

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20216,160,000 shares $1.28 billion +131.6%2.2%1.5 $207.94
3/15/20212,660,000 shares $529.34 million -23.8%1.0%0.7 $199.00
2/26/20213,490,000 shares $629.70 million -9.1%1.3%1.3 $180.43
2/12/20213,840,000 shares $700.99 million +7.6%1.4%1.6 $182.55
1/29/20213,570,000 shares $670.80 million -36.9%1.3%1.6 $187.90
1/15/20215,660,000 shares $930.11 million +1.3%2.0%2.7 $164.33
12/31/20204,840,000 shares $838.34 million -5.3%1.7%2.3 $173.21
12/15/20204,840,000 shares $801.84 million -5.3%1.7%2.3 $165.67
11/30/20205,110,000 shares $794.66 million +4.1%1.8%2.5 $155.51
11/15/20204,910,000 shares $777.84 million +15.0%1.8%2.4 $158.42
10/30/20204,270,000 shares $625.51 million -12.9%1.5%2.1 $146.49
10/15/20204,900,000 shares $652.83 million -4.1%1.8%2.4 $133.23
9/30/20205,110,000 shares $699.25 million -19.0%1.8%2.4 $136.84
9/15/20206,310,000 shares $756.13 million -13.3%2.3%2.9 $119.83
8/31/20207,280,000 shares $910.58 million -5.3%2.6%2.7 $125.08
8/14/20207,690,000 shares $985.86 million +10.8%2.8%2 $128.20
7/31/20206,940,000 shares $866.18 million +3.1%2.5%1.6 $124.81
7/15/20206,730,000 shares $790.98 million -1.0%2.4%1.5 $117.53
6/30/20206,800,000 shares $787.10 million +71.7%2.5%1.5 $115.75
6/15/20203,960,000 shares $444.75 million -51.1%1.4%0.8 $112.31
5/29/20208,100,000 shares $915.79 million +26.8%2.9%1.6 $113.06
5/15/20206,390,000 shares $621.56 million +29.9%2.3%1.5 $97.27
4/30/20204,920,000 shares $513.60 million +4.2%1.8%1.3 $104.39
4/15/20204,720,000 shares $484.08 million +2.2%1.7%1.2 $102.56
3/31/20204,620,000 shares $436.27 million +8.9%1.7%1.3 $94.43

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is NXP Semiconductors' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of NXP Semiconductors shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 6,160,000 shares of NXPI short. 2.24% of NXP Semiconductors' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for NXP Semiconductors?

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. NXP Semiconductors currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for NXP Semiconductors?

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. 2.24% of NXP Semiconductors' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is NXP Semiconductors' short interest increasing or decreasing?

NXP Semiconductors saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,160,000 shares, an increase of 131.6% from the previous total of 2,660,000 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 NXP Semiconductors' float size?

NXP Semiconductors currently has issued a total of 275,747,000 shares. Some of NXP Semiconductors' 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. NXP Semiconductors currently has a public float of 274,930,000 shares.

How does NXP Semiconductors' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.24% of NXP Semiconductors' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "semiconductors & related devices" compare to NXP Semiconductors: Broadcom Inc. (0.00%), Texas Instruments Incorporated (1.55%), Applied Materials, Inc. (1.30%), Micron Technology, Inc. (0.00%), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (0.00%), Tokyo Electron Limited (0.00%), Analog Devices, Inc. (9.95%), Infineon Technologies AG (0.00%), Microchip Technology Incorporated (0.00%), and STMicroelectronics (0.72%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short NXP Semiconductors stock?

Short selling NXPI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from NXP Semiconductors as its price is falling. NXP Semiconductors' stock is trading down $2.11 today. To short NXP Semiconductors 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 NXP Semiconductors 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 NXP Semiconductors?

A short squeeze for NXP Semiconductors 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 NXPI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is NXP Semiconductors' 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 NXPI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/15/2021 by Staff
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