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NVDA   785.38 (+16.40%)
NIO   5.85 (-2.01%)
AMD   181.86 (+10.69%)
BABA   76.12 (+0.70%)
T   16.59 (-2.41%)
F   12.12 (-0.16%)
MU   85.91 (+5.42%)
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PayPal (PYPL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$58.35
+0.87 (+1.51%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

PayPal Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
18,830,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
19,550,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-3.68%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.16 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.0
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,071,742,000 shares
Float Size
1,070,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.76%
Today's Trading Volume
17,272,507 shares
Average Trading Volume
21,057,012 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
82%
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PYPL Short Interest Over Time

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PayPal Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/202418,830,000 shares $1.16 billion -3.7%1.8%1 $61.35
1/15/202419,550,000 shares $1.19 billion -15.4%1.8%1.1 $61.00
12/31/202323,110,000 shares $1.42 billion -4.7%2.2%1.4 $61.41
12/15/202324,250,000 shares $1.49 billion +12.3%2.3%1.6 $61.26
11/30/202321,590,000 shares $1.24 billion +10.0%2.0%1.4 $57.61
11/15/202319,620,000 shares $1.14 billion +9.2%1.8%1.4 $58.25
10/31/202317,970,000 shares $930.85 million -4.2%1.7%1.2 $51.80
10/15/202318,750,000 shares $1.05 billion -0.8%1.7%1.3 $55.75
9/30/202318,900,000 shares $1.10 billion -25.7%1.7%1.2 $58.46
9/15/202325,430,000 shares $1.63 billion +30.3%2.3%1.7 $64.21
8/31/202319,520,000 shares $1.22 billion +11.9%1.8%1.2 $62.51
8/15/202317,440,000 shares $1.04 billion -7.8%1.6%1 $59.47
7/31/202318,910,000 shares $1.43 billion -4.4%1.7%1 $75.82
7/15/202319,770,000 shares $1.43 billion +5.0%1.8%1.1 $72.10
6/30/202318,830,000 shares $1.26 billion -8.6%1.7%1.1 $66.73
6/15/202320,610,000 shares $1.36 billion -1.4%1.9%1.2 $65.85
5/31/202320,910,000 shares $1.30 billion +7.6%1.9%1.4 $61.99
5/15/202319,430,000 shares $1.21 billion +25.1%1.8%1.4 $62.25
4/30/202315,530,000 shares $1.18 billion -2.7%1.4%1.2 $76.00
4/15/202315,960,000 shares $1.22 billion -4.2%1.4%1.3 $76.53
3/31/202316,660,000 shares $1.27 billion -20.7%1.5%1.3 $75.94
3/15/202321,000,000 shares $1.55 billion -4.7%1.9%1.6 $73.91
2/28/202322,040,000 shares $1.62 billion +4.3%2.0%1.6 $73.60
2/15/202321,130,000 shares $1.65 billion +13.2%1.9%1.5 $77.91
1/31/202318,660,000 shares $1.52 billion -19.9%1.7%1.3 $81.49
1/15/202323,280,000 shares $1.85 billion +14.0%2.1%1.5 $79.48
12/30/202220,420,000 shares $1.45 billion -2.6%1.8%1.3 $71.22
12/15/202220,970,000 shares $1.46 billion +2.8%1.9%1.4 $69.77
11/30/202220,400,000 shares $1.60 billion -12.8%1.8%1.4 $78.41
11/15/202223,400,000 shares $2.10 billion +14.0%2.1%1.7 $89.86
10/31/202220,530,000 shares $1.72 billion -14.6%1.8%1.5 $83.58
10/15/202224,030,000 shares $1.93 billion +1.0%2.1%1.7 $80.47
9/30/202223,790,000 shares $2.05 billion +10.5%2.1%1.7 $86.07
9/15/202221,530,000 shares $2.08 billion -0.8%1.9%1.6 $96.40
8/31/202221,700,000 shares $2.03 billion -1.1%1.9%1.5 $93.44
8/15/202221,930,000 shares $2.23 billion -2.2%1.9%1.5 $101.51
7/31/202222,430,000 shares $1.94 billion -2.3%1.9%1.4 $86.53
7/15/202222,950,000 shares $1.70 billion -5.2%2.0%1.4 $73.91
6/30/202224,210,000 shares $1.69 billion -9.8%2.1%1.4 $69.84
6/15/202226,830,000 shares $2.03 billion +17.7%2.3%1.6 $75.83
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PYPL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is PayPal's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PayPal shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 18,830,000 shares of PYPL short. 1.76% of PayPal's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on PayPal's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for PayPal?

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. PYPL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on PayPal's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting PayPal?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of PayPal: Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Clear Street LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., Teilinger Capital Ltd., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Optiver Holding B.V., Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Mendel Money Management, IMC Chicago LLC, One River Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., CTC LLC, National Bank of Canada FI, Simplex Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, SG Americas Securities LLC, Revolve Wealth Partners LLC, One River Asset Management LLC, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for PayPal?

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. 1.76% of PayPal's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PayPal's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PayPal saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 18,830,000 shares, a decline of 3.7% from the previous total of 19,550,000 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 PayPal's float size?

PayPal currently has issued a total of 1,071,742,000 shares. Some of PayPal'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. PayPal currently has a public float of 1,070,000,000 shares.

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

1.76% of PayPal's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to PayPal: DoorDash, Inc. (5.94%), MSCI Inc. (1.24%), Relx Plc (0.11%), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (2.47%), MercadoLibre, Inc. (1.52%), Global Payments Inc. (2.04%), CoStar Group, Inc. (1.17%), Fair Isaac Co. (2.39%), eBay Inc. (4.87%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (5.59%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PayPal stock?

Short selling PYPL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PayPal as its price is falling. PYPL shares are trading up $0.87 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 PayPal?

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

How often is PayPal'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 PYPL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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