S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94

QUALCOMM Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.54 (+1.20 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume7.61 million shs
Average Volume8.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$146.87 billion
P/E Ratio16.28
Dividend Yield2.11%

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume14,890,000 shares
Previous Short Volume14,630,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1.78%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.92 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.1
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares1,128,000,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.32%
Today's Trading Volume7,609,677 shares
Average Trading Volume8,763,018 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-13.16%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202114,890,000 shares $1.92 billion +1.8%N/A2.1 $128.98
9/15/202114,630,000 shares $2.02 billion +16.2%N/A2.1 $138.24
8/31/202112,590,000 shares $1.85 billion -18.8%N/A1.8 $146.69
8/13/202115,500,000 shares $2.30 billion +3.2%N/A2.2 $148.64
7/30/202115,020,000 shares $2.25 billion +1.9%N/A2 $149.80
7/15/202114,740,000 shares $2.09 billion -8.7%N/A1.8 $141.46
6/30/202116,140,000 shares $2.31 billion -11.0%N/A1.9 $142.93
6/15/202118,130,000 shares $2.46 billion +4.3%N/A2 $135.58
5/28/202117,390,000 shares $2.34 billion -19.7%N/A1.9 $134.54
5/14/202121,650,000 shares $2.75 billion +29.5%1.9%2.1 $127.11
4/30/202116,720,000 shares $2.39 billion -28.2%1.5%1.6 $142.68
4/15/202123,300,000 shares $3.14 billion +5.1%2.1%2.1 $134.75
3/31/202122,180,000 shares $2.89 billion +1.1%2.0%2.1 $130.11
3/15/202121,930,000 shares $2.85 billion +27.2%1.9%2.2 $129.98
2/26/202117,240,000 shares $2.34 billion +0.1%1.5%1.7 $135.53
2/12/202117,230,000 shares $2.51 billion +25.5%1.5%1.8 $145.56
1/29/202113,730,000 shares $2.14 billion -18.2%1.2%1.5 $155.55
1/15/202116,780,000 shares $2.70 billion +3.6%1.5%2.1 $160.85
12/31/202016,190,000 shares $2.43 billion -5.3%1.4%2 $149.95
12/15/202017,090,000 shares $2.50 billion +26.7%1.5%2.1 $146.29
11/30/202013,490,000 shares $1.94 billion -13.7%1.2%1.7 $143.83
11/15/202015,630,000 shares $2.25 billion +1.8%1.4%1.9 $144.26
10/30/202015,360,000 shares $1.94 billion -4.4%1.4%1.9 $126.44
10/15/202016,060,000 shares $2.09 billion +4.2%1.4%1.8 $129.88
9/30/202015,410,000 shares $1.81 billion +12.8%1.4%1.7 $117.68

Institutional Investors Shorting QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM)

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 QUALCOMM. 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
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE122,800740,700+503.2%$105,868.00
9/10/2021HBK Investments L P13,400115,400+761.2%$16,494.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A20,696N/A$2,957.00
8/25/2021Marshall Wace LLP17,300600-96.5%$86.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MNN/A60,400N/A$8,633.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC540,500571,000+5.6%$81,613.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A1,511N/A$216.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC2,297,1002,929,200+27.5%$418,671.00
8/17/2021Man Group plcN/A1,700N/A$243.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A20,696N/A$2,957.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.2,546,2000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLC97,5008,000-91.8%$1,143.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP225,000212,400-5.6%$30,358.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC3,354,0003,616,300+7.8%$516,878.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH65,500115,400+76.2%$16,494.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC279,800513,900+83.7%$73,452.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE122,800740,700+503.2%$105,868.00
8/16/2021Alethea Capital Management LLCN/A300N/A$0.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of CanadaN/A143,300N/A$20,482.00
8/16/2021Capital Markets Trading UK LLP110,9001,369,200+1,134.6%$195,700.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG1,692,9001,649,700-2.6%$235,792.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD17,00023,700+39.4%$3,387.00
8/16/2021Nuveen Asset Management LLC36,00028,200-21.7%$4.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L P13,400115,400+761.2%$16,494.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd445,900335,200-24.8%$47,911.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.889,0001,085,600+22.1%$155,165.00
8/16/2021Marshall Wace LLP17,300600-96.5%$86.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH28,10027,600-1.8%$3,945.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC666,900556,143-16.6%$84,342.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LP53,700824,100+1,434.6%$117,788.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC3,0003,000No Change$328.00
8/12/2021Lido Advisors LLCN/A3,100N/A$443.00
8/12/2021SG Americas Securities LLC1,629,6001,068,700-34.4%$3,398.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC12,0701,340,300+11,004.4%$191,569.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.55,00054,500-0.9%$7,790.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP846,6001,530,800+80.8%$218,797.00
8/12/2021Bank of Nova ScotiaN/A22,500N/A$3,216.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.331,800307,600-7.3%$43,965.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC85,30082,500-3.3%$343.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP9,868,6009,854,300-0.1%$1.41 million
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.921,000982,300+6.7%$140,400.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA3,4714,968+43.1%$71,008.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.260,000311,600+19.8%$44,537.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC1,003,800942,100-6.1%$134,362.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC482,100481,400-0.1%$68,807.00
8/6/2021Gladius Capital Management LP70,3000-100.0%$0.00
8/3/2021Avestar Capital LLCN/A4,300N/A$615.00
7/31/2021Sage Capital Advisors llcN/A500N/A$1.00
7/31/2021Valeo Financial Advisors LLCN/A1,300N/A$77.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A80N/A$1,143.00
7/31/2021MAI Capital Management3,2002,700-15.6%$386.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC10,7000-100.0%$0.00


QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is QUALCOMM's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of QUALCOMM shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, traders have sold 14,890,000 shares of QCOM short. Learn More on QUALCOMM's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for QUALCOMM?

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. QUALCOMM currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for QUALCOMM

Which institutional investors are shorting QUALCOMM?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of QUALCOMM: Bank of America Corp DE, HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Man Group plc, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Alethea Capital Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, HBK Investments L P, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Gladius Capital Management LP, Avestar Capital LLC, Sage Capital Advisors llc, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, MAI Capital Management, and XR Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is QUALCOMM's short interest increasing or decreasing?

QUALCOMM saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 14,890,000 shares, an increase of 1.8% from the previous total of 14,630,000 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 QUALCOMM's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of QUALCOMM's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" compare to QUALCOMM: Cisco Systems, Inc. (0.00%), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (6.83%), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (1.29%), F5 Networks, Inc. (0.00%), Juniper Networks, Inc. (4.98%), Ciena Co. (2.70%), Viasat, Inc. (11.98%), Calix, Inc. (4.84%), EchoStar Co. (18.53%), and InterDigital, Inc. (4.70%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short QUALCOMM stock?

Short selling QCOM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from QUALCOMM as its price is falling. QUALCOMM's stock is trading up $1.54 today. To short QUALCOMM 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 QUALCOMM 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 QUALCOMM?

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

How often is QUALCOMM'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 QCOM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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