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NASDAQ:QDEL

QuidelOrtho - QDEL Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$89.54
+1.46 (+1.66%)
(As of 03/31/2023 11:45 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$88.58
$90.23
50-Day Range
$82.98
$91.46
52-Week Range
$66.88
$120.61
Volume
75,870 shs
Average Volume
489,731 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.96 billion
P/E Ratio
7.22
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$123.83

QuidelOrtho Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,620,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-2.24%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$222.15 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
5.1
Last Record Date
March 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
66,510,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
3.94%
Today's Trading Volume
75,870 shares
Average Trading Volume
489,731 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-84.51%
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QDEL Short Interest Over Time

QDEL Days to Cover Over Time

QDEL Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

QuidelOrtho (NASDAQ:QDEL) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20232,620,000 shares $222.15 million -2.2%N/A5.1 $84.79
2/28/20232,680,000 shares $233.00 million +22.9%N/A4.5 $86.94
2/15/20232,180,000 shares $187.98 million -23.0%N/A3.5 $86.23
1/31/20232,830,000 shares $242.28 million -16.0%N/A4.6 $85.61
1/15/20233,370,000 shares $285.03 million +13.5%N/A5.3 $84.58
12/30/20222,970,000 shares $254.44 million +8.8%N/A4.4 $85.67
12/15/20222,730,000 shares $235.13 million +1.1%N/A4.1 $86.13
11/30/20222,700,000 shares $236.55 million -14.0%N/A4.2 $87.61
11/15/20223,140,000 shares $287.15 million -0.3%N/A4.9 $91.45
10/31/20223,150,000 shares $282.93 million +0.3%N/A4.7 $89.82
10/15/20223,140,000 shares $239.55 million -5.4%N/A4.4 $76.29
9/30/20223,320,000 shares $237.31 million +3.8%N/A4.7 $71.48
9/15/20223,200,000 shares $266.56 million -5.3%N/A4.6 $83.30
8/31/20223,380,000 shares $267.90 million -16.8%N/A4.7 $79.26
8/15/20224,060,000 shares $362.11 million +30.6%N/A5.2 $89.19
7/31/20223,110,000 shares $317.34 million +25.9%N/A4.1 $102.04
7/15/20222,470,000 shares $250.58 million +8.3%8.0%3.4 $101.45
6/30/20222,280,000 shares $221.57 million -23.5%7.4%3.3 $97.18
6/15/20222,980,000 shares $298.95 million -37.3%9.7%4.5 $100.32
5/31/20224,750,000 shares $451.39 million -7.8%12.7%7.9 $95.03
5/15/20225,150,000 shares $518.09 million +24.1%14.0%9.7 $100.60
4/30/20224,150,000 shares $417.57 million -5.5%11.3%7.5 $100.62
4/15/20224,390,000 shares $487.03 million +5.0%11.9%7.6 $110.94
3/31/20224,180,000 shares $470.08 million +12.4%11.4%6.5 $112.46
3/15/20223,720,000 shares $385.69 million +6.3%10.1%4.4 $103.68
2/28/20223,500,000 shares $370.27 million -6.9%9.5%4.1 $105.79
2/15/20223,760,000 shares $358.67 million -7.4%10.2%4.4 $95.39
1/31/20224,060,000 shares $419.64 million +5.5%11.1%5 $103.36
1/15/20223,850,000 shares $442.29 million +9.4%10.5%5.1 $114.88
12/31/20213,520,000 shares $475.16 million +8.0%9.6%5 $134.99
12/15/20213,260,000 shares $489.36 million -8.9%8.9%5.2 $150.11
11/30/20213,580,000 shares $528.26 million -6.3%9.8%7.1 $147.56
11/15/20213,820,000 shares $558.98 million +6.7%10.4%7.6 $146.33
10/29/20213,580,000 shares $475.32 million +17.8%9.8%7.2 $132.77
10/15/20213,040,000 shares $389.85 million -0.7%8.3%5.7 $128.24
9/30/20213,060,000 shares $431.92 million -25.7%8.4%5 $141.15
9/15/20214,120,000 shares $606.09 million -27.3%11.3%5.8 $147.11
8/31/20215,670,000 shares $731.15 million +3.9%15.5%8.3 $128.95
8/13/20215,460,000 shares $666.23 million +10.5%14.9%7.1 $122.02
7/30/20214,940,000 shares $698.86 million -12.6%13.2%6.3 $141.47













QDEL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is QuidelOrtho's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of QuidelOrtho shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 15th, investors have sold 2,620,000 shares of QDEL short. Learn More on QuidelOrtho's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for QuidelOrtho?

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. QDEL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on QuidelOrtho's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting QuidelOrtho?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of QuidelOrtho: Jane Street Group LLC, SG3 Management LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Twin Tree Management LP, IMC Chicago LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, Simplex Trading LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Washington Capital Management Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is QuidelOrtho's short interest increasing or decreasing?

QuidelOrtho saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,620,000 shares, a decline of 2.2% from the previous total of 2,680,000 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 QuidelOrtho's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to QuidelOrtho: Neogen Co. (6.15%), Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (5.18%), Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (8.95%), Myriad Genetics, Inc. (6.39%), Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (8.09%), 10x Genomics, Inc. (5.58%), Roivant Sciences Ltd. (2.56%), Bausch + Lomb Co. (18.46%), Organon & Co. (2.51%), and Option Care Health, Inc. (2.47%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.66 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($2.62 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.38 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.13 billion), Verisk Analytics, Inc. ($2.08 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($1.95 billion), Paramount Global ($1.78 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.60 billion), Teck Resources Limited ($1.51 billion), and Voya Financial, Inc. ($1.49 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short QuidelOrtho stock?

Short selling QDEL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from QuidelOrtho as its price is falling. QDEL shares are trading up $0.22 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 QuidelOrtho?

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

How often is QuidelOrtho'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 QDEL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2023.



This page (NASDAQ:QDEL) was last updated on 3/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff