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S&P 500   4,551.68
DOW   35,490.69
QQQ   380.00
S&P 500   4,551.68
DOW   35,490.69
QQQ   380.00
S&P 500   4,551.68
DOW   35,490.69
QQQ   380.00

Qurate Retail Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.35 (-3.43 %)
(As of 10/27/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
4.47 million shs
Average Volume
3.40 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.01 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$220.86 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
October, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/15/202122,020,000 shares $220.86 million +13.9%6.0%7.1 $10.03
9/30/202119,330,000 shares $196.97 million -4.0%5.3%6.3 $10.19
9/15/202120,140,000 shares $211.47 million -8.0%5.5%6.6 $10.50
8/31/202121,890,000 shares $241.45 million -4.9%6.0%7.1 $11.03
8/13/202123,010,000 shares $253.57 million -0.5%6.3%7.4 $11.02
7/30/202123,130,000 shares $274.32 million +6.4%6.7%7.4 $11.86
7/15/202121,730,000 shares $262.93 million +0.8%6.3%6.9 $12.10
6/30/202121,550,000 shares $282.09 million -0.9%6.2%6.9 $13.09
6/15/202121,750,000 shares $298.63 million -6.1%6.3%6.6 $13.73
5/28/202123,170,000 shares $315.81 million +2.1%6.7%7 $13.63
5/14/202122,700,000 shares $296.92 million +2.3%6.1%6.4 $13.08
4/30/202122,190,000 shares $273.16 million +5.0%6.0%6.1 $12.31
4/15/202121,140,000 shares $260.87 million +6.5%5.7%5.5 $12.34
3/31/202119,850,000 shares $239.19 million +10.6%5.3%5.1 $12.05
3/15/202117,950,000 shares $233.89 million +36.9%4.8%4.5 $13.03
2/26/202113,110,000 shares $158.63 million +3.2%3.5%3.3 $12.10
2/12/202112,710,000 shares $164.98 million -21.0%3.4%3 $12.98
1/29/202116,090,000 shares $205.15 million -39.4%4.3%3.5 $12.75
1/15/202126,530,000 shares $328.44 million +2.6%7.0%5.8 $12.38
12/31/202025,870,000 shares $286.64 million +10.2%6.8%5.9 $11.08
12/15/202023,470,000 shares $245.50 million +5.9%6.2%5.3 $10.46
11/30/202022,160,000 shares $244.42 million -11.9%5.9%4 $11.03
11/15/202025,140,000 shares $226.64 million +20.8%6.6%4.6 $9.02
10/30/202020,820,000 shares $140.33 million +1.1%5.5%3.9 $6.74
10/15/202020,590,000 shares $157.10 million +9.2%5.4%4 $7.63

Institutional Investors Shorting Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA)

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 Qurate Retail. 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
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A15,101N/A$198.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC1,426,6001,358,500-4.8%$17,783.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A15,101N/A$198.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC245,6004,329,900+1,663.0%$56,678.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC4,558418,900+9,090.4%$1,891.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC904,100902,700-0.2%$36.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLCN/A42,500N/A$553.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP25,70021,300-17.1%$7.00

Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Qurate Retail's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Qurate Retail shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 15th, investors have sold 22,020,000 shares of QRTEA short. 6.01% of Qurate Retail's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Qurate Retail's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Qurate Retail?

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. Qurate Retail currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Qurate Retail

Which institutional investors are shorting Qurate Retail?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Qurate Retail: Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Qurate Retail?

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. 6.01% of Qurate Retail's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Qurate Retail's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Qurate Retail saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 22,020,000 shares, an increase of 13.9% from the previous total of 19,330,000 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 Qurate Retail's float size?

Qurate Retail currently has issued a total of 407,259,000 shares. Some of Qurate Retail'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. Qurate Retail currently has a public float of 366,350,000 shares.

How does Qurate Retail's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.01% of Qurate Retail's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "catalog & mail-order houses" compare to Qurate Retail: Ozon Holdings PLC (0.00%), Vipshop Holdings Limited (3.60%), Dingdong (Cayman) Limited (0.18%), Revolve Group, Inc. (0.00%), Stitch Fix, Inc. (0.00%), Overstock.com, Inc. (11.95%), ContextLogic Inc. (17.76%), Insight Enterprises, Inc. (7.29%), MYT Netherlands Parent B.V. (0.00%), and ThredUp Inc. (32.05%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.75 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.73 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.40 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($4.50 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($4.39 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($4.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.15 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.27 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.78 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Qurate Retail stock?

Short selling QRTEA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Qurate Retail as its price is falling. Qurate Retail's stock is trading down $0.35 today. To short Qurate Retail 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 Qurate Retail 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 Qurate Retail?

A short squeeze for Qurate Retail 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 QRTEA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Qurate Retail'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 QRTEA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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