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Roku Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+6.35 (+2.05 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume3.59 million shs
Average Volume4.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.57 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,610,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+10.40%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.35 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.9
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares81,980,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.81%
Today's Trading Volume3,586,997 shares
Average Trading Volume4,555,285 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-21.26%

Short Interest Over Time

Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20213,610,000 shares $1.35 billion +10.4%N/A0.9 $374.66
3/31/20213,270,000 shares $1.02 billion +5.5%N/A0.7 $311.96
3/15/20213,100,000 shares $1.12 billion +15.7%N/A0.7 $359.96
2/26/20212,680,000 shares $1.02 billion -12.1%N/A0.6 $382.34
2/12/20213,050,000 shares $1.42 billion +3.0%N/A0.6 $465.69
1/29/20212,960,000 shares $1.20 billion -33.6%N/A0.6 $404.01
1/15/20214,460,000 shares $1.87 billion No ChangeN/A0.9 $418.46
12/31/20204,460,000 shares $1.51 billion -5.9%N/A0.8 $338.74
12/15/20204,740,000 shares $1.54 billion -0.2%N/A0.8 $324.32
11/30/20204,750,000 shares $1.31 billion -2.9%N/A0.7 $275.34
11/15/20204,890,000 shares $1.12 billion -4.1%N/A0.6 $228.10
10/30/20205,100,000 shares $1.11 billion -19.7%N/A0.7 $217.93
10/15/20206,350,000 shares $1.48 billion -3.4%N/A0.8 $233.05
9/30/20206,570,000 shares $1.24 billion -10.4%N/A0.7 $188.80
9/15/20207,330,000 shares $1.24 billion -1.4%N/A0.8 $168.52
8/31/20207,430,000 shares $1.29 billion +2.2%N/A0.8 $173.48
8/14/20207,270,000 shares $1.07 billion -0.6%N/A0.8 $146.85
7/31/20207,310,000 shares $1.13 billion -25.6%N/A0.7 $154.89
7/15/20209,830,000 shares $1.52 billion -16.1%N/A0.9 $154.21
6/30/202011,720,000 shares $1.37 billion +5.4%N/A1 $116.53
6/15/202011,120,000 shares $1.20 billion -3.7%N/A0.9 $107.49
5/29/202011,550,000 shares $1.26 billion +12.6%N/A0.9 $109.51
5/15/202010,260,000 shares $1.16 billion -10.8%N/A0.8 $112.93
4/30/202011,500,000 shares $1.39 billion -2.0%N/A0.8 $121.23
4/15/202011,730,000 shares $1.33 billion +6.5%N/A0.9 $113.00

Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Roku's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Roku shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 3,610,000 shares of ROKU short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Roku?

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. Roku currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Roku's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Roku saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,610,000 shares, an increase of 10.4% from the previous total of 3,270,000 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 Roku's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Roku's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "cable & other pay television services" compare to Roku: Charter Communications, Inc. (6.79%), Liberty Broadband Co. (0.00%), Liberty Broadband Co. (0.68%), Rogers Communications Inc. (0.56%), DISH Network Co. (0.00%), Discovery, Inc. (25.30%), Altice USA, Inc. (10.41%), Liberty Global plc (1.60%), Liberty Global plc (4.30%), and Discovery, Inc. (4.58%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Roku stock?

Short selling ROKU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Roku as its price is falling. Roku's stock is trading up $6.35 today. To short Roku 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 Roku 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 Roku?

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

How often is Roku'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 ROKU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by Staff
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