Rapid7 Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.14 (+0.96 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume324,939 shs
Average Volume566,639 shs
Market Capitalization$6.71 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,300,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,430,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-2.39%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$644.06 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover10.6
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares55,783,000 shares
Float Size54,320,000 shares
Short Percent of Float9.76%
Today's Trading Volume324,939 shares
Average Trading Volume566,639 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-42.66%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20215,300,000 shares $644.06 million -2.4%9.8%10.6 $121.52
8/13/20215,430,000 shares $615.98 million +0.7%10.0%11.2 $113.44
7/30/20215,390,000 shares $613.11 million +0.6%9.9%10.4 $113.75
7/15/20215,360,000 shares $540.93 million +3.5%10.2%9.6 $100.92
6/30/20215,180,000 shares $490.18 million +9.8%9.8%9.2 $94.63
6/15/20214,720,000 shares $424.14 million -1.9%9.0%8.2 $89.86
5/28/20214,810,000 shares $402.36 million -5.5%9.1%7.8 $83.65
5/14/20215,090,000 shares $395.39 million +1.8%N/A7.5 $77.68
4/30/20215,000,000 shares $413.10 million +5.7%N/A6.9 $82.62
4/15/20214,730,000 shares $390.41 million +7.3%N/A7.1 $82.54
3/31/20214,410,000 shares $323.83 million -21.7%N/A6.9 $73.43
3/15/20215,630,000 shares $446.06 million +1.6%N/A8.3 $79.23
2/26/20215,540,000 shares $424.92 million +0.2%N/A8.7 $76.70
2/12/20215,530,000 shares $485.48 million -2.3%N/A9.1 $87.79
1/29/20215,660,000 shares $499.10 million +1.3%N/A9.5 $88.18
1/15/20215,590,000 shares $494.38 million -4.0%N/A9.4 $88.44
12/31/20205,820,000 shares $526.71 million +3.9%N/A9.1 $90.50
12/15/20205,600,000 shares $410.03 million -1.6%N/A8.8 $73.22
11/30/20205,690,000 shares $426.12 million -5.0%N/A10.3 $74.89
11/15/20205,990,000 shares $415.29 million -2.6%N/A11.2 $69.33
10/30/20206,150,000 shares $392.80 million +8.5%N/A11.2 $63.87
10/15/20205,670,000 shares $364.81 million -0.5%N/A10.3 $64.34
9/30/20205,700,000 shares $349.07 million -0.7%N/A0 $61.24
9/15/20205,740,000 shares $356.22 million -4.2%N/A10.3 $62.06
8/31/20205,990,000 shares $386.77 million -6.1%N/A10.4 $64.57

Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) Short Interest FAQ

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Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rapid7's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Rapid7 shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, investors have sold 5,300,000 shares of RPD short. 9.76% of Rapid7's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Rapid7's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Rapid7?

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. Rapid7 currently has a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Rapid7

Which institutional investors are shorting Rapid7?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Rapid7: Walleye Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, 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 Rapid7?

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. 9.76% of Rapid7's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Rapid7's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Rapid7 saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,300,000 shares, a decline of 2.4% from the previous total of 5,430,000 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 Rapid7's float size?

Rapid7 currently has issued a total of 55,783,000 shares. Some of Rapid7'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. Rapid7 currently has a public float of 54,320,000 shares.

How does Rapid7's short interest compare to its competitors?

9.76% of Rapid7's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Rapid7: ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. (0.00%), Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), Splunk Inc. (4.59%), Asana, Inc. (7.20%), Dynatrace, Inc. (3.44%), Tyler Technologies, Inc. (1.94%), Confluent, Inc. (11.53%), Coupa Software Incorporated (8.97%), NICE Ltd. (0.00%), and Full Truck Alliance Co. Ltd. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Rapid7 stock?

Short selling RPD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Rapid7 as its price is falling. Rapid7's stock is trading up $1.14 today. To short Rapid7 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 Rapid7 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 Rapid7?

A short squeeze for Rapid7 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 RPD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Rapid7'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 RPD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by Staff
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