Starbucks Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.42 (-0.37 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 02:16 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume331,558 shs
Average Volume5.88 million shs
Market Capitalization$134.68 billion
P/E Ratio47.79
Dividend Yield1.51%

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume9,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume8,100,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+15.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.10 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.8
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares1,179,100,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.80%
Today's Trading Volume331,558 shares
Average Trading Volume5,881,020 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-94.36%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20219,380,000 shares $1.10 billion +15.8%N/A1.8 $117.49
8/13/20218,100,000 shares $945.76 million -27.4%N/A1.5 $116.76
7/30/202111,160,000 shares $1.36 billion -6.7%N/A2 $121.43
7/15/202111,960,000 shares $1.42 billion -3.3%N/A2.1 $118.97
6/30/202112,370,000 shares $1.38 billion +2.5%N/A2.3 $111.81
6/15/202112,070,000 shares $1.35 billion +14.4%N/A2.2 $111.89
5/28/202110,550,000 shares $1.20 billion +8.2%N/A1.7 $113.88
5/14/20219,750,000 shares $1.08 billion +1.4%0.8%1.5 $110.49
4/30/20219,620,000 shares $1.10 billion -18.2%0.8%1.5 $114.63
4/15/202111,760,000 shares $1.35 billion +3.0%1.0%1.8 $115.16
3/31/202111,420,000 shares $1.26 billion -17.0%1.0%1.8 $110.27
3/15/202113,760,000 shares $1.48 billion +18.8%1.2%2.1 $107.81
2/26/202111,580,000 shares $1.20 billion +15.6%1.0%1.9 $103.47
2/12/202110,020,000 shares $1.06 billion -7.8%0.9%1.8 $105.86
1/29/202110,870,000 shares $1.07 billion -2.1%0.9%1.8 $98.15
1/15/202111,100,000 shares $1.13 billion -5.8%1.0%1.7 $101.82
12/31/202011,780,000 shares $1.25 billion +5.4%1.0%1.9 $105.97
12/15/202011,180,000 shares $1.16 billion -4.4%1.0%1.7 $103.32
11/30/202011,690,000 shares $1.15 billion +10.9%1.0%1.8 $98.66
11/15/202010,540,000 shares $1.01 billion +0.4%0.9%1.4 $95.56
10/30/202010,500,000 shares $927.15 million -8.4%0.9%1.5 $88.30
10/15/202011,460,000 shares $1.02 billion -8.7%1.0%1.6 $89.31
9/30/202012,550,000 shares $1.08 billion -0.2%1.1%1.6 $85.92
9/15/202012,580,000 shares $1.10 billion -1.6%1.1%1.5 $87.71
8/31/202012,780,000 shares $1.08 billion -0.2%1.1%1.4 $84.47

Institutional Investors Shorting Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX)

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 Starbucks. 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 DE165,100377,500+128.6%$42,208.00
9/10/2021HBK Investments L PN/A85,300N/A$9,537.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A26,311N/A$2,941.00
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A56,500N/A$6,317.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC78,30067,700-13.5%$7,570.00
8/17/2021Beacon Pointe Advisors LLCN/A5,800N/A$4.00
8/17/2021Kingsview Wealth Management LLCN/A300N/A$1.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A174,611N/A$19,524.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC1,700,9002,081,200+22.4%$232,699.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A26,311N/A$2,941.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.1,934,3000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLCN/A11,000N/A$1,230.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP75,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC1,812,1001,032,600-43.0%$115,455.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH60,500103,300+70.7%$11,550.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC95,200130,800+37.4%$14,625.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE165,100377,500+128.6%$42,208.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC22,10022,100No Change$2,471.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada172,000321,200+86.7%$35,913.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG730,100432,300-40.8%$48,335.00
8/16/2021Ionic Capital Management LLC33,2000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD7,30010,800+47.9%$1,208.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A5,650,000N/A$6,317.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L PN/A85,300N/A$9,537.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd173,70054,400-68.7%$6,082.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.303,800306,800+1.0%$34,303.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH30,90026,600-13.9%$2,974.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC156,100172,581+10.6%$24,621.00
8/13/2021Lavaca Capital LLC20,00010,100-49.5%$1,129.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC88,70098,700+11.3%$7,918.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC9,9921,071,400+10,622.6%$119,793.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.253,600403,500+59.1%$45,115.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP1,066,800546,900-48.7%$61,149.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.471,200403,900-14.3%$45,160.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC136,300140,100+2.8%$177.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.229,900317,500+38.1%$35,500.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA8,33618,239+118.8%$203,930.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.258,100210,100-18.6%$23,491.00
8/10/2021Credit Agricole S A150,000240,000+60.0%$26,834.00
8/9/2021Pasadena Private Wealth LLC9,5000-100.0%$0.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC641,900472,600-26.4%$53,059.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC270,800272,600+0.7%$30,479.00
8/6/2021Gladius Capital Management LP21,6005,600-74.1%$627.00
8/2/2021Mint Tower Capital Management B.V.20,0000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A21N/A$235.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP29,20027,900-4.5%$22.00

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Starbucks' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Starbucks shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, investors have sold 9,380,000 shares of SBUX short. Learn More on Starbucks' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Starbucks?

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

Which institutional investors are shorting Starbucks?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Starbucks: Bank of America Corp DE, HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Beacon Pointe Advisors LLC, Kingsview Wealth Management LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, 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, SG3 Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Suisse AG, Ionic Capital Management LLC, Maven Securities LTD, Jefferies Group LLC, HBK Investments L P, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Lavaca Capital LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Group One Trading L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Credit Agricole S A, Pasadena Private Wealth LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Gladius Capital Management LP, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Clear Street Markets LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Starbucks' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Starbucks saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,380,000 shares, an increase of 15.8% from the previous total of 8,100,000 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 Starbucks' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Starbucks' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "restaurants" compare to Starbucks: McDonald's Co. (0.00%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (2.82%), Yum! Brands, Inc. (1.30%), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (4.27%), Domino's Pizza, Inc. (4.24%), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (4.56%), The Wendy's Company (2.00%), Papa John's International, Inc. (0.00%), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (7.14%), and The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (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 Starbucks stock?

Short selling SBUX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Starbucks as its price is falling. Starbucks' stock is trading down $0.42 today. To short Starbucks 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 Starbucks 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 Starbucks?

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

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

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by Staff
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