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NASDAQ:STLD

Steel Dynamics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$54.12
-0.58 (-1.06%)
(As of 01/25/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.44
$55.43
50-Day Range
$52.45
$67.49
52-Week Range
$33.77
$74.37
Volume
5.98 million shs
Average Volume
2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.74 billion
P/E Ratio
4.88
Dividend Yield
1.90%
Beta
1.49

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,430,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
5,000,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+8.60%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$337.04 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.0
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
198,451,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.74%
Today's Trading Volume
5,979,802 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,513,488 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
137.91%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/20215,430,000 shares $337.04 million +8.6%N/A3 $62.07
12/15/20215,000,000 shares $294.10 million +2.0%2.7%2.7 $58.82
11/30/20214,900,000 shares $293.02 million +0.8%2.6%2.5 $59.80
11/15/20214,860,000 shares $318.23 million -3.4%2.6%2.5 $65.48
10/29/20215,030,000 shares $332.38 million +12.5%2.7%2.5 $66.08
10/15/20214,470,000 shares $276.60 million -5.7%2.3%2.1 $61.88
9/30/20214,740,000 shares $277.20 million +20.6%2.5%2.3 $58.48
9/15/20213,930,000 shares $255.61 million -15.5%2.0%1.9 $65.04
8/31/20214,650,000 shares $313.83 million -6.8%2.4%2.3 $67.49
8/13/20214,990,000 shares $364.87 million +18.8%2.6%2.3 $73.12
7/30/20214,200,000 shares $270.69 million -4.3%2.2%1.8 $64.45
7/15/20214,390,000 shares $270.51 million -4.8%2.2%1.9 $61.62
6/30/20214,610,000 shares $274.76 million +8.0%2.3%1.9 $59.60
6/15/20214,270,000 shares $269.78 million +1.7%2.1%1.8 $63.18
5/28/20214,200,000 shares $262.21 million -7.5%2.1%1.7 $62.43
5/14/20214,540,000 shares $289.06 million +12.1%2.3%1.8 $63.67
4/30/20214,050,000 shares $223.88 million +4.9%2.0%1.7 $55.28
4/15/20213,860,000 shares $196.17 million +3.8%1.9%1.7 $50.82
3/31/20213,720,000 shares $190.76 million -15.5%1.9%1.7 $51.28
3/15/20214,400,000 shares $216.44 million +10.3%2.2%2 $49.19
2/26/20213,990,000 shares $167.86 million -1.7%2.0%2 $42.07
2/12/20214,060,000 shares $157.45 million -5.8%2.0%2.2 $38.78
1/29/20214,310,000 shares $151.54 million -3.2%2.2%2.2 $35.16
1/15/20214,450,000 shares $179.69 million +7.0%2.2%2.4 $40.38
12/31/20204,160,000 shares $152.21 million +6.9%2.1%2.2 $36.59













Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Steel Dynamics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Steel Dynamics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 5,430,000 shares of STLD short. Learn More on Steel Dynamics' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Steel Dynamics?

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. Steel Dynamics currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Steel Dynamics

Which institutional investors are shorting Steel Dynamics?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Steel Dynamics: Cutler Group LP, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, UBS Group AG, Verition Fund Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, CSS LLC IL, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Caption Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Credit Suisse AG, Wolverine Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Barclays PLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Steel Dynamics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Steel Dynamics saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,430,000 shares, an increase of 8.6% from the previous total of 5,000,000 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 Steel Dynamics' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "steel" compare to Steel Dynamics: Nucor Co. (2.49%), Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (1.00%), Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (8.84%), United States Steel Co. (15.78%), Commercial Metals (1.75%), Worthington Industries, Inc. (4.59%), Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (10.26%), Carpenter Technology Co. (3.23%), Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (2.48%), and Haynes International, Inc. (2.05%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Steel Dynamics stock?

Short selling STLD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Steel Dynamics as its price is falling. Steel Dynamics' stock is trading down $0.58 today. To short Steel Dynamics 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 Steel Dynamics 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 Steel Dynamics?

A short squeeze for Steel Dynamics 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 STLD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Steel Dynamics' 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 STLD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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