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NASDAQ:STX

Seagate Technology Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$80.26
-0.98 (-1.21 %)
(As of 10/19/2021 11:40 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$79.85
$81.71
50-Day Range
$79.01
$94.13
52-Week Range
$46.92
$106.22
Volume34,519 shs
Average Volume2.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.27 billion
P/E Ratio14.75
Dividend Yield3.27%
Beta1.08

Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume11,280,000 shares
Previous Short Volume10,400,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+8.46%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$930.83 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.3
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares227,603,000 shares
Float Size225,040,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.01%
Today's Trading Volume34,519 shares
Average Trading Volume2,952,721 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.83%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202111,280,000 shares $930.83 million +8.5%5.0%5.3 $82.52
9/15/202110,400,000 shares $877.24 million +3.5%4.6%5.1 $84.35
8/31/202110,050,000 shares $880.28 million +7.1%4.5%4.7 $87.59
8/13/20219,380,000 shares $847.39 million +0.1%4.1%4.6 $90.34
7/30/20219,370,000 shares $823.62 million +21.4%4.1%3.6 $87.90
7/15/20217,720,000 shares $665.08 million -5.5%3.4%2.5 $86.15
6/30/20218,170,000 shares $718.39 million -0.2%3.6%2.6 $87.93
6/15/20218,190,000 shares $769.37 million -5.7%3.6%2.5 $93.94
5/28/20218,680,000 shares $831.11 million -19.1%3.8%2.6 $95.75
5/14/202110,730,000 shares $934.90 million -23.2%4.7%2.9 $87.13
4/30/202113,970,000 shares $1.35 billion -2.9%6.1%4.2 $96.83
4/15/202114,390,000 shares $1.16 billion +4.0%6.3%4.1 $80.28
3/31/202113,840,000 shares $1.05 billion -13.6%6.0%3.8 $75.70
3/15/202116,010,000 shares $1.23 billion +1.5%7.0%4.3 $76.78
2/26/202115,780,000 shares $1.15 billion -2.6%6.9%4.4 $72.85
2/12/202116,200,000 shares $1.17 billion -14.2%6.9%4.7 $72.46
1/29/202118,890,000 shares $1.26 billion -4.1%8.0%5.4 $66.65
1/15/202119,700,000 shares $1.18 billion +16.0%7.7%5.4 $59.96
12/31/202016,980,000 shares $1.03 billion -9.1%6.7%5.7 $60.60
12/15/202018,670,000 shares $1.21 billion -1.8%7.3%6.5 $64.64
11/30/202019,020,000 shares $1.11 billion +4.7%7.4%6.4 $58.48
11/15/202018,160,000 shares $993.53 million +7.3%7.1%6.2 $54.71
10/30/202016,930,000 shares $806.88 million -10.3%6.6%5.9 $47.66
10/15/202018,870,000 shares $963.12 million -3.4%7.4%6 $51.04
9/30/202019,530,000 shares $962.24 million +27.6%7.7%6.2 $49.27

Institutional Investors Shorting Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX)

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 Seagate Technology. 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 DE13,00013,000No Change$1,143.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A8,806N/A$774.00
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A222,300N/A$19,547.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC145,900382,600+162.2%$33,642.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC363,200436,200+20.1%$38,355.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A8,806N/A$774.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.111,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC498,0001,003,400+101.5%$88,229.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC242,500177,400-26.8%$15,599.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE13,00013,000No Change$1,143.00
8/16/2021North Fourth Asset Management LPN/A40,000N/A$3,517.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG484,200352,800-27.1%$31,022.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A22,230,000N/A$19,547.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd338,5000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.30,60052,500+71.6%$4,616.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC245,100337,911+37.9%$30,679.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC2,0002,000No Change$142.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.N/A415,000N/A$36,491.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.54,20051,700-4.6%$4,546.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLCN/A300,700N/A$89.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP508,5001,515,200+198.0%$133,231.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.45,400248,600+447.6%$21,859.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.70,00070,000No Change$6,155.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC67,000233,600+248.7%$20,482.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLCN/A31,800N/A$2,796.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP9003,500+288.9%$10.00

Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) Short Interest FAQ













Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seagate Technology's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Seagate Technology shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 11,280,000 shares of STX short. 5.01% of Seagate Technology's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Seagate Technology's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Seagate Technology?

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. Seagate Technology currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Seagate Technology

Which institutional investors are shorting Seagate Technology?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Seagate Technology: Bank of America Corp DE, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, North Fourth Asset Management LP, Credit Suisse AG, Jefferies Group LLC, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago 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 Seagate Technology?

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. 5.01% of Seagate Technology's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Seagate Technology's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Seagate Technology saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 11,280,000 shares, an increase of 8.5% from the previous total of 10,400,000 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 Seagate Technology's float size?

Seagate Technology currently has issued a total of 227,603,000 shares. Some of Seagate Technology'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. Seagate Technology currently has a public float of 225,040,000 shares.

How does Seagate Technology's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.01% of Seagate Technology's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "business services" compare to Seagate Technology: Waste Management, Inc. (0.95%), Thomson Reuters Co. (0.93%), Marvell Technology, Inc. (0.00%), DocuSign, Inc. (3.37%), IHS Markit Ltd. (4.83%), Palantir Technologies Inc. (4.67%), IQVIA Holdings Inc. (1.60%), Global Payments Inc. (1.81%), Spotify Technology S.A. (3.80%), and Aptiv PLC (1.51%).

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. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Seagate Technology stock?

Short selling STX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Seagate Technology as its price is falling. Seagate Technology's stock is trading down $0.98 today. To short Seagate Technology 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 Seagate Technology 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 Seagate Technology?

A short squeeze for Seagate Technology 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 STX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Seagate Technology'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 STX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.



This page was last updated on 10/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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