Tesla Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+9.85 (+1.45 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume29.66 million shs
Average Volume20.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$680.34 billion
P/E Ratio357.92
Dividend YieldN/A

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume32,360,000 shares
Previous Short Volume34,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-5.07%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$21.05 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.3
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares990,020,000 shares
Float Size775,490,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.17%
Today's Trading Volume29,656,411 shares
Average Trading Volume20,009,526 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average48.21%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/202132,360,000 shares $21.05 billion -5.1%4.2%1.3 $650.60
6/30/202134,090,000 shares $23.17 billion -13.4%4.4%1.2 $679.70
6/15/202139,360,000 shares $23.59 billion -1.7%5.1%1.3 $599.36
5/28/202140,050,000 shares $25.04 billion +0.5%5.2%1.3 $625.22
5/14/202139,870,000 shares $22.79 billion -3.7%N/A1.1 $571.69
4/30/202141,380,000 shares $28.01 billion -19.2%N/A1.2 $677.00
4/15/202151,180,000 shares $37.48 billion +10.6%N/A1.5 $732.23
3/31/202146,270,000 shares $29.41 billion +3.4%N/A1.3 $635.62
3/15/202144,730,000 shares $31.03 billion +1.7%N/A1.1 $693.73
2/26/202144,000,000 shares $30.02 billion -7.7%N/A1.1 $682.22
2/12/202147,690,000 shares $38.71 billion -9.0%N/A1.2 $811.66
1/29/202152,380,000 shares $43.76 billion -7.1%N/A1.2 $835.43
1/15/202156,370,000 shares $47.63 billion -7.0%N/A1.3 $845.00
12/31/202060,620,000 shares $42.12 billion +34.0%N/A1.4 $694.78
12/15/202045,230,000 shares $28.94 billion -2.7%N/A1 $639.83
11/30/202046,500,000 shares $27.24 billion -2.9%N/A0.9 $585.76
11/15/202047,900,000 shares $19.57 billion +0.2%N/A0.8 $408.50
10/30/202047,800,000 shares $19.64 billion -9.7%N/A0.8 $410.83
10/15/202052,960,000 shares $24.43 billion -7.3%N/A0.8 $461.30
9/30/202057,130,000 shares $24.51 billion -3.2%N/A0.7 $429.01
9/15/202059,040,000 shares $26.55 billion +7.6%N/A0.7 $449.76
8/31/202054,890,000 shares $28.01 billion +345.9%N/A0.7 $510.23
8/14/202012,310,000 shares $4.06 billion +3.0%8.3%0.9 $330.14
7/31/202011,950,000 shares $3.42 billion -6.0%8.1%0.9 $286.15
7/15/202012,710,000 shares $3.93 billion -9.0%8.6%0.9 $309.20

Institutional Investors Shorting Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

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 Tesla. 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
7/31/2021Calamos Advisors LLC215,000209,500-2.6%$142,397.00
7/31/2021Sage Capital Advisors llcN/A100N/A$7.00
7/31/2021Valeo Financial Advisors LLC1,1002,000+81.8%$1,359.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A5N/A$340.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP76,20084,300+10.6%$601.00
7/31/2021MAI Capital Management1,8001,800No Change$1,224.00
7/31/2021MUFG Securities EMEA plc270,000344,500+27.6%$234,158.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC93,10072,400-22.2%$2,252.00
7/22/2021Integrated Investment Consultants LLCN/A200N/A$136.00
7/21/2021CTC LLC83,13487,041+4.7%$5.92 million
7/20/2021Equitec Specialists LLC6,1000-100.0%$0.00
7/18/2021Willis Johnson & Associates Inc.300300No Change$204.00

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Tesla's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Tesla shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, traders have sold 32,360,000 shares of TSLA short. 4.17% of Tesla's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Tesla's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Tesla?

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. Tesla currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Tesla

Which institutional investors are shorting Tesla?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Tesla: Calamos Advisors LLC, Sage Capital Advisors llc, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, MAI Capital Management, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, XR Securities LLC, Integrated Investment Consultants LLC, CTC LLC, Equitec Specialists LLC, and Willis Johnson & Associates Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Tesla?

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. 4.17% of Tesla's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Tesla's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Tesla saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 32,360,000 shares, a decrease of 5.1% from the previous total of 34,090,000 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 Tesla's float size?

Tesla currently has issued a total of 990,020,000 shares. Some of Tesla'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. Tesla currently has a public float of 775,490,000 shares.

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

4.17% of Tesla's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "auto/tires/trucks" compare to Tesla: Toyota Motor Co. (0.08%), Volkswagen AG (0.00%), Daimler AG (0.00%), General Motors (1.28%), Nio Inc - (4.71%), Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (0.00%), Ford Motor (1.58%), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (0.13%), DENSO Co. (0.00%), and AB Volvo (publ) (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: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Tesla stock?

Short selling TSLA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Tesla as its price is falling. Tesla's stock is trading up $9.85 today. To short Tesla 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 Tesla 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 Tesla?

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

How often is Tesla'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 TSLA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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