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WD-40 (WDFC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$238.47
+2.44 (+1.03%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)

WD-40 Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
1,410,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
1,470,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-4.08%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$318.84 million
Short Interest Ratio
12.4 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
13,550,000 shares
Float Size
13,400,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
10.52%
Today's Trading Volume
65,795 shares
Average Trading Volume
122,456 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
54%
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WDFC Short Interest Over Time

WDFC Days to Cover Over Time

WDFC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

WD-40 Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20241,410,000 shares $318.84 million -4.1%10.5%12.4 $226.13
4/15/20241,470,000 shares $345.48 million -1.3%11.0%12.4 $235.02
3/31/20241,490,000 shares $377.43 million -2.0%11.1%11.3 $253.31
3/15/20241,520,000 shares $379.86 million +3.4%11.3%11.7 $249.91
2/29/20241,470,000 shares $394.53 million No Change11.0%11 $268.39
2/15/20241,470,000 shares $389.26 million -2.7%11.0%10.6 $264.80
1/31/20241,510,000 shares $391.06 million +5.6%11.3%10.9 $258.98
1/15/20241,430,000 shares $390.35 million No Change10.7%9.9 $272.97
12/31/20231,430,000 shares $341.87 million -7.7%N/A0 $239.07
12/15/20231,550,000 shares $364.70 million +9.9%11.6%14.4 $235.29
11/30/20231,410,000 shares $341.05 million +9.3%10.5%14.4 $241.88
11/15/20231,290,000 shares $289.09 million +0.8%9.6%13.8 $224.10
10/31/20231,280,000 shares $270.59 million +8.5%9.6%14.1 $211.40
10/15/20231,180,000 shares $237.30 million No Change8.8%12.6 $201.10
9/30/20231,180,000 shares $239.82 million -4.1%8.8%10.9 $203.24
9/15/20231,230,000 shares $252.97 million -2.4%9.2%11.1 $205.67
8/31/20231,260,000 shares $270.74 million -11.9%9.4%11.1 $214.87
8/15/20231,430,000 shares $318.53 million +10.0%10.6%12.7 $222.75
7/31/20231,300,000 shares $298.35 million +3.2%9.7%11.7 $229.50
7/15/20231,260,000 shares $282.95 million +17.8%9.4%11.1 $224.56
6/30/20231,070,000 shares $201.86 million -1.8%8.0%9.2 $188.65
6/15/20231,090,000 shares $220.93 million -4.4%8.1%10.8 $202.69
5/31/20231,140,000 shares $216.20 million -2.6%8.5%11.1 $189.65
5/15/20231,170,000 shares $222.18 million +0.9%8.7%11.3 $189.90
4/30/20231,160,000 shares $220.86 million -8.7%8.6%11.5 $190.40
4/15/20231,270,000 shares $229.36 million -1.6%9.5%12.9 $180.60
3/31/20231,290,000 shares $229.68 million No Change9.6%12.8 $178.05
3/15/20231,290,000 shares $224.09 million -3.0%9.6%13.9 $173.71
2/28/20231,330,000 shares $230.66 million +1.5%9.9%15.2 $173.43
2/15/20231,310,000 shares $232.79 million -1.5%9.7%14.7 $177.70
1/31/20231,330,000 shares $232.14 million -3.6%9.9%14.3 $174.54
1/15/20231,380,000 shares $241.00 million +10.4%10.3%12.5 $174.64
12/30/20221,250,000 shares $201.51 million +0.8%9.3%11 $161.21
12/15/20221,240,000 shares $198.80 million -0.8%9.2%11.5 $160.32
11/30/20221,250,000 shares $209.38 million +0.8%9.3%12.1 $167.50
11/15/20221,240,000 shares $216.43 million -3.9%9.2%12.2 $174.54
10/31/20221,290,000 shares $206.61 million -15.1%9.6%12.9 $160.16
10/15/20221,520,000 shares $256.99 million -1.3%11.3%15.9 $169.07
9/30/20221,540,000 shares $270.64 million No Change11.4%17.8 $175.74
9/15/20221,540,000 shares $289.80 million -1.3%11.4%14.9 $188.18
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8/31/20221,560,000 shares $295.09 million +1.3%11.6%14.8 $189.16
8/15/20221,540,000 shares $316.89 million -2.5%11.4%14.8 $205.77
7/31/20221,580,000 shares $280.24 million -4.2%11.7%15 $177.37
7/15/20221,650,000 shares $277.38 million -3.5%12.3%15.5 $168.11
6/30/20221,710,000 shares $344.33 million -5.5%12.7%15 $201.36
6/15/20221,810,000 shares $329.84 million +2.8%13.3%18.2 $182.23
5/31/20221,760,000 shares $332.27 million +1.2%13.0%17.9 $188.79
5/15/20221,740,000 shares $323.12 million -0.6%12.9%17.4 $185.70
4/30/20221,750,000 shares $321.97 million -3.9%13.0%18 $183.98
4/15/20221,820,000 shares $344.42 million +4.0%13.5%18.8 $189.24
3/31/20221,750,000 shares $320.65 million +2.9%12.9%18 $183.23
3/15/20221,700,000 shares $320.64 million +3.7%12.6%20.4 $188.61
2/28/20221,640,000 shares $347.50 million +1.2%12.1%19.5 $211.89
2/15/20221,620,000 shares $348.77 million +0.6%12.0%18.9 $215.29
1/31/20221,610,000 shares $357.84 million -3.0%11.9%18.7 $222.26
1/15/20221,660,000 shares $422.90 million +4.4%12.3%16.2 $254.76
12/31/20211,590,000 shares $388.98 million -1.9%11.7%14.6 $244.64
12/15/20211,620,000 shares $386.50 million -3.6%12.0%15.3 $238.58
11/30/20211,680,000 shares $376.91 million +1.8%12.4%16.9 $224.35
11/15/20211,650,000 shares $385.46 million +3.1%12.2%16.7 $233.61
10/29/20211,600,000 shares $363.20 million +12.7%11.8%16.7 $227.00
10/15/20211,420,000 shares $330.96 million +8.4%10.5%17.1 $233.07
9/30/20211,310,000 shares $303.24 million -1.5%9.7%19.3 $231.48
9/15/20211,330,000 shares $300.23 million -2.2%9.8%17.3 $225.74
8/31/20211,360,000 shares $325.90 million -0.7%10.0%17.8 $239.63
8/13/20211,370,000 shares $330.80 million -4.2%10.1%17.7 $241.46
7/30/20211,430,000 shares $347.48 million -4.7%10.5%18.1 $242.99
7/15/20211,500,000 shares $383.72 million +8.7%11.1%18.5 $255.81
6/30/20211,380,000 shares $353.68 million -6.8%10.2%15.1 $256.29
6/15/20211,480,000 shares $379.28 million -2.0%11.0%15.2 $256.27
5/28/20211,510,000 shares $369.65 million +1.3%11.2%15.2 $244.80
5/14/20211,490,000 shares $362.37 million +4.9%11.0%14.5 $243.20
4/30/20211,420,000 shares $351.52 million -9.0%10.5%13.5 $247.55
4/15/20211,560,000 shares $400.28 million +18.2%11.5%13.8 $256.59
3/31/20211,320,000 shares $402.53 million -0.8%9.8%11.5 $304.95
3/15/20211,330,000 shares $404.84 million +8.1%9.9%13.5 $304.39
2/26/20211,230,000 shares $384.12 million +9.8%9.1%13 $312.29
2/12/20211,120,000 shares $372.16 million -7.4%8.3%12.2 $332.29
1/29/20211,210,000 shares $373.91 million -15.4%9.0%12.4 $309.02
1/15/20211,430,000 shares $399.94 million +6.7%10.6%13.8 $279.68
12/31/20201,340,000 shares $357.36 million -1.5%9.9%12.9 $266.69
12/15/20201,360,000 shares $354.35 million -4.2%10.1%14.3 $260.55
11/30/20201,420,000 shares $361.94 million -1.4%10.5%14.9 $254.89
10/30/20201,490,000 shares $377.72 million No Change11.1%16.1 $253.50
10/15/20201,490,000 shares $291.88 million +1.4%11.1%17.6 $195.89
9/30/20201,470,000 shares $278.29 million -4.6%10.9%17.1 $189.31
9/15/20201,540,000 shares $297.56 million -1.3%11.4%15.2 $193.22
8/31/20201,560,000 shares $318.83 million No Change11.6%15.3 $204.38
8/14/20201,560,000 shares $311.20 million -2.5%11.6%14.4 $199.49
7/31/20201,600,000 shares $314.48 million -8.1%11.9%13.6 $196.55
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7/15/20201,740,000 shares $336.64 million -10.8%12.9%14.6 $193.47
6/30/20201,950,000 shares $387.80 million -1.5%14.5%13.4 $198.87
6/15/20201,980,000 shares $375.98 million -5.3%14.7%12.4 $189.89
5/29/20202,090,000 shares $400.97 million +1.0%15.5%11 $191.85
5/15/20202,070,000 shares $359.77 million +2.0%15.4%10.9 $173.80
4/30/20202,030,000 shares $353.79 million -0.5%15.1%11 $174.28
4/15/20202,040,000 shares $341.17 million +17.2%15.1%11.2 $167.24
3/31/20201,740,000 shares $349.48 million -15.8%12.9%10.4 $200.85
3/13/20202,067,200 shares $362.61 million +1.8%15.3%16.5 $175.41
2/28/20202,030,000 shares $405.19 million -3.8%15.0%20.7 $199.60
2/14/20202,110,000 shares $402.14 million -2.8%15.6%23.1 $190.59
1/31/20202,170,000 shares $389.36 million +1.4%16.1%23.5 $179.43
1/15/20202,140,000 shares $395.43 million +3.4%15.8%23.8 $184.78
12/31/20192,070,000 shares $390.65 million +0.5%15.3%22.2 $188.72
8/15/20191,950,500 shares $358.09 million -5.5%14.3%19 $183.59

WDFC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is WD-40's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of WD-40 shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 1,410,000 shares of WDFC short. 10.52% of WD-40's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on WD-40's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for WD-40?

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. WDFC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 12.0. Learn More on WD-40's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting WD-40?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of WD-40: Walleye Trading LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for WD-40?

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. 10.52% of WD-40's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is WD-40's short interest increasing or decreasing?

WD-40 saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,410,000 shares, a decrease of 4.1% from the previous total of 1,470,000 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 WD-40's float size?

WD-40 currently has issued a total of 13,550,000 shares. Some of WD-40'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. WD-40 currently has a public float of 13,400,000 shares.

How does WD-40's short interest compare to its competitors?

10.52% of WD-40's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to WD-40: J&J Snack Foods Corp. (4.45%), The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (3.51%), Nomad Foods Limited (2.06%), Newell Brands Inc. (6.23%), The Simply Good Foods Company (2.05%), Utz Brands, Inc. (9.73%), Brf S.A. (0.49%), Helen of Troy Limited (11.74%), Inter Parfums, Inc. (2.53%), Energizer Holdings, Inc. (5.33%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short WD-40 stock?

Short selling WDFC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from WD-40 as its price is falling. WDFC shares are trading down $1.03 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 WD-40?

A short squeeze for WD-40 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 WDFC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is WD-40'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 WDFC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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