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T   17.01 (+0.59%)
F   12.15 (-0.82%)
MU   81.49 (+0.97%)
CGC   3.44 (-2.82%)
GE   149.08 (+0.31%)
DIS   107.68 (-1.61%)
AMC   4.57 (-1.93%)
PFE   27.67 (+0.29%)
PYPL   57.48 (-1.96%)
XOM   104.86 (+2.05%)
QQQ   425.61 (-0.40%)
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META   468.03 (-0.68%)
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AMD   164.29 (-0.84%)
BABA   75.58 (+3.34%)
T   17.01 (+0.59%)
F   12.15 (-0.82%)
MU   81.49 (+0.97%)
CGC   3.44 (-2.82%)
GE   149.08 (+0.31%)
DIS   107.68 (-1.61%)
AMC   4.57 (-1.93%)
PFE   27.67 (+0.29%)
PYPL   57.48 (-1.96%)
XOM   104.86 (+2.05%)
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TSLA   194.77 (+0.52%)
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NIO   5.97 (+0.17%)
AMD   164.29 (-0.84%)
BABA   75.58 (+3.34%)
T   17.01 (+0.59%)
F   12.15 (-0.82%)
MU   81.49 (+0.97%)
CGC   3.44 (-2.82%)
GE   149.08 (+0.31%)
DIS   107.68 (-1.61%)
AMC   4.57 (-1.93%)
PFE   27.67 (+0.29%)
PYPL   57.48 (-1.96%)
XOM   104.86 (+2.05%)

Alibaba Group (BABA) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$75.58
+2.44 (+3.34%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)

Alibaba Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
40,960,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
42,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-3.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.96 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.8
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
2,537,500,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.72%
Today's Trading Volume
23,476,939 shares
Average Trading Volume
23,274,432 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
101%
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Alibaba Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/202440,960,000 shares $2.96 billion -3.1%1.7%1.8 $72.17
1/15/202442,270,000 shares $3.04 billion +20.4%1.8%2 $71.84
12/31/202335,100,000 shares $2.72 billion -10.6%1.5%1.9 $77.51
12/15/202339,260,000 shares $2.93 billion -17.6%1.7%2.3 $74.54
11/30/202347,620,000 shares $3.56 billion +16.0%2.0%3.1 $74.86
11/15/202341,050,000 shares $3.57 billion +2.3%1.7%3 $87.07
10/31/202340,130,000 shares $3.31 billion -9.5%1.7%3.1 $82.53
10/15/202344,330,000 shares $3.72 billion -0.3%1.9%3.1 $84.02
9/30/202344,450,000 shares $3.86 billion -0.3%1.9%2.8 $86.74
9/15/202344,600,000 shares $3.88 billion +8.1%1.9%2.7 $87.06
8/31/202341,260,000 shares $3.83 billion +7.5%1.7%2.3 $92.87
8/15/202338,390,000 shares $3.52 billion -30.1%1.6%2.1 $91.63
7/31/202354,930,000 shares $5.61 billion -5.2%2.3%2.9 $102.17
7/15/202357,920,000 shares $5.48 billion +2.9%2.4%2.9 $94.56
6/30/202356,270,000 shares $4.69 billion -4.4%2.2%2.8 $83.35
6/15/202358,830,000 shares $5.42 billion +1.0%2.3%2.5 $92.20
5/31/202358,270,000 shares $4.64 billion +11.1%2.3%2.5 $79.58
5/15/202352,460,000 shares $4.63 billion +1.2%2.0%2.1 $88.34
4/30/202351,830,000 shares $4.39 billion -6.3%2.0%2.1 $84.69
4/15/202355,300,000 shares $5.23 billion +0.6%2.1%2.4 $94.55
3/31/202354,970,000 shares $5.62 billion -17.4%2.1%2.3 $102.18
3/15/202366,580,000 shares $5.43 billion +6.7%2.6%3.2 $81.51
2/28/202362,380,000 shares $5.48 billion +15.0%2.4%2.9 $87.79
2/15/202354,250,000 shares $5.59 billion +3.6%2.1%2.5 $103.08
1/31/202352,350,000 shares $5.77 billion -6.2%2.0%2.3 $110.20
1/15/202355,790,000 shares $6.53 billion -0.3%2.1%2 $117.01
12/30/202255,940,000 shares $4.93 billion -6.7%2.1%2.1 $88.09
12/15/202259,980,000 shares $5.17 billion -13.8%2.3%2.3 $86.21
11/30/202269,560,000 shares $6.09 billion -1.4%2.7%2.8 $87.56
11/15/202270,540,000 shares $5.59 billion -8.7%2.7%2.9 $79.30
10/31/202277,250,000 shares $4.91 billion +31.9%2.9%3.6 $63.58
10/15/202258,580,000 shares $4.28 billion -0.8%2.2%2.7 $73.02
9/30/202259,060,000 shares $4.72 billion +7.3%2.2%2.9 $79.99
9/15/202255,070,000 shares $4.89 billion +2.8%2.1%2.6 $88.83
8/31/202253,590,000 shares $5.11 billion +9.5%2.0%2.2 $95.41
8/15/202248,940,000 shares $4.61 billion +13.1%1.8%1.8 $94.20
7/31/202243,280,000 shares $3.87 billion +1.4%1.6%1.5 $89.37
7/15/202242,680,000 shares $4.37 billion -6.5%1.6%1.6 $102.44
6/30/202245,660,000 shares $5.19 billion +14.6%1.7%1.7 $113.68
6/15/202239,830,000 shares $4.30 billion -4.9%1.5%1.4 $108.03













BABA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alibaba Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Alibaba Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 40,960,000 shares of BABA short. 1.72% of Alibaba Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Alibaba Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Alibaba Group?

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. BABA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Alibaba Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Alibaba Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Alibaba Group: Bluefin Capital Management LLC, DRW Securities LLC, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Oribel Capital Management LP, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, DCF Advisers LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., CTC LLC, Genus Capital Management Inc., National Bank of Canada FI, Simplex Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, OVERSEA CHINESE BANKING Corp Ltd, Cutler Group LLC CA, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Hudson Bay Capital Management LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Alibaba Group?

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. 1.72% of Alibaba Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Alibaba Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Alibaba Group saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 40,960,000 shares, a drop of 3.1% from the previous total of 42,270,000 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 Alibaba Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.72% of Alibaba Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Alibaba Group: PDD Holdings Inc. (2.03%), MercadoLibre, Inc. (1.52%), McDonald's Co. (1.10%), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (1.42%), Booking Holdings Inc. (1.98%), The TJX Companies, Inc. (0.95%), Starbucks Co. (1.25%), CVS Health Co. (2.92%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (2.97%), Target Co. (1.57%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Alibaba Group stock?

Short selling BABA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Alibaba Group as its price is falling. BABA shares are trading up $2.57 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 Alibaba Group?

A short squeeze for Alibaba Group 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 BABA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Alibaba Group'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 BABA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:BABA) was last updated on 2/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff