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NYSE:BABA

Alibaba Group - BABA Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$82.66
+2.80 (+3.51%)
(As of 11/30/2022 09:27 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$82.03
$82.78
50-Day Range
$63.15
$85.80
52-Week Range
$58.01
$138.70
Volume
36,605 shs
Average Volume
28.08 million shs
Market Capitalization
$218.90 billion
P/E Ratio
206.66
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$150.05

Alibaba Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
70,540,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
77,250,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-8.69%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$5.59 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.9
Last Record Date
November 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
2,648,140,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.70%
Today's Trading Volume
36,605 shares
Average Trading Volume
28,080,730 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-99.87%
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Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
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
5/31/202241,880,000 shares $4.02 billion +6.2%1.6%1.2 $96.05
5/15/202239,450,000 shares $3.47 billion -1.2%1.5%1.2 $87.99
4/30/202239,940,000 shares $3.88 billion +5.7%1.5%1.2 $97.09
4/15/202237,800,000 shares $3.61 billion +4.0%1.4%1.2 $95.49
3/31/202236,350,000 shares $3.95 billion -19.1%1.4%1.1 $108.80
3/15/202244,930,000 shares $3.45 billion +0.4%1.7%1.5 $76.76
2/28/202244,740,000 shares $4.71 billion -1.6%1.7%2 $105.19
2/15/202245,460,000 shares $5.74 billion -3.7%1.7%1.9 $126.24
1/31/202247,180,000 shares $5.93 billion -1.4%1.8%2 $125.79
1/15/202247,830,000 shares $6.29 billion -11.5%1.8%2.1 $131.57
12/31/202154,050,000 shares $6.42 billion -1.5%2.0%2.3 $118.79
12/15/202154,870,000 shares $6.72 billion +14.0%2.1%2.4 $122.47
11/30/202148,140,000 shares $6.14 billion +4.0%1.8%2.1 $127.53
11/15/202146,270,000 shares $7.71 billion -1.7%1.7%2.1 $166.54
10/29/202147,050,000 shares $7.76 billion -35.7%1.7%1.9 $164.94
10/15/202173,190,000 shares $12.30 billion +2.9%2.7%2.8 $168.00
9/30/202171,130,000 shares $10.53 billion +26.2%2.6%2.8 $148.05
9/15/202156,370,000 shares $8.90 billion +14.3%2.1%2.4 $157.86
8/31/202149,310,000 shares $8.23 billion +7.7%1.8%2.2 $166.99
8/13/202145,770,000 shares $8.63 billion -11.3%1.7%2.3 $188.62
7/30/202151,600,000 shares $10.07 billion +8.5%1.9%2.9 $195.19
7/15/202147,570,000 shares $10.22 billion -1.5%1.8%3.2 $214.76
6/30/202148,270,000 shares $10.95 billion +3.3%1.8%3.1 $226.78
6/15/202146,710,000 shares $9.81 billion +4.9%1.7%3 $210.06
5/28/202144,520,000 shares $9.53 billion +2.5%1.7%2.8 $213.96
5/14/202143,440,000 shares $8.95 billion -0.7%N/A2.6 $206.08
4/30/202143,760,000 shares $10.25 billion -6.6%N/A2.9 $234.18
4/15/202146,840,000 shares $11.21 billion +5.7%N/A2.9 $239.23
3/31/202144,320,000 shares $10.16 billion +0.6%N/A2.3 $229.25













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 November 15th, investors have sold 70,540,000 shares of BABA short. 2.70% 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 3.0. 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: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Jane Street Group LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC, Nomura Holdings Inc., Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Laurion Capital Management LP, Lavaca Capital LLC, Lighthouse Investment Partners LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Caas Capital Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Pentwater Capital Management LP, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, HBK Investments L P, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Credit Agricole S A, UBS Group AG, Group One Trading L.P., EMG Holdings L.P., IMC Chicago LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Privium Fund Management B.V., Barclays PLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, Mizuho Markets Cayman LP, Washington Capital Management Inc., XR Securities LLC, Toth Financial Advisory Corp, Proficio Capital Partners LLC, and CTC LLC. 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. 2.70% of Alibaba Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Alibaba Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Alibaba Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 70,540,000 shares, a decline of 8.7% from the previous total of 77,250,000 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?

2.70% 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: Pinduoduo Inc. (1.93%), McDonald's Co. (0.83%), Costco Wholesale Co. (1.04%), CVS Health Co. (1.01%), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (1.73%), Starbucks Co. (1.17%), The TJX Companies, Inc. (0.97%), The Home Depot, Inc. (0.75%), Booking Holdings Inc. (1.33%), and Target Co. (2.18%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Enbridge Inc. ($4.34 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.15 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.41 billion), Diamondback Energy, Inc. ($2.05 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.75 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($1.66 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.62 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.62 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.61 billion), and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.60 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 $3.98 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 appreciates 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 November, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:BABA) was last updated on 11/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff