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NYSE:BAC

Bank of America - BAC Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$30.44
-0.59 (-1.90%)
(As of 09/27/2022 03:40 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.30
$31.46
50-Day Range
$31.03
$36.64
52-Week Range
$29.67
$50.11
Volume
1.47 million shs
Average Volume
39.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$244.59 billion
P/E Ratio
9.51
Dividend Yield
2.77%
Price Target
$46.58

Bank of America Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
84,580,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
69,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+21.49%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.92 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.1
Last Record Date
September 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
8,035,240,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.06%
Today's Trading Volume
1,468,428 shares
Average Trading Volume
39,429,812 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-96.28%
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BAC Short Interest Over Time

BAC Days to Cover Over Time

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Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/15/202284,580,000 shares $2.92 billion +21.5%1.1%2.1 $34.51
8/31/202269,620,000 shares $2.34 billion -0.4%N/A1.7 $33.61
8/15/202269,900,000 shares $2.53 billion -1.7%0.9%1.6 $36.25
7/31/202271,090,000 shares $2.40 billion +1.4%0.9%1.6 $33.81
7/15/202270,110,000 shares $2.26 billion -13.6%0.9%1.5 $32.25
6/30/202281,120,000 shares $2.53 billion +5.6%1.0%1.7 $31.13
6/15/202276,820,000 shares $2.46 billion +14.8%N/A1.5 $32.05
5/31/202266,900,000 shares $2.49 billion -13.7%0.8%1.3 $37.20
5/15/202277,540,000 shares $2.73 billion +3.0%1.0%1.4 $35.17
4/30/202275,260,000 shares $2.69 billion +20.1%0.9%1.4 $35.68
4/15/202262,690,000 shares $2.36 billion -4.1%0.8%1.1 $37.57
3/31/202265,350,000 shares $2.69 billion +7.6%0.8%1.2 $41.22
3/15/202260,710,000 shares $2.52 billion +3.6%0.8%1.1 $41.50
2/28/202258,580,000 shares $2.59 billion +3.7%0.7%1.1 $44.20
2/15/202256,500,000 shares $2.70 billion -5.3%0.7%1.1 $47.79
1/31/202259,650,000 shares $2.75 billion -21.2%0.7%1.2 $46.14
1/15/202275,650,000 shares $3.62 billion +3.2%0.9%1.6 $47.91
12/31/202173,300,000 shares $3.26 billion -6.9%0.9%1.6 $44.49
12/15/202178,740,000 shares $3.46 billion -14.2%1.0%1.7 $43.94
11/30/202191,810,000 shares $4.08 billion -7.3%1.1%2 $44.47
11/15/202199,070,000 shares $4.66 billion +10.6%1.2%2.2 $47.05
10/29/202189,610,000 shares $4.28 billion +7.6%1.1%2 $47.78
10/15/202183,320,000 shares $3.86 billion +6.5%1.0%1.8 $46.37
9/30/202178,230,000 shares $3.32 billion +0.4%0.9%1.6 $42.45
9/15/202177,930,000 shares $3.13 billion -7.6%0.9%1.6 $40.14
8/31/202184,380,000 shares $3.52 billion -3.8%1.0%1.8 $41.75
8/13/202187,700,000 shares $3.65 billion +14.1%1.1%1.9 $41.63
7/30/202176,860,000 shares $2.95 billion -0.5%0.9%1.7 $38.36
7/15/202177,250,000 shares $3.00 billion -1.0%0.9%1.7 $38.83
6/30/202178,050,000 shares $3.22 billion -6.1%0.9%1.8 $41.23
6/15/202183,090,000 shares $3.44 billion +3.1%1.0%1.8 $41.39
5/28/202180,630,000 shares $3.42 billion -10.7%0.9%1.7 $42.39
5/14/202190,250,000 shares $3.78 billion +12.3%1.1%1.7 $41.84
4/30/202180,350,000 shares $3.30 billion -3.8%0.9%1.5 $41.11
4/15/202183,480,000 shares $3.33 billion -3.5%1.0%1.5 $39.88
3/31/202186,460,000 shares $3.37 billion +3.2%1.0%1.6 $38.99
3/15/202183,770,000 shares $3.18 billion +15.9%1.0%1.5 $37.94
2/26/202172,260,000 shares $2.60 billion +1.6%0.8%1.4 $35.93
2/12/202171,110,000 shares $2.34 billion -2.0%0.8%1.4 $32.88
1/29/202172,540,000 shares $2.20 billion -10.8%0.8%1.3 $30.32
1/15/202181,310,000 shares $2.76 billion +10.6%0.9%1.4 $33.99
12/31/202073,550,000 shares $2.21 billion +2.7%0.9%1.3 $29.98
12/15/202071,620,000 shares $2.02 billion -2.8%0.8%1.2 $28.22
11/30/202073,650,000 shares $2.14 billion +5.2%0.9%1.2 $28.99
11/15/202070,030,000 shares $1.89 billion -4.2%0.8%1.1 $27.00
10/30/202073,100,000 shares $1.72 billion +9.8%0.9%1.2 $23.54
10/15/202066,550,000 shares $1.57 billion -0.9%0.8%1.1 $23.62
9/30/202067,130,000 shares $1.62 billion -15.8%0.8%1.1 $24.09
9/15/202079,680,000 shares $2.01 billion +3.9%N/A1.3 $25.28
8/31/202076,720,000 shares $1.97 billion -4.3%0.9%1.2 $25.74













BAC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bank of America's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Bank of America shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 69,620,000 shares of BAC short. Learn More on Bank of America's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Bank of America?

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. BAC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Bank of America's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Bank of America?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Bank of America: Prelude Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc., Centiva Capital LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Capula Management Ltd, Creative Planning, Delta Accumulation LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., Soros Fund Management LLC, InterOcean Capital Group LLC, Red Tortoise LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Natixis, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Group One Trading L.P., Twin Tree Management LP, UBS Group AG, Bank of Montreal Can, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cibc World Market Inc., Gladius Capital Management LP, BTG Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd, Walleye Trading LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, One Charles Private Wealth Services LLC, Credit Agricole S A, IMC Chicago LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Clear Street LLC, QVR LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, National Bank of Canada FI, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Washington Capital Management Inc., CenterStar Asset Management LLC, and CTC LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Bank of America's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Bank of America saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 69,620,000 shares, a decline of 0.4% from the previous total of 69,900,000 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 Bank of America's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Bank of America: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.70%), Wells Fargo & Company (0.89%), Citigroup Inc. (1.73%), Invesco QQQ Trust (13.61%), Morgan Stanley (2.01%), The Charles Schwab Co. (0.92%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.90%), HSBC Holdings plc (0.23%), HDFC Bank Limited (0.15%), and The Toronto-Dominion Bank (0.52%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.91 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.53 billion), Suncor Energy Inc. ($2.26 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.01 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.92 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($1.84 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.81 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.66 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.64 billion), and Lumen Technologies, Inc. ($1.50 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Bank of America stock?

Short selling BAC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Bank of America as its price is falling. BAC shares are trading down $0.70 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 Bank of America?

A short squeeze for Bank of America 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 BAC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Bank of America'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 BAC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2022.



This page (NYSE:BAC) was last updated on 9/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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