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S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94

Bank of America Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.30 (+2.88 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume64.25 million shs
Average Volume49.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$390.20 billion
P/E Ratio15.51
Dividend Yield1.86%

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume78,230,000 shares
Previous Short Volume77,930,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+0.38%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$3.32 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.6
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares8,414,903,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.93%
Today's Trading Volume64,246,996 shares
Average Trading Volume49,614,102 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average29.49%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted 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
9/30/202178,230,000 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

Institutional Investors Shorting Bank of America (NYSE:BAC)

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 Bank of America. 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
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A61,078N/A$2,518.00
8/18/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLC784,2001,125,200+43.5%$627.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN134,60035,900-73.3%$1,480.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC156,900131,400-16.3%$5,418.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC5,609,5005,823,600+3.8%$240,107.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC145,20095,000-34.6%$3,917.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A61,078N/A$2,518.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.2,948,0005,257,700+78.3%$216,774.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP60,00060,000No Change$2,474.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC8,543,4008,090,100-5.3%$333,555.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH2,363,9003,077,700+30.2%$126,894.00
8/16/2021Islet Management LPN/A500,000N/A$20,615.00
8/16/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLC784,2001,125,200+43.5%$627.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada1,728,4002,933,900+69.7%$120,964.00
8/16/2021Capital Markets Trading UK LLP608,200149,700-75.4%$6,172.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG9,348,8005,374,300-42.5%$219,755.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD71,100224,100+215.2%$9,240.00
8/16/2021Kamunting Street Capital Management L.P.25,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd526,0001,248,300+137.3%$51,467.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.2,694,2007,896,600+193.1%$325,577.00
8/16/2021Shay Capital LLC20,0006,000-70.0%$247.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH293,300256,800-12.4%$10,588.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC625,700552,423-11.7%$30,217.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LP918,0001,965,500+114.1%$81,037.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC11,90011,900No Change$274.00
8/12/2021Shelton Capital ManagementN/A25,000N/A$1,031.00
8/12/2021SG Americas Securities LLC2,616,5001,252,100-52.1%$731.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC21,5773,720,000+17,140.6%$153,375.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.1,030,1001,965,400+90.8%$81,033.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP3,440,8001,148,700-66.6%$47,361.00
8/12/2021Bank of Nova Scotia265,000265,000No Change$10,926.00
8/12/2021Bank of Montreal CanN/A1,150,000N/A$48,070.00
8/12/2021CIBC World Markets Inc.303,400183,700-39.5%$7,574.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.25,700203,900+693.4%$8,407.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC142,700267,700+87.6%$363.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP23,704,20023,952,800+1.0%$987,574.00
8/10/2021One Charles Private Wealth Services LLCN/A11,900N/A$8.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA160,902187,156+16.3%$771,644.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.1,117,5001,930,500+72.8%$79,595.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC1,725,4000-100.0%$0.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC2,619,8002,896,600+10.6%$119,427.00
8/6/2021Gladius Capital Management LP995,90040,000-96.0%$1,650.00
8/4/2021Creative Planning30,00095,000+216.7%$13.00
8/2/2021Advisor Group Holdings Inc.10221-79.4%$2.00
8/2/2021Mint Tower Capital Management B.V.67,50097,700+44.7%$4,028.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP559,800440,800-21.3%$447.00
7/24/2021Trinity Legacy Partners LLC2,5002,500No Change$1.00
7/22/2021Tectonic Advisors LLC17,60017,600No Change$177.00

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Short Interest FAQ

Bank of America (NYSE: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 covered or closed out. As of September 30th, traders have sold 78,230,000 shares of BAC short. 0.93% of Bank of America's shares are currently sold 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. Bank of America currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Bank of America

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: Pathstone Family Office LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Islet Management LP, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, Kamunting Street Capital Management L.P., Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Shay Capital LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Shelton Capital Management, SG Americas Securities LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal Can, CIBC World Markets Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, One Charles Private Wealth Services LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Gladius Capital Management LP, Creative Planning, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Cutler Group LP, Trinity Legacy Partners LLC, and Tectonic Advisors LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

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. 0.93% of Bank of America's floating shares are currently sold short.

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

Bank of America saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 78,230,000 shares, an increase of 0.4% from the previous total of 77,930,000 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?

0.93% of Bank of America's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Bank of America: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.63%), China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (0.00%), Wells Fargo & Company (1.12%), Sea Limited (0.00%), Invesco QQQ Trust (0.00%), Morgan Stanley (1.08%), China Construction Bank Co. (0.00%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%), and Citigroup Inc. (1.76%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 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. Bank of America's stock is trading up $1.30 today. To short Bank of America 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 Bank of America 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 September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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