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Baxter International (BAX) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$42.50
+1.49 (+3.63%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

Baxter International Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
7,540,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
7,480,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+0.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$308.69 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.0
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
507,830,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.48%
Today's Trading Volume
5,705,362 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,890,709 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
147%
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Baxter International Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20247,540,000 shares $308.69 million +0.8%N/A2 $40.94
1/31/20247,480,000 shares $289.40 million -19.7%N/A1.9 $38.69
1/15/20249,320,000 shares $372.80 million -2.8%N/A2.2 $40.00
12/31/20239,590,000 shares $370.75 million +2.2%N/A1.9 $38.66
12/15/20239,380,000 shares $363.24 million -1.4%N/A1.8 $38.73
11/30/20239,510,000 shares $343.12 million -8.0%N/A1.9 $36.08
11/15/202310,340,000 shares $365.21 million +13.6%N/A2.1 $35.32
10/31/20239,100,000 shares $295.20 million -19.5%1.8%1.9 $32.44
10/15/202311,300,000 shares $359.79 million +26.8%2.3%2.3 $31.84
9/30/20238,910,000 shares $336.26 million +21.6%1.8%2 $37.74
9/15/20237,330,000 shares $286.46 million +2.2%1.5%1.7 $39.08
8/31/20237,170,000 shares $291.10 million +10.8%1.4%1.6 $40.60
8/15/20236,470,000 shares $273.94 million -17.1%1.3%1.3 $42.34
7/31/20237,800,000 shares $352.79 million +11.1%N/A1.5 $45.23
7/15/20237,020,000 shares $328.96 million -2.8%1.4%1.4 $46.86
6/30/20237,220,000 shares $328.94 million +35.0%1.4%1.4 $45.56
6/15/20235,350,000 shares $237.86 million +2.3%1.1%1 $44.46
5/31/20235,230,000 shares $212.97 million -8.4%1.0%0.9 $40.72
5/15/20235,710,000 shares $244.50 million -5.5%1.1%1 $42.82
4/30/20236,040,000 shares $287.99 million -17.5%N/A0.9 $47.68
4/15/20237,320,000 shares $315.13 million -21.5%N/A1.1 $43.05
3/31/20239,320,000 shares $378.02 million +46.5%N/A1.4 $40.56
3/15/20236,360,000 shares $243.14 million +52.5%N/A1 $38.23
2/28/20234,170,000 shares $166.59 million +12.7%N/A0.7 $39.95
2/15/20233,700,000 shares $148.22 million -23.9%N/A0.6 $40.06
1/31/20234,860,000 shares $222.05 million -31.1%N/A0.9 $45.69
1/15/20237,050,000 shares $316.12 million -4.9%N/A1.3 $44.84
12/30/20227,410,000 shares $377.69 million +30.7%N/A1.5 $50.97
12/15/20225,670,000 shares $287.81 million +39.7%N/A1.2 $50.76
11/30/20224,060,000 shares $229.51 million -20.2%N/A1 $56.53
11/15/20225,090,000 shares $276.59 million -23.2%N/A1.3 $54.34
10/31/20226,630,000 shares $360.34 million +1.2%N/A1.9 $54.35
10/15/20226,550,000 shares $356.98 million +15.3%1.3%1.9 $54.50
9/30/20225,680,000 shares $305.92 million -3.6%1.1%1.9 $53.86
9/15/20225,890,000 shares $347.33 million +15.7%1.2%2 $58.97
8/31/20225,090,000 shares $292.47 million +12.6%1.0%1.6 $57.46
8/15/20224,520,000 shares $280.33 million -25.2%0.9%1.5 $62.02
7/31/20226,040,000 shares $354.31 million -9.5%1.2%2 $58.66
7/15/20226,670,000 shares $432.95 million +0.8%N/A2.3 $64.91
6/30/20226,620,000 shares $425.20 million -7.9%N/A2.1 $64.23













BAX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Baxter International's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Baxter International shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, traders have sold 7,540,000 shares of BAX short. Learn More on Baxter International's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Baxter International?

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. BAX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Baxter International's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Baxter International?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Baxter International: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., GTS Securities LLC, Westchester Capital Management LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Baxter International's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Baxter International saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,540,000 shares, an increase of 0.8% from the previous total of 7,480,000 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 Baxter International's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to Baxter International: ResMed Inc. (4.47%), Insulet Co. (3.88%), Teleflex Incorporated (1.95%), Globus Medical, Inc. (4.27%), DexCom, Inc. (4.43%), Becton, Dickinson and Company (0.86%), West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (1.40%), Shockwave Medical, Inc. (5.13%), Stevanato Group S.p.A. (6.97%), Penumbra, Inc. (5.63%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Baxter International stock?

Short selling BAX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Baxter International as its price is falling. BAX shares are trading up $1.49 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 Baxter International?

A short squeeze for Baxter International 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 BAX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Baxter International'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 BAX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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