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Brookfield Business Partners Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.36 (-3.21 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $41.00
50-Day Range
MA: $39.28
52-Week Range
Now: $41.00
Volume19,455 shs
Average Volume22,200 shs
Market Capitalization$3.23 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.59%

Short Interest

Brookfield Business Partners (NYSE:BBU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume11,200 shares
Previous Short Volume18,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-39.13%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$459,200.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares78,768,000 shares
Float Size78,460,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.01%
Today's Trading Volume19,455 shares
Average Trading Volume22,200 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-12.36%

Short Interest Over Time

Brookfield Business Partners (NYSE:BBU) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202111,200 shares $459,200.00 -39.1%0.0%0.5 $41.00
1/29/202118,400 shares $736,000.00 -88.0%0.0%0.8 $40.00
1/15/2021153,400 shares $5.59 million +1.1%0.2%6.1 $36.44
12/31/2020132,100 shares $4.98 million -19.7%0.2%4.3 $37.68
12/15/2020132,100 shares $5.10 million -19.7%0.2%4.3 $38.64
11/30/2020164,600 shares $6.12 million -15.1%0.2%4.9 $37.20
11/15/2020193,800 shares $6.93 million +0.4%0.2%5.8 $35.78
10/30/2020193,100 shares $6.52 million -5.8%0.2%5.9 $33.75
10/15/2020204,900 shares $6.23 million -15.4%0.3%6.2 $30.41
9/30/2020242,100 shares $7.75 million -9.6%0.3%7.1 $32.02
9/15/2020267,800 shares $8.30 million -3.9%0.3%9.3 $31.00
8/31/2020278,600 shares $8.54 million -1.0%0.4%10 $30.66
8/14/2020281,400 shares $8.85 million +8.9%0.4%9.5 $31.45
7/31/2020258,500 shares $8.50 million -2.6%0.3%8.1 $32.88
7/15/2020265,300 shares $7.05 million -19.1%0.3%8.3 $26.58
6/30/2020327,900 shares $9.67 million -9.1%0.4%8.8 $29.48
6/15/2020360,600 shares $11.04 million -13.1%0.5%8.3 $30.61
5/29/2020415,000 shares $13.28 million -3.2%0.5%7.4 $32.00
5/15/2020428,700 shares $13.20 million -0.4%0.5%7.7 $30.78
4/30/2020430,600 shares $13.25 million +13.1%0.5%7.9 $30.76
4/15/2020380,600 shares $10.39 million +13.5%0.5%7.2 $27.30
3/31/2020335,200 shares $9.63 million +866.0%0.4%6.9 $28.74
3/13/202034,700 shares $917,121.00 +27.6%0.0%1.2 $26.43
2/28/202027,200 shares $518,976.00 -20.9%0.0%0.9 $19.08
2/14/202034,400 shares $1.18 million +12.4%0.0%1.3 $34.22

Brookfield Business Partners (NYSE:BBU) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Brookfield Business Partners' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Brookfield Business Partners shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 11,200 shares of BBU short. 0.01% of Brookfield Business Partners' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Brookfield Business Partners?

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. 0.01% of Brookfield Business Partners' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Brookfield Business Partners' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Brookfield Business Partners saw a decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 11,200 shares, a decline of 39.1% from the previous total of 18,400 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.

What is Brookfield Business Partners' float size?

Brookfield Business Partners currently has issued a total of 78,768,000 shares. Some of Brookfield Business Partners' outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Brookfield Business Partners currently has a public float of 78,460,000 shares.

How does Brookfield Business Partners' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.01% of Brookfield Business Partners' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "construction - special trade contractors" compare to Brookfield Business Partners: TopBuild Corp. (3.08%), Obayashi Co. (0.00%), APi Group Co. (3.46%), Ameresco, Inc. (5.63%), Argan, Inc. (1.51%), Vallourec S.A. (0.00%), Matrix Service (3.80%), Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. (1.50%), Limbach Holdings, Inc. (0.64%), and Color Star Technology Co., Ltd. (11.16%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Brookfield Business Partners stock?

Short selling BBU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Brookfield Business Partners as its price is falling. Brookfield Business Partners' stock is trading down $1.36 today. To short Brookfield Business Partners 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 Brookfield Business Partners 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 Brookfield Business Partners?

A short squeeze for Brookfield Business Partners 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 BBU, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Brookfield Business Partners' 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 BBU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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