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NYSE:BDX

Becton, Dickinson and Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$255.73
+4.54 (+1.81%)
(As of 01/28/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$249.02
$255.83
50-Day Range
$237.14
$264.63
52-Week Range
$235.13
$268.55
Volume
1.48 million shs
Average Volume
1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$72.89 billion
P/E Ratio
37.33
Dividend Yield
1.39%
Beta
0.72

Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,580,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,980,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+20.13%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$940.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.6
Last Record Date
January, 15 2022
Outstanding Shares
285,043,000 shares
Float Size
284,180,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.26%
Today's Trading Volume
1,478,054 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,447,966 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
2.08%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/15/20223,580,000 shares $940.18 million +20.1%1.3%2.6 $262.62
12/31/20212,980,000 shares $749.41 million +14.2%1.1%2.2 $251.48
12/15/20212,610,000 shares $650.99 million +0.8%0.9%1.9 $249.42
11/30/20212,590,000 shares $614.19 million +4.0%0.9%1.8 $237.14
11/15/20212,490,000 shares $606.76 million +11.7%0.9%1.8 $243.68
10/29/20212,230,000 shares $534.29 million +1.4%0.8%1.6 $239.59
10/15/20212,200,000 shares $530.55 million -27.6%0.8%1.6 $241.16
9/30/20213,040,000 shares $747.29 million -12.9%1.1%2.3 $245.82
9/15/20213,490,000 shares $913.26 million -6.9%1.2%2.7 $261.68
8/31/20213,750,000 shares $943.88 million -22.2%1.3%2.9 $251.70
8/13/20214,820,000 shares $1.19 billion +84.7%1.7%3.6 $246.79
7/30/20212,610,000 shares $667.51 million -19.7%0.9%2 $255.75
7/15/20213,250,000 shares $801.52 million +1.9%1.1%2.4 $246.62
6/30/20213,190,000 shares $775.78 million +6.3%1.1%2.2 $243.19
6/15/20213,000,000 shares $724.32 million -23.7%1.0%2.2 $241.44
5/28/20213,930,000 shares $950.63 million -5.1%1.4%2.9 $241.89
5/14/20214,140,000 shares $1.01 billion +93.5%N/A3.1 $244.08
4/30/20212,140,000 shares $538.04 million +15.7%N/A1.6 $251.42
4/15/20211,850,000 shares $462.17 million -14.0%N/A1.4 $249.82
3/31/20212,150,000 shares $527.16 million -4.9%N/A1.6 $245.19
3/15/20212,260,000 shares $538.42 million +30.6%N/A1.7 $238.24
2/26/20211,730,000 shares $427.57 million -13.5%N/A1.3 $247.15
2/12/20212,000,000 shares $506.78 million -7.0%N/A1.4 $253.39
1/29/20212,150,000 shares $550.85 million -0.9%N/A1.5 $256.21
1/15/20212,170,000 shares $559.36 million +8.5%N/A1.6 $257.77













Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Becton, Dickinson and's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Becton, Dickinson and shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 15th, traders have sold 3,580,000 shares of BDX short. 1.26% of Becton, Dickinson and's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Becton, Dickinson and's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Becton, Dickinson and?

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. Becton, Dickinson and currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Becton, Dickinson and

Which institutional investors are shorting Becton, Dickinson and?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Becton, Dickinson and: Clear Street Markets LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, UBS Group AG, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, HBK Investments L P, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Credit Suisse AG, Wolverine Trading LLC, US Bancorp DE, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and IMC Chicago LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Becton, Dickinson and?

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. 1.26% of Becton, Dickinson and's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Becton, Dickinson and's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Becton, Dickinson and saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,580,000 shares, an increase of 20.1% from the previous total of 2,980,000 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.

What is Becton, Dickinson and's float size?

Becton, Dickinson and currently has issued a total of 285,043,000 shares. Some of Becton, Dickinson and's 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. Becton, Dickinson and currently has a public float of 284,180,000 shares.

How does Becton, Dickinson and's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.26% of Becton, Dickinson and's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "health care equipment" compare to Becton, Dickinson and: Abbott Laboratories (0.51%), Medtronic plc (0.89%), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (0.00%), Stryker Co. (1.45%), Edwards Lifesciences Co. (0.88%), Boston Scientific Co. (1.09%), Baxter International Inc. (0.93%), IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (0.00%), DexCom, Inc. (0.00%), and ResMed Inc. (0.55%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($8.74 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.90 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.88 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.75 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.44 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($2.88 billion), Rivian ($2.60 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($1.86 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($1.82 billion), and Match Group, Inc. ($1.79 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Becton, Dickinson and stock?

Short selling BDX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Becton, Dickinson and as its price is falling. Becton, Dickinson and's stock is trading up $4.54 today. To short Becton, Dickinson and 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 Becton, Dickinson and 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 Becton, Dickinson and?

A short squeeze for Becton, Dickinson and 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 BDX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Becton, Dickinson and'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 BDX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 15 2022.



This page was last updated on 1/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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