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Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$231.01
-3.71 (-1.58%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)

Becton, Dickinson and Company Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,930,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,790,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.02%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$725.03 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.0
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
288,900,000 shares
Float Size
288,490,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.02%
Today's Trading Volume
1,064,142 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,412,517 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
75%
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BDX Short Interest Over Time

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Becton, Dickinson and Company Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20242,930,000 shares $725.03 million +5.0%1.0%2 $247.45
3/15/20242,790,000 shares $660.42 million +33.5%1.0%1.9 $236.71
2/29/20242,090,000 shares $492.30 million -15.4%0.7%1.3 $235.55
2/15/20242,470,000 shares $592.73 million +0.4%0.9%1.5 $239.97
1/31/20242,460,000 shares $587.47 million +8.9%0.9%1.4 $238.81
1/15/20242,260,000 shares $533.97 million +10.2%0.8%1.4 $236.27
12/31/20232,050,000 shares $499.85 million -15.6%0.7%1.3 $243.83
12/15/20232,430,000 shares $575.84 million -7.3%0.8%1.6 $236.97
11/30/20232,620,000 shares $618.79 million -12.4%0.9%1.9 $236.18
11/15/20232,990,000 shares $698.94 million +31.7%1.0%2.3 $233.76
10/31/20232,270,000 shares $573.81 million -16.5%0.8%2.1 $252.78
10/15/20232,720,000 shares $703.66 million +0.7%0.9%2.3 $258.70
9/30/20232,700,000 shares $698.03 million +1.9%0.9%2.2 $258.53
9/15/20232,650,000 shares $698.73 million -22.5%0.9%2.2 $263.67
8/31/20233,420,000 shares $955.72 million +4.6%1.2%2.8 $279.45
8/15/20233,270,000 shares $914.44 million +14.3%1.1%2.6 $279.65
7/31/20232,860,000 shares $796.91 million +23.8%1.0%2.3 $278.64
7/15/20232,310,000 shares $599.19 million +13.8%0.8%2 $259.39
6/30/20232,030,000 shares $535.94 million +13.4%0.7%1.8 $264.01
6/15/20231,790,000 shares $458.53 million -23.8%0.6%1.6 $256.16
5/31/20232,350,000 shares $568.21 million -8.2%0.8%2.1 $241.79
5/15/20232,560,000 shares $642.76 million -2.3%0.9%2.5 $251.08
4/30/20232,620,000 shares $692.49 million +23.0%0.9%2.4 $264.31
4/15/20232,130,000 shares $544.22 million +6.5%0.8%2 $255.50
3/31/20232,000,000 shares $495.08 million +1.5%0.7%1.8 $247.54
3/15/20231,970,000 shares $461.93 million -5.3%0.7%1.8 $234.48
2/28/20232,080,000 shares $487.86 million -27.5%0.7%1.8 $234.55
2/15/20232,870,000 shares $698.99 million +37.3%1.0%2.3 $243.55
1/31/20232,090,000 shares $527.14 million +5.0%0.7%1.5 $252.22
1/15/20231,990,000 shares $509.14 million -20.7%0.7%1.4 $255.85
12/30/20222,510,000 shares $638.29 million +12.6%0.9%1.7 $254.30
12/15/20222,230,000 shares $558.64 million -5.5%0.8%1.5 $250.51
11/30/20222,360,000 shares $588.44 million -8.2%0.8%1.6 $249.34
11/15/20222,570,000 shares $571.49 million -12.9%0.9%1.9 $222.37
10/31/20222,950,000 shares $696.11 million -0.3%1.0%2.5 $235.97
10/15/20222,960,000 shares $665.11 million -17.6%1.0%2.8 $224.70
9/30/20223,590,000 shares $799.96 million -2.2%1.3%3.7 $222.83
9/15/20223,670,000 shares $942.09 million -5.7%1.3%3.9 $256.70
8/31/20223,890,000 shares $981.91 million -6.7%1.4%4.1 $252.42
8/15/20224,170,000 shares $1.11 billion +48.4%1.5%4.4 $266.81
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BDX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Short interest is the volume of Becton, Dickinson and Company shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 2,930,000 shares of BDX short. 1.02% of Becton, Dickinson and Company's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Becton, Dickinson and Company's current short interest.

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

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. BDX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Becton, Dickinson and Company's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Becton, Dickinson and Company?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Becton, Dickinson and Company: GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Mendel Money Management, IMC Chicago LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., SpiderRock Advisors LLC, and Prime Capital Investment Advisors 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 Company?

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. 1.02% of Becton, Dickinson and Company's floating shares are currently sold short.

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

Becton, Dickinson and Company saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,930,000 shares, an increase of 5.0% from the previous total of 2,790,000 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 Company's float size?

Becton, Dickinson and Company currently has issued a total of 288,900,000 shares. Some of Becton, Dickinson and Company'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 Company currently has a public float of 288,490,000 shares.

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

1.02% of Becton, Dickinson and Company's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to Becton, Dickinson and Company: DexCom, Inc. (3.78%), Boston Scientific Co. (0.85%), ResMed Inc. (5.36%), Baxter International Inc. (1.50%), Stryker Co. (1.19%), West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (1.55%), McKesson Co. (1.11%), Zoetis Inc. (0.80%), GSK plc (0.24%), Edwards Lifesciences Co. (1.75%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

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

Short selling BDX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Becton, Dickinson and Company as its price is falling. BDX shares are trading down $3.71 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 Becton, Dickinson and Company?

A short squeeze for Becton, Dickinson and Company 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 Company'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 March, 31 2024.



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