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NYSE:BJ

BJ's Wholesale Club Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$40.29
-0.62 (-1.52 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 10:33 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.12
Now: $40.29
$41.64
50-Day Range
$38.13
MA: $42.00
$48.81
52-Week Range
$18.84
Now: $40.29
$50.18
Volume5,608 shs
Average Volume2.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.53 billion
P/E Ratio15.32
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.46

Short Interest

BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE:BJ) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume16,830,000 shares
Previous Short Volume19,510,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-13.74%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$735.30 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares136,720,000 shares
Float Size135,370,000 shares
Short Percent of Float12.43%
Today's Trading Volume5,608 shares
Average Trading Volume2,269,232 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.75%

Short Interest Over Time


BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE:BJ) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/202116,830,000 shares $735.30 million -13.7%12.4%6.5 $43.69
1/15/202119,510,000 shares $851.61 million +4.3%14.4%7.7 $43.65
12/31/202018,420,000 shares $703.83 million +0.2%13.6%8.1 $38.21
12/15/202018,420,000 shares $685.96 million +0.2%13.6%8.1 $37.24
11/30/202018,390,000 shares $703.42 million -11.3%13.6%8 $38.25
11/15/202020,740,000 shares $850.13 million +9.6%15.3%8.9 $40.99
10/30/202018,920,000 shares $764.18 million +14.8%13.9%8.3 $40.39
10/15/202016,480,000 shares $647.66 million +6.5%12.1%7.7 $39.30
9/30/202015,470,000 shares $639.53 million +32.9%11.4%7.3 $41.34
9/15/202011,640,000 shares $467.58 million -1.4%8.6%5.2 $40.17
8/31/202011,810,000 shares $492.95 million +2.3%8.7%5.3 $41.74
8/14/202011,550,000 shares $514.67 million -7.8%8.5%4.9 $44.56
7/31/202012,520,000 shares $538.11 million -8.1%9.2%4.4 $42.98
7/15/202013,620,000 shares $545.48 million +11.5%10.0%4.7 $40.05
6/30/202012,220,000 shares $489.66 million -3.3%9.0%4.2 $40.07
6/15/202012,640,000 shares $478.30 million +9.0%9.3%4.3 $37.84
5/29/202011,600,000 shares $427.81 million -3.2%8.5%3.6 $36.88
5/15/202011,980,000 shares $431.28 million -7.4%8.8%3.6 $36.00
4/30/202012,930,000 shares $465.87 million +11.0%9.6%5.2 $36.03
4/15/202011,650,000 shares $329.11 million +15.8%8.7%5 $28.25
3/31/202010,060,000 shares $270.21 million -16.1%7.5%4.4 $26.86
3/13/202011,991,700 shares $301.23 million -5.2%8.9%6.8 $25.12
2/28/202012,650,000 shares $303.60 million -8.7%9.5%7.2 $24.00
2/14/202013,860,000 shares $328.20 million -3.6%10.4%8.4 $23.68
1/31/202014,380,000 shares $283.14 million -4.6%10.8%8.2 $19.69

BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE:BJ) Short Interest FAQ

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What is BJ's Wholesale Club's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BJ's Wholesale Club shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 16,830,000 shares of BJ short. 12.43% of BJ's Wholesale Club's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for BJ's Wholesale Club?

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. BJ's Wholesale Club currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for BJ's Wholesale Club?

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. 12.43% of BJ's Wholesale Club's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is BJ's Wholesale Club's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BJ's Wholesale Club saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 16,830,000 shares, a decline of 13.7% from the previous total of 19,510,000 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 BJ's Wholesale Club's float size?

BJ's Wholesale Club currently has issued a total of 137,280,000 shares. Some of BJ's Wholesale Club'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. BJ's Wholesale Club currently has a public float of 135,370,000 shares.

How does BJ's Wholesale Club's short interest compare to its competitors?

12.43% of BJ's Wholesale Club's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "variety stores" compare to BJ's Wholesale Club: Walmart Inc. (1.04%), Costco Wholesale Co. (0.00%), Target Co. (1.04%), Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Dollar General Co. (1.30%), Tesco PLC (0.00%), Dollar Tree, Inc. (1.32%), Five Below, Inc. (6.48%), MINISO Group Holding Limited (2.81%), and Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (12.95%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BJ's Wholesale Club stock?

Short selling BJ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BJ's Wholesale Club as its price is falling. BJ's Wholesale Club's stock is trading down $0.62 today. To short BJ's Wholesale Club 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 BJ's Wholesale Club 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 BJ's Wholesale Club?

A short squeeze for BJ's Wholesale Club 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 BJ, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is BJ's Wholesale Club'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 BJ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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