Bank of Montreal (BMO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+0.75 (+0.79%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Bank of Montreal Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.89 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Bank of Montreal Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202421,160,000 shares $1.89 billion +83.0%2.9%29 $89.33
4/15/202411,560,000 shares $1.07 billion +120.6%1.6%16.7 $92.74
3/31/20245,240,000 shares $511.84 million -17.7%0.7%7.8 $97.68
3/15/20246,370,000 shares $597.79 million -5.4%0.9%9.4 $93.85
2/29/20246,730,000 shares $609.07 million -8.4%0.9%9.5 $90.50
2/15/20247,350,000 shares $695.09 million -59.0%1.0%10.2 $94.57
1/31/202417,910,000 shares $1.69 billion +103.3%2.5%25.9 $94.21
1/15/20248,810,000 shares $830.87 million +124.2%1.2%11.7 $94.31
12/31/20233,930,000 shares $388.83 million -6.2%0.6%5.2 $98.94
12/15/20234,190,000 shares $387.62 million -59.2%0.6%5.5 $92.51
11/30/202310,260,000 shares $844.30 million -24.0%1.4%14.1 $82.29
11/15/202313,500,000 shares $1.10 billion -30.6%1.9%19.3 $81.22
10/31/202319,440,000 shares $1.47 billion +49.5%2.7%29.4 $75.54
10/15/202313,000,000 shares $1.05 billion +78.3%1.8%21 $80.54
9/30/20237,290,000 shares $615.06 million -11.4%1.0%12.4 $84.37
9/15/20238,230,000 shares $728.85 million +16.1%1.2%14.7 $88.56
8/31/20237,090,000 shares $610.66 million -36.1%1.0%13 $86.13
8/15/202311,090,000 shares $945.42 million -35.0%1.6%19.7 $85.25
7/31/202317,050,000 shares $1.58 billion +112.3%2.4%29.3 $92.92
7/15/20238,030,000 shares $736.91 million +14.9%1.1%14.3 $91.77
6/30/20236,990,000 shares $631.13 million -19.0%1.0%12.6 $90.29
6/15/20238,630,000 shares $774.28 million -16.9%1.2%15.1 $89.72
5/31/202310,390,000 shares $866.53 million -13.3%1.5%15.9 $83.40
5/15/202311,980,000 shares $1.07 billion -39.2%1.7%19.3 $89.07
4/30/202319,700,000 shares $1.78 billion +72.7%2.8%33.3 $90.19
4/15/202311,410,000 shares $1.04 billion +31.0%1.7%20.5 $90.96
3/31/20238,710,000 shares $776.15 million +61.9%1.3%15.1 $89.11
3/15/20235,380,000 shares $462.36 million -19.3%0.8%9.4 $85.94
2/28/20236,670,000 shares $632.05 million -12.7%1.0%12.2 $94.76
2/15/20237,640,000 shares $770.26 million -58.7%1.1%13.3 $100.82
1/31/202318,490,000 shares $1.86 billion +39.9%2.7%30.1 $100.64
1/15/202313,220,000 shares $1.29 billion +58.5%2.0%20.4 $97.95
12/30/20228,340,000 shares $755.60 million -4.5%1.2%12.3 $90.60
12/15/20228,730,000 shares $771.30 million -15.9%1.3%11.7 $88.35
11/30/202210,380,000 shares $1.02 billion -33.1%1.5%13.8 $97.83
11/15/202215,510,000 shares $1.54 billion -17.2%2.3%20.1 $99.61
10/31/202218,740,000 shares $1.73 billion +38.8%2.8%25 $92.08
10/15/202213,500,000 shares $1.16 billion +29.4%2.0%18.8 $85.99
9/30/202210,430,000 shares $914.09 million +26.0%1.6%15 $87.64
9/15/20228,280,000 shares $800.18 million +74.7%1.2%12.8 $96.64
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BMO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bank of Montreal's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Bank of Montreal shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, traders have sold 21,160,000 shares of BMO short. 2.92% of Bank of Montreal's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Bank of Montreal's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Bank of Montreal?

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. BMO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 29.0. Learn More on Bank of Montreal's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Bank of Montreal?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Bank of Montreal: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Murchinson Ltd., Twin Tree Management LP, SIG North Trading ULC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC, and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Bank of Montreal?

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. 2.92% of Bank of Montreal's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Bank of Montreal's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Bank of Montreal saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 21,160,000 shares, an increase of 83.0% from the previous total of 11,560,000 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 Bank of Montreal's float size?

Bank of Montreal currently has issued a total of 729,250,000 shares. Some of Bank of Montreal'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. Bank of Montreal currently has a public float of 725,180,000 shares.

How does Bank of Montreal's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.92% of Bank of Montreal's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Bank of Montreal: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (0.04%), ING Groep (0.12%), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (0.05%), Banco Santander, S.A. (0.04%), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (1.37%), ICICI Bank Limited (0.83%), Lloyds Banking Group plc (0.06%), Barclays PLC (0.93%), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (0.53%), NatWest Group plc (0.24%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Bank of Montreal stock?

Short selling BMO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Bank of Montreal as its price is falling. BMO shares are trading up $0.75 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 Bank of Montreal?

A short squeeze for Bank of Montreal 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 BMO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Bank of Montreal'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 BMO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.

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This page (NYSE:BMO) was last updated on 5/17/2024 by Staff

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