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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$47.31
-0.28 (-0.59%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)

Bank of Nova Scotia Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
20,650,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
27,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-25.24%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$966.01 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
10.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,222,130,000 shares
Float Size
1,210,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.71%
Today's Trading Volume
1,237,027 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,120,434 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
58%
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Bank of Nova Scotia Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/202420,650,000 shares $966.01 million -25.2%1.7%10.6 $46.78
1/15/202427,620,000 shares $1.30 billion -20.1%2.3%14 $46.91
12/31/202334,560,000 shares $1.68 billion +54.2%2.9%18.9 $48.69
12/15/202322,420,000 shares $1.04 billion +13.1%1.9%12.1 $46.34
11/30/202319,820,000 shares $886.95 million -19.6%1.6%11.6 $44.75
11/15/202324,640,000 shares $1.09 billion +5.3%2.1%15.2 $44.21
10/31/202323,400,000 shares $947.00 million -18.9%2.0%14.7 $40.47
10/15/202328,860,000 shares $1.25 billion -16.3%2.4%18.5 $43.45
9/30/202334,480,000 shares $1.57 billion +50.8%2.9%23.1 $45.59
9/15/202322,860,000 shares $1.11 billion +46.3%1.9%16.8 $48.45
8/31/202315,630,000 shares $741.80 million +9.5%1.3%11.7 $47.46
8/15/202314,270,000 shares $668.26 million +15.6%1.2%11.1 $46.83
7/31/202312,340,000 shares $621.57 million -48.0%1.0%9.7 $50.37
7/15/202323,740,000 shares $1.17 billion -23.9%2.0%18.7 $49.39
6/30/202331,190,000 shares $1.56 billion -2.1%2.6%25.2 $50.04
6/15/202331,870,000 shares $1.61 billion +64.3%2.7%25.1 $50.46
5/31/202319,400,000 shares $937.21 million -1.7%1.6%13.5 $48.31
5/15/202319,740,000 shares $983.84 million -0.9%1.7%12.9 $49.84
4/30/202319,920,000 shares $994.21 million -29.7%1.7%12.9 $49.91
4/15/202328,350,000 shares $1.45 billion -23.6%2.4%18.5 $51.22
3/31/202337,090,000 shares $1.87 billion +19.9%3.1%24.6 $50.36
3/15/202330,930,000 shares $1.47 billion +76.7%2.6%19.3 $47.40
2/28/202317,500,000 shares $865.90 million +1.2%1.5%11.7 $49.48
2/15/202317,290,000 shares $950.78 million -4.2%1.5%11.7 $54.99
1/31/202318,050,000 shares $977.05 million -46.9%1.5%11.2 $54.13
1/15/202333,960,000 shares $1.75 billion -8.3%2.9%17.9 $51.65
12/30/202237,050,000 shares $1.81 billion +71.9%3.1%18.2 $48.98
12/15/202221,560,000 shares $1.03 billion +42.2%1.8%9.9 $47.96
11/30/202215,160,000 shares $791.35 million -1.9%1.3%7.2 $52.20
11/15/202215,460,000 shares $809.33 million -28.5%1.3%7.2 $52.35
10/31/202221,620,000 shares $1.04 billion -45.7%1.8%10.8 $48.32
10/15/202239,810,000 shares $1.88 billion -20.2%3.4%22.7 $47.15
9/30/202249,890,000 shares $2.37 billion +43.0%4.2%33.3 $47.57
9/15/202234,890,000 shares $1.88 billion +42.2%2.9%24.1 $53.92
8/31/202224,530,000 shares $1.36 billion +12.2%2.1%17 $55.29
8/15/202221,860,000 shares $1.37 billion -3.6%1.8%16 $62.84
7/31/202222,680,000 shares $1.38 billion -37.8%1.9%15.1 $60.95
7/15/202236,450,000 shares $2.03 billion -3.0%3.0%22.2 $55.61
6/30/202237,570,000 shares $2.22 billion +94.8%N/A22.8 $59.21
6/15/202219,290,000 shares $1.21 billion +37.3%N/A11.9 $62.81













BNS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bank of Nova Scotia's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Bank of Nova Scotia shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 20,650,000 shares of BNS short. 1.71% of Bank of Nova Scotia's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Bank of Nova Scotia's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Bank of Nova Scotia?

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. BNS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on Bank of Nova Scotia's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Bank of Nova Scotia?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Bank of Nova Scotia: Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Genus Capital Management Inc., National Bank of Canada FI, Simplex Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Bank of Nova Scotia?

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. 1.71% of Bank of Nova Scotia's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Bank of Nova Scotia's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Bank of Nova Scotia saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 20,650,000 shares, a decrease of 25.2% from the previous total of 27,620,000 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 Nova Scotia's float size?

Bank of Nova Scotia currently has issued a total of 1,222,130,000 shares. Some of Bank of Nova Scotia'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 Nova Scotia currently has a public float of 1,210,000,000 shares.

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

1.71% of Bank of Nova Scotia's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Bank of Nova Scotia: The Bank of New York Mellon Co. (0.91%), Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (0.58%), Fifth Third Bancorp (2.47%), M&T Bank Co. (2.22%), First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (1.56%), State Street Co. (0.96%), Northern Trust Co. (1.07%), Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (4.39%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.53%), Apollo Global Management, Inc. (2.80%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Bank of Nova Scotia stock?

Short selling BNS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Bank of Nova Scotia as its price is falling. BNS shares are trading down $0.54 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 Nova Scotia?

A short squeeze for Bank of Nova Scotia 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 BNS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Bank of Nova Scotia'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 BNS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:BNS) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff