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NYSE:CF

CF Industries Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$59.00
-1.54 (-2.54 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$58.97
$61.21
50-Day Range
$43.34
$62.14
52-Week Range
$25.30
$63.40
Volume3.13 million shs
Average Volume2.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.69 billion
P/E Ratio27.96
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta1.27

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,790,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+56.99%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$244.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.7
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares215,100,000 shares
Float Size213,750,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.05%
Today's Trading Volume3,127,824 shares
Average Trading Volume2,308,731 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average35.48%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/20214,380,000 shares $244.49 million +57.0%2.1%1.7 $55.82
9/15/20212,790,000 shares $135.15 million +8.1%1.3%1.3 $48.44
8/31/20212,580,000 shares $117.18 million +10.7%1.2%1.2 $45.42
8/13/20212,330,000 shares $112.73 million -39.6%1.1%1.1 $48.38
7/30/20213,860,000 shares $182.39 million +18.8%1.8%1.8 $47.25
7/15/20213,250,000 shares $159.38 million -8.2%1.5%1.6 $49.04
6/30/20213,540,000 shares $182.13 million +1.1%1.7%1.8 $51.45
6/15/20213,500,000 shares $187.22 million +24.1%1.6%1.8 $53.49
5/28/20212,820,000 shares $149.94 million +23.1%1.3%1.4 $53.17
5/14/20212,290,000 shares $122.68 million -21.3%1.1%1.1 $53.57
4/30/20212,910,000 shares $144.42 million -18.3%1.4%1.4 $49.63
4/15/20213,560,000 shares $168.10 million +9.2%1.7%1.7 $47.22
3/31/20213,260,000 shares $148.10 million -25.1%1.5%1.4 $45.43
3/15/20214,350,000 shares $214.28 million +29.5%2.0%1.9 $49.26
2/26/20213,360,000 shares $156.78 million +36.6%1.6%1.5 $46.66
2/12/20212,460,000 shares $106.17 million -32.8%1.2%1 $43.16
1/29/20213,660,000 shares $154.45 million -10.7%1.7%1.4 $42.20
1/15/20214,100,000 shares $185.73 million +31.0%1.9%1.6 $45.30
12/31/20203,130,000 shares $118.85 million -7.1%1.5%1.2 $37.97
12/15/20203,370,000 shares $130.82 million -18.6%1.6%1.4 $38.82
11/30/20204,140,000 shares $160.51 million -14.5%2.0%1.6 $38.77
11/15/20204,840,000 shares $149.51 million +2.5%2.3%1.9 $30.89
10/30/20204,720,000 shares $126.40 million +4.7%2.2%2.1 $26.78
10/15/20204,510,000 shares $134.44 million -7.8%2.1%1.9 $29.81
9/30/20204,890,000 shares $150.17 million -20.0%2.3%2.1 $30.71

Institutional Investors Shorting CF Industries (NYSE:CF)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of CF Industries. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
10/14/2021XR Securities LLCN/A14,100N/A$40.00
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A11,100N/A$571.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN45,00070,000+55.6%$3,603.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC70,30080,500+14.5%$4,142.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLCN/A80,000N/A$4,116.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.125,80094,800-24.6%$4,874.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC226,700139,800-38.3%$7,193.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLCN/A6,500N/A$334.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A11,100N/A$571.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.47,400204,100+330.6%$10,501.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC289,700297,700+2.8%$15,317.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1,4590-100.0%$0.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.90,80067,100-26.1%$3,452.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.42,20030,200-28.4%$1,554.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.75,00075,000No Change$3,859.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC77,10086,200+11.8%$4,240.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC29,4000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A50N/A$257.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP400100-75.0%$0.00

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Short Interest FAQ













CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is CF Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CF Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, traders have sold 4,380,000 shares of CF short. 2.05% of CF Industries' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on CF Industries' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for CF Industries?

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. CF Industries currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for CF Industries

Which institutional investors are shorting CF Industries?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of CF Industries: XR Securities LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Group One Trading L.P., Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for CF Industries?

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. 2.05% of CF Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is CF Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

CF Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,380,000 shares, an increase of 57.0% 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 CF Industries' float size?

CF Industries currently has issued a total of 215,100,000 shares. Some of CF Industries' 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. CF Industries currently has a public float of 213,750,000 shares.

How does CF Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.05% of CF Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "agricultural chemicals" compare to CF Industries: Nutrien Ltd. (0.70%), The Mosaic Company (1.88%), ICL Group Ltd (0.09%), The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (2.20%), CVR Partners, LP (0.17%), American Vanguard Co. (1.00%), Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (1.73%), AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (1.41%), Calyxt, Inc. (3.43%), and China Green Agriculture, Inc. (1.89%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short CF Industries stock?

Short selling CF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CF Industries as its price is falling. CF Industries' stock is trading down $1.54 today. To short CF Industries 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 CF Industries 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 CF Industries?

A short squeeze for CF Industries 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 CF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is CF Industries' 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 CF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.



This page was last updated on 10/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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