The Clorox Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-17.14 (-9.46 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume9.85 million shs
Average Volume1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.40 billion
P/E Ratio22.88
Dividend Yield2.57%

The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume7,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,510,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-1.73%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.34 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.3
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares124,372,000 shares
Float Size123,980,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.95%
Today's Trading Volume9,845,987 shares
Average Trading Volume1,598,080 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average516.11%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/20217,380,000 shares $1.34 billion -1.7%6.0%5.3 $181.57
6/30/20217,510,000 shares $1.35 billion -4.7%6.1%5.5 $179.91
6/15/20217,880,000 shares $1.37 billion +0.5%6.4%5.8 $173.52
5/28/20217,840,000 shares $1.39 billion -1.4%6.3%5.6 $176.73
5/14/20217,950,000 shares $1.45 billion -8.5%6.4%5.4 $182.63
4/30/20218,690,000 shares $1.62 billion -2.9%7.0%5.6 $185.94
4/15/20218,950,000 shares $1.69 billion +3.4%7.1%5.1 $188.58
3/31/20218,660,000 shares $1.68 billion +4.0%6.9%4.9 $193.84
3/15/20218,330,000 shares $1.57 billion -15.4%6.6%4.9 $188.99
2/26/20219,850,000 shares $1.79 billion -1.9%7.9%5.8 $181.24
2/12/202110,040,000 shares $1.85 billion -6.2%8.0%6 $184.14
1/29/202110,700,000 shares $2.24 billion -16.0%8.5%6.3 $209.57
1/15/202112,730,000 shares $2.49 billion +3.7%10.1%8 $195.55
12/31/202012,280,000 shares $2.47 billion -3.3%9.8%8.6 $201.04
12/15/202012,700,000 shares $2.57 billion -2.5%10.1%9 $202.38
11/30/202013,030,000 shares $2.65 billion -5.7%10.4%8.7 $203.09
11/15/202013,820,000 shares $2.87 billion +0.4%11.0%9 $207.38
10/30/202013,760,000 shares $2.87 billion +0.5%11.0%9.3 $208.73
10/15/202013,690,000 shares $3.00 billion -1.4%10.9%9.8 $218.93
9/30/202013,890,000 shares $2.92 billion +0.9%11.1%10.1 $210.17
9/15/202013,770,000 shares $2.89 billion -4.4%10.9%9.6 $209.59
8/31/202014,400,000 shares $3.22 billion +10.3%11.4%9.5 $223.50
8/14/202013,060,000 shares $2.93 billion +10.8%10.4%8.8 $224.25
7/31/202011,790,000 shares $2.79 billion +4.0%9.5%7.7 $236.51
7/15/202011,340,000 shares $2.61 billion +3.4%9.1%6.8 $230.52

Institutional Investors Shorting The Clorox (NYSE:CLX)

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 The Clorox. 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
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP900900No Change$0.00

The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Clorox's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Clorox shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, traders have sold 7,380,000 shares of CLX short. 5.95% of The Clorox's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on The Clorox's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Clorox?

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. The Clorox currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for The Clorox

Which institutional investors are shorting The Clorox?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of The Clorox: 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 The Clorox?

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. 5.95% of The Clorox's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Clorox's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Clorox saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,380,000 shares, a drop of 1.7% from the previous total of 7,510,000 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 The Clorox's float size?

The Clorox currently has issued a total of 124,372,000 shares. Some of The Clorox'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. The Clorox currently has a public float of 123,980,000 shares.

How does The Clorox's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.95% of The Clorox's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to The Clorox: Colgate-Palmolive (0.72%), Heineken (0.00%), Pernod Ricard SA (0.00%), Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (0.00%), Danone S.A. (0.00%), Ambev S.A. (0.00%), The Swatch Group AG (0.00%), Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (3.33%), Monster Beverage Co. (1.29%), and The Kraft Heinz Company (2.20%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Clorox stock?

Short selling CLX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Clorox as its price is falling. The Clorox's stock is trading down $17.14 today. To short The Clorox 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 The Clorox 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 The Clorox?

A short squeeze for The Clorox 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 CLX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Clorox'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 CLX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 8/3/2021 by Staff
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