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NYSE:CMC

Commercial Metals - CMC Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$56.01
+1.74 (+3.21%)
(As of 02/1/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.35
$56.50
50-Day Range
$47.27
$56.17
52-Week Range
$31.47
$56.88
Volume
1.05 million shs
Average Volume
1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.57 billion
P/E Ratio
5.46
Dividend Yield
1.19%
Price Target
$51.14

Commercial Metals Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,940,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,780,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.76%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$164.82 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.8
Last Record Date
January 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
117,360,000 shares
Float Size
115,310,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.55%
Today's Trading Volume
1,046,127 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,200,400 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-12.85%
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Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/15/20232,940,000 shares $164.82 million +5.8%2.6%2.8 $56.06
12/30/20222,780,000 shares $134.27 million +4.1%2.4%2.6 $48.30
12/15/20222,670,000 shares $126.72 million -4.3%2.3%2.6 $47.46
11/30/20222,790,000 shares $137.32 million -10.6%2.4%2.8 $49.22
11/15/20223,120,000 shares $147.14 million -4.0%2.7%3.1 $47.16
10/31/20223,250,000 shares $147.88 million -8.7%2.8%3.3 $45.50
10/15/20223,560,000 shares $146.74 million +9.9%3.1%3.8 $41.22
9/30/20223,240,000 shares $114.96 million -5.0%2.7%3.9 $35.48
9/15/20223,410,000 shares $128.63 million -2.9%2.9%3.8 $37.72
8/31/20223,510,000 shares $142.19 million -5.1%3.0%3.7 $40.51
8/15/20223,700,000 shares $159.17 million +8.5%3.1%3.7 $43.02
7/31/20223,410,000 shares $135.10 million -9.1%2.9%3.2 $39.62
7/15/20223,750,000 shares $129.04 million -14.6%3.2%3.3 $34.41
6/30/20224,390,000 shares $145.31 million +4.0%3.7%3.7 $33.10
6/15/20224,220,000 shares $157.28 million +6.8%3.6%3.6 $37.27
5/31/20223,950,000 shares $156.93 million +10.6%3.3%3.3 $39.73
5/15/20223,570,000 shares $129.73 million +9.9%3.0%2.8 $36.34
4/30/20223,250,000 shares $133.25 million +0.6%2.7%2.6 $41.00
4/15/20223,230,000 shares $143.15 million -7.7%2.7%2.6 $44.32
3/31/20223,500,000 shares $145.67 million +2.3%2.9%2.8 $41.62
3/15/20223,420,000 shares $140.36 million +28.6%N/A2.9 $41.04
2/28/20222,660,000 shares $102.54 million +15.2%2.2%2.4 $38.55
2/15/20222,310,000 shares $85.29 million -2.1%1.9%2.2 $36.92
1/31/20222,360,000 shares $78.92 million +19.8%2.0%2.3 $33.44
1/15/20221,970,000 shares $74.70 million -4.4%1.7%2 $37.92
12/31/20212,060,000 shares $74.76 million -16.9%1.8%2.1 $36.29
12/15/20212,480,000 shares $82.29 million +10.2%2.1%2.6 $33.18
11/30/20212,250,000 shares $69.53 million -8.5%1.9%2.4 $30.90
11/15/20212,460,000 shares $82.31 million +0.8%2.1%2.7 $33.46
10/29/20212,440,000 shares $78.52 million -6.9%2.1%2.7 $32.18
10/15/20212,620,000 shares $83.05 million No Change2.2%3 $31.70
9/30/20212,620,000 shares $79.81 million -13.0%2.2%3.3 $30.46
9/15/20213,010,000 shares $93.49 million -6.2%2.6%3.6 $31.06
8/31/20213,210,000 shares $104.71 million -13.2%2.7%3.5 $32.62
8/13/20213,700,000 shares $134.05 million -0.3%3.2%3.8 $36.23
7/30/20213,710,000 shares $121.69 million -16.1%3.2%3.8 $32.80
7/15/20214,420,000 shares $136.40 million +1.1%3.8%4.5 $30.86
6/30/20214,370,000 shares $134.25 million +6.9%3.7%4.4 $30.72
6/15/20214,090,000 shares $133.82 million +26.2%3.5%4 $32.72
5/28/20213,240,000 shares $101.96 million +3.2%N/A3.1 $31.47













CMC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Commercial Metals' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Commercial Metals shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 15th, investors have sold 2,940,000 shares of CMC short. 2.55% of Commercial Metals' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Commercial Metals' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Commercial Metals?

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. CMC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Commercial Metals's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Commercial Metals?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Commercial Metals: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Jane Street Group LLC, Maven Securities LTD, Citadel Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Wolverine Trading LLC, Maven Securities LTD, Twin Tree Management LP, Group One Trading L.P., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Commercial Metals?

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. 2.55% of Commercial Metals' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Commercial Metals' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Commercial Metals saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,940,000 shares, an increase of 5.8% from the previous total of 2,780,000 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 Commercial Metals' float size?

Commercial Metals currently has issued a total of 117,360,000 shares. Some of Commercial Metals' 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. Commercial Metals currently has a public float of 115,310,000 shares.

How does Commercial Metals' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.55% of Commercial Metals' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to Commercial Metals: United States Steel Co. (8.25%), Carpenter Technology Co. (2.67%), Steel Dynamics, Inc. (3.25%), Ternium S.A. (0.23%), POSCO Holdings Inc. (0.26%), Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (3.03%), Valvoline Inc. (2.45%), Huntsman Co. (2.97%), MP Materials Corp. (8.98%), and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (1.57%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.43 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Paramount Global ($1.77 billion), Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.69 billion), United Rentals, Inc. ($1.53 billion), American Airlines Group Inc. ($1.52 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.48 billion), and Voya Financial, Inc. ($1.47 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Commercial Metals stock?

Short selling CMC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Commercial Metals as its price is falling. CMC shares are trading up $1.74 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 Commercial Metals?

A short squeeze for Commercial Metals 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 CMC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Commercial Metals' 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 CMC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 15 2023.



This page (NYSE:CMC) was last updated on 2/2/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff