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NYSE:CNC

Centene Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$60.93
-0.58 (-0.94 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$60.70
Now: $60.93
$62.16
50-Day Range
$58.02
MA: $62.37
$69.75
52-Week Range
$43.96
Now: $60.93
$74.70
Volume3.53 million shs
Average Volume4.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.33 billion
P/E Ratio16.97
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.55

Short Interest

Centene (NYSE:CNC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:9,230,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:10,150,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.06%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$633.92 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:413,610,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:3,529,233 shares
Average Trading Volume:4,137,610 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-14.70%



Centene (NYSE:CNC) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20209,230,000 $633.92 million -9.1%0.0%2.5$68.68
12/15/20209,230,000 $563.68 million -9.1%0.0%2.5$61.07
11/30/202010,150,000 $620.67 million -2.2%0.0%2.8$61.15
11/15/202010,380,000 $639.93 million -8.5%0.0%2.9$61.65
10/30/202011,340,000 $783.03 million 12.3%0.0%3.2$69.05
10/15/202010,100,000 $647.81 million 8.8%0.0%3.2$64.14
9/30/20209,280,000 $606.63 million 15.3%0.0%2.9$65.37
9/15/20208,050,000 $446.05 million -6.1%0.0%2.2$55.41
8/31/20208,570,000 $488.06 million -12.6%0.0%2.4$56.95
8/14/20209,810,000 $602.04 million -3.3%0.0%2.7$61.37
7/31/202010,140,000 $653.12 million 0.2%0.0%2.7$64.41
7/15/202010,120,000 $660.33 million -2.5%0.0%2.6$65.25
6/30/202010,380,000 $700.75 million -6.1%0.0%2.4$67.51
6/15/202011,050,000 $724.77 million -3.8%0.0%2.6$65.59
5/29/202011,490,000 $711.00 million 17.9%0.0%2.3$61.88
5/15/20209,750,000 $645.94 million 7.3%0.0%1.7$66.25
4/30/20209,090,000 $597.12 million -13.4%0.0%1.5$65.69
4/15/202010,500,000 $709.17 million 10.9%0.0%1.6$67.54
3/31/20209,470,000 $668.39 million -19.2%0.0%1.4$70.58
3/13/202011,713,000 $777.98 million 27.3%0.0%2.1$66.42
2/28/20209,200,000 $419.06 million -35.4%0.0%1.6$45.55
2/14/202014,240,000 $859.67 million 1.2%0.0%2.9$60.37
1/31/202014,070,000 $765.27 million -71.1%0.0%2.9$54.39
1/15/202048,670,000 $3.10 billion -0.6%0.0%10.3$63.71
12/31/201948,960,000 $3.26 billion -0.4%12.2%10.7$66.61

Centene (NYSE:CNC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Centene's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Centene shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 9,230,000 shares of CNC short. 0.00% of Centene's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Centene?

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. Centene currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Centene's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Centene saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,230,000 shares, a drop of 9.1% from the previous total of 10,150,000 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.

How does Centene's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Centene's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to Centene: Sanofi (0.00%), GlaxoSmithKline plc (0.00%), CSL Limited (0.00%), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (0.00%), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (1.41%), Anthem, Inc. (1.66%), Zoetis Inc. (0.77%), Becton, Dickinson and Company (0.00%), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (0.00%), and Illumina, Inc. (3.59%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Centene stock?

Short selling CNC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Centene as its price is falling. Centene's stock is trading down $0.58 today. To short Centene 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 Centene 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 Centene?

A short squeeze for Centene occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of CNC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Centene'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 CNC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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