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Capital One Financial (COF) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$137.41
+0.18 (+0.13%)
(As of 02/20/2024 ET)

Capital One Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
6,010,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
7,330,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-18.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$813.27 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.3
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
380,850,000 shares
Float Size
375,670,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.60%
Today's Trading Volume
16,525,387 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,829,281 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
584%
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Capital One Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20246,010,000 shares $813.27 million -18.0%1.6%2.3 $135.32
1/15/20247,330,000 shares $936.04 million No Change2.0%2.7 $127.70
12/31/20237,330,000 shares $961.11 million -9.2%2.0%2.8 $131.12
12/15/20238,070,000 shares $1.05 billion -5.2%2.2%3.1 $129.68
11/30/20238,510,000 shares $950.23 million -1.4%2.3%3.5 $111.66
11/15/20238,630,000 shares $914.78 million -24.0%2.3%3.8 $106.00
10/31/202311,350,000 shares $1.15 billion +28.5%3.0%5.1 $101.29
10/15/20238,830,000 shares $840.62 million -8.3%2.4%4.2 $95.20
9/30/20239,630,000 shares $934.59 million +11.7%2.6%4.3 $97.05
9/15/20238,620,000 shares $900.45 million +10.7%2.3%3.9 $104.46
8/31/20237,790,000 shares $797.62 million +13.4%2.1%3.4 $102.39
8/15/20236,870,000 shares $734.54 million -9.3%1.8%2.7 $106.92
7/31/20237,570,000 shares $885.84 million -4.1%2.0%2.6 $117.02
7/15/20237,890,000 shares $880.13 million -1.0%2.1%2.5 $111.55
6/30/20237,970,000 shares $871.68 million -14.8%2.1%2.6 $109.37
6/15/20239,350,000 shares $1.04 billion +4.7%2.5%3 $111.65
5/31/20238,930,000 shares $930.60 million +8.4%2.4%2.5 $104.21
5/15/20238,240,000 shares $734.35 million +7.6%2.2%2.4 $89.12
4/30/20237,660,000 shares $745.32 million -0.8%2.0%2.5 $97.30
4/15/20237,720,000 shares $745.60 million +11.9%2.1%2.3 $96.58
3/31/20236,900,000 shares $663.50 million +7.5%1.8%2 $96.16
3/15/20236,420,000 shares $596.61 million +4.7%1.7%1.8 $92.93
2/28/20236,130,000 shares $668.66 million -5.6%1.6%1.9 $109.08
2/15/20236,490,000 shares $743.95 million -3.3%1.7%2 $114.63
1/31/20236,710,000 shares $798.49 million +10.2%1.8%2 $119.00
1/15/20236,090,000 shares $626.36 million -3.5%1.6%2 $102.85
12/30/20226,310,000 shares $586.58 million +5.0%1.7%2.2 $92.96
12/15/20226,010,000 shares $564.04 million -1.8%1.6%2.1 $93.85
11/30/20226,120,000 shares $631.83 million +11.1%1.6%2.2 $103.24
11/15/20225,510,000 shares $570.62 million -18.0%1.5%2.1 $103.56
10/31/20226,720,000 shares $712.45 million -4.8%1.8%2.7 $106.02
10/15/20227,060,000 shares $673.45 million +0.6%1.9%2.8 $95.39
9/30/20227,020,000 shares $647.03 million -4.0%1.9%2.8 $92.17
9/15/20227,310,000 shares $751.25 million -3.2%1.9%3 $102.77
8/31/20227,550,000 shares $798.94 million +33.2%2.0%2.9 $105.82
8/15/20225,670,000 shares $644.45 million -8.0%1.5%2.2 $113.66
7/31/20226,160,000 shares $676.55 million -9.8%1.6%2.3 $109.83
7/15/20226,830,000 shares $738.66 million -8.3%1.8%2.5 $108.15
6/30/20227,450,000 shares $776.22 million -0.5%1.9%2.7 $104.19
6/15/20227,490,000 shares $810.19 million +7.8%1.9%2.7 $108.17













COF Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Capital One Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Capital One Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, investors have sold 6,010,000 shares of COF short. 1.60% of Capital One Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Capital One Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Capital One Financial?

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. COF shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Capital One Financial's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Capital One Financial?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Capital One Financial: Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., Muzinich & Co. Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., One River Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., XR Securities LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, Raymond James & Associates, and One River Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Capital One Financial?

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. 1.60% of Capital One Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Capital One Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Capital One Financial saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,010,000 shares, a decrease of 18.0% from the previous total of 7,330,000 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 Capital One Financial's float size?

Capital One Financial currently has issued a total of 380,850,000 shares. Some of Capital One Financial'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. Capital One Financial currently has a public float of 375,670,000 shares.

How does Capital One Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.60% of Capital One Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Capital One Financial: Truist Financial Co. (1.11%), Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (0.02%), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (1.53%), U.S. Bancorp (1.37%), Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. (0.06%), Regions Financial Co. (3.21%), Citigroup Inc. (1.28%), Wells Fargo & Company (0.85%), Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (0.83%), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (1.53%),

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 Capital One Financial stock?

Short selling COF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Capital One Financial as its price is falling. COF shares are trading up $0.18 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 Capital One Financial?

A short squeeze for Capital One Financial 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 COF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Capital One Financial'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 COF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:COF) was last updated on 2/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff