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NYSE:COF

Capital One Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$120.14
+0.90 (+0.75 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 01:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$116.67
Now: $120.14
$120.46
50-Day Range
$99.93
MA: $112.32
$124.48
52-Week Range
$38.00
Now: $120.14
$125.75
Volume125,164 shs
Average Volume3.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.95 billion
P/E Ratio60.07
Dividend Yield1.29%
Beta1.72

Short Interest

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,930,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,490,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-28.42%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$462.25 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares470,330,000 shares
Float Size454,190,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.87%
Today's Trading Volume125,164 shares
Average Trading Volume3,817,578 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.72%

Short Interest Over Time


Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20213,930,000 shares $462.25 million -28.4%0.9%1.2 $117.62
1/15/20215,490,000 shares $586.55 million +14.4%1.2%1.7 $106.84
12/31/20204,950,000 shares $541.08 million -8.0%1.1%1.6 $109.31
12/15/20204,950,000 shares $495.69 million -8.0%1.1%1.6 $100.14
11/30/20205,380,000 shares $493.78 million -7.9%1.2%1.7 $91.78
11/15/20205,840,000 shares $500.14 million +11.0%1.3%1.9 $85.64
10/30/20205,260,000 shares $456.04 million -22.3%1.2%1.7 $86.70
10/15/20206,770,000 shares $501.39 million +9.7%1.5%2.3 $74.06
9/30/20206,170,000 shares $490.76 million +41.2%1.4%2.1 $79.54
9/15/20204,370,000 shares $303.10 million -1.8%1.0%1.4 $69.36
8/31/20204,450,000 shares $307.58 million +12.1%1.0%1.3 $69.12
8/14/20203,970,000 shares $272.26 million -19.0%0.9%1 $68.58
7/31/20204,900,000 shares $330.95 million -8.4%1.1%1.1 $67.54
7/15/20205,350,000 shares $341.33 million -14.3%1.2%1 $63.80
6/30/20206,240,000 shares $405.97 million -9.0%1.4%1.2 $65.06
6/15/20206,860,000 shares $416.40 million -3.1%1.5%1.2 $60.70
5/29/20207,080,000 shares $463.46 million -4.3%1.6%1.2 $65.46
5/15/20207,400,000 shares $503.50 million -1.2%1.6%1.3 $68.04
4/30/20207,490,000 shares $530.89 million +11.6%1.7%1.4 $70.88
4/15/20206,710,000 shares $399.25 million +0.2%1.5%1.5 $59.50
3/31/20206,700,000 shares $376.21 million +10.4%1.5%1.7 $56.15
3/13/20206,069,300 shares $364.83 million +34.0%1.3%2.5 $60.11
2/28/20204,530,000 shares $194.20 million -5.2%1.0%1.9 $42.87
2/14/20204,780,000 shares $374.51 million +4.6%1.1%2.3 $78.35
1/31/20204,570,000 shares $424.19 million -9.3%1.0%2.3 $92.82

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Short Interest FAQ

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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 closed out or covered. As of January 29th, traders have sold 3,930,000 shares of COF short. 0.87% of Capital One Financial's shares are currently sold short. View details.

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. Capital One Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

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. 0.87% 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 decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 3,930,000 shares, a decline of 28.4% from the previous total of 5,490,000 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 457,397,000 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 454,190,000 shares.

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

0.87% of Capital One Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "consumer finance" compare to Capital One Financial: American Express (1.05%), Discover Financial Services (1.27%), Credit Acceptance Co. (14.27%), SLM Co. (5.13%), Nelnet, Inc. (1.34%), Green Dot Co. (4.77%), PRA Group, Inc. (7.43%), Encore Capital Group, Inc. (11.70%), World Acceptance Co. (15.26%), and Regional Management Corp. (3.12%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 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. Capital One Financial's stock is trading up $0.90 today. To short Capital One Financial 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 Capital One Financial 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 appreciates 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, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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