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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
NYSE:CP

Canadian Pacific Railway Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$74.63
-1.74 (-2.28%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$74.61
$76.40
50-Day Range
$68.75
$77.50
52-Week Range
$64.37
$83.07
Volume
6.94 million shs
Average Volume
5.03 million shs
Market Capitalization
$49.78 billion
P/E Ratio
20.21
Dividend Yield
0.79%
Beta
0.91

Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
10,060,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
120,710,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-91.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$723.72 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.0
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
666,976,000 shares
Float Size
665,890,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.51%
Today's Trading Volume
6,944,230 shares
Average Trading Volume
5,031,894 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
38.00%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/202110,060,000 shares $723.72 million -91.7%1.5%2 $71.94
12/15/2021120,710,000 shares $8.89 billion +70.6%18.1%23.8 $73.66
11/30/202170,770,000 shares $4.96 billion +0.3%10.6%15.9 $70.03
11/15/202170,590,000 shares $5.43 billion +6.5%10.6%13.8 $76.96
10/29/202166,260,000 shares $5.13 billion +10.0%10.0%12.8 $77.40
10/15/202160,230,000 shares $4.39 billion +5.0%9.1%11.8 $72.85
9/30/202157,380,000 shares $3.73 billion +32.8%8.6%12.4 $65.07
9/15/202143,200,000 shares $2.97 billion +163.1%6.5%10.4 $68.81
8/31/202116,420,000 shares $1.13 billion -9.5%2.5%4.9 $68.79
8/13/202118,140,000 shares $1.32 billion +37.4%2.7%8.5 $72.55
7/30/202113,200,000 shares $981.02 million +11.1%2.0%5.7 $74.32
7/15/202111,880,000 shares $862.01 million +26.8%1.8%4.9 $72.56
6/30/20219,370,000 shares $720.65 million -8.7%1.4%3.2 $76.91
6/15/202110,260,000 shares $823.47 million -31.2%1.5%3 $80.26
5/28/202114,910,000 shares $1.21 billion +3.8%2.2%3.9 $81.26
5/14/202114,370,000 shares $1.15 billion +329.0%2.2%3.8 $80.19
4/30/20213,350,000 shares $251.00 million -26.7%2.5%4.9 $74.93
4/15/20214,570,000 shares $342.03 million +58.7%3.4%7 $74.84
3/31/20212,880,000 shares $212.92 million +288.4%2.2%5.7 $73.93
3/15/2021741,600 shares $55.33 million -25.2%0.6%1.9 $74.61
2/26/2021991,200 shares $71.89 million +11.3%0.7%3.5 $72.52
2/12/2021890,500 shares $63.26 million +55.5%0.7%3.2 $71.03
1/29/2021572,700 shares $39.75 million -27.7%0.4%2 $69.41
1/15/2021792,500 shares $56.65 million +44.2%0.6%2.6 $71.49
12/31/2020549,700 shares $38.37 million -14.3%0.4%1.7 $69.80













Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canadian Pacific Railway's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Canadian Pacific Railway shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 10,060,000 shares of CP short. 1.51% of Canadian Pacific Railway's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Canadian Pacific Railway's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Canadian Pacific Railway?

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. Canadian Pacific Railway currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Canadian Pacific Railway

Which institutional investors are shorting Canadian Pacific Railway?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Canadian Pacific Railway: Cutler Group LP, Jefferies Group LLC, Centiva Capital LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Jane Street Group LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Centiva Capital LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Royal Bank of Canada, Ovata Capital Management Ltd, Taconic Capital Advisors LP, DLD Asset Management LP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., BCK Capital Management LP, Harvest Management LLC, and CenterStar 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 Canadian Pacific Railway?

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. 1.51% of Canadian Pacific Railway's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Canadian Pacific Railway's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Canadian Pacific Railway saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,060,000 shares, a decrease of 91.7% from the previous total of 120,710,000 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 Canadian Pacific Railway's float size?

Canadian Pacific Railway currently has issued a total of 666,976,000 shares. Some of Canadian Pacific Railway'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. Canadian Pacific Railway currently has a public float of 665,890,000 shares.

How does Canadian Pacific Railway's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.51% of Canadian Pacific Railway's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "transportation" compare to Canadian Pacific Railway: United Parcel Service, Inc. (0.00%), Union Pacific Co. (1.35%), Canadian National Railway (0.68%), CSX Co. (0.00%), Deutsche Post AG (0.00%), A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S (0.00%), Norfolk Southern Co. (1.44%), FedEx Co. (3.05%), DSV Panalpina A/S (0.00%), and Kuehne + Nagel International AG (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

Short selling CP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Canadian Pacific Railway as its price is falling. Canadian Pacific Railway's stock is trading down $1.74 today. To short Canadian Pacific Railway 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 Canadian Pacific Railway 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 Canadian Pacific Railway?

A short squeeze for Canadian Pacific Railway 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 CP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Canadian Pacific Railway'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 CP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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