Coupang Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.20 (+0.70 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume121,769 shs
Average Volume7.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.72 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Coupang (NYSE:CPNG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume47,810,000 shares
Previous Short Volume72,580,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-34.13%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.43 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.4
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares1,735,585,000 shares
Float Size623,840,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.66%
Today's Trading Volume121,769 shares
Average Trading Volume7,034,622 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.27%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Coupang (NYSE:CPNG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202147,810,000 shares $1.43 billion -34.1%7.7%6.4 $29.96
8/13/202172,580,000 shares $2.46 billion No Change11.7%12.6 $33.87

Institutional Investors Shorting Coupang (NYSE:CPNG)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Coupang. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A577,100N/A$24,134.00
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A884,600N/A$36,994.00
8/18/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLCN/A68,500N/A$41.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC1,000120,500+11,950.0%$5,039.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLC75,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC140,400619,200+341.0%$25,895.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A577,100N/A$24,134.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLCN/A15,300N/A$640.00
8/16/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLCN/A68,500N/A$41.00
8/16/2021Rit Capital Partners PLCN/A11,000N/A$2,490.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A88,460,000N/A$36,994.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A426,600N/A$17,840.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLCN/A50,000N/A$2,091.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.N/A10,000N/A$418.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLCN/A105,300N/A$1,060.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP192,500438,800+127.9%$18,351.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLCN/A24,500N/A$1,025.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP25,90030,400+17.4%$98.00

Coupang (NYSE:CPNG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Coupang's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Coupang shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 47,810,000 shares of CPNG short. 7.66% of Coupang's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Coupang's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Coupang?

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. Coupang currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Coupang

Which institutional investors are shorting Coupang?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Coupang: Bank of America Corp DE, Jefferies Group LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Rit Capital Partners PLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, IMC Chicago LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Coupang?

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. 7.66% of Coupang's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Coupang's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Coupang saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 47,810,000 shares, a drop of 34.1% from the previous total of 72,580,000 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 Coupang's float size?

Coupang currently has issued a total of 1,735,585,000 shares. Some of Coupang'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. Coupang currently has a public float of 623,840,000 shares.

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

7.66% of Coupang's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "catalog & mail-order houses" compare to Coupang: Chewy, Inc. (15.66%), Wayfair Inc. (22.78%), CDW Co. (1.13%), Ozon Holdings PLC (0.00%), Vipshop Holdings Limited (3.85%), Dingdong (Cayman) Limited (0.17%), Revolve Group, Inc. (0.00%), Stitch Fix, Inc. (17.55%), Qurate Retail, Inc. (6.01%), and ContextLogic Inc. (7.15%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Coupang stock?

Short selling CPNG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Coupang as its price is falling. Coupang's stock is trading up $0.20 today. To short Coupang 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 Coupang 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 Coupang?

A short squeeze for Coupang 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 CPNG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Coupang'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 CPNG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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