Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.93 (+0.75 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 01:34 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume180,453 shs
Average Volume6.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$252.67 billion
P/E Ratio103.65
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.09 (NYSE:CRM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume15,680,000 shares
Previous Short Volume15,350,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+2.15%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$4.16 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.7
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares979,000,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.60%
Today's Trading Volume180,453 shares
Average Trading Volume6,400,545 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.18%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202115,680,000 shares $4.16 billion +2.2%N/A2.7 $265.27
8/13/202115,350,000 shares $3.86 billion +9.4%N/A2.6 $251.56
7/30/202114,030,000 shares $3.39 billion -30.9%N/A2.4 $241.93
7/15/202120,300,000 shares $4.82 billion +0.5%N/A3.4 $237.58
6/30/202120,210,000 shares $4.94 billion -10.9%2.3%3.6 $244.27
6/15/202122,690,000 shares $5.50 billion -0.1%2.5%4 $242.58
5/28/202122,710,000 shares $5.41 billion -10.2%2.5%3.9 $238.10
5/14/202125,300,000 shares $5.36 billion +11.9%N/A3.9 $211.86
4/30/202122,620,000 shares $5.30 billion -0.5%N/A3.5 $234.36
4/15/202122,740,000 shares $5.19 billion +20.0%N/A3.4 $228.02
3/31/202118,950,000 shares $3.98 billion -4.1%N/A2.6 $210.00
3/15/202119,750,000 shares $4.19 billion +0.1%N/A2.6 $212.21
2/26/202119,740,000 shares $4.56 billion -16.6%N/A2.3 $231.08
2/12/202123,670,000 shares $5.71 billion +1.9%N/A2.5 $241.24
1/29/202123,220,000 shares $5.26 billion -3.7%N/A2.5 $226.50
1/15/202124,120,000 shares $5.20 billion +10.5%N/A2.6 $215.60
12/31/202021,830,000 shares $4.85 billion +6.5%N/A2.5 $222.40
12/15/202020,500,000 shares $4.54 billion +40.5%N/A2.5 $221.27
11/30/202014,590,000 shares $3.61 billion -8.4%N/A1.9 $247.63
11/15/202015,920,000 shares $3.97 billion +37.1%N/A2 $249.51
10/30/202011,610,000 shares $2.75 billion +3.2%N/A1.5 $237.14
10/15/202011,250,000 shares $2.95 billion -4.6%N/A1.5 $261.83
9/30/202011,790,000 shares $2.96 billion -17.1%N/A1.5 $251.32
9/15/202014,220,000 shares $3.58 billion +14.2%N/A1.8 $251.68
8/31/202012,450,000 shares $3.39 billion +15.5%N/A1.5 $272.65

Institutional Investors Shorting (NYSE:CRM)

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 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 DE345,600696,900+101.6%$170,232.00
9/10/2021HBK Investments L P55,9000-100.0%$0.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A20,650N/A$5,044.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN26,80025,900-3.4%$6,327.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC381,700519,600+36.1%$126,923.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC2,071,3002,410,400+16.4%$588,788.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC10,9000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A20,650N/A$5,044.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.1,168,7000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP70,00055,000-21.4%$13,435.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC5,772,5902,741,000-52.5%$669,544.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH372,600248,100-33.4%$60,603.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC48,30051,400+6.4%$12,555.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE345,600696,900+101.6%$170,232.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC108,40054,600-49.6%$13,337.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada599,5001,073,400+79.0%$262,199.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG1,490,7001,314,500-11.8%$323,117.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD1,90018,900+894.7%$4,617.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L P55,9000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd158,00034,300-78.3%$8,378.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.908,7001,194,200+31.4%$291,707.00
8/16/2021Marshall Wace LLP6,30062,700+895.2%$15,316.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH25,70030,300+17.9%$7,401.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC520,500278,299-46.5%$77,629.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LPN/A446,700N/A$109,115.00
8/12/2021SG Americas Securities LLC2,714,0002,386,700-12.1%$22,362.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.140,200112,000-20.1%$27,358.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP540,600620,500+14.8%$151,570.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC7,1471,110,700+15,440.8%$271,310.00
8/12/2021Bank of Nova ScotiaN/A100,000N/A$24,427.00
8/12/2021Bank of Montreal Can100,00050,000-50.0%$12,304.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.26,90020,700-23.0%$5,056.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC148,46081,300-45.2%$449.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP7,920,4006,670,300-15.8%$1.63 million
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA2,1713,951+82.0%$96,511.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.54,700280,000+411.9%$68,395.00
8/10/2021Credit Agricole S A52,50062,500+19.0%$15,266.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC1,025,800890,800-13.2%$218,968.00
8/6/2021HighTower Advisors LLC262,200+8,361.5%$0.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC912,200870,600-4.6%$212,661.00
8/6/2021Gladius Capital Management LP68,80014,000-79.7%$3,420.00
8/4/2021Creative Planning2,6001,800-30.8%$0.00
8/3/2021Avestar Capital LLCN/A21,000N/A$5,130.00
7/31/202136 South Capital Advisors LLPN/A335,000N/A$81,830.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP1,800500-72.2%$5.00
7/31/2021MUFG Securities EMEA plc20,00020,000No Change$4,885.00
7/28/2021Mizuho Markets Cayman LP32,13836,963+15.0%$364.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC34,50037,900+9.9%$288.00
7/23/2021Harvest Management LLCN/A15,000N/A$3,664.00 (NYSE:CRM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 15,680,000 shares of CRM short. Learn More on's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for

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. currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for

Which institutional investors are shorting

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Bank of America Corp DE, HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, HBK Investments L P, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Simplex Trading LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal Can, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Credit Agricole S A, Wolverine Trading LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Gladius Capital Management LP, Creative Planning, Avestar Capital LLC, 36 South Capital Advisors LLP, Cutler Group LP, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Mizuho Markets Cayman LP, XR Securities LLC, and Harvest Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is's short interest increasing or decreasing? saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,680,000 shares, an increase of 2.1% from the previous total of 15,350,000 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's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (0.26%), Tencent Holdings Limited (0.00%), NVIDIA Co. (0.00%), ASML Holding (0.21%), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), Adobe Inc. (0.99%), Oracle Co. (2.02%), Cisco Systems, Inc. (1.00%), Verizon Communications Inc. (0.00%), and Intel Co. (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: 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 stock?

Short selling CRM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from as its price is falling.'s stock is trading up $1.93 today. To short 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 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

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

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

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by Staff
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