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CVS Health (CVS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$77.10
-0.05 (-0.06%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

CVS Health Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
36,790,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
42,520,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-13.48%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.74 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.5
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,258,450,000 shares
Float Size
1,260,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.92%
Today's Trading Volume
5,698,561 shares
Average Trading Volume
13,194,701 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
43%
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CVS Health Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/202436,790,000 shares $2.74 billion -13.5%2.9%3.5 $74.37
1/15/202442,520,000 shares $3.26 billion +158.5%3.3%4.5 $76.56
12/31/202316,450,000 shares $1.30 billion +10.9%1.3%2 $78.96
12/15/202314,840,000 shares $1.10 billion -4.8%1.2%2 $74.43
11/30/202315,580,000 shares $1.06 billion -1.6%1.2%2 $67.91
11/15/202315,840,000 shares $1.10 billion -0.2%1.2%2.2 $69.15
10/31/202315,870,000 shares $1.10 billion +14.8%1.2%2 $69.01
10/15/202313,820,000 shares $988.68 million -5.8%1.1%1.7 $71.54
9/30/202314,670,000 shares $1.02 billion -8.9%1.2%1.7 $69.82
9/15/202316,100,000 shares $1.14 billion +1.5%1.3%1.7 $71.00
8/31/202315,870,000 shares $1.03 billion -13.7%1.2%1.7 $65.17
8/15/202318,390,000 shares $1.35 billion -3.5%1.4%1.9 $73.35
7/31/202319,050,000 shares $1.42 billion +0.8%1.5%2.1 $74.69
7/15/202318,900,000 shares $1.35 billion +6.5%1.5%2.1 $71.38
6/30/202317,740,000 shares $1.23 billion +15.7%1.4%2 $69.13
6/15/202315,340,000 shares $1.07 billion +2.7%1.2%1.8 $69.50
5/31/202314,940,000 shares $1.02 billion -2.0%1.2%1.8 $68.03
5/15/202315,250,000 shares $1.05 billion -9.7%1.2%1.8 $68.85
4/30/202316,890,000 shares $1.24 billion +32.5%1.3%1.9 $73.31
4/15/202312,750,000 shares $952.43 million -6.1%1.0%1.4 $74.70
3/31/202313,580,000 shares $1.01 billion +6.0%1.1%1.5 $74.31
3/15/202312,810,000 shares $965.87 million -12.9%1.0%1.4 $75.40
2/28/202314,710,000 shares $1.23 billion +0.3%1.2%1.8 $83.54
2/15/202314,660,000 shares $1.30 billion -28.9%1.2%1.9 $88.35
1/31/202320,620,000 shares $1.82 billion -18.5%1.6%2.7 $88.22
1/15/202325,310,000 shares $2.28 billion +88.3%1.9%3.6 $89.92
12/30/202213,440,000 shares $1.25 billion -4.6%1.0%2.1 $93.19
12/15/202214,080,000 shares $1.37 billion +1.2%1.1%2.3 $97.60
11/30/202213,920,000 shares $1.42 billion +5.1%1.1%2.4 $101.88
11/15/202213,250,000 shares $1.29 billion -0.3%1.0%2.2 $97.73
10/31/202213,290,000 shares $1.26 billion +6.2%1.0%2.4 $94.70
10/15/202212,520,000 shares $1.12 billion -14.7%1.0%2.4 $89.30
9/30/202214,670,000 shares $1.40 billion +2.0%1.1%2.9 $95.37
9/15/202214,380,000 shares $1.47 billion +6.7%1.1%3 $102.31
8/31/202213,480,000 shares $1.32 billion -10.4%1.0%2.8 $98.15
8/15/202215,040,000 shares $1.60 billion -4.6%1.2%3.1 $106.27
7/31/202215,760,000 shares $1.51 billion +13.3%1.2%3.1 $95.68
7/15/202213,910,000 shares $1.33 billion -2.0%1.1%2.7 $95.37
6/30/202214,190,000 shares $1.31 billion -5.6%1.1%2.7 $92.66
6/15/202215,030,000 shares $1.37 billion +2.7%1.2%2.7 $91.45













CVS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is CVS Health's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CVS Health shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 36,790,000 shares of CVS short. 2.92% of CVS Health's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on CVS Health's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for CVS Health?

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. CVS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on CVS Health's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting CVS Health?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of CVS Health: Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Mendel Money Management, IMC Chicago LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for CVS Health?

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. 2.92% of CVS Health's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is CVS Health's short interest increasing or decreasing?

CVS Health saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 36,790,000 shares, a drop of 13.5% from the previous total of 42,520,000 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 CVS Health's float size?

CVS Health currently has issued a total of 1,258,450,000 shares. Some of CVS Health'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. CVS Health currently has a public float of 1,260,000,000 shares.

How does CVS Health's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.92% of CVS Health's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to CVS Health: MercadoLibre, Inc. (1.52%), Starbucks Co. (1.25%), The TJX Companies, Inc. (0.95%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (2.97%), Target Co. (1.57%), Booking Holdings Inc. (1.98%), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (1.42%), O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (2.07%), Ross Stores, Inc. (1.06%), AutoZone, Inc. (2.26%),

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 CVS Health stock?

Short selling CVS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CVS Health as its price is falling. CVS shares are trading down $0.05 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 CVS Health?

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

How often is CVS Health'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 CVS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:CVS) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff