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NYSE:DG

Dollar General Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$234.17
+1.84 (+0.79%)
(As of 05/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$230.81
$235.68
50-Day Range
$205.55
$259.04
52-Week Range
$185.15
$262.20
Volume
1.04 million shs
Average Volume
2.06 million shs
Market Capitalization
$53.57 billion
P/E Ratio
23.05
Dividend Yield
0.95%
Beta
0.52

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,140,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
6,910,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-25.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.22 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.6
Last Record Date
April, 30 2022
Outstanding Shares
228,785,000 shares
Float Size
228,040,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.25%
Today's Trading Volume
1,037,775 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,055,677 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-49.52%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20225,140,000 shares $1.22 billion -25.6%2.3%2.6 $237.53
4/15/20226,910,000 shares $1.72 billion +28.2%3.0%3.3 $248.77
3/31/20225,390,000 shares $1.20 billion -25.9%2.4%2.4 $222.63
3/15/20227,270,000 shares $1.56 billion -5.1%3.2%3.4 $214.25
2/28/20227,660,000 shares $1.52 billion -7.8%3.3%3.7 $198.34
2/15/20228,310,000 shares $1.65 billion +22.8%3.6%4 $199.15
1/31/20226,770,000 shares $1.41 billion -9.7%2.9%3.4 $208.48
1/15/20227,500,000 shares $1.63 billion -5.7%3.3%4.2 $217.08
12/31/20217,950,000 shares $1.87 billion -1.0%3.4%4.9 $235.83
12/15/20218,030,000 shares $1.82 billion +21.9%3.5%5.3 $226.12
11/30/20216,590,000 shares $1.46 billion +6.3%2.9%4.6 $221.30
11/15/20216,200,000 shares $1.41 billion +9.5%2.7%4.4 $227.00
10/29/20215,660,000 shares $1.25 billion +19.9%2.4%4 $221.52
10/15/20214,720,000 shares $1.00 billion +7.5%2.0%3.4 $212.80
9/30/20214,390,000 shares $931.29 million +0.7%1.9%3.1 $212.14
9/15/20214,360,000 shares $945.99 million +13.0%1.9%3 $216.97
8/31/20213,860,000 shares $860.43 million +13.9%1.7%2.5 $222.91
8/13/20213,390,000 shares $802.62 million +1.8%1.4%2.1 $236.76
7/30/20213,330,000 shares $774.69 million -0.9%1.4%2 $232.64
7/15/20213,360,000 shares $745.75 million -2.9%1.4%1.9 $221.95
6/30/20213,460,000 shares $748.71 million -29.2%1.5%1.9 $216.39
6/15/20214,890,000 shares $1.04 billion +26.4%2.1%2.5 $212.12
5/28/20213,870,000 shares $785.46 million +19.8%1.6%1.7 $202.96
5/14/20213,230,000 shares $664.60 million +15.4%1.4%1.3 $205.76
4/30/20212,800,000 shares $601.64 million -9.7%1.2%1.2 $214.87













Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dollar General's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Dollar General shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 5,140,000 shares of DG short. 2.25% of Dollar General's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Dollar General's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Dollar General?

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. Dollar General currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Dollar General's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Dollar General?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Dollar General: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Interval Partners LP, Maven Securities LTD, UBS Group AG, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Citigroup Inc., Group One Trading L.P., Twin Tree Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Cutler Group LP, Walleye Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Shay Capital LLC, and Millennium Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Dollar General?

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. 2.25% of Dollar General's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Dollar General's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Dollar General saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,140,000 shares, a decline of 25.6% from the previous total of 6,910,000 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 Dollar General's float size?

Dollar General currently has issued a total of 228,785,000 shares. Some of Dollar General'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. Dollar General currently has a public float of 228,040,000 shares.

How does Dollar General's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.25% of Dollar General's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "variety stores" compare to Dollar General: Target Co. (2.07%), Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Dollar Tree, Inc. (1.73%), Tesco PLC (0.00%), BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (4.76%), Five Below, Inc. (4.93%), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (15.35%), PriceSmart, Inc. (2.08%), MINISO Group Holding Limited (0.00%), and Big Lots, Inc. (26.16%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.31 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.24 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.25 billion), HP Inc. ($2.22 billion), GameStop Corp. ($1.69 billion), Carnival Co. & plc ($1.66 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.64 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($1.63 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.60 billion), and Upstart Holdings, Inc. ($1.53 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Dollar General stock?

Short selling DG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Dollar General as its price is falling. Dollar General's stock is trading up $1.84 today. To short Dollar General 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 Dollar General 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 Dollar General?

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

How often is Dollar General'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 DG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2022.



This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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