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Walt Disney Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.51 (+1.23 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $124.00
50-Day Range
MA: $130.66
52-Week Range
Now: $124.00
Volume6.85 million shs
Average Volume15.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$224.08 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:19,980,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:22,450,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-11.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$2.48 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:1,800,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:6,851,806 shares
Average Trading Volume:15,706,923 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-56.38%

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/202019,980,000 $2.48 billion -11.0%0.0%1.8$124.00
8/31/202022,450,000 $2.97 billion -9.0%0.0%1.8$132.28
8/14/202024,670,000 $3.29 billion -7.2%0.0%1.9$133.55
7/31/202026,580,000 $3.46 billion 2.1%0.0%1.7$130.02
7/15/202026,040,000 $3.05 billion 1.6%0.0%1.6$116.94
6/30/202025,640,000 $3.02 billion -10.4%0.0%1.5$117.61
6/15/202028,630,000 $3.25 billion 1.0%0.0%1.5$113.41
5/29/202028,350,000 $3.18 billion 12.3%0.0%1.3$112.07
5/15/202025,240,000 $2.96 billion 6.0%0.0%1.1$117.30
4/30/202023,810,000 $2.89 billion -5.7%0.0%1.1$121.53
4/15/202025,240,000 $2.72 billion -0.1%0.0%1.3$107.77
3/31/202025,260,000 $2.56 billion -12.5%0.0%1.4$101.19
3/13/202028,869,000 $3.02 billion 23.6%0.0%2.4$104.50
2/28/202023,350,000 $2.00 billion 20.6%0.0%1.9$85.76
2/14/202019,370,000 $2.16 billion 1.3%0.0%1.9$111.46
1/31/202019,120,000 $2.36 billion 1.9%0.0%1.7$123.36
1/15/202018,770,000 $2.65 billion 10.1%0.0%1.8$141.01
12/31/201917,050,000 $2.39 billion -0.2%0.0%1.7$140.08
8/15/201917,496,500 $2.36 billion 2.9%1.2%1.9$134.61

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Walt Disney's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Walt Disney shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 19,980,000 shares of DIS short. 0.00% of Walt Disney's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Walt Disney?

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. Walt Disney currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Walt Disney's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Walt Disney saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 19,980,000 shares, a decline of 11.0% from the previous total of 22,450,000 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 Walt Disney's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Walt Disney's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Walt Disney: LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA Unsponsored (0.00%), Netflix, Inc. (2.58%), Comcast Co. (1.69%), Nike Inc (0.92%), Charter Communications Inc (5.82%), Sony Corp (0.25%), Naspers Limited (0.00%), NINTENDO LTD/ADR (0.00%), ADIDAS AG/S (0.00%), and Activision Blizzard, Inc. (1.42%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications Inc ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Walt Disney stock?

Short selling DIS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Walt Disney as its price is falling. Walt Disney's stock is trading up $1.51 today. To short Walt Disney 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 Walt Disney 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 Walt Disney?

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

How often is Walt Disney'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 DIS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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