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Darden Restaurants Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$138.67
+2.08 (+1.52%)
(As of 01/25/2022 02:21 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$131.98
$138.67
50-Day Range
$134.78
$151.81
52-Week Range
$110.89
$164.28
Volume
36,621 shs
Average Volume
1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$17.71 billion
P/E Ratio
19.84
Dividend Yield
3.26%
Beta
1.46

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,970,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,020,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.66%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$447.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.5
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
127,724,000 shares
Float Size
127,190,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.34%
Today's Trading Volume
36,621 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,151,787 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-96.82%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/20212,970,000 shares $447.40 million -1.7%2.3%2.5 $150.64
12/15/20213,020,000 shares $450.07 million -4.1%2.3%2.5 $149.03
11/30/20213,150,000 shares $434.54 million -11.8%2.4%2.7 $137.95
11/15/20213,570,000 shares $527.22 million -18.3%2.8%3 $147.68
10/29/20214,370,000 shares $629.89 million -2.7%3.4%3.4 $144.14
10/15/20214,490,000 shares $669.68 million -0.2%3.5%3.2 $149.15
9/30/20214,500,000 shares $681.62 million -2.0%3.5%3.1 $151.47
9/15/20214,590,000 shares $683.96 million -17.2%3.5%2.8 $149.01
8/31/20215,540,000 shares $834.60 million +13.3%4.3%3.4 $150.65
8/13/20214,890,000 shares $694.33 million -11.6%3.8%3 $141.99
7/30/20215,530,000 shares $806.72 million +38.9%4.3%3.3 $145.88
7/15/20213,980,000 shares $576.34 million +38.7%3.1%2.7 $144.81
6/30/20212,870,000 shares $418.99 million -10.9%2.2%2 $145.99
6/15/20213,220,000 shares $440.21 million -4.5%2.5%2.2 $136.71
5/28/20213,370,000 shares $482.69 million +13.5%2.6%2.2 $143.23
5/14/20212,970,000 shares $397.92 million +6.1%N/A1.9 $133.98
4/30/20212,800,000 shares $409.42 million +42.9%N/A1.9 $146.22
4/15/20211,960,000 shares $282.53 million +8.9%N/A1.2 $144.15
3/31/20211,800,000 shares $261.13 million -46.9%N/A1.1 $145.07
3/15/20213,390,000 shares $492.94 million -2.9%N/A2.2 $145.41
2/26/20213,490,000 shares $474.64 million -0.3%N/A2.4 $136.00
2/12/20213,500,000 shares $451.22 million -6.7%N/A2.3 $128.92
1/29/20213,750,000 shares $445.43 million No ChangeN/A2.1 $118.78
1/15/20213,750,000 shares $461.63 million -16.5%N/A2.1 $123.10
12/31/20204,490,000 shares $527.80 million -13.0%N/A2.6 $117.55













Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Darden Restaurants' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Darden Restaurants shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 2,970,000 shares of DRI short. 2.34% of Darden Restaurants' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Darden Restaurants' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Darden Restaurants?

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. Darden Restaurants currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Darden Restaurants

Which institutional investors are shorting Darden Restaurants?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Darden Restaurants: Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Laurion Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Royal Bank of Canada, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Dymon Asia Capital Singapore PTE. LTD., HighTower Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Caption Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Credit Suisse AG, Wolverine Trading LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and IMC Chicago LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Darden Restaurants?

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. 2.34% of Darden Restaurants' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Darden Restaurants' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Darden Restaurants saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,970,000 shares, a decline of 1.7% from the previous total of 3,020,000 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 Darden Restaurants' float size?

Darden Restaurants currently has issued a total of 127,724,000 shares. Some of Darden Restaurants' 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. Darden Restaurants currently has a public float of 127,190,000 shares.

How does Darden Restaurants' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.34% of Darden Restaurants' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "restaurants" compare to Darden Restaurants: McDonald's Co. (0.00%), Starbucks Co. (1.01%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (1.60%), Yum! Brands, Inc. (1.71%), Domino's Pizza, Inc. (4.04%), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (4.69%), The Wendy's Company (3.17%), Papa John's International, Inc. (0.00%), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (5.27%), and The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (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: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Darden Restaurants stock?

Short selling DRI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Darden Restaurants as its price is falling. Darden Restaurants' stock is trading up $2.08 today. To short Darden Restaurants 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 Darden Restaurants 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 Darden Restaurants?

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

How often is Darden Restaurants' 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 DRI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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