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DOW   37,986.40
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Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$49.61
-0.55 (-1.10%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Freeport-McMoRan Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
18,090,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
17,750,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.92%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$850.59 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.3
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,434,410,000 shares
Float Size
1,410,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.28%
Today's Trading Volume
17,066,676 shares
Average Trading Volume
15,055,349 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
113%
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FCX Short Interest Over Time

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Freeport-McMoRan Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202418,090,000 shares $850.59 million +1.9%1.3%1.3 $47.02
3/15/202417,750,000 shares $792.01 million +16.7%1.3%1.4 $44.62
2/29/202415,210,000 shares $575.09 million +8.6%1.1%1.3 $37.81
2/15/202414,010,000 shares $535.95 million -2.2%1.0%1.2 $38.26
1/31/202414,330,000 shares $568.76 million -0.7%1.0%1.2 $39.69
1/15/202414,430,000 shares $590.76 million +7.8%1.0%1.2 $40.94
12/31/202313,390,000 shares $570.01 million -6.1%1.0%1.2 $42.57
12/15/202314,260,000 shares $591.93 million -19.3%1.0%1.2 $41.51
11/30/202317,670,000 shares $659.09 million -0.1%1.3%1.7 $37.30
11/15/202317,690,000 shares $637.02 million +3.3%1.3%1.8 $36.01
10/31/202317,120,000 shares $578.48 million -2.2%1.2%1.7 $33.79
10/15/202317,500,000 shares $620.38 million +9.3%1.2%1.8 $35.45
9/30/202316,010,000 shares $597.01 million +4.8%1.1%1.6 $37.29
9/15/202315,280,000 shares $616.85 million -2.1%1.1%1.5 $40.37
8/31/202315,600,000 shares $622.60 million +9.7%1.1%1.4 $39.91
8/15/202314,220,000 shares $566.67 million -9.3%1.0%1.2 $39.85
7/31/202315,670,000 shares $699.67 million -10.2%1.1%1.3 $44.65
7/15/202317,450,000 shares $716.85 million +1.7%1.2%1.4 $41.08
6/30/202317,160,000 shares $686.40 million -10.4%1.2%1.4 $40.00
6/15/202319,160,000 shares $767.93 million -10.0%1.4%1.5 $40.08
5/31/202321,280,000 shares $730.76 million -1.1%1.5%1.6 $34.34
5/15/202321,510,000 shares $777.16 million +6.0%1.5%1.7 $36.13
4/30/202320,300,000 shares $769.57 million +3.1%1.4%1.6 $37.91
4/15/202319,690,000 shares $849.82 million +15.4%1.4%1.5 $43.16
3/31/202317,070,000 shares $698.33 million -14.3%1.2%1.3 $40.91
3/15/202319,920,000 shares $707.36 million +1.1%1.4%1.6 $35.51
2/28/202319,710,000 shares $807.52 million +4.8%1.4%1.7 $40.97
2/15/202318,810,000 shares $795.85 million -3.6%1.3%1.6 $42.31
1/31/202319,510,000 shares $870.54 million -34.1%1.4%1.5 $44.62
1/15/202329,600,000 shares $1.33 billion +31.7%2.1%2.1 $45.05
12/30/202222,480,000 shares $854.24 million -19.0%1.6%1.6 $38.00
12/15/202227,750,000 shares $1.06 billion +13.7%2.0%1.9 $38.15
11/30/202224,400,000 shares $971.12 million -6.9%1.7%1.5 $39.80
11/15/202226,210,000 shares $998.34 million -2.1%1.9%1.6 $38.09
10/31/202226,780,000 shares $848.66 million -19.0%1.9%1.6 $31.69
10/15/202233,070,000 shares $914.05 million +11.5%2.4%2 $27.64
9/30/202229,650,000 shares $810.33 million -3.8%2.1%1.7 $27.33
9/15/202230,810,000 shares $917.52 million +4.6%2.2%1.6 $29.78
8/31/202229,460,000 shares $872.02 million +8.4%2.1%1.5 $29.60
8/15/202227,180,000 shares $828.99 million -2.2%1.9%1.4 $30.50
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FCX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Freeport-McMoRan's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Freeport-McMoRan shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 18,090,000 shares of FCX short. 1.28% of Freeport-McMoRan's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Freeport-McMoRan's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Freeport-McMoRan?

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. FCX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Freeport-McMoRan's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Freeport-McMoRan?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Freeport-McMoRan: Portman Square Capital LLP, Curated Wealth Partners LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., 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, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, 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, IMC Chicago LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., CTC LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, and Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Freeport-McMoRan?

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. 1.28% of Freeport-McMoRan's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Freeport-McMoRan's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Freeport-McMoRan saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 18,090,000 shares, an increase of 1.9% from the previous total of 17,750,000 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 Freeport-McMoRan's float size?

Freeport-McMoRan currently has issued a total of 1,434,410,000 shares. Some of Freeport-McMoRan'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. Freeport-McMoRan currently has a public float of 1,410,000,000 shares.

How does Freeport-McMoRan's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.28% of Freeport-McMoRan's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to Freeport-McMoRan: Southern Copper Co. (6.67%), Rio Tinto Group (0.45%), Vale S.A. (0.88%), BHP Group Limited (0.36%), Ecolab Inc. (0.80%), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (1.05%), Nucor Co. (2.05%), Newmont Co. (1.44%), Dow Inc. (1.98%), Martin Marietta Materials, 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: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Freeport-McMoRan stock?

Short selling FCX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Freeport-McMoRan as its price is falling. FCX shares are trading down $0.55 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 Freeport-McMoRan?

A short squeeze for Freeport-McMoRan 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 FCX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Freeport-McMoRan'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 FCX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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