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Fidelity National Information Services Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.92 (+0.66 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $140.70
50-Day Range
MA: $146.64
52-Week Range
Now: $140.70
Volume2.69 million shs
Average Volume3.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$87.18 billion
P/E Ratio1,758.97
Dividend Yield1.00%

Short Interest

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:7,600,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:7,750,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-1.94%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.11 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:323,840,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:2,688,394 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,813,177 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-29.50%

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/20207,600,000 $1.11 billion -1.9%0.0%2.5$145.96
9/15/20207,750,000 $1.13 billion 5.6%0.0%2.3$146.00
8/31/20207,340,000 $1.07 billion -3.7%0.0%2.1$145.38
8/14/20207,620,000 $1.16 billion 0.8%0.0%2.2$152.35
7/31/20207,560,000 $1.09 billion -6.0%0.0%2.1$144.51
7/15/20208,040,000 $1.18 billion 4.0%0.0%2.2$146.31
6/30/20207,730,000 $1.11 billion -8.8%0.0%2$143.70
6/15/20208,480,000 $1.17 billion -8.1%0.0%2$137.55
5/29/20209,230,000 $1.22 billion -6.2%0.0%1.9$132.30
5/15/20209,840,000 $1.37 billion -5.5%0.0%2$138.83
4/30/202010,410,000 $1.44 billion 5.1%0.0%2.1$138.03
4/15/20209,910,000 $1.27 billion 22.2%0.0%2.1$128.24
3/31/20208,110,000 $1.02 billion 1.9%0.0%1.8$125.73
3/13/20207,956,000 $995.45 million 18.9%0.0%2.3$125.12
2/28/20206,690,000 $685.39 million 5.5%0.0%2$102.45
2/14/20206,340,000 $893.31 million -31.0%0.0%2.1$140.90
1/31/20209,190,000 $1.32 billion 8.0%0.0%3.1$143.90
1/15/20208,510,000 $1.27 billion 0.5%0.0%2.8$149.51
12/31/20198,470,000 $1.25 billion 5.5%0.0%2.9$147.92
8/15/201936,927,200 $5.01 billion 7.7%11.5%8.3$135.65
7/31/201936,927,200 $4.89 billion 7.7%11.5%8.3$132.52

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Fidelity National Information Services' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fidelity National Information Services shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 30th, investors have sold 7,600,000 shares of FIS short. 0.00% of Fidelity National Information Services' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fidelity National Information Services?

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. Fidelity National Information Services currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Fidelity National Information Services' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fidelity National Information Services saw a decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,600,000 shares, a decrease of 1.9% from the previous total of 7,750,000 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.

How does Fidelity National Information Services' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Fidelity National Information Services' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "data processing & outsourced services" compare to Fidelity National Information Services: Visa Inc (1.53%), Mastercard Incorporated (0.46%), Fiserv, Inc. (2.64%), Automatic Data Processing (1.31%), Global Payments Inc (0.00%), Paychex, Inc. (3.11%), FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (4.17%), Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (0.87%), Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (2.11%), and The Western Union Company (11.04%).

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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Fidelity National Information Services stock?

Short selling FIS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fidelity National Information Services as its price is falling. Fidelity National Information Services' stock is trading up $0.92 today. To short Fidelity National Information Services 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 Fidelity National Information Services 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 Fidelity National Information Services?

A short squeeze for Fidelity National Information Services 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 FIS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Fidelity National Information Services' 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 FIS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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