Flowers Foods (FLO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$24.45
-1.04 (-4.08%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Flowers Foods Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,270,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
No Change
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$56.61 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.8
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
211,130,000 shares
Float Size
196,500,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.16%
Today's Trading Volume
2,875,149 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,363,317 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
211%
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FLO Short Interest Over Time

FLO Days to Cover Over Time

FLO Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Flowers Foods Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20242,270,000 shares $56.61 million No Change1.2%1.8 $24.94
4/15/20242,270,000 shares $52.02 million -1.3%1.2%1.9 $22.92
3/31/20242,300,000 shares $54.63 million -14.2%1.2%1.9 $23.75
3/15/20242,680,000 shares $60.84 million -3.6%1.4%2.3 $22.70
2/29/20242,780,000 shares $62.33 million -0.4%1.4%2.4 $22.42
2/15/20242,790,000 shares $62.33 million +14.8%1.4%2.4 $22.34
1/31/20242,430,000 shares $55.38 million +7.1%1.3%2 $22.79
1/15/20242,270,000 shares $51.23 million -15.0%1.2%1.8 $22.57
12/31/20232,670,000 shares $60.10 million No Change1.4%2 $22.51
12/15/20232,670,000 shares $58.37 million -1.5%1.4%2 $21.86
11/30/20232,710,000 shares $56.38 million +7.1%1.4%1.9 $20.81
11/15/20232,530,000 shares $53.40 million -13.7%1.3%1.7 $21.11
10/31/20232,930,000 shares $64.25 million -11.2%1.5%2 $21.93
10/15/20233,300,000 shares $67.78 million -12.7%1.7%2 $20.54
9/30/20233,780,000 shares $83.84 million -5.5%1.9%2.2 $22.18
9/15/20234,000,000 shares $91.64 million -10.7%2.1%2.3 $22.91
8/31/20234,480,000 shares $105.55 million +8.2%2.3%2.5 $23.56
8/15/20234,140,000 shares $103.33 million -28.1%2.1%2.2 $24.96
7/31/20235,760,000 shares $142.39 million -5.9%2.9%3 $24.72
7/15/20236,120,000 shares $147.98 million +9.7%3.2%3.4 $24.18
6/30/20235,580,000 shares $138.83 million -6.8%2.9%3.2 $24.88
6/15/20235,990,000 shares $147.35 million -11.7%3.1%3.6 $24.60
5/31/20236,780,000 shares $169.40 million +30.1%3.5%3.7 $24.99
5/15/20235,210,000 shares $148.69 million -32.5%2.7%2.9 $28.54
4/30/20237,720,000 shares $212.38 million -0.3%4.0%4.4 $27.51
4/15/20237,740,000 shares $207.97 million +8.3%4.0%3.6 $26.87
3/31/20237,150,000 shares $195.98 million -5.8%3.7%3.2 $27.41
3/15/20237,590,000 shares $206.60 million -1.0%3.9%3.3 $27.22
2/28/20237,670,000 shares $213.84 million -8.6%3.9%3.7 $27.88
2/15/20238,390,000 shares $233.24 million +26.4%4.3%4.1 $27.80
1/31/20236,640,000 shares $183.86 million -10.8%3.4%3.4 $27.69
1/15/20237,440,000 shares $208.25 million +30.8%3.8%5.1 $27.99
12/30/20225,690,000 shares $163.53 million +12.9%2.9%3.9 $28.74
12/15/20225,040,000 shares $144.35 million -7.7%2.6%3.6 $28.64
11/30/20225,460,000 shares $164.07 million -2.3%2.8%4 $30.05
11/15/20225,590,000 shares $158.09 million +9.8%2.9%4.2 $28.28
10/31/20225,090,000 shares $146.13 million +7.4%2.6%4 $28.71
10/15/20224,740,000 shares $124.47 million +6.8%2.4%3.8 $26.26
9/30/20224,440,000 shares $109.62 million -3.5%2.3%3.9 $24.69
9/15/20224,600,000 shares $119.60 million -6.3%2.4%3.9 $26.00
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FLO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Flowers Foods' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Flowers Foods shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 2,270,000 shares of FLO short. 1.16% of Flowers Foods' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Flowers Foods' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Flowers Foods?

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. FLO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Flowers Foods's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Flowers Foods?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Flowers Foods: PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Flowers Foods?

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. 1.16% of Flowers Foods' floating shares are currently sold short.

What is Flowers Foods' float size?

Flowers Foods currently has issued a total of 211,130,000 shares. Some of Flowers Foods' 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. Flowers Foods currently has a public float of 196,500,000 shares.

How does Flowers Foods' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.16% of Flowers Foods' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to Flowers Foods: Campbell Soup (8.36%), Conagra Brands, Inc. (2.85%), The Simply Good Foods Company (2.05%), Nomad Foods Limited (2.06%), Vital Farms, Inc. (6.86%), Lancaster Colony Co. (3.18%), RH (15.48%), Freshpet, Inc. (12.33%), National Beverage Corp. (8.74%), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (6.27%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Flowers Foods stock?

Short selling FLO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Flowers Foods as its price is falling. FLO shares are trading down $1.04 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 Flowers Foods?

A short squeeze for Flowers Foods 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 FLO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Flowers Foods' 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 FLO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:FLO) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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