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Flowers Foods Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.21 (+0.95 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $22.35
50-Day Range
MA: $22.54
52-Week Range
Now: $22.35
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.73 billion
P/E Ratio48.59
Dividend Yield3.61%

Short Interest

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:8,810,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:8,550,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+3.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$194.97 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:9.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:211,460,000 shares
Float Size:194,360,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:4.53%
Today's Trading Volume:1,329,621 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,639,465 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-18.90%

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20208,810,000 $194.97 million 3.0%4.5%9.3$22.13
12/15/20208,810,000 $199.99 million 3.0%4.5%9.3$22.70
11/30/20208,550,000 $191.52 million 4.8%4.5%9.2$22.40
11/15/20208,160,000 $181.07 million 7.2%4.3%9$22.19
10/30/20207,610,000 $169.63 million 18.0%4.0%9.1$22.29
10/15/20206,450,000 $156.09 million -1.8%3.4%8.1$24.20
9/30/20206,570,000 $163.92 million 1.2%3.4%8.2$24.95
9/15/20206,490,000 $154.01 million -2.3%3.4%7.9$23.73
8/31/20206,640,000 $155.84 million -1.5%3.5%7.8$23.47
8/14/20206,740,000 $162.91 million -0.7%3.5%7.4$24.17
7/31/20206,790,000 $168.60 million -10.3%3.6%6.3$24.83
7/15/20207,570,000 $172.22 million -4.3%4.0%6.5$22.75
6/30/20207,910,000 $177.42 million -2.5%4.2%6.4$22.43
6/15/20208,110,000 $181.10 million -3.1%4.3%5.6$22.33
5/29/20208,370,000 $186.82 million 2.6%4.4%5.1$22.32
5/15/20208,160,000 $192.49 million 22.3%4.3%4.5$23.59
4/30/20206,670,000 $154.21 million -8.8%3.5%3.8$23.12
4/15/20207,310,000 $163.96 million -5.3%3.8%4.3$22.43
3/31/20207,720,000 $171.62 million -33.8%4.0%4.6$22.23
3/13/202011,663,900 $258.59 million -8.5%6.3%8.6$22.17
2/28/202012,740,000 $248.05 million 15.2%6.6%9.4$19.47
2/14/202011,060,000 $247.97 million 2.2%5.7%9.7$22.42
1/31/202010,820,000 $240.85 million 11.0%5.6%9.8$22.26
1/15/20209,750,000 $218.40 million -3.2%5.1%9.5$22.40
12/31/201910,070,000 $218.12 million 13.8%5.2%10.5$21.66

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO) Short Interest FAQ

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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 covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 8,810,000 shares of FLO short. 4.53% of Flowers Foods' shares are currently sold short. View details.

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. Flowers Foods currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0.

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. 4.53% of Flowers Foods' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Flowers Foods' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Flowers Foods saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,810,000 shares, an increase of 3.0% from the previous total of 8,550,000 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 Flowers Foods' float size?

Flowers Foods currently has issued a total of 211,603,000 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 194,360,000 shares.

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

4.53% of Flowers Foods' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "packaged foods & meats" compare to Flowers Foods: Mondelez International, Inc. (0.69%), General Mills, Inc. (0.00%), The Hershey Company (1.29%), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (0.00%), Hormel Foods Co. (8.10%), Tyson Foods, Inc. (1.32%), Kellogg (0.00%), Conagra Brands, Inc. (0.00%), Campbell Soup (10.27%), and The J. M. Smucker Company (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 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. Flowers Foods' stock is trading up $0.21 today. To short Flowers Foods 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 Flowers Foods 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 December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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