FLEETCOR Technologies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.80 (+0.28 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $288.66
50-Day Range
MA: $282.40
52-Week Range
Now: $288.66
Volume250,708 shs
Average Volume573,978 shs
Market Capitalization$24.08 billion
P/E Ratio34.82
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE:FLT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,960,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,910,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+2.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$562.44 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.2
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares86,190,000 shares
Float Size78,650,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.49%
Today's Trading Volume250,708 shares
Average Trading Volume573,978 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-56.32%

Short Interest Over Time

FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE:FLT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,960,000 shares $562.44 million +2.6%2.5%3.2 $286.96
3/15/20211,910,000 shares $531.86 million -2.6%2.4%3.1 $278.46
2/26/20211,960,000 shares $559.33 million -3.0%2.5%3.1 $285.37
2/12/20212,020,000 shares $560.17 million +5.2%2.6%3.1 $277.31
1/29/20211,920,000 shares $503.00 million +7.3%2.4%2.6 $261.98
1/15/20211,790,000 shares $451.22 million +2.3%2.2%2.4 $252.08
12/31/20202,610,000 shares $705.67 million +0.8%3.2%3.5 $270.37
12/15/20202,610,000 shares $696.87 million +0.8%3.2%3.5 $267.00
11/30/20202,590,000 shares $723.28 million -9.1%3.2%3.4 $279.26
11/15/20202,850,000 shares $755.85 million +17.8%3.5%3.7 $265.21
10/30/20202,420,000 shares $629.93 million -21.7%2.9%3.2 $260.30
10/15/20203,090,000 shares $715.92 million -9.9%3.8%4.6 $231.69
9/30/20203,430,000 shares $853.25 million +8.9%4.2%5.2 $248.76
9/15/20203,150,000 shares $746.27 million +0.3%3.8%4.6 $236.91
8/31/20203,140,000 shares $736.24 million +20.8%3.8%4.5 $234.47
8/14/20202,600,000 shares $649.97 million -3.0%3.2%3.4 $249.99
7/31/20202,680,000 shares $658.34 million -13.3%3.3%3.6 $245.65
7/15/20203,090,000 shares $798.98 million -0.3%3.8%4 $258.57
6/30/20203,100,000 shares $800.05 million -1.3%3.8%3.8 $258.08
6/15/20203,140,000 shares $802.18 million +18.1%3.8%3.2 $255.47
5/29/20202,660,000 shares $655.40 million -2.2%3.2%2.3 $246.39
5/15/20202,720,000 shares $663.11 million -3.9%3.3%2.3 $243.79
4/30/20202,830,000 shares $707.39 million +2.9%3.4%2.3 $249.96
4/15/20202,750,000 shares $651.48 million -1.1%3.3%2.3 $236.90
3/31/20202,780,000 shares $618.88 million -9.2%3.3%2.2 $222.62

FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE:FLT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is FLEETCOR Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of FLEETCOR Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 1,960,000 shares of FLT short. 2.49% of FLEETCOR Technologies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for FLEETCOR Technologies?

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. FLEETCOR Technologies currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for FLEETCOR Technologies?

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. 2.49% of FLEETCOR Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is FLEETCOR Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

FLEETCOR Technologies saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,960,000 shares, an increase of 2.6% from the previous total of 1,910,000 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 FLEETCOR Technologies' float size?

FLEETCOR Technologies currently has issued a total of 83,416,000 shares. Some of FLEETCOR Technologies' 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. FLEETCOR Technologies currently has a public float of 78,650,000 shares.

How does FLEETCOR Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.49% of FLEETCOR Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "data processing & outsourced services" compare to FLEETCOR Technologies: Visa Inc. (1.56%), Mastercard Incorporated (0.58%), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (0.00%), Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (1.12%), Fiserv, Inc. (2.48%), Global Payments Inc. (0.00%), Paychex, Inc. (2.12%), Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (1.63%), Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (3.10%), and The Western Union Company (7.60%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short FLEETCOR Technologies stock?

Short selling FLT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from FLEETCOR Technologies as its price is falling. FLEETCOR Technologies' stock is trading up $0.80 today. To short FLEETCOR Technologies 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 FLEETCOR Technologies 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 FLEETCOR Technologies?

A short squeeze for FLEETCOR Technologies 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 FLT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is FLEETCOR Technologies' 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 FLT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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