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NYSE:FMS

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$34.72
-0.62 (-1.75 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$34.64
Now: $34.72
$34.94
50-Day Range
$33.93
MA: $38.11
$42.35
52-Week Range
$29.17
Now: $34.72
$46.55
Volume4,687 shs
Average Volume561,427 shs
Market Capitalization$20.33 billion
P/E Ratio13.78
Dividend Yield1.43%
Beta1.21

Short Interest

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (NYSE:FMS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume579,100 shares
Previous Short Volume360,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+60.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$19.98 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.5
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares608,670,000 shares
Float Size562,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.10%
Today's Trading Volume4,687 shares
Average Trading Volume561,427 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.17%

Short Interest Over Time


Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (NYSE:FMS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021579,100 shares $19.98 million +60.5%0.1%1.5 $34.50
1/29/2021360,800 shares $12.76 million -37.8%0.1%1.2 $35.37
1/15/2021579,700 shares $24.14 million +62.4%N/A2.3 $41.64
12/31/2020379,900 shares $15.97 million -20.3%N/A2 $42.03
12/15/2020379,900 shares $16.39 million -20.3%N/A2 $43.14
11/30/2020476,600 shares $20.36 million -22.0%N/A2.6 $42.72
11/15/2020611,200 shares $25.82 million -25.6%N/A3.3 $42.25
10/30/2020821,200 shares $35.23 million +106.6%N/A4.4 $42.90
10/15/2020397,500 shares $16.30 million -15.0%N/A2.7 $41.00
9/30/2020467,800 shares $19.83 million +28.8%N/A3.3 $42.38
9/15/2020363,200 shares $15.15 million +13.9%N/A2.5 $41.72
8/31/2020319,000 shares $13.61 million +3.9%N/A2.1 $42.67
8/14/2020306,900 shares $12.91 million -4.2%N/A1.9 $42.06
7/31/2020320,200 shares $13.92 million +5.6%N/A1.8 $43.46
7/15/2020303,200 shares $13.30 million -31.2%N/A1.6 $43.85
6/30/2020440,500 shares $19.64 million +3.3%N/A2.1 $44.59
6/15/2020426,500 shares $18.71 million +24.9%N/A1.4 $43.86
5/29/2020341,500 shares $14.58 million +24.9%N/A1 $42.70
5/15/2020273,500 shares $11.54 million -38.6%N/A0.6 $42.20
4/30/2020445,300 shares $18.04 million +10.4%N/A1 $40.52
4/15/2020403,500 shares $16.06 million -16.7%N/A0.8 $39.81
3/31/2020484,300 shares $18.35 million -30.2%N/A0.9 $37.88
3/13/2020693,800 shares $24.09 million -35.2%0.2%1.6 $34.72
2/28/20201,070,000 shares $32.17 million +119.3%N/A2.4 $30.07
2/14/2020488,000 shares $18.49 million -17.4%N/A1.2 $37.88

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (NYSE:FMS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 579,100 shares of FMS short. 0.10% of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA?

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. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA?

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. 0.10% of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 579,100 shares, an increase of 60.5% from the previous total of 360,800 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 Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's float size?

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA currently has issued a total of 585,668,000 shares. Some of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA'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. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA currently has a public float of 562,170,000 shares.

How does Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.10% of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified" compare to Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA: DaVita Inc. (2.76%), Progyny, Inc. (5.24%), Tivity Health, Inc. (17.56%), SOC Telemed, Inc. (3.58%), Ontrak, Inc. (34.01%), Viemed Healthcare, Inc. (3.69%), Baudax Bio, Inc. (4.87%), Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. (0.00%), GreenVision Acquisition Corp. (0.59%), and Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA stock?

Short selling FMS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA as its price is falling. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's stock is trading down $0.62 today. To short Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 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 Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 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 Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA?

A short squeeze for Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 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 FMS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA'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 FMS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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