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NYSE:GE

General Electric Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$6.27
+0.16 (+2.62 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 10:46 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.17
Now: $6.27
$6.31
50-Day Range
$5.95
MA: $6.43
$7.05
52-Week Range
$5.48
Now: $6.27
$13.26
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume96.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.65%
Beta0.91

Short Interest

General Electric (NYSE:GE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:103,570,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:83,240,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+24.42%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$632.81 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:8,753,289,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.19%
Today's Trading Volume:1,167,528 shares
Average Trading Volume:96,410,492 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-98.79%



General Electric (NYSE:GE) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/2020103,570,000 $632.81 million 24.4%1.2%1.2$6.11
8/31/202083,240,000 $498.61 million 2.3%1.0%1$5.99
8/14/202081,350,000 $503.56 million -9.9%0.9%0.9$6.19
7/31/202090,300,000 $586.05 million 2.6%0.0%0.9$6.49
7/15/202087,980,000 $534.04 million -16.5%1.0%0.8$6.07
6/30/2020105,310,000 $722.43 million -5.0%1.2%0.9$6.86
6/15/2020110,800,000 $747.90 million -0.9%1.3%0.9$6.75
5/29/2020111,820,000 $730.18 million -25.4%1.3%0.9$6.53
5/15/2020149,790,000 $984.12 million 34.2%1.7%1.3$6.57
4/30/2020111,650,000 $813.93 million 1.8%1.3%1.1$7.29
4/15/2020109,710,000 $679.10 million 13.2%1.3%1.1$6.19
3/31/202096,930,000 $606.78 million -9.1%1.1%1.1$6.26
3/13/2020106,614,400 $761.23 million 29.0%0.0%1.6$7.14
2/28/202082,680,000 $505.17 million -6.9%1.0%1.3$6.11
2/14/202088,830,000 $786.15 million -0.1%1.0%1.5$8.85
1/31/202088,900,000 $973.46 million -9.5%1.0%1.6$10.95
1/15/202098,250,000 $1.26 billion 13.3%1.1%1.7$12.85
12/31/201986,750,000 $1.02 billion -0.7%1.0%1.6$11.71

General Electric (NYSE:GE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is General Electric's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of General Electric shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 15th, traders have sold 103,570,000 shares of GE short. 1.19% of General Electric's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for General Electric?

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. General Electric currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for General Electric?

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. 1.19% of General Electric's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is General Electric's short interest increasing or decreasing?

General Electric saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 103,570,000 shares, an increase of 24.4% from the previous total of 83,240,000 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 General Electric's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.19% of General Electric's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "multi-sector conglomerates" compare to General Electric: Danaher Co. (0.87%), Honeywell International Inc. (0.88%), 3M Co (0.96%), Hitachi, Ltd. (0.00%), CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (0.00%), CK HUTCHISON HO/ADR (0.00%), Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited (0.00%), CITIC Limited (0.00%), China Resources Beer Holdings CoLtd (0.00%), and SUMITOMO CORP/S (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: Charter Communications Inc ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short General Electric stock?

Short selling GE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from General Electric as its price is falling. General Electric's stock is trading up $0.16 today. To short General Electric 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 General Electric 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 General Electric?

A short squeeze for General Electric 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 GE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is General Electric'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 GE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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