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General Electric (GE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$155.62
+1.63 (+1.06%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

General Electric Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
9,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
8,300,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+9.76%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.35 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.9
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,088,334,000 shares
Float Size
1,080,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.84%
Today's Trading Volume
6,088,572 shares
Average Trading Volume
5,303,466 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
115%
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General Electric Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20249,110,000 shares $1.35 billion +9.8%0.8%1.9 $148.38
1/31/20248,300,000 shares $1.10 billion -1.1%0.8%1.8 $132.42
1/15/20248,390,000 shares $1.09 billion -23.0%0.8%1.7 $129.79
12/31/202310,900,000 shares $1.39 billion +3.3%1.0%2.3 $127.63
12/15/202310,550,000 shares $1.30 billion +33.5%1.0%2.2 $123.18
11/30/20237,900,000 shares $961.75 million +0.9%0.7%1.7 $121.74
11/15/20237,830,000 shares $910.63 million +3.0%0.7%1.7 $116.30
10/31/20237,600,000 shares $825.59 million -12.0%0.7%1.7 $108.63
10/15/20238,640,000 shares $945.04 million -25.7%0.8%1.9 $109.38
9/30/202311,630,000 shares $1.29 billion -5.5%1.1%2.7 $110.55
9/15/202312,310,000 shares $1.42 billion -5.3%1.1%2.8 $115.49
8/31/202313,000,000 shares $1.49 billion +1.6%1.2%2.9 $114.46
8/15/202312,790,000 shares $1.46 billion -3.5%1.2%2.6 $113.85
7/31/202313,260,000 shares $1.51 billion -4.5%1.2%2.6 $114.24
7/15/202313,890,000 shares $1.53 billion +4.0%1.3%2.6 $110.28
6/30/202313,360,000 shares $1.47 billion -4.0%1.2%2.4 $109.85
6/15/202313,910,000 shares $1.47 billion +5.0%1.3%2.4 $105.43
5/31/202313,250,000 shares $1.35 billion -1.6%1.2%2 $101.53
5/15/202313,470,000 shares $1.37 billion -13.2%1.3%1.9 $102.00
4/30/202315,510,000 shares $1.54 billion -5.3%1.4%2.2 $98.97
4/15/202316,380,000 shares $1.56 billion -1.0%1.5%2.2 $95.44
3/31/202316,550,000 shares $1.58 billion -1.0%1.5%2.1 $95.60
3/15/202316,720,000 shares $1.50 billion +24.1%1.6%2.1 $89.76
2/28/202313,470,000 shares $1.14 billion +0.5%1.3%1.8 $84.71
2/15/202313,400,000 shares $1.14 billion +11.3%1.2%2 $84.77
1/31/202312,040,000 shares $968.98 million -24.1%1.1%1.8 $80.48
1/15/202315,870,000 shares $1.27 billion +35.0%1.5%2.3 $80.20
12/30/202211,760,000 shares $985.37 million -13.0%1.1%1.9 $83.79
12/15/202213,510,000 shares $1.06 billion +9.3%1.2%2.2 $78.81
11/30/202212,360,000 shares $1.06 billion No Change1.1%2 $85.97
11/15/202212,360,000 shares $1.08 billion +7.7%1.1%2 $87.14
10/31/202211,480,000 shares $893.26 million +11.2%1.1%1.9 $77.81
10/15/202210,320,000 shares $697.32 million -9.0%1.0%1.6 $67.57
9/30/202211,340,000 shares $702.06 million +5.6%1.0%1.8 $61.91
9/15/202210,740,000 shares $740.09 million +6.8%1.0%1.7 $68.91
8/31/202210,060,000 shares $738.81 million -4.8%0.9%1.6 $73.44
8/15/202210,570,000 shares $843.59 million -26.1%1.0%1.6 $79.81
7/31/202214,300,000 shares $1.06 billion -0.5%1.3%2.1 $73.91
7/15/202214,370,000 shares $903.30 million +15.9%1.3%1.9 $62.86
6/30/202212,400,000 shares $789.51 million -20.0%1.1%1.8 $63.67













GE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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 February 15th, investors have sold 9,110,000 shares of GE short. 0.84% of General Electric's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on General Electric's current short interest.

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. GE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on General Electric's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting General Electric?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of General Electric: Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Hsbc Holdings PLC, IMC Chicago LLC, One River Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., XR Securities LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Cerity Partners LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, Cutler Group LLC CA, One River Asset Management LLC, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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. 0.84% 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 February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,110,000 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the previous total of 8,300,000 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 General Electric's float size?

General Electric currently has issued a total of 1,088,330,000 shares. Some of General Electric'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. General Electric currently has a public float of 1,080,000,000 shares.

How does General Electric's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.84% of General Electric's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to General Electric: Trane Technologies plc (1.12%), Crane (1.38%), ATS Co. (0.92%), Mirion Technologies, Inc. (3.01%), Laser Photonics Co. (1.26%), GFL Environmental Inc. (2.81%), KBR, Inc. (1.39%), The Timken Company (2.26%), Maximus, Inc. (0.98%), Atmus Filtration Technologies Inc. (44.92%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 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. GE shares are trading up $1.62 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 General Electric?

A short squeeze for General Electric 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 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 February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:GE) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff