General Electric Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.16 (+1.22 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume54.05 million shs
Average Volume70.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$116.70 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.30%

General Electric (NYSE:GE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume85,100,000 shares
Previous Short Volume83,000,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+2.53%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.09 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.4
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares8,781,303,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.97%
Today's Trading Volume54,046,507 shares
Average Trading Volume70,671,305 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-23.52%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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General Electric (NYSE:GE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/202185,100,000 shares $1.09 billion +2.5%1.0%1.4 $12.76
6/30/202183,000,000 shares $1.12 billion -5.2%1.0%1.4 $13.46
6/15/202187,510,000 shares $1.18 billion -12.6%1.0%1.5 $13.54
5/28/2021100,080,000 shares $1.41 billion -10.1%1.2%1.5 $14.06
5/14/2021111,290,000 shares $1.44 billion +14.2%N/A1.5 $12.97
4/30/202197,490,000 shares $1.29 billion -8.8%N/A1.3 $13.21
4/15/2021106,880,000 shares $1.46 billion +8.0%N/A1.3 $13.68
3/31/202198,960,000 shares $1.32 billion -7.2%N/A1.2 $13.30
3/15/2021106,630,000 shares $1.34 billion +37.9%N/A1.2 $12.58
2/26/202177,330,000 shares $986.73 million -0.3%N/A0.9 $12.76
2/12/202177,540,000 shares $888.61 million -14.2%N/A1 $11.46
1/29/202190,320,000 shares $1.00 billion +2.0%1.0%1 $11.09
1/15/202188,550,000 shares $1.03 billion -1.3%1.0%0.9 $11.66
12/31/202089,750,000 shares $961.22 million +6.5%1.0%0.9 $10.71
12/15/202084,250,000 shares $912.43 million +11.2%1.0%0.8 $10.83
11/30/202075,750,000 shares $787.80 million -11.3%0.9%0.7 $10.40
11/15/202085,360,000 shares $789.58 million +4.5%1.0%0.8 $9.25
10/30/202081,660,000 shares $601.83 million -16.4%0.9%0.8 $7.37
10/15/202097,700,000 shares $666.31 million +10.0%1.1%1 $6.82
9/30/202088,800,000 shares $553.22 million -14.3%1.0%1 $6.23
9/15/2020103,570,000 shares $631.78 million +24.4%1.2%1.2 $6.10
8/31/202083,240,000 shares $527.74 million +2.3%1.0%1 $6.34
8/14/202081,350,000 shares $541.79 million -9.9%0.9%0.9 $6.66
7/31/202090,300,000 shares $548.12 million +2.6%N/A0.9 $6.07
7/15/202087,980,000 shares $628.18 million -16.5%1.0%0.8 $7.14

Institutional Investors Shorting General Electric (NYSE:GE)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of General Electric. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC43,50031,900-26.7%$46.00

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 July 15th, investors have sold 85,100,000 shares of GE short. 0.97% 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. General Electric currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for General Electric

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: XR Securities LLC. 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. 0.97% 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 July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 85,100,000 shares, an increase of 2.5% from the previous total of 83,000,000 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?

0.97% 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. (0.90%), 3M (1.99%), Hitachi, Ltd. (0.00%), Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited (0.00%), CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (0.00%), China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited (0.00%), Mitsubishi Co. (0.00%), Sumitomo Co. (0.00%), Marubeni Co. (0.00%), and Icahn Enterprises L.P. (0.08%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 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 July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by Staff
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