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General Mills Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.40 (+0.73 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $55.29
50-Day Range
MA: $56.73
52-Week Range
Now: $55.29
Volume5.47 million shs
Average Volume4.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$33.81 billion
P/E Ratio14.18
Dividend Yield3.72%

Short Interest

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume23,330,000 shares
Previous Short Volume22,150,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+5.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.28 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.8
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares601,960,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted3.82%
Today's Trading Volume5,474,448 shares
Average Trading Volume4,687,834 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average16.78%

Short Interest Over Time

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202123,330,000 shares $1.28 billion +5.3%N/A5.8 $55.01
1/29/202122,150,000 shares $1.29 billion -2.8%N/A5.4 $58.09
1/15/202122,780,000 shares $1.35 billion +13.6%N/A5.9 $59.36
12/31/202020,290,000 shares $1.13 billion -4.2%N/A6.3 $55.57
12/15/202020,290,000 shares $1.20 billion -4.2%N/A6.3 $59.09
11/30/202021,180,000 shares $1.26 billion +3.7%N/A6.4 $59.29
11/15/202020,420,000 shares $1.24 billion +2.8%N/A6.3 $60.82
10/30/202019,860,000 shares $1.21 billion +4.9%N/A6.6 $60.97
10/15/202018,930,000 shares $1.16 billion +10.5%N/A6.3 $61.12
9/30/202017,130,000 shares $1.07 billion +4.0%N/A5.3 $62.72
9/15/202016,470,000 shares $982.76 million +0.2%N/A4.9 $59.67
8/31/202016,440,000 shares $960.10 million +2.8%N/A4.7 $58.40
8/14/202015,990,000 shares $1.01 billion -2.1%N/A4.3 $63.12
7/31/202016,330,000 shares $1.05 billion +2.2%N/A4.1 $64.26
7/15/202015,980,000 shares $1.01 billion +9.3%N/A4 $63.27
6/30/202014,620,000 shares $939.04 million -18.0%N/A3.6 $64.23
6/15/202017,830,000 shares $1.08 billion +36.1%N/A4.2 $60.34
5/29/202013,100,000 shares $789.80 million -4.0%N/A2.5 $60.29
5/15/202013,640,000 shares $859.87 million +10.5%N/A2.5 $63.04
4/30/202012,350,000 shares $751.13 million -0.5%N/A2.3 $60.82
4/15/202012,410,000 shares $754.65 million +25.0%N/A2.3 $60.81
3/31/20209,930,000 shares $600.57 million -40.9%N/A1.8 $60.48
3/13/202016,786,600 shares $963.55 million -14.7%N/A4 $57.40
2/28/202019,670,000 shares $930.00 million -1.5%N/A4.7 $47.28
2/14/202019,960,000 shares $1.08 billion +9.6%N/A5.6 $54.09

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is General Mills' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of General Mills shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 23,330,000 shares of GIS short.

What is a good short interest ratio for General Mills?

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 Mills currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

Is General Mills' short interest increasing or decreasing?

General Mills saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 23,330,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the previous total of 22,150,000 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 Mills' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of General Mills' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "packaged foods & meats" compare to General Mills: Mondelez International, Inc. (0.73%), The Hershey Company (0.95%), Tyson Foods, Inc. (1.38%), Hormel Foods Co. (5.65%), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (0.00%), Kellogg (0.00%), Conagra Brands, Inc. (0.00%), Campbell Soup (9.92%), The J. M. Smucker Company (8.65%), and Post Holdings, Inc. (3.33%).

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 General Mills stock?

Short selling GIS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from General Mills as its price is falling. General Mills' stock is trading up $0.40 today. To short General Mills 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 Mills 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 Mills?

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

How often is General Mills' 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 GIS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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