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NYSE:GM

General Motors Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$52.42
-0.12 (-0.23 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 09:40 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.19
Now: $52.42
$52.80
50-Day Range
$45.01
MA: $52.32
$56.88
52-Week Range
$14.32
Now: $52.42
$57.05
Volume60,762 shs
Average Volume27.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.53 billion
P/E Ratio23.51
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.42

Short Interest

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume20,040,000 shares
Previous Short Volume17,800,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+12.58%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.03 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares1,420,000,000 shares
Float Size1,370,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.46%
Today's Trading Volume60,762 shares
Average Trading Volume27,274,590 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.78%

Short Interest Over Time


General Motors (NYSE:GM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202120,040,000 shares $1.03 billion +12.6%1.5%0.9 $51.33
1/29/202117,800,000 shares $976.86 million -4.9%1.3%0.8 $54.88
1/15/202118,720,000 shares $955.47 million +19.3%1.4%0.9 $51.04
12/31/202016,950,000 shares $762.92 million -21.0%1.3%1.1 $45.01
12/15/202016,950,000 shares $706.14 million -21.0%1.3%1.1 $41.66
11/30/202021,460,000 shares $881.36 million -16.6%1.6%1.4 $41.07
11/15/202025,740,000 shares $1.13 billion +29.5%1.9%1.6 $43.84
10/30/202019,870,000 shares $818.45 million -5.3%1.5%1.3 $41.19
10/15/202020,970,000 shares $731.64 million +6.3%1.6%1.4 $34.89
9/30/202019,720,000 shares $628.48 million +3.0%1.5%1.4 $31.87
9/15/202019,150,000 shares $555.35 million -7.6%1.4%1.3 $29.00
8/31/202020,730,000 shares $623.97 million +15.4%1.6%1.4 $30.10
8/14/202017,970,000 shares $535.33 million -34.5%1.4%1.2 $29.79
7/31/202027,450,000 shares $828.99 million +9.3%2.1%1.8 $30.20
7/15/202025,120,000 shares $625.24 million +44.0%1.9%1.6 $24.89
6/30/202017,440,000 shares $457.80 million -17.1%1.3%1.1 $26.25
6/15/202021,030,000 shares $527.43 million -13.6%1.6%1.2 $25.08
5/29/202024,350,000 shares $615.57 million +18.6%1.8%1.3 $25.28
5/15/202020,540,000 shares $531.58 million -4.4%1.5%1.1 $25.88
4/30/202021,480,000 shares $596.93 million -7.0%1.6%1.2 $27.79
4/15/202023,100,000 shares $526.68 million +26.7%1.7%1.4 $22.80
3/31/202018,230,000 shares $400.15 million -17.1%1.4%1.1 $21.95
3/13/202021,992,300 shares $529.13 million +11.1%1.7%2 $24.06
2/28/202019,790,000 shares $348.30 million +4.1%1.5%1.8 $17.60
2/14/202019,020,000 shares $515.82 million -10.5%1.4%1.9 $27.12

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is General Motors' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of General Motors shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 20,040,000 shares of GM short. 1.46% of General Motors' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for General Motors?

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 Motors currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for General Motors?

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. 1.46% of General Motors' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is General Motors' short interest increasing or decreasing?

General Motors saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 20,040,000 shares, an increase of 12.6% from the previous total of 17,800,000 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 Motors' float size?

General Motors currently has issued a total of 1,440,913,000 shares. Some of General Motors' 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 Motors currently has a public float of 1,370,000,000 shares.

How does General Motors' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.46% of General Motors' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "motor vehicles & car bodies" compare to General Motors: Toyota Motor Co. (0.09%), Volkswagen AG (0.00%), Daimler AG (0.00%), Nio Inc - (0.00%), AB Volvo (publ) (0.00%), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (0.13%), Ford Motor (1.94%), Ferrari (1.06%), Geely Automobile Holdings Limited (0.00%), and PACCAR Inc (1.12%).

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 Motors stock?

Short selling GM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from General Motors as its price is falling. General Motors' stock is trading down $0.12 today. To short General Motors 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 Motors 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 Motors?

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

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



This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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