GameStop Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+3.09 (+1.63 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 10:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume30,025 shs
Average Volume18.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.78 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

GameStop (NYSE:GME) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume7,800,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,570,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+3.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.70 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.9
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares76,491,000 shares
Float Size63,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float12.35%
Today's Trading Volume30,025 shares
Average Trading Volume18,964,336 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.84%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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GameStop (NYSE:GME) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20217,800,000 shares $1.70 billion +3.0%12.4%1.9 $218.24
8/13/20217,570,000 shares $1.23 billion -1.2%12.0%1.4 $162.52
7/30/20217,660,000 shares $1.23 billion -5.2%12.3%1.3 $161.12
7/15/20218,080,000 shares $1.35 billion -1.7%13.0%1.3 $166.82
6/30/20218,220,000 shares $1.76 billion -15.0%14.2%1.2 $214.14
6/15/20219,670,000 shares $2.15 billion -19.2%16.7%1 $222.50
5/28/202111,970,000 shares $2.66 billion No Change20.7%1 $222.00
5/14/202111,970,000 shares $1.97 billion +1.3%21.0%0.6 $164.50
4/30/202111,820,000 shares $2.08 billion +6.4%20.8%0.5 $176.19
4/15/202111,110,000 shares $1.85 billion +3.8%19.9%0.3 $166.53
3/31/202110,700,000 shares $2.08 billion +5.0%19.6%0.2 $194.46
3/15/202110,190,000 shares $2.70 billion -28.2%18.7%0.2 $264.50
2/26/202114,200,000 shares $1.54 billion -13.8%26.1%0.4 $108.73
2/12/202116,470,000 shares $841.62 million -23.1%30.2%0.5 $51.10
1/29/202121,410,000 shares $4.14 billion -65.3%42.0%0.7 $193.60
1/15/202161,780,000 shares $2.47 billion -13.2%N/A2.5 $39.91
12/31/202071,200,000 shares $1.37 billion +4.5%N/A6.3 $19.26
12/15/202068,130,000 shares $866.61 million +0.2%N/A5.7 $12.72
11/30/202067,980,000 shares $1.09 billion +0.8%N/A5.6 $16.08
11/15/202067,450,000 shares $742.62 million +1.0%N/A5.7 $11.01
10/30/202066,810,000 shares $783.68 million -5.0%N/A5.8 $11.73
10/15/202070,340,000 shares $861.67 million +2.5%N/A6.4 $12.25
9/30/202068,630,000 shares $700.03 million +3.3%N/A7.6 $10.20
9/15/202066,410,000 shares $470.85 million +14.8%136.0%10.3 $7.09
8/31/202057,860,000 shares $386.50 million +3.9%N/A11.4 $6.68

Institutional Investors Shorting GameStop (NYSE:GME)

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 GameStop. 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
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLC48,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/18/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLC48,5000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC127,400155,700+22.2%$33,342.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC163,40050,300-69.2%$10,771.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC3,2004,600+43.8%$985.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.N/A9,600N/A$2,056.00
8/17/2021683 Capital Management LLC20,000185,000+825.0%$39,615.00
8/17/2021Anchorage Capital Group L.L.C.N/A100,000N/A$21,414.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC3,271,4002,779,800-15.0%$595,266.00
8/17/2021Boothbay Fund Management LLCN/A17,000N/A$3,640.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LPN/A3,500N/A$749.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH241,500187,000-22.6%$40,044.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE19,80058,800+197.0%$12,591.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC16,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLC48,5000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Caxton Associates LP9,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Ionic Capital Management LLC20,60020,600No Change$4,411.00
8/16/2021Hunting Hill Global Capital LLC10,2001,100-89.2%$236.00
8/16/2021Warberg Asset Management LLC3,0001,000-66.7%$214.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLC48,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/16/2021Taconic Capital Advisors LP537,900250,000-53.5%$53,535.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.206,50089,000-56.9%$19,058.00
8/16/2021Shay Capital LLC401,6000-100.0%$0.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC10,10010,100No Change$2,163.00
8/12/2021Golden State Equity PartnersN/A5,400N/A$1,117.00
8/12/2021WS Management LllpN/A30,000N/A$6,424.00
8/12/2021DRW Securities LLC9,7005,700-41.2%$1,221.00
8/12/2021Loews CorpN/A25,000N/A$5,354.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC80,7024,198,100+5,102.0%$898,981.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.111,400218,600+96.2%$46,811.00
8/12/2021Strategic Blueprint LLCN/A2,000N/A$428.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC1,279,700645,900-49.5%$703.00
8/11/2021Picton Mahoney Asset ManagementN/A379,600N/A$1.00
8/11/2021Banque Cantonale VaudoiseN/A15N/A$321.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.97,90097,900No Change$20,964.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC1,384,3001,207,100-12.8%$254,553.00
8/6/2021HighTower Advisors LLCN/A132,100N/A$102.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC1,708,2001,259,500-26.3%$269,709.00
8/4/2021Creative Planning13,7005,000-63.5%$4.00
8/2/2021TCI Wealth Advisors Inc.5,1005,000-2.0%$1,071.00
7/31/2021Performa Ltd US LLC1000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLC493279-43.4%$5,975.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP85,800119,700+39.5%$2,821.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC30,50028,400-6.9%$418.00
7/21/2021CTC LLC14,2150-100.0%$0.00

GameStop (NYSE:GME) Short Interest FAQ

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What is GameStop's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of GameStop shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 7,800,000 shares of GME short. 12.35% of GameStop's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on GameStop's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for GameStop?

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. GameStop currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for GameStop

Which institutional investors are shorting GameStop?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of GameStop: Jefferies Group LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., 683 Capital Management LLC, Anchorage Capital Group L.L.C., Citadel Advisors LLC, Boothbay Fund Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Caxton Associates LP, Ionic Capital Management LLC, Hunting Hill Global Capital LLC, Warberg Asset Management LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Taconic Capital Advisors LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Shay Capital LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Golden State Equity Partners, WS Management Lllp, DRW Securities LLC, Loews Corp, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Strategic Blueprint LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Creative Planning, TCI Wealth Advisors Inc., Performa Ltd US LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, XR Securities LLC, and CTC LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for GameStop?

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. 12.35% of GameStop's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is GameStop's short interest increasing or decreasing?

GameStop saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,800,000 shares, an increase of 3.0% from the previous total of 7,570,000 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 GameStop's float size?

GameStop currently has issued a total of 76,491,000 shares. Some of GameStop'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. GameStop currently has a public float of 63,170,000 shares.

How does GameStop's short interest compare to its competitors?

12.35% of GameStop's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to GameStop: Carvana Co. (0.00%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (2.82%), Dollar General Co. (1.66%), Coupang, Inc. (7.66%), ITOCHU Co. (0.00%), eBay Inc. (4.82%), O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (1.42%), Match Group, Inc. (4.91%), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (2.16%), and Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (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: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short GameStop stock?

Short selling GME is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from GameStop as its price is falling. GameStop's stock is trading up $3.09 today. To short GameStop 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 GameStop 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 GameStop?

A short squeeze for GameStop 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 GME, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is GameStop'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 GME, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by Staff
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