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NYSE:GME

GameStop - GME Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$25.99
-0.40 (-1.52%)
(As of 10/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.80
$27.00
50-Day Range
$24.04
$43.45
52-Week Range
$19.40
$63.92
Volume
2.38 million shs
Average Volume
4.50 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.91 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$22.00

GameStop Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
49,530,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
49,590,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-0.12%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.42 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
6.2
Last Record Date
September 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
304,530,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
16.26%
Today's Trading Volume
2,379,154 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,495,330 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-47.07%
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GME Short Interest Over Time

GME Days to Cover Over Time

GME Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


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
9/15/202249,530,000 shares $1.42 billion -0.1%N/A6.2 $28.61
8/31/202249,590,000 shares $1.42 billion -6.9%N/A5.4 $28.64
8/15/202253,250,000 shares $2.11 billion -11.1%N/A4.4 $39.68
7/31/202259,910,000 shares $2.04 billion +0.5%N/A4.4 $34.01
7/15/202259,620,000 shares $2.11 billion +12.1%N/A4.4 $35.41
6/30/202213,300,000 shares $1.63 billion -8.3%21.1%4 $122.30
6/15/202214,510,000 shares $1.88 billion -6.6%N/A3 $129.29
5/31/202215,540,000 shares $1.94 billion +2.8%24.5%3 $124.74
5/15/202215,120,000 shares $1.49 billion +11.7%23.8%3.5 $98.39
4/30/202213,540,000 shares $1.69 billion -4.2%21.4%3.3 $125.07
4/15/202214,130,000 shares $2.13 billion +15.4%22.3%3.1 $150.77
3/31/202212,250,000 shares $2.04 billion -0.8%19.3%2.5 $166.58
3/15/202212,350,000 shares $1.02 billion +5.5%19.6%3.5 $82.64
2/28/202211,710,000 shares $1.44 billion -1.9%18.6%3.9 $123.34
2/15/202211,940,000 shares $1.51 billion +8.6%19.0%3.9 $126.16
1/31/202211,000,000 shares $1.20 billion +17.3%17.5%3.7 $108.93
1/15/20229,380,000 shares $1.09 billion +11.0%14.9%3.3 $116.65
12/31/20218,450,000 shares $1.25 billion -1.9%13.4%3.2 $148.39
12/15/20218,610,000 shares $1.28 billion +34.1%13.7%3.7 $148.59
11/30/20216,420,000 shares $1.26 billion -5.3%10.2%2.8 $196.21
11/15/20216,780,000 shares $1.42 billion -4.0%10.8%2.5 $209.14
10/29/20217,060,000 shares $1.30 billion -8.0%11.3%2.5 $183.51
10/15/20217,670,000 shares $1.41 billion -1.9%12.2%2.7 $183.28
9/30/20217,820,000 shares $1.37 billion +6.0%12.5%2.6 $175.47
9/15/20217,380,000 shares $1.51 billion -5.4%11.7%2.2 $204.52
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 $1.91 billion +1.3%21.0%0.6 $159.92
4/30/202111,820,000 shares $2.05 billion +6.4%20.8%0.5 $173.59
4/15/202111,110,000 shares $1.74 billion +3.8%19.9%0.3 $156.44
3/31/202110,700,000 shares $2.03 billion +5.0%19.6%0.2 $189.82
3/15/202110,190,000 shares $2.24 billion -28.2%18.7%0.2 $220.14
2/26/202114,200,000 shares $1.44 billion -13.8%26.1%0.4 $101.74
2/12/202116,470,000 shares $863.03 million -23.1%30.2%0.5 $52.40
1/29/202121,410,000 shares $6.96 billion -65.3%42.0%0.7 $325.00













GME Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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 September 15th, traders have sold 49,530,000 shares of GME 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. GME shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on GameStop's short interest ratio.

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: Prelude Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc., Centiva Capital LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, CSS LLC IL, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Sculptor Capital LP, DRW Securities LLC, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, Group One Trading L.P., Twin Tree Management LP, UBS Group AG, Bank of Montreal Can, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Walleye Trading LLC, Performa Ltd US LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Belvedere Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, and CenterStar Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is GameStop's short interest increasing or decreasing?

GameStop saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 49,530,000 shares, a decline of 0.1% from the previous total of 49,590,000 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 GameStop's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to GameStop: Casey's General Stores, Inc. (2.04%), Five Below, Inc. (10.42%), Burlington Stores, Inc. (5.53%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (16.64%), Bath & Body Works, Inc. (6.33%), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (17.47%), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (1.86%), Tapestry, Inc. (4.36%), Performance Food Group (3.16%), and DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (24.02%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.11 billion), Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.64 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.15 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.09 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($2.02 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.01 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.92 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.77 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.71 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.59 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. GME shares are trading down $0.40 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 GameStop?

A short squeeze for GameStop 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 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 September, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:GME) was last updated on 10/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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