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Generac Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-9.41 (-2.07 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume533,840 shs
Average Volume808,906 shs
Market Capitalization$28.06 billion
P/E Ratio54.69
Dividend YieldN/A

Generac (NYSE:GNRC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume996,800 shares
Previous Short Volume927,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+7.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$435.58 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.3
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares63,121,000 shares
Float Size62,120,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.60%
Today's Trading Volume533,840 shares
Average Trading Volume808,906 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-34.00%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Generac (NYSE:GNRC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/2021996,800 shares $435.58 million +7.5%1.6%1.3 $436.98
8/13/2021927,200 shares $383.95 million -19.4%1.5%1.2 $414.10
7/30/20211,150,000 shares $482.26 million -14.8%1.9%1.4 $419.36
7/15/20211,350,000 shares $584.36 million -14.0%2.2%1.8 $432.86
6/30/20211,570,000 shares $651.79 million +0.6%2.5%2.2 $415.15
6/15/20211,560,000 shares $565.13 million +7.6%2.5%2.3 $362.26
5/28/20211,450,000 shares $476.64 million +16.9%2.3%1.7 $328.72
5/14/20211,240,000 shares $363.77 million +17.0%2.0%1.4 $293.36
4/30/20211,060,000 shares $357.41 million -7.8%1.7%1.1 $337.18
4/15/20211,150,000 shares $374.41 million +0.9%1.9%1.2 $325.57
3/31/20211,140,000 shares $362.24 million -0.9%1.8%1.2 $317.75
3/15/20211,150,000 shares $378.70 million -22.8%1.9%1.2 $329.30
2/26/20211,490,000 shares $470.33 million -3.3%2.4%1.9 $315.66
2/12/20211,540,000 shares $486.81 million -3.1%2.5%1.8 $316.11
1/29/20211,590,000 shares $402.16 million -8.1%2.6%2.1 $252.93
1/15/20211,730,000 shares $437.79 million -9.0%2.8%2.1 $253.06
12/31/20201,900,000 shares $435.46 million -3.6%3.1%2.3 $229.19
12/15/20201,970,000 shares $429.58 million +67.0%3.2%2.4 $218.06
11/30/20201,180,000 shares $261.25 million -14.5%1.9%1.5 $221.40
11/15/20201,380,000 shares $298.04 million -10.4%2.2%2 $215.97
10/30/20201,540,000 shares $333.52 million +36.3%2.5%2.2 $216.57
10/15/20201,130,000 shares $229.39 million -5.0%1.8%1.6 $203.00
9/30/20201,190,000 shares $230.43 million +20.2%1.9%1.7 $193.64
9/15/2020989,800 shares $185.20 million -13.9%1.6%1.2 $187.11
8/31/20201,150,000 shares $218.48 million +24.4%1.9%1.3 $189.98

Institutional Investors Shorting Generac (NYSE:GNRC)

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 Generac. 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
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC15,40088,400+474.0%$36,699.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.9,8009,400-4.1%$3,902.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC135,100330,900+144.9%$137,373.00
8/16/2021Nuveen Asset Management LLCN/A13,000N/A$5.00
8/16/2021Capula Management LtdN/A6,600N/A$2,740.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC245,800236,900-3.6%$98,349.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LPN/A153,500N/A$63,726.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC17634,100+19,275.0%$14,156.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.26,10025,200-3.4%$10,462.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP447,000401,500-10.2%$166,682.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.41,00049,600+21.0%$20,591.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC39,0000-100.0%$0.00

Generac (NYSE:GNRC) Short Interest FAQ

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Generac (NYSE:GNRC) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Generac's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Generac shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 996,800 shares of GNRC short. 1.60% of Generac's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Generac's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Generac?

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. Generac currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Generac

Which institutional investors are shorting Generac?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Generac: Walleye Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Capula Management Ltd, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, Simplex Trading LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., and Wolverine Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Generac?

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. 1.60% of Generac's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Generac's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Generac saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 996,800 shares, an increase of 7.5% from the previous total of 927,200 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 Generac's float size?

Generac currently has issued a total of 63,121,000 shares. Some of Generac'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. Generac currently has a public float of 62,120,000 shares.

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

1.60% of Generac's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "electrical components & equipment" compare to Generac: Eaton Co. plc (0.94%), Emerson Electric Co. (1.09%), Roper Technologies, Inc. (1.12%), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (2.56%), AMETEK, Inc. (0.76%), Enphase Energy, Inc. (3.49%), II-VI Incorporated (16.64%), Acuity Brands, Inc. (4.55%), Vicor Co. (4.15%), and Regal Beloit Co. (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: 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 Generac stock?

Short selling GNRC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Generac as its price is falling. Generac's stock is trading down $9.41 today. To short Generac 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 Generac 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 Generac?

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

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

This page was last updated on 9/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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