Home Depot (HD) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

-5.29 (-1.56%)
(As of 10:34 AM ET)

Home Depot Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$3.79 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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HD Short Interest Over Time

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Home Depot Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20249,890,000 shares $3.79 billion -5.0%1.0%3 $383.60
3/15/202410,410,000 shares $3.89 billion -2.0%1.1%3.2 $373.40
2/29/202410,620,000 shares $4.04 billion -2.8%1.1%3.1 $380.61
2/15/202410,920,000 shares $3.94 billion +4.7%1.1%3.2 $361.11
1/31/202410,430,000 shares $3.68 billion +8.2%1.1%3 $352.96
1/15/20249,640,000 shares $3.43 billion -2.2%1.0%2.7 $355.71
12/31/20239,860,000 shares $3.42 billion +3.1%1.0%2.9 $346.55
12/15/20239,560,000 shares $3.38 billion +24.5%1.0%2.9 $353.47
11/30/20237,680,000 shares $2.41 billion -8.4%0.8%2.5 $313.50
11/15/20238,380,000 shares $2.58 billion +5.0%0.8%2.9 $308.24
10/31/20237,980,000 shares $2.27 billion -12.8%0.8%2.8 $284.69
10/15/20239,150,000 shares $2.67 billion +1.6%0.9%3.2 $291.92
9/30/20239,010,000 shares $2.72 billion -8.9%0.9%3.1 $302.16
9/15/20239,890,000 shares $3.18 billion +4.9%1.0%3.3 $321.40
8/31/20239,430,000 shares $3.11 billion -4.7%1.0%2.8 $330.30
8/15/20239,890,000 shares $3.28 billion +11.8%1.0%2.5 $331.96
7/31/20238,850,000 shares $2.95 billion -7.5%0.9%2.1 $333.84
7/15/20239,570,000 shares $3.03 billion -4.1%1.0%2.2 $316.50
6/30/20239,980,000 shares $3.10 billion -2.6%1.0%2.3 $310.54
6/15/202310,250,000 shares $3.10 billion -23.3%1.0%2.3 $302.24
5/31/202313,360,000 shares $3.79 billion -5.4%1.3%3.1 $283.45
5/15/202314,120,000 shares $4.07 billion +0.4%1.4%3.3 $288.54
4/30/202314,060,000 shares $4.23 billion -0.4%1.4%3.6 $300.54
4/15/202314,110,000 shares $4.12 billion +3.9%1.4%3.7 $292.19
3/31/202313,580,000 shares $4.01 billion +4.9%1.3%3.5 $295.12
3/15/202312,950,000 shares $3.73 billion +6.6%1.3%3.5 $287.97
2/28/202312,150,000 shares $3.60 billion +10.7%1.2%3.3 $296.54
2/15/202310,980,000 shares $3.52 billion -3.4%1.1%2.9 $320.69
1/31/202311,360,000 shares $3.68 billion -5.3%1.1%2.9 $324.17
1/15/202311,990,000 shares $3.97 billion -9.3%1.2%3 $331.21
12/30/202213,220,000 shares $4.18 billion +6.7%1.3%3.3 $315.86
12/15/202212,390,000 shares $4.06 billion +2.9%1.2%3 $327.60
11/30/202212,040,000 shares $3.90 billion +22.1%1.2%2.9 $323.99
11/15/20229,860,000 shares $3.08 billion +29.4%1.0%2.6 $311.93
10/31/20227,620,000 shares $2.26 billion -3.3%0.8%2.1 $296.13
10/15/20227,880,000 shares $2.18 billion -9.3%0.8%2.3 $276.43
9/30/20228,690,000 shares $2.40 billion -8.4%0.9%2.6 $275.94
9/15/20229,490,000 shares $2.58 billion +24.9%0.9%2.8 $271.54
8/31/20227,600,000 shares $2.19 billion No Change0.8%2.2 $288.42
8/15/20227,600,000 shares $2.39 billion -4.6%0.7%2.1 $314.61
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HD Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Home Depot's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Home Depot shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 9,890,000 shares of HD short. 1.00% of Home Depot's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Home Depot's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Home Depot?

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. HD shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Home Depot's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Home Depot?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Home Depot: Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC, Curated Wealth Partners LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., Readystate Asset Management LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, Creative Planning, Nomura Holdings Inc., Cresset Asset Management LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, EMG Holdings L.P., Optiver Holding B.V., Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Mendel Money Management, IMC Chicago LLC, One River Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, Baader Bank Aktiengesellschaft, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Gladius Capital Management LP, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., CTC LLC, Mission Wealth Management LP, XR Securities LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, and SpiderRock Advisors LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Home Depot?

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. 1.00% of Home Depot's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Home Depot's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Home Depot saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,890,000 shares, a decline of 5.0% from the previous total of 10,410,000 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 Home Depot's float size?

Home Depot currently has issued a total of 991,020,000 shares. Some of Home Depot'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. Home Depot currently has a public float of 988,520,000 shares.

How does Home Depot's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.00% of Home Depot's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Home Depot: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (1.38%), Costco Wholesale Co. (1.44%), McDonald's Co. (1.12%), Walmart Inc. (0.46%), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (1.74%), PDD Holdings Inc. (1.85%), Booking Holdings Inc. (2.20%), The TJX Companies, Inc. (1.09%), Starbucks Co. (1.43%), CVS Health Co. (1.80%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Home Depot stock?

Short selling HD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Home Depot as its price is falling. HD shares are trading down $5.29 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 Home Depot?

A short squeeze for Home Depot 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 HD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Home Depot'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 HD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.

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This page (NYSE:HD) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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