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Honeywell International Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-2.44 (-1.19 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $202.35
50-Day Range
MA: $203.72
52-Week Range
Now: $202.35
Volume3.65 million shs
Average Volume2.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$140.73 billion
P/E Ratio29.03
Dividend Yield1.82%

Short Interest

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,440,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,130,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+25.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.30 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares719,510,000 shares
Float Size692,850,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.93%
Today's Trading Volume3,648,175 shares
Average Trading Volume2,722,453 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average34.00%

Short Interest Over Time

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20216,440,000 shares $1.30 billion +25.5%0.9%2.4 $202.35
1/29/20215,130,000 shares $1.04 billion -2.7%0.7%1.7 $202.16
1/15/20215,270,000 shares $1.07 billion +6.3%0.8%1.7 $202.84
12/31/20206,080,000 shares $1.27 billion +27.2%0.9%2 $208.36
12/15/20206,080,000 shares $1.27 billion +27.2%0.9%2 $208.46
11/30/20204,780,000 shares $1.00 billion -9.8%0.7%1.6 $210.04
11/15/20205,300,000 shares $1.08 billion +29.3%0.8%1.6 $203.92
10/30/20204,100,000 shares $826.31 million -14.8%0.6%1.3 $201.54
10/15/20204,810,000 shares $802.07 million -16.6%0.7%1.6 $166.75
9/30/20205,770,000 shares $989.84 million -5.9%0.8%1.8 $171.55
9/15/20206,130,000 shares $989.93 million +8.3%0.9%1.8 $161.49
8/31/20205,660,000 shares $934.07 million +16.5%0.8%1.6 $165.03
8/14/20204,860,000 shares $816.33 million -11.5%0.7%1.4 $167.97
7/31/20205,490,000 shares $868.19 million +24.2%0.8%1.5 $158.14
7/15/20204,420,000 shares $660.22 million +10.8%0.6%1.2 $149.37
6/30/20203,990,000 shares $596.23 million -28.2%0.6%1.1 $149.43
6/15/20205,560,000 shares $804.09 million -13.4%0.8%1.5 $144.62
5/29/20206,420,000 shares $888.21 million -13.7%0.9%1.5 $138.35
5/15/20207,440,000 shares $1.09 billion -2.1%1.1%1.6 $145.85
4/30/20207,600,000 shares $1.13 billion -6.5%1.1%1.8 $148.59
4/15/20208,130,000 shares $1.09 billion +7.4%1.2%1.9 $134.28
3/31/20207,570,000 shares $1.03 billion -10.4%1.1%1.8 $135.52
3/13/20208,447,500 shares $1.21 billion +7.6%1.2%2.9 $143.43
2/28/20207,850,000 shares $815.30 million +2.6%1.1%2.7 $103.86
2/14/20207,650,000 shares $1.24 billion +22.6%1.1%3 $161.69

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Honeywell International's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Honeywell International shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 6,440,000 shares of HON short. 0.93% of Honeywell International's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Honeywell International?

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. Honeywell International currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Honeywell International?

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. 0.93% of Honeywell International's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Honeywell International's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Honeywell International saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 6,440,000 shares, an increase of 25.5% from the previous total of 5,130,000 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 Honeywell International's float size?

Honeywell International currently has issued a total of 695,501,000 shares. Some of Honeywell International'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. Honeywell International currently has a public float of 692,850,000 shares.

How does Honeywell International's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.93% of Honeywell International's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "aerospace & defense" compare to Honeywell International: The Boeing Company (0.00%), Lockheed Martin Co. (1.36%), Northrop Grumman Co. (4.14%), General Dynamics Co. (1.62%), TransDigm Group Incorporated (3.72%), HEICO Co. (2.56%), Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (5.20%), Textron Inc. (1.24%), Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (1.64%), and Curtiss-Wright Co. (1.83%).

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 Honeywell International stock?

Short selling HON is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Honeywell International as its price is falling. Honeywell International's stock is trading down $2.44 today. To short Honeywell International 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 Honeywell International 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 Honeywell International?

A short squeeze for Honeywell International 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 HON, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Honeywell International'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 HON, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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