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Hormel Foods (HRL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$30.90
+0.45 (+1.48%)
(As of 02/27/2024 ET)

Hormel Foods Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
12,970,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
12,240,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.96%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$393.90 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.1
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
546,800,000 shares
Float Size
288,920,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
4.49%
Today's Trading Volume
3,613,480 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,102,901 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
116%
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Hormel Foods Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/202412,970,000 shares $393.90 million +6.0%4.5%4.1 $30.37
1/15/202412,240,000 shares $389.35 million +1.3%4.2%3.8 $31.81
12/31/202312,080,000 shares $387.89 million -9.6%4.2%3.5 $32.11
12/15/202313,360,000 shares $415.23 million +11.7%4.6%3.9 $31.08
11/30/202311,960,000 shares $365.86 million +6.6%4.2%3.6 $30.59
11/15/202311,220,000 shares $367.23 million -13.6%3.9%3.6 $32.73
10/31/202312,990,000 shares $422.69 million +5.8%4.5%4.7 $32.54
10/15/202312,280,000 shares $393.21 million +10.5%4.3%5 $32.02
9/30/202311,110,000 shares $422.51 million -4.5%3.9%5.4 $38.03
9/15/202311,630,000 shares $444.73 million +8.6%4.0%6 $38.24
8/31/202310,710,000 shares $413.30 million +2.9%3.7%5.6 $38.59
8/15/202310,410,000 shares $418.79 million -5.3%3.6%5.1 $40.23
7/31/202310,990,000 shares $449.27 million -8.9%3.8%5.3 $40.88
7/15/202312,060,000 shares $483.97 million +19.1%4.2%5.7 $40.13
6/30/202310,130,000 shares $407.43 million -9.8%3.5%4.7 $40.22
6/15/202311,230,000 shares $463.80 million +1.9%3.9%4.9 $41.30
5/31/202311,020,000 shares $421.63 million -9.3%3.8%4.6 $38.26
5/15/202312,150,000 shares $481.38 million +10.4%4.2%5.5 $39.62
4/30/202311,010,000 shares $445.24 million -13.3%3.8%5.2 $40.44
4/15/202312,700,000 shares $498.60 million +24.5%4.4%6.2 $39.26
3/31/202310,200,000 shares $406.78 million +2.0%3.5%4.9 $39.88
3/15/202310,000,000 shares $394.40 million +9.8%3.5%5.4 $39.44
2/28/20239,110,000 shares $404.30 million +2.9%3.2%5.2 $44.38
2/15/20238,850,000 shares $399.49 million -1.6%3.1%5.2 $45.14
1/31/20238,990,000 shares $407.34 million -6.8%3.1%5.3 $45.31
1/15/20239,650,000 shares $444.87 million +2.1%3.4%5.5 $46.10
12/30/20229,450,000 shares $430.45 million -0.6%3.3%5.5 $45.55
12/15/20229,510,000 shares $434.51 million -1.3%3.3%5.4 $45.69
11/30/20229,630,000 shares $452.61 million +6.4%3.3%5.6 $47.00
11/15/20229,050,000 shares $426.62 million -8.5%3.1%5.4 $47.14
10/31/20229,890,000 shares $459.39 million -8.4%3.4%6.1 $46.45
10/15/202210,800,000 shares $484.81 million +15.6%3.8%6.9 $44.89
9/30/20229,340,000 shares $424.41 million -14.2%3.2%6.3 $45.44
9/15/202210,890,000 shares $500.40 million -0.6%3.8%7.5 $45.95
8/31/202210,960,000 shares $551.07 million -0.4%3.8%7.3 $50.28
8/15/202211,000,000 shares $554.62 million -2.1%3.8%7.2 $50.42
7/31/202211,230,000 shares $554.09 million +3.5%3.9%6.8 $49.34
7/15/202210,850,000 shares $518.52 million +1.2%3.8%6.2 $47.79
6/30/202210,720,000 shares $507.70 million -0.7%3.7%5.8 $47.36
6/15/202210,790,000 shares $484.36 million -14.3%3.8%5.8 $44.89













HRL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hormel Foods' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hormel Foods shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, investors have sold 12,970,000 shares of HRL short. 4.49% of Hormel Foods' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hormel Foods' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hormel Foods?

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. HRL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Hormel Foods's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Hormel Foods?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Hormel Foods: GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Corre Partners Management LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, US Bancorp DE, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hormel Foods?

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. 4.49% of Hormel Foods' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hormel Foods' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hormel Foods saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,970,000 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the previous total of 12,240,000 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 Hormel Foods' float size?

Hormel Foods currently has issued a total of 546,800,000 shares. Some of Hormel Foods' 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. Hormel Foods currently has a public float of 288,920,000 shares.

How does Hormel Foods' short interest compare to its competitors?

4.49% of Hormel Foods' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to Hormel Foods: Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (2.78%), Celsius Holdings, Inc. (15.71%), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (1.88%), Conagra Brands, Inc. (2.03%), Molson Coors Beverage (3.96%), The J. M. Smucker Company (4.39%), The Clorox Company (3.46%), Tyson Foods, Inc. (1.68%), Campbell Soup (7.13%), Albertsons Companies, Inc. (3.48%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hormel Foods stock?

Short selling HRL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hormel Foods as its price is falling. HRL shares are trading up $0.45 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 Hormel Foods?

A short squeeze for Hormel Foods 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 HRL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hormel Foods' 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 HRL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:HRL) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff