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S&P 500   5,022.21
DOW   37,753.31
QQQ   425.84
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Checking in with 5 Bitcoin Stocks Ahead of Bitcoin's Halving
Lululemon’s P/E Is Back to 2017 Levels: Should You Buy the Dip?
Abbott Laboratories Outlook is Healthy: Buy the Dip
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Stock market today: World shares are mixed after a tech-led retreat on Wall Street
Prologis Stock Leading U.S. Logistics Boom
S&P 500   5,022.21
DOW   37,753.31
QQQ   425.84
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Checking in with 5 Bitcoin Stocks Ahead of Bitcoin's Halving
Lululemon’s P/E Is Back to 2017 Levels: Should You Buy the Dip?
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Hershey (HSY) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$182.45
-0.86 (-0.47%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

Hershey Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
4,300,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,760,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+14.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$836.35 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.1
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
203,950,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.11%
Today's Trading Volume
1,735,851 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,608,826 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
108%
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HSY Short Interest Over Time

HSY Days to Cover Over Time

HSY Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Hershey Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20244,300,000 shares $836.35 million +14.4%N/A2.1 $194.50
3/15/20243,760,000 shares $727.71 million +31.9%N/A1.9 $193.54
2/29/20242,850,000 shares $535.29 million +10.5%N/A1.6 $187.82
2/15/20242,580,000 shares $496.88 million -7.5%N/A1.6 $192.59
1/31/20242,790,000 shares $539.98 million +9.8%N/A1.8 $193.54
1/15/20242,540,000 shares $484.23 million -9.3%N/A1.7 $190.64
12/31/20232,800,000 shares $522.03 million +2.6%N/A1.9 $186.44
12/15/20232,730,000 shares $496.15 million +15.7%N/A1.9 $181.74
11/30/20232,360,000 shares $443.33 million -5.2%N/A1.6 $187.85
11/15/20232,490,000 shares $487.34 million +7.3%N/A1.8 $195.72
10/31/20232,320,000 shares $434.68 million -17.7%N/A1.7 $187.36
10/15/20232,820,000 shares $538.23 million -1.1%N/A2.1 $190.86
9/30/20232,850,000 shares $570.23 million -17.2%N/A2.2 $200.08
9/15/20233,440,000 shares $730.52 million +4.6%N/A2.7 $212.36
8/31/20233,290,000 shares $706.89 million +21.4%N/A2.7 $214.86
8/15/20232,710,000 shares $598.12 million -11.2%N/A2.2 $220.71
7/31/20233,050,000 shares $705.50 million -13.1%N/A2.5 $231.31
7/15/20233,510,000 shares $838.43 million +2.0%N/A3 $238.87
6/30/20233,440,000 shares $858.86 million -15.5%N/A3.2 $249.67
6/15/20234,070,000 shares $1.06 billion -5.4%N/A3.9 $260.86
5/31/20234,300,000 shares $1.12 billion +24.3%N/A4.2 $259.79
5/15/20233,460,000 shares $935.79 million -4.4%N/A3.5 $270.46
4/30/20233,620,000 shares $988.48 million +0.3%N/A3.6 $273.06
4/15/20233,610,000 shares $925.17 million +2.6%N/A3.5 $256.28
3/31/20233,520,000 shares $895.52 million +16.2%N/A3.4 $254.41
3/15/20233,030,000 shares $740.59 million +9.8%N/A3 $244.42
2/28/20232,760,000 shares $657.76 million +4.9%N/A2.8 $238.32
2/15/20232,630,000 shares $624.55 million +22.3%N/A2.7 $237.47
1/31/20232,150,000 shares $482.89 million -8.9%N/A2.1 $224.60
1/15/20232,360,000 shares $534.80 million +0.4%N/A2.4 $226.61
12/30/20222,350,000 shares $544.19 million -16.7%N/A2.5 $231.57
12/15/20222,820,000 shares $660.27 million -9.3%N/A2.9 $234.14
11/30/20223,110,000 shares $731.38 million +16.0%N/A3.2 $235.17
11/15/20222,680,000 shares $582.39 million +6.8%N/A2.8 $217.31
10/31/20222,510,000 shares $599.31 million -8.4%N/A3 $238.77
10/15/20222,740,000 shares $610.23 million +7.0%N/A3.3 $222.71
9/30/20222,560,000 shares $564.40 million +4.9%N/A3.1 $220.47
9/15/20222,440,000 shares $535.87 million -0.8%N/A2.8 $219.62
8/31/20222,460,000 shares $552.69 million +8.4%N/A2.7 $224.67
8/15/20222,270,000 shares $522.83 million -11.3%N/A2.4 $230.32
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HSY Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hershey's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hershey shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 4,300,000 shares of HSY short. Learn More on Hershey's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hershey?

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. HSY shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Hershey's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Hershey?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Hershey: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Hershey's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hershey saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,300,000 shares, an increase of 14.4% from the previous total of 3,760,000 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 Hershey's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to Hershey: Corteva, Inc. (1.39%), Sysco Co. (1.27%), Kenvue Inc. (2.23%), General Mills, Inc. (2.76%), Ambev S.A. (0.03%), Kimberly-Clark Co. (1.31%), Coca-Cola Europacific Partners PLC (2.57%), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (1.64%), Constellation Brands, Inc. (1.54%), The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (1.46%),

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 Hershey stock?

Short selling HSY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hershey as its price is falling. HSY shares are trading down $0.86 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 Hershey?

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

How often is Hershey'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 HSY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:HSY) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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