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Humana (HUM) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$362.91
-5.17 (-1.40%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

Humana Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,260,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,120,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.60%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$854.42 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.1
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
120,650,000 shares
Float Size
122,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.84%
Today's Trading Volume
1,371,879 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,847,416 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
74%
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Humana Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20242,260,000 shares $854.42 million +6.6%1.8%1.1 $378.06
1/15/20242,120,000 shares $930.07 million +27.0%1.7%1.3 $438.71
12/31/20231,670,000 shares $764.54 million +21.0%1.4%1.2 $457.81
12/15/20231,380,000 shares $636.81 million -40.0%1.1%1 $461.46
11/30/20232,300,000 shares $1.11 billion -15.1%1.9%1.9 $484.71
11/15/20232,710,000 shares $1.37 billion -5.6%2.2%2.6 $506.79
10/31/20232,870,000 shares $1.50 billion -2.1%2.3%2.8 $523.69
10/15/20232,930,000 shares $1.48 billion +20.1%2.4%2.8 $505.97
9/30/20232,440,000 shares $1.19 billion -11.3%2.0%2 $486.52
9/15/20232,750,000 shares $1.29 billion +3.8%2.2%2.2 $470.63
8/31/20232,650,000 shares $1.22 billion -4.7%2.2%1.8 $461.63
8/15/20232,780,000 shares $1.38 billion -9.2%2.3%1.9 $495.25
7/31/20233,060,000 shares $1.40 billion No Change2.5%2.1 $456.83
7/15/20233,060,000 shares $1.33 billion +41.0%2.5%2.3 $434.93
6/30/20232,170,000 shares $969.99 million +33.1%1.7%1.9 $447.00
6/15/20231,630,000 shares $756.08 million +3.2%1.3%1.5 $463.85
5/31/20231,580,000 shares $793.49 million +4.0%1.3%1.8 $502.21
5/15/20231,520,000 shares $794.20 million -9.0%1.2%1.7 $522.50
4/30/20231,670,000 shares $885.92 million -1.2%1.3%1.8 $530.49
4/15/20231,690,000 shares $885.27 million +5.6%1.4%1.6 $523.83
3/31/20231,600,000 shares $776.74 million -13.5%1.3%1.5 $485.46
3/15/20231,850,000 shares $895.16 million -8.4%1.5%1.9 $483.87
2/28/20232,020,000 shares $999.94 million -12.2%1.6%2 $495.02
2/15/20232,300,000 shares $1.15 billion +2.7%1.9%2.2 $498.32
1/31/20232,240,000 shares $1.15 billion -8.2%1.8%2.1 $511.70
1/15/20232,440,000 shares $1.20 billion +0.4%1.9%2.3 $491.36
12/30/20222,430,000 shares $1.24 billion -9.7%1.9%2.4 $512.19
12/15/20222,690,000 shares $1.37 billion +4.7%2.1%2.6 $508.44
11/30/20222,570,000 shares $1.41 billion -3.8%2.0%2.4 $549.90
11/15/20222,670,000 shares $1.37 billion +29.6%2.1%2.6 $512.90
10/31/20222,060,000 shares $1.15 billion +8.4%1.6%2.3 $558.08
10/15/20221,900,000 shares $950 million +6.7%1.5%2.3 $500.00
9/30/20221,780,000 shares $863.64 million +6.6%1.4%2.1 $485.19
9/15/20221,670,000 shares $830.39 million +5.0%1.3%1.9 $497.24
8/31/20221,590,000 shares $766.03 million -3.1%1.3%2 $481.78
8/15/20221,640,000 shares $817.72 million -0.6%1.3%2.1 $498.61
7/31/20221,650,000 shares $795.30 million +2.5%1.3%2 $482.00
7/15/20221,610,000 shares $784.94 million -1.2%1.3%1.9 $487.54
6/30/20221,630,000 shares $762.95 million +5.2%1.3%1.9 $468.07
6/15/20221,550,000 shares $671.49 million +7.6%N/A1.8 $433.22













HUM Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Humana's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Humana shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 2,260,000 shares of HUM short. 1.84% of Humana's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Humana's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Humana?

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. HUM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Humana's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Humana?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Humana: GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hsbc Holdings PLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Genus Capital Management Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, Cutler Group LLC CA, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Humana?

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. 1.84% of Humana's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Humana's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Humana saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,260,000 shares, an increase of 6.6% from the previous total of 2,120,000 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 Humana's float size?

Humana currently has issued a total of 120,650,000 shares. Some of Humana'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. Humana currently has a public float of 122,530,000 shares.

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

1.84% of Humana's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to Humana: Centene Co. (1.34%), Molina Healthcare, Inc. (2.69%), The Cigna Group (1.08%), Elevance Health, Inc. (0.90%), DexCom, Inc. (4.81%), Seagen Inc. (5.10%), IQVIA Holdings Inc. (2.02%), IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (2.25%), Cencora, Inc. (4.83%), Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (0.24%),

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 Humana stock?

Short selling HUM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Humana as its price is falling. HUM shares are trading down $5.17 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 Humana?

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

How often is Humana'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 HUM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:HUM) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff